Festivals

Evolving Borders

TIFF ’16: Canada in talks to join Eurimages

If the deal is finalized, Canada will be the first non-European country to join the CAD $36 million film fund.

Photo: atomicjeep, Flickr Creative Commons

TIFF ’16: Distributors assess the market

Films for rabid fans, smart indie writing and wide commercial releases: Canadian distributors discuss what they’re still hunting for in Toronto.

Hello Destroyer

TIFF ’16: The Discoverers (part two)

From Playback magazine: First-time Canadian filmmakers break down their road to TIFF and what lies ahead. (Kevan Funk’s Hello Destroyer pictured.)

ARQ cropped

TIFF ’16: The Discoverers

From Playback magazine (part 1 of 2): First-time Canadian filmmakers break down their road to TIFF and what lies ahead. (Tony Elliott’s ARQ pictured.)

Donald Sutherland pic Shutterstock

Milton’s Secret gets VIFF world bow

The feature, produced by Buck Productions, Riverside Entertainment and Hulo Films, will screen in the Vancouver festival’s Special Presentations program. (Lead actor Donald Sutherland pictured.)

Robert Budreau

TIFF ’16: 20 Canadian producer teams set for Int’l Financing Forum

Robert Budreau (pictured), April Mullen and Tim Doiron are among the producing teams selected for the co-financing market.

Anne Hathaway from Shutterstock

Colossal added to San Sebastian lineup

The Canada/Spain copro is produced by Brightlight Pictures and Sayaka Productions. (Lead star Anne Hathaway pictured.)

Virtual Reality headset from Shutterstock

TIFF ’16: KA The Battle Within gets world bow

The VR experience from Felix & Paul Studios and Cirque du Soleil Media will premiere in the Pop VR program.

Where the Universe Sings

VIFF adds 22 Canadian features to 2016 lineup

Where the Universe Sings (pictured) and The Lockpicker were among five world premieres added to the festival’s Canadian programs.

CREDIT shutterstock_TIFF 2014

TIFF ’16: Primetime, Industry programming revealed

Five television premieres will screen at the fest, plus TIFF addresses speculation surrounding Birth of a Nation.

350mya_05

TIFF ’16: Two more Canadian films get special presentations

The festival unveiled more galas and special presentations, as well as its City to City, Contemporary World Cinema, Masters and Wavelengths programs. (Terra Long’s 350 MYA pictured.)

Gulistan, Land of Roses

Akyol’s Gulistan to screen at RIDM doc fest

Gulistan, Land of Roses from director Zayne Akyol will screen at the Montreal festival in November.