TIFF ’17

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TIFF ’17: Les Affames wins best Canadian film

Wayne Wapeemukwa’s Luk’ Luk’l won best Canadian first feature, while the FIPRESCI jury awarded Sadaf Foroughi for her debut film Ava.

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TIFF ’17: Why Long Time Running was a sprint for Banger Films

The Toronto prodco’s co-founder Scot McFadyen talks about jumping straight into production, leaving the directing to others and building the Canadian mythology.

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Playback’s 2017 5 2 Watch: Molly McGlynn

Deepa Mehta loves her. Lena Dunham praises her. And with her first feature Mary Goes Round just debuting at TIFF, the Toronto director is one to keep an eye on.

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Distributors’ TIFF-lists

Execs from eOne, Raven Banner and Elevation dish on what they’re looking for at this year’s fest.

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TIFF ’17: Wildling Pictures set to unveil its debut features

Three years after meeting at the Toronto fest, the prodco’s co-owners Matt Code and Kristy Neville are returning for the world premieres of Cardinals and Mary Goes Round.

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TIFF’s Piers Handling to step down

The director and CEO will vacate his post following TIFF ’18, with the festival beginning its search for his replacement in the coming months.

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TIFF ’17: 20 Canadian producing teams selected for IFF

Projects from Conquering Lion, Don Carmody Productions and Gearshift Films are heading to the coproduction market in September.

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TIFF ’17: On My Way Out screening added

The mid-length doc exec produced by Barry Avrich and Howie Mandel is one of five special events added to the festival.

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A closer look at TIFF’s Canadian selections

The festival’s Canadian programmer Steve Gravestock talks the lineup’s Western contingent and stellar first features.

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CMPA unveils nominees for annual producer awards

The producers behind Mary Goes Round, Pyewacket and Meditation Park are up for the rebranded Indiescreen Awards.

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TIFF ’17: Chaos, ‘bad ass women’ dominant themes

TIFF artistic director Cameron Bailey and CEO Piers Handling discuss the 2017 lineup and the decision to cut its programming by 20%.

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TIFF ’17: Hochelaga to world premiere in gala screening

The Toronto festival unveiled the second-wave of lineups for its Masters, World Cinema and Primetime programs, as well as added six gala premieres and 32 special presentations.