TIFF 2010

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The High Cost of Living lands commercial theatrical rollout

Deborah Chow’s film heads into theaters on April 22 in Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary, with more cities to follow.

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Casino Jack director passes

George Hickenlooper, director of 2010 TIFF gala Casino Jack, has died at age 47 of natural causes.

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Villeneuve will get Oscar consideration

Telefilm Canada announced on Wednesday that Quebec director Denis Villeneuve’s Incendies, which picked up the Best Canadian Film award at the Toronto International Film Festival, is Canada’s Oscar submission in the best foreign film category for the upcoming Academy awards, which will be held February 27.

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Quebec dominates TIFF awards

A strong year for Quebecois film paid off Sunday at the Toronto International Film Festival, where the award for best Canadian feature film went to Denis Villeneuve for Incendies and Vincent Biron’s Les fleurs de l’age (Little Flowers) grabbed the best Canadian short film award.

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High Cost Of Living named Best First Feature

Deborah Chow has taken TIFF’s Best Canadian First Feature prize for her first feature film, The High Cost Of Living.

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Mongrel picks up Modra

Mongrel Media has picked up Canadian filmmaker and actress Ingrid Veninger’s debut feature Modra after it bowed at the Toronto International Film Festival.

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Tattersall wins TIFF Emerging Filmmaker award

Jane Tattersall’s Hot Water has won the top prize at TIFF’s Emerging Filmmakers Competition, an accolade accompanied by a $15,000 prize.

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TIFF 2010 in photos: Hall of Fame Gala Part II

The fourth annual Playback Canadian Film & Television Hall of Fame event was a star-studded affair, with the best of Canadian talent on the red carpet and at the podium.

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TIFF evolving into copro venue?

Indie film producer Christina Piovesan is learning the virtue of patience.

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TIFF 2010 in photos: The Hall of Fame Gala

The fourth annual Playback Canadian Film & Television Hall of Fame event was a star-studded affair, with the best of Canadian talent on the red carpet and at the podium.

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Incendies goes to Sony Pictures Classics

The dealmaking on the ground at the Toronto International Film Festival on Monday recorded the first major Canadian sale: Denis Villeneuve’s Incendies going to Sony Pictures Classics.

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Brian Linehan Research Room opens

The late Canadian TV host Brian Linehan was famous for Hollywood celebrities responding to his probing questions during interviews with wide-eye astonishment, before injecting: “How did you know that?”