TIFF 2019

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Ava DuVernay’s ARRAY Releasing nabs ‘The Body Remembers’

The drama co-written and directed by Elle-Maija Tailfeathers and Kathleen Hepburn made its North American debut at TIFF earlier this month.

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TIFF ’19: How Matthew Rankin brought The Twentieth Century to life

The director of the gonzo history film shares how Quebec’s cinematic culture (and a little tough love from Denis Cote) helped shape his TIFF-premiering project.

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TIFF news: CFC receives $350K grant from the Ontario gov’t

Plus, the team behind Worst Team Ever wins Pitch This, while Jeff Barnaby and Aisling Chin-Yee are among this year’s Discovery Award nominees.

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TIFF ’19: Nicole Dorsey finds a homecoming with Black Conflux

The Canadian director shares the pros and cons of filming in Newfoundland and the film’s sales strategy heading into the festival.

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DGC Ontario launches “Hey, Hollywood” campaign

As some of Hollywood’s most powerful decision makers descend on Toronto for TIFF, the guild is highlighting the achievements of local talent.

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Girard’s The Song of Names to close San Sebastian

The drama starring Clive Owen and Tim Roth will make its international premiere.

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In Brief: It Must Be Heaven joins TIFF ’19 lineup

Plus, eOne hires a former BBC Worldwide exec for its Latin America sales team and NSI launches NSI New Northern Voices.

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Sweetness in the Belly, Pompei land TIFF debuts

Both copros will make their world premieres in the festival’s Discovery section.

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TIFF ’19: Clifton Hill, Blood Quantum among world bows

Titles from Albert Shin, Amy Jo Johnson and Jeff Barnaby are part of the Canadian features set for the fest.

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TIFF sets Filmmaker Lab, Rising Stars and Pitch This! participants

The festival also announced the six female creators set for its new year-long TIFF Talent Accelerator.

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David Foster: Off the Record to world premiere at TIFF ’19

Unveiled earlier this month, the documentary offers a behind-the-scenes look at the 16-time Grammy Award-winner’s career, and what’s next.

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TIFF sets programming team for 2019 festival

The revamped team sees a number of promotions, while two international programmers step down. (Kiva Reardon pictured)