Toronto International Film Festival

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Justin Cutler to leave TIFF industry arm

TIFF’s Industry Conference founder will depart at the end of February “to chart a new path in the film industry.”

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Building a filmmaker brand and digi distribution: TIFF Industry Day

As part of TIFF’s Top Ten Film Festival, filmmakers and industry execs gathered at the Lightbox in Toronto to discuss issues and trends affecting indie filmmakers today.

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Piers Handling honoured by TFCA

The Toronto Film Critics Association award will see Handling choose a filmmaker to receive $50,000 worth of services from Technicolor Creative Services.

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Film festival markets: love ‘em or leave ‘em?

From Playback magazine: Indie distributors weigh in on the role festivals play in their b2b sales strategies today.

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TIFF ’14 Review: The Editor is ‘a movie insider’s playground’

Film critic Thom Ernst says the film is a ‘perfect parody of an Italian horror sub-genre,’ but wonders if its premise is a little too niche, even for movie buffs.

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Zaib Shaikh on bringing Toronto’s cultural industries together

Toronto’s newest film commissioner Zaib Shaikh shares his vision for the city’s newly reshaped role.

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TIFF ’14 Review: Denys Arcand’s An Eye for Beauty

Film critic Thom Ernst says beautiful shots and sexy scenes will attract fans of the Arcand brand, despite a script that occasionally feels underwritten.

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Hot Docs: Doc-makers are under-serving audiences

At TIFF, Hot Docs’ Elizabeth Radshaw (pictured) presented findings from an audience research report studying the viewing habits of Canadian doc audiences.

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TIFF ’14: Keeping a watchful eye on digital

What makes web content and startups so valuable? Execs discuss programming strategies and viewership analytics during Digital Day conference at TIFF.

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TIFF ’14: Michael Moore presents 13-point doc manifesto

In his keynote at TIFF’s Doc Conference on Tuesday, Michael Moore (pictured) said more documentaries need to be made for theaters, rather than television, and that these films need to entertain audiences instead of lecture them.