Toronto International Film Festival

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Deals: eOne, Netflix, CBC, Hollywood Suite

HBO Europe picks up Entertainment One’s Peppa Pig, Netflix acquires Les Affames, and more.

Unarmed Verses

Unarmed Verses wins Canada’s Top Ten People’s Choice Award

Previous winners of the prize include Alethea Arnaquq-Baril’s doc Angry Inuk and Philippe Falardeau’s political satire My Internship in Canada.

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In brief: Nova Scotia creates new screenwriter fund

Plus: Canadian films head to Berlin, and Alma Parvizian upped to managing partner at Touchwood PR.

Canada's Top Ten panel

The role of film programmers in a post-Weinstein world

Canada’s Top Ten Film Festival Industry summit got underway with a panel examining how programmers and audiences should treat the work of those facing abuse allegations.

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Magali Simard to leave TIFF

The senior manager of theatrical programming has been with the Toronto festival since 2006.

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TIFF creates five-year plan to support female talent

By raising $3 million in the coming years, the organization aims to create new programs for female creators and producers.

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TIFF, CBC partner on new screenwriting grant

The $10,000 award will help support underrepresented Canadian writers with the development of their feature project.

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TIFF cuts festival programming

The public film festival will reduce its lineup by 20% and retire two of its 16 curated sections.

Bill Marshall

Remembering TIFF co-founder Bill Marshall

The Canadian film and television industry leader died on Jan. 1 at age 77.

Those Who Make Revolution

TIFF picks top 10 Canadian films of 2016

Mathieu Denis and Simon Lavoie’s Those Who Make Revolution Halfway Only Dig Their Own Graves and Alethea Arnaquq-Baril’s Angry Inuk are among the features selected.

Film reel

TIFF looks to preserve pre-digital movie materials

Canadian filmmaker Peter Mettler and eOne/Les Films Seville were among those to donate more than 1,400 film prints to the Toronto festival’s archives.

Atanarjuat The Fast Runner

TIFF unveils Canada sesquicentennial celebration

Canada on Screen will present free screenings, special events and a list of 150 essential national works. (Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner pictured.)