Toronto International Film Festival
In Brief: VMedia launches ‘skinny’ streaming channel, TUFF awards announced
The Toronto-based company launches its skinny basic package as a live-streaming offering via Roku, the Toronto Urban Film Festival awards short filmmakers, plus more news.
TIFF ’16: 20 Canadian producer teams set for Int’l Financing Forum
Robert Budreau (pictured), April Mullen and Tim Doiron are among the producing teams selected for the co-financing market.
Need a good movie recco? Just ask TIFFBOT
That’s the point of the festival’s AI buddy who has been launched on Facebook to “help [audiences] navigate TIFF madness.”
Producers Lab Toronto participants revealed
Coral Aiken and Borga Dorter are among 10 Canadians participating in the coproduction platform, which takes place during TIFF.
TIFF ’16: KA The Battle Within gets world bow
The VR experience from Felix & Paul Studios and Cirque du Soleil Media will premiere in the Pop VR program.
TIFF ’16: Primetime, Industry programming revealed
Five television premieres will screen at the fest, plus TIFF addresses speculation surrounding Birth of a Nation.
TIFF ’16: Two more Canadian films get special presentations
The festival unveiled more galas and special presentations, as well as its City to City, Contemporary World Cinema, Masters and Wavelengths programs. (Terra Long’s 350 MYA pictured.)
TIFF ’16: Two Canadian features to bow in Platform program
Maliglutit and ‘Those Who Make Revolution’ (pictured) will compete for a $25,000 prize.
TIFF ’16: Colossal, I Am the Pretty Thing added to festival programs
The festival has announced programming for its Vanguard, Midnight Madness, Cinematheque, Docs and Short Cuts sections.
TIFF ’16: Weirdos, Below Her Mouth get world bows
Other Canadian films to world-premiere at the festival include We Can’t Make the Same Mistake Twice, Boundaries and Nelly.
TIFF ’16: The Headhunter’s Calling lone Canadian gala
The first round of announcements has been made, with Headhunter’s so far alone in the gala slots and copro Maudie (pictured) in special presentations.
In Brief: TIFFxInstagram adds stars, NSI partners with Creative Sask
James Franco is one of three new jury members added to the film competition, Creative Saskatchewan will support two NSI programs, plus more news of the week.