Toronto International Film Festival

Vegas Rat Rods

In brief: Discovering the Bermuda Triangle, TIFF features Lagos

Discovery original explores the Bermuda Triangle, Vegas Rat Rods (pictured) begins filming season three, plus more news.

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In brief: MacNaughton leaves TIFF, Grand Unified Theory gets Beijing premiere

David Ray’s Vancouver-shot film (pictured) competes for the Tiantan Prize, David MacNaughton steps down from TIFF’s board of directors, plus more news.

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In brief: eOne, Sony build Momentum; CFC honours McKellar

Don McKellar (pictured) wins the 2016 CFC Award for Creative Excellence, eOne and Sony Picture Home Entertainment strike up a new deal, and more news from the week.

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Renee Robinson named Jamaica’s film commissioner

The former industry programmer at TIFF has been hired by JAMPRO, Jamaica’s national investment and export agency.

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TIFF reveals Top Ten picks for 2015

Philippe Falardeau’s My Internship in Canada and Alan Zweig’s HURT (pictured) were among the titles chosen in the feature film category.

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Justin Cutler named new Ontario Film Commissioner

The former TIFF Industry director takes over the reins from Donna Zuchlinski starting this week.

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Photo Gallery: William F. White TIFF ’15 reception

Toronto Mayor John Tory made an appearance at the equipment supplier’s annual cocktail, held on the TIFF Bell Lightbox’s rooftop terrace.

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Shane Smith named Hot Docs director of programming

Smith, who most recently served as director of special projects at TIFF, joins Hot Docs on Oct. 5.

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TIFF ’15: Zweig’s Hurt to bow in Platform program

The new juried program will award one film a $20,000 prize on Sept. 20. (Hurt pictured.)

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TIFF ’15: P.S. Jerusalem, February added to festival programs

The films join a list of programming released today for the festival’s Vanguard, Midnight Madness, Cinematheque and Masters programs.