Toronto International Film Festival
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.
TIFF gets short with Instagram for 2016 fest
The TIFFxInstagram Shorts Festival is the first time the photo-sharing platform has partnered with a global film festival.
TIFF to showcase virtual reality projects
The Toronto International Film Festival will spotlight virtual reality over three days during this year’s event. (Pictured: 6×9: An Immersive Experience of Solitary Confinement.)
TIFF asks filmmakers, artists to look 150 years to the future
The festival, in partnership with imagineNATIVE, Pinnguaq and the Initiative for Indigenous Futures, is launching a VR project entitled 2167.
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.
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.
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.
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.