Winnipeg’s Sean Garrity says getting the “official-selection-Toronto-wreath” can boost a film’s sales and audience appeal.
“I’m kind of glad it was 11 years later. I would have been a complete wreck,” Dawson told Playback after the trophy-giving.
The U.S. distribution deal comes as the the James Cromwell-starrer debuted at the Toronto International Film Festival.
In the second installment of a two-part Q&A, programmers Shane Smith and Nicholas Pagee talk about the future of interactive cinema and opps for Canadian creators.
In the final Q&A in our series, associate director of Canadian programming Steve Gravestock talks about buyer interest in Canadian films and themes in this year’s lineup.
The draw of Hollywood A-list actors and international financing has the Quebec director looking to possibly make a movie in Toronto or stateside (Briand’s Liverpool pictured).
Home Again (pictured) director Sudz Sutherland and War Witch director Kim Nguyen say audiences are increasingly interested in stories from beyond Canadian borders.