Toronto International Film Festival

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TIFF ’14: Revisiting history with Trick or Treaty?

Alanis Obomsawin talks to Playback‘s sister publication realscreen about her latest TIFF doc and her experiences revisiting a century-old document.

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TIFF ’14 Review: ‘Perfectly titled’ Mommy lives up to its hype

Following its debut at TIFF on Tuesday, film critic Thom Ernst reviews Xavier Dolan’s film for Playback and finds a filmmaker that “challenges the breaking points of an against-all-odds narrative.”

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TIFF ’14 Industry: Shareability tops Conde Nast’s video wish list

Jed Weintrob, head of production at Conde Nast Entertainment, discusses what the company wants from factual content for its online brands and partner sites.

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TIFF ’14: Funny or Die partners with VSC on Canadian film release

The video portal will use its wide social media reach to help market the Canadian release of the vampire mockumentary What We Do in the Shadows.

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TIFF ’14 Talent Lab: It’s a wrap with Juliette Binoche

Only a little worse for wear after a Talent Lab celebratory dinner, filmmaker Benjamin Schuetze shares highlights from the last day of the lab.

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Sandra Oh on TIFF helping Canadian actors connect to industry

“It’s a great idea to introduce new Canadian talent to a much wider array of casting,” the Grey’s Anatomy star said of Toronto’s Rising Stars program.

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TIFF ’14 Industry: Making money abroad

BLOG: Highlights from the weekend TIFF Industry Conference sessions, including IM Global’s Stuart Ford, SampoMedia’s Michael Gubbins and FilmNation Entertainment’s Rob Carney.

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TIFF ’14: Measuring moments at Talent Lab day 3

BLOG: Toronto-based filmmaker and interactive artist Dylan Reibling on working with Darren Aronofsky, Morgan Matthews and Mike Leigh at the 2014 TIFF Talent Lab.

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Thunderbird’s Soda Pictures acquires Winterbottom film

The Amanda Knox trial-inspired film by Michael Winterbottom is the indie distributor’s second acquisition at TIFF.

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A71 Entertainment takes Canadian rights to The Valley Below

In other Canadian film market action in Toronto, 108 Media also grabbed the North American distribution rights to Peter Lynch’s upcoming feature Birdland.