Toronto International Film Festival

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First and the furious: new sponsors step up for TIFF

A look at the role corporate sponsorships play in bringing TIFF to life.

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TIFF ’14: Wet Bum, Guidance ride the Next Wave

Films from Lindsay MacKay and Pat Mills will be featured TIFF’s Next Wave initiative for youth, the fest announced Tuesday, in addition to more titles to be added to various programs.

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TIFF ’14: Who’s got Seoul?

TIFF’s City to City program names the eight Korean films to be featured, plus who’s joining the Canadians in the Wavelengths, Short Cuts and Cinematheque programs.

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TIFF ’14: Talent Lab, Pitch This! participants revealed

Canadian filmmakers set to participate in this year’s TIFF Talent Lab Toronto include Deanne Foley (pictured), Remi St-Michel and Kate Melville.

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Cronenberg’s ‘Maps’ to get gala treatment at TIFF 2014

Other Canadian titles included in the early lineup released Tuesday morning include Peter Chelsom’s Hector and the Search for Happiness, a Canada-U.K. coproduction.

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TIFF brings STUDIO back, names 8 new producers

Mike MacMillan and Paramita Nath were among those selected for the program, which focuses on on skill development and networking for emerging and mid-level producers.

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Michael Moore to topline TIFF doc conference

The festival also announces two 2014 Talent Lab Governors and the keynote to this year’s Asian Film Summit, Peter Loehr. (Moore pictured.)

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Martin Katz, TIFF and the Black List launch writing prize

The Martin Katz/TIFF Canadian Independent Screenwriting Fellowship offers up-and-coming Canadian writers mentorship and a trip to TIFF. (Katz pictured)

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Cas & Dylan wins TIFF Film Circuit audience award

The directorial debut from Jason Priestley was named best Canadian film, while Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine was chosen as the best international film.

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Sundance blog: Telefilm treats, Linklater’s daring Boyhood

Alan Bacchus takes in Richard Linklater’s 10-years-in-the-making film Boyhood, and notes an prevailing trend of prominent Queer/LGBT themes at Sundance.