Toronto International Film Festival

When Jews Were Funny named best Canadian feature at TIFF


Alan Zweig’s documentary, which probes the origins of Jewish comedy, earned a $30,000 prize.

TIFF 13: Alanis Obomsawin on Hi-Ho Mistahey!


The First Nations director (pictured) discusses the making of her latest documentary, which examines the lack of educational resources available on Canadian reserves.

TIFF13 Reel Reviews: Devil’s Knot


Is the true life story of a small-town murder mystery too doc-saturated? Some say so, but film writer Thom Ernst argues this could be one of Atom Egoyan’s biggest films to date.

TIFF13: The buzz behind Burt’s Buzz


Burt’s Buzz, a Canadian film screening at TIFF, explores the face behind iconic American brand Burt’s Bees. Here, director Jody Shapiro (pictured) discusses how actor Isabella Rossellini set everything in motion.

TIFF13: Avrich eyes Penthouse with Filthy Gorgeous


Director Barry Avrich (pictured) on uncovering the life of reclusive Penthouse magazine founder Bob Guccione for his latest doc, which world premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival earlier this week.

Photo gallery: WIFT-T at TIFF – Sept. 10, 2013

Photos from the annual Women in Film and Television – Toronto reception during the Toronto International Film Festival.

TIFF13 Asian Film Summit: Local stories, global markets


An international panel of filmmakers discussed the business of cross-border filmmaking at Tuesday’s event, held during the Toronto International Film Festival.

TIFF13 Industry Conference Highlights: Distribution


A summary of the day’s panels, including Vimeo’s Jeremy Boxer on the benefits of direct distribution, a discussion on creating better connections between producers and distributors, and an overview of the global VoD market.

CBS Films closes U.S. deal for The F Word


Entertainment One confirmed the U.S. rights deal, which follows the romantic comedy’s debut at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Pilote’s Le Demantelement sells into the U.S. market


The TIFF deal by Entertainment One includes the global airline rights for the Gabriel Arcand-starrer about a farmer selling his rural property to save the house of an elder daughter in the big city.

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WIFT-T Crystal Awards 2014

WIFT-T Crystal Awards 2014 - Sally Catto accepts her Creative Excellence Award at the 2014 WIFT-T Crystals. Credit: Yani Macute