Toronto International Film Festival
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
TIFF ’14: Deanne Foley on Talent Lab day 2
BLOG: The East Coast filmmaker shares her experiences on the second day of the TIFF Talent Lab, sharing insights gleaned from a day with filmmaker Mike Leigh.
TIFF ’14: Gunnarsson meditates on the elements in Monsoon
Four years after Force of Nature won TIFF’s People’s Choice Documentary Award, director Sturla Gunnarsson returns to the festival with Monsoon.
TIFF ’14: Getting goosebumps at the TIFF Talent Lab
BLOG: Producer Kate Melville shares her observations on the first day of the 2014 TIFF Talent Lab for Canadian and international filmmakers.