Toronto International Film Festival

TIFF13: Vimeo lures filmmakers with $10,000 advance offer


The partnership with TIFF will see the VoD site offering festival films, like Michael Dowse’s The F Word and Denis Villeneuve’s Enemy, a $10,000 (U.S.) advance in return for their first digital window.

Screen Media picks up worldwide rights to Tapped


The distributor will shop Allan Ungar’s mixed martial arts thriller (pictured) at the Toronto International Film Festival.

CMPA announces $10,000 feature film prize shortlist


Five producers, including Nicholas Tabarrok and Roger Frappier, are vying for the cash prize, to be presented on Sept. 5, marking the opening of TIFF.

Piers Handling: Toronto is ‘key festival’ for Golden Globes and Oscars


The festival director on Tuesday trumpeted his event as an award season launch-pad for Canadian and international filmmakers.

TIFF announces Masters, Mavericks, Discovery


The Mavericks lineup will include a discussion with Canada’s former ambassador to Iran Ken Taylor, in conjunction with the world premiere of Our Man in Tehran (pictured).

TIFF13: Doc Conference nabs Jarecki, Gibney, Al Jazeera America


Doc-maker Andrew Jarecki is to keynote TIFF’s 2013 Doc Conference, with a promise to share never-before-seen footage that will shed new light on his long-controversial classic Capturing the Friedmans (pictured).

Festival tees up seven days of industry talk


TIFF’s industry programming will be split into daily themes, and cover topics including financing, coproduction, marketing and distribution, with Participant Media toppers Jeff Skoll and Jim Berk participating in a keynote discussion.

TIFF announces Wavelengths, adds galas


The festival unveiled a lengthy list of new films to its 2013 program, including films from Canucks Stephen Broomer and Chris Kennedy in its Wavelengths program (Broomer’s Pepper’s Ghost pictured).

D Films takes Canadian rights to The Double


The indie distributor plans a winter 2014 release after Richard Ayoade’s second feature (pictured) has a world bow at TIFF.

TIFF13 Trailers: Canadian films


Jeremiah Chechik’s The Right Kind of Wrong, Jeff Barnaby’s Rhymes for Young Ghouls and shorts including Chris Landreth’s Subconscious Password are featured in the Canadian film lineup.

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