Toronto International Film Festival

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TIFF ’18: Sebastien Pilote’s Fireflies Are Gone wins best Canadian feature

The award for best first Canadian feature went to Katherine Jerkovic’s Roads in February.

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TIFF ’18: After 40 years, Tantoo Cardinal finally takes centre stage

The Canadian acting legend said playing the starring role in filmmaker Darlene Naponse’s Falls Around Her was an “absolute blast of freedom.”

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From reality TV to TIFF premiere: Adam Stein and Zach Lipovsky

After meeting on Steven Spielberg’s reality series On the Lot, the filmmakers teamed up to co-direct sci-fi thriller Freaks.

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The exit interview: TIFF’s Piers Handling

With the Toronto International Film Festival set to kick off its 43rd edition, its outgoing CEO Piers Handling considers his legacy and the festival’s future.

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TIFF ’18: Canadian producers set for Int’l Financing Forum

Conquering Lion, Devonshire Productions and Aircraft Pictures are among the 21 Canadian prodcos heading to the OMDC’s feature co-financing event.

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TIFF names Joana Vicente executive director and co-head

The exec director of New York’s Independent Filmmaker Project will assume the new post on Nov. 1.

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Filming underway on Dolan’s latest

Produced by Xavier Dolan’s Sons of Manual banner, Matthais et Maxime marks the auteuer’s return to French-language features.

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Cameron Bailey on TIFF’s future and festivals reflecting today’s realities

TIFF’s artistic director discusses the festival’s upcoming leadership change and why programmers are “questioning their own assumptions” in selecting 2018′s films.

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CMPA reveals producer awards nominees

Producers behind Freaks (pictured), The Grizzlies and Mouthpiece are up for this year’s Indiescreen Awards.

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TIFF ’18: Werner Herzog to headline Doc Conference

Tantoo Cardinal will participate in TIFF’s Master Class program, while the Moguls program will see Dr. Stacy Smith present her findings on equity in film criticism.

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In brief: TIFF unveils Primetime TV lineup

Plus: Wattpad inks a deal with Malaysia-based SVOD service iflix, Ricardo Trogi’s 1991 breaks $2 million at the Quebec box office, and more.

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TIFF unveils Wavelengths, Contemporary World Cinema picks

Canadian copro Roads in February from writer/director Katherine Jerkovic will have its world premiere at the festival.