Toronto International Film Festival

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We Are One schedules raft of Canadian titles

Amreeka, Throat Singing in Kangirsuk, Ivory Burn and seven projects from the NFB are among the lineup.

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Tribeca, YouTube partner with global film festivals

The 10-day digital event We Are One: A Global Film Festival will feature free curated programming from the likes of TIFF, Cannes, Berlin and Sundance.

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In brief: TIFF, Cineplex to keep the lights dimmed for now

Plus: The Schitt’s Creek cast gives back, TELUS boosts the team behind its original docs and filmmaker initiative, and Rafael Kalamat departs CIFF.

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TIFF reveals Top Ten lineup

Sophie Deraspe’s Antigone and The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open from Elle-Maija Tailfeathers and Kathleen Hepburn are part of the list.

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TIFF lays off 15 staff

These cuts across all departments follow the organization’s “comprehensive review” of its Audience First strategic plan.

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Netflix becomes TIFF industry supporter

The three-year commitment includes the creation of three new events to support the professional development of Canadian film industry creators.

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Closure of OFA raises issues for distributors, festivals in Ontario

The industry welcomes an update of the province’s ratings Act, and a potential move to a national system, but faces the short-term struggles of operating without the OFA.

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Cameras roll on Tracey Deer and Meredith Vuchnich’s Beans

Co-written by the duo, the screenplay previously picked up the TIFF-CBC Films Screenwriter prize and support from the CFC Features program.

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In Brief: Liz Kohn to join TIFF in VP role

Plus, Film Training Manitoba and Sonar Entertainment up executives within their ranks.

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WFF taps Angela Heck as director of industry programming

The industry veteran will oversee the festival’s industry and talent programs, including its Signature Series and Content Summit.

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Diana Sanchez named senior director, film at TIFF

The international programmer will be responsible for the festival’s programming strategy, Cinematheque, Film Circuit and more.

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TIFF sets programming team for 2019 festival

The revamped team sees a number of promotions, while two international programmers step down. (Kiva Reardon pictured)