Toronto Film Festival Lineup:

World PremieresLooper (Rian Johnson)Cloud Atlas (The Wachowskis & Tom Tykwer)Argo (Ben Affleck)Silver Linings Playbook (David O Russell)Love, Marilyn (Liz Garbus)Free Angela And All Political Prisoners (Shola Lynch)The Place Beyond The Pines (Derek Cianfrance)Midnight’s Children (Deepa Mehta)Hyde Park On Hudson (Roger Michell)Great Expectations (Mike Newell)Inescapable (Rubba Nadda)Twice Born (Sergio Castellitto)English Vinglish (Gauri Shinde)The Perks Of Being […]

Venice Film Festival Hit ‘Apples’ Scores More European Distribution Deals

The director confirmed to us that his next feature is being lined up as English-language project Fingernails, which he and his writing partner Stavros Raptis are working on alongside UK playwright Sam Steiner. He described the project to us as “similar in style to Apples, though not set in Greece, and more accessible/mainstream. We hope we […]

TrustNordisk Launches Sales On Norwegian Comedy ‘Everybody Hates Johan’; First Look Still – Toronto

The movie chronicles the life of Johan, a small town loner with a flair for dynamite who finds himself in constant conflict with the rural community. Orphaned at a young age, Johan is brought up by his aunt and uncle and throughout his life, he struggles to find his place in society and cope with […]

Toronto Film Fest is going hybrid as show must go on during pandemic

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, Toronto International Film Festival, one of the three major movie events in the world, is going hybrid with socially distanced in-person screenings, drive-in shows and an online debut. The 45th edition of North America’s largest movie event will still span 10 days from Thursday.

Toronto Film Festival: No Taika, fewer films, but NZ still has strong presence

The 45th edition of Canada’s biggest celebration of cinema kicks off on Thursday (September 10), with a much reduced line-up of around 50 feature films, five programmes of shorts, as well as interactive talks, film cast reunions and Q&As. While there will be some physical screenings (including drive-in sessions), most of the interaction will take […]

How the Toronto International Film Festival is adapting to the new normal, via drive-in screenings and open air theatres

Along with Cannes and Venice, TIFF is considered among the three premier film festivals in the world, and it has usually featured the largest selection, close to 400 films. However, 2020 will witness a pared down slate, with 61 features, 36 shorts and another 30 films that will be restricted to the industry to keep […]

Radiant Boards U.S. & Int’l Sales Rights To Toronto Pic ‘No Ordinary Man’ About Trans Icon Billy Tipton

“We are thrilled to come on board No Ordinary Man on the cusp of its world premiere at TIFF, one of the most prestigious festivals in the world,” said Steinbauer, president and CEO of Radiant Films International. “Billy Tipton’s life is an incredible legacy for the trans community and the film’s message is more important than […]

Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Kiernan Shipka, Cole Sprouse Star In Aaron Katz-Directed Toronto Market Package ‘Blood Ties’

EXCLUSIVE: Gugu Mbatha-Raw (The Morning Show), Kiernan Shipka (Mad Men) and Riverdale’s Cole Sprouse are attached to star in Blood Ties, a drama based on a Nathan Heller article in the New Yorker. Aaron Katz (Gemini) wrote the script and will direct.

Morgan Freeman & Ruby Rose Lead Cast In Action-Thriller ‘Vanquish’, Capstone Launches Pic Currently Shooting In Mississippi — Toronto

Bad Boys and Midnight Run writer Gallo is directing from a screenplay he wrote alongside Samuel Bartlett from Bartlett’s original story. Capstone’s Blue Box International banner is launching world sales this week during the Toronto Film Festival.

Toronto 2020: Who The Hell Knows How Pandemic-Challenged Acquisitions Market Will Unfold

NEW ORDER – Director: Michel Franco; Cast: Naian González Norvind, Diego Boneta, Mónica del Carmen, Fernando Cuautle, Eligio Meléndez, Darío Yazbek. The streets are in chaos during a wedding in a posh neighborhood in Mexico City. Bride Marianne (Naian Gonzaléz Norvind), frustrated by her family’s refusal to help out a former employee’s ill wife, decides […]