This was the year Canada's two main broadcast players, CTV and CanWest, both got bigger and stronger, setting the stage for more intense competition between the two webs and more opportunities for…
Canadian animation producer Nelvana said Friday that it is in discussions to merge with or be acquired by another company, but Nelvana did not reveal further details of the negotiations.
Confirming the close ties between movie exhibitors and fast-food companies, Canuck exhibitor Famous Players has tapped former Pizza Hut exec Robb Chase as the new president and chief operating…
TORONTO - The Toronto Intl. Film Festival is often referred to as the most Hollywood of film festivals, and it has indeed become a favorite with the U.S. film biz for premieres and acquisitions.
Perspective Canada, the Toronto fest's all-Canuck program, was launched in 1984 and since then has become the most important annual showcase of homegrown film-making from the Great White North. What…
The Toronto Intl. Film Festival always showcases many of the best Canuck films of the year and, in recent years, several Canadian pics have generated considerable buzz and strong sales at the fest…
Seasoned Australian helmer Paul Cox and hot Chinese thesp Gong Li were big winners at the 24th edition of the Montreal World Film Festival, which wrapped Monday.
One thing is crystal clear after the first five days of the 24th annual Montreal World Film Festival: 'Round these parts, Euro and Canuck cinema is in and Hollywood is barely on the radar.
There are few easy explanations for how a small, indie Canadian festival managed to somehow make it to the upper echelons of the global fest hierarchy. Today, Toronto is widely considered to be among…
1976 First Toronto Intl. Film Festival opens with French pic “Cousin, Cousine,” replacing last-minute cancellation “Bound for Glory.” 1978 Ontario Censor Board unsuccessfully tries to force fest to…