The mood was upbeat on the first weekend of the Montreal World Film Festival, which kicked off Friday with the world preem of the Miramax/Hal Films production "Mansfield Park."
While the Toronto Intl. Film Festival has become a magnet for major Hollywood star power, Montreal World Film Festival has carved out its own distinctive niche as a home for auteur cinema from all…
Alliance Atlantis Communications reported significant increases in both revenue and net earnings for the first quarter, largely thanks to a strong performance by its motion picture division.
Construction crews were racing against the clock to finish renovations at the Wyndham Hotel, the nerve center of the Montreal World Film Festival, in time for the fest's launch today, and festival…
Canuck film and TV company Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. reported increased revenue but plunging profits for the first quarter of its fiscal year.
The Toronto Intl. Film Festival attempts to be all things to all people: Refusing to focus on just one niche, the fest showcases the widest possible selection of world cinema from obscure African…
The industry sidebar at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival has been beefed up to include more panels, guests and an expanded sales office. Symposium '99, which is the cornerstone event of the Rogers…
Behaviour Communications is set to sell its Canuck distribution operation -- again.
The Montreal World Film Festival this year will fete Richard Dreyfuss and Walt Disney. Dreyfuss will receive the Grand Prix Special des Ameriques at a ceremony at the Imperial Cinema on Sept. 4. The…
Competition is slimmer this year at the Montreal World Film Festival, with the selection dipping to 19 pics from 24 last year, and with North American and big Hollywood pics keeping a low profile in…
As predicted by Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. execs earlier this month, the Canadian film and TV company reported a major loss for the past year.