After several lean years of recession-fueled cuts and specialty arm closings, indie distribs are back in greater numbers -- and with wider releases -- than ever.
Since Toronto's opening day, President Obama's jobs-bill speeches and the rollercoaster of financial news from the Euro zone has reminded film execs of economic uncertainties they face at home.
There is no substitute for the real Rachel Weisz. So said Tom Hiddleston, on hand at the Variety Studio in Holt Renfrew in Toronto on Monday to promote Terence Davies' romantic period drama "The Deep…
This year's Sundance and Cannes film fests may have both heated up quickly and aggressively on the acquisitions front. But Toronto, while brimming with product, has so far been on a slow simmer.
The TIFF Sales & Industry Office scored several new triumphs this year -- new digital sales tracking tools, online screenings for buyers -- but it still seems to have one Achilles' heel: the industry…
TORONTO It's going to be Clooney vs. Clooney at the awards podium -- and the box office, for a spell -- but don't tell that to George Clooney.
Even in a business fueled by jealousy and schadenfreude, it's hard to find anyone who begrudges New York-based producer Anthony Bregman the success he's had this year.
Toronto is a well-known hunting ground for domestic film acquisitions, but along with last year's North American sales boom came a surprising boost in a new arena: international sales and presales.
It's an age-old question: What to do on a Saturday night?
New voting rules, a crowded field and more media scrutiny raise fest stakes
As LGBT films find their bigscreen runs shortened and ancillary revenues dropping, more distribs and producers are asking for a share of festival ticket sales.