Toronto auds have spoken and they love this year's true-story pics.
For Ingrid Veninger, securing distribution for directing debut "Modra" was all the prize needed.
Abigail Breslin showed a packed house, including an attentive Harvey Weinstein, her pipes.
The pic portrays tensions that arise when a group of old friends gather at a beach house.
Anchor Bay Films has nabbed all English-language rights to Adam Wingard's stylish low-budget chiller "A Horrible Way to Die."
Getting Hollywood insiders to talk about Harvey Weinstein was like "holding an ice cube in your hand," said Toronto filmmaker and marketing exec Barry Avrich.
"Kill Shakespeare," an ambitious multimedia mash-up including a feature film, has won the Telefilm Canada Pitch This! contest, held Tuesday at the TIFF Bell Lightbox.
After much frantic last-minute tweaking and an exclusive shindig Saturday night, Toronto's TIFF Bell Lightbox cut the ribbon and officially rolled out the red carpet to the public on Sunday.
Good day, eh? Canadian pics owned both the red carpet and market spotlights opening day of the 35th annual Toronto Film Festival.
Toronto Film Festival biz is officially under way as ATO Pictures announced it has taken over U.S. theatrical right for George Hickenlooper's "Casino Jack" in advance of its fest world preem Thursday.
Canuck pop culture dominates Toronto this year: "Score: A Hockey Musical" (Mongrel Media) launches the fest in a gala screening, while "Fubar II" (Alliance), the sequel to Michael Dowse's metalhead…