Canada's Maple Pictures has tapped Jim Sherry, former exec managing director of Alliance Atlantis MPD, as its new co-president, co-founders Laurie May and Brad Pelman announced Tuesday.
Danny Boyle's "Slumdog Millionaire" hit the jackpot, nabbing the people's choice award at the 33rd annual Toronto Intl. Film Festival.
Toronto helmer Charles Officer's feature bow "Nurse.Fighter.Boy" has been acquired by Paris-based production, distrib and sales company Rezo Films for world sales, excluding Canada.
Mongrel Media media prez Hussain Amarshi announced Tuesday the distrib has acquired Canuck rights to four Magnolia titles.
Distrib Maximum Film has nabbed Canuck rights to six pics repped by Cinetic Media playing at the Toronto Film Festival.
Gary Lang, co-helmer on James Cameron's 2005 documentary "Last Mysteries of the Titanic," has been tapped as in-house creative director of Toronto-based factual entertainment and new-media company…
Spike Lee arrived in Toronto Friday, two days before the Sunday world preem of his "Miracle at St. Anna," to launch the 2nd annual edition of the Babelgum online film festival.
Canuck and Brit TV writers will pool their talents across the pond with the creation of the Canada-U.K. Script Incubation Program.
Maximum Film Distribution Sunday picked up Canadian rights to the Steve Jacobs-helmed "Disgrace," shortly after the pic's world premiere at the Toronto festival.
If this year's crop of Canuck features world preeming at TIFF is any indication, domestic auds will soon enjoy one of the most eclectic arrays of homegrown pics to come along in recent years -- that…