A day after nixing all activities in reaction to the horrific events south of the border, the Toronto Intl. Film Festival stumbled back into action Wednesday.
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It would take Mussolini to make the screenings, tributes and press conferences in this quaint French town run on time, but sometimes the delays can be a show in themselves. Clad in tattered duds…
For one night at least, it seemed like the Toronto Intl. Film Festival was actually an all-Canadian event.
The Toronto Intl. Film Festival ground to a halt Tuesday as attendees huddled in horror and amazement around large TV screens in hotel lobbies, watching the terrible events unfold in the U.S.
Miramax Films has shelled out north of $4 million for all worldwide rights (with the exception of France, Switzerland and Brazil) to "Behind the Sun," directed by Brazil's Walter Salles and produced…
Keeping to its artistic legacy, the Woodstock Film Festival will close with the biopic "Pinero." Pic stars Benjamin Bratt as self-destructive Nuyorican poet-playwright-actor Miguel Pinero. Film was…
Industry vets Anthony Scotti and Catherine Malatesta are launching an international TV company. The two have partnered to form Global Media Television, which will be configured as a division of…
With her Toronto Intl. Film Festival world premiere pic "The Safety of Objects" generating acquisitions interest here, helmer Rose Troche has committed to her next project -- "Lucinda's Changed."
Finance, production and sales shingle Myriad Pictures has flashed the greenlight for "Rain Falls," a $9 million pic with Christian Slater, Amanda Peet, Patricia Arquette and Thomas Jane ("61*")…
Sony Pictures Classics has struck first blood at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival, snagging North American rights to Iranian filmmaker Babak Payami's "Secret Ballot."
Los Angeles and London-based financier and distributor Winchester Films has acquired worldwide rights to "Scorched," directed by Gavin Grazer and starring John Cleese, Woody Harrelson, Alicia…
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