British director Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave" has won the Toronto film festival's top audience prize, it was announced Sunday at the event's awards brunch.
Is there such a thing as too much awards buzz? That's a question worth asking as this year's awards chatter emanating from Cannes, Venice and Telluride has reached an ear-splitting, all-time high…
The British are coming. And this year they are coming in droves to the Toronto Film Festival.
For decades, the Venice and Toronto film festivals have stood by while Telluride stole their thunder on world premieres, but could this year's impressive 40th anniversary Telluride lineup have gone…
The Venice Film Festival doesn't have a huge role in awards season, but it's an important one.
Venice closer "Amazonia," which receives a market screening Sunday, is not just a 3D jungle adventure pic that attempts to do visual justice to the Amazon. For Brazil's burgeoning movie industry, it…
Toronto Intl. Film Festival Sept. 5-15 Canada The biggest festival in North America screens more than 250 films and Hollywood sees Toronto as a starting point for the awards season race. The lineup…
The British Film Institute has hired former Bafta manager Tricia Tuttle to take on the newly created role of deputy head of festivals. Tuttle will be responsible for delivering the annual programs…
Steven Soderbergh, Jane Campion, Olivier Assayas, Lena Dunham, Agnieszka Holland and Ray McKinnon are all filmmakers who owe their careers to early film festival support, and it comes as no surprise…
While both festivals enjoy the sunny weather of the fall schedule, they offer the festivalgoer entirely different experiences.