TIFF's honcho Piers Handling seldom sees a movie at the festival. Over the course of 25 years, he's seen three, he recalls, due to his nonstop, intensive days of meeting, greeting and problem-solving…
Since 2012, Toronto Film Festival artistic director Cameron Bailey has overseen the selection process for the sprawling fest that serves as an essential, if unofficial, market for U.S. indies and…
Smallscreen artistry will hit the bigscreen at the 2015 Toronto Intl. Film Festival in Primetime, a new program for TV series announced by TIFF director and CEO Piers Handling. "What better way to…
The Toronto International Film Festival has received a donation of two million Canadian dollars from The Gerald Schwartz and Heather Reisman Foundation to support its year-round charitable efforts…
New details of The Cronenberg Project, the Toronto International Film Festival's multi-platform celebration of Toronto filmmaker David Cronenberg, were unveiled by festival CEO and director Piers…
With his live-action debut, French animation auteur Sylvain Chomet has transposed the offbeat charm, singular characters and richly layered visual style of his Oscar-nommed hand-drawn toons, "The…
LONDON — Berlin-based sales and production company Picture Tree Intl., which launched at the Berlin Film Festival, has added “Mary Queen of Scots” and “Metalhead” to its line-up at the Toronto Film…
Godfrey Reggio's "Visitors" will world preem at the Toronto Film Festival, 30 years after the theatrical release of the helmer's influential cult film "Koyaanisqatsi," it was announced Wednesday.
The Toronto Film Festival has tweaked its program strands and team and added the Bloor Hot Docs cinema to its venue roster for the event's 37th edition, to be held Sept. 6-16.
On the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001 -- the midpoint of the annual Toronto Film Festival -- projection booths were warming up to unspool dozens of films.
Once a cultural institution grows large enough -- take the Toronto Intl. Film Festival group for example -- it can foster the Edifice Complex.