Alcon Entertainment has gone hog wild, closing a deal with Canadian animation studio Arc Prods. to develop the latter's short "Ormie" into a feature film with Arc co-producing. Deal was announced…
Toronto International Film Festival
Financing-sales company IM Global has finalized a joint venture dubbed the 1840 Fund with New York-based investment firm Penny Black.
Maya Entertainment has acquired the foreign rights to the drama "The Last Rites of Joe May," written and directed by Joe Maggio and starring Dennis Farina.
Distributor Tribeca Film has picked up U.S. rights to Tony Kaye drama "Detachment," which world preemed at the Tribeca Film Festival earlier this year.
A young farmer in south-central France desperately attempts to hold on to a dying lifestyle.
Despite gloomy gray skies, Irish eyes are smiling as the 2011 Toronto Film Festival launches tonight with the world preem of Davis Guggenheim's U2 docu "From the Sky Down" on the Gala screen.
Maybach Cunningham Entertainment, producer of "Martha Marcy May Marlene," is ramping up production on a pair of projects -- "Mother of George" and "The Low Road."
New voting rules, a crowded field and more media scrutiny raise fest stakes
Ealing Metro Intl. has snapped up international sales rights to Noel Clarke's new London-set sports drama "Fast Girls," which it is shopping to buyers in Toronto this week.
Young filmmakers' punk rock approach to cinema
Toronto's mix of cultures, multiple ethnic enclaves and a buzzing downtown -- where the new focus of the fest has moved -- mean a lively urban backdrop for the festgoers. Meanwhile, Yorkville…