Hughes Electronics posted a deepened third-quarter loss of $227.2 million Wednesday, with the steeper-than-expected red ink traceable in part to higher programming costs at its DirecTV satcasting…
A coalition of key pols in the House of Representatives Tuesday introduced much-anticipated legislation that would give producers a financial incentive to film Stateside.
Canadian actors will be seeking increased "work opportunities" as negotiations for a new contract open today between the country's largest actors union and U.S. and Canuck television and film…
Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), a key voice in the runaway production issue, has signed on as a co-sponsor of wage-based tax credit legislation.
The White House once again slammed comments made by "Politically Incorrect" gabber Bill Maher about America's fighting forces, this time suggesting that the latenight host is no different from people…
The Toronto Intl. Film Festival looks like it's fast becoming the North American port of entry for Europeans. This year, more than 110 films by Euro directors are set to unspool at the fest.
After Bruce Sweeney's first feature, "Live Bait," won the award for Canadian feature at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival in 1995, the director got on the phone to sign with the agent of his choice: He…
The star-studded Hollywood pics and Euro titles grab the headlines at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival, but fest director Piers Handling is particularly proud of this year's sidebar tribute to…
Whether you're a film buff, a critic, a buyer or hanger-on, here are a few tips from some Toronto Intl. Film Festival veterans for making the most of your experience.
A sampling of events skedded during the festival. Please note that all are strictly by invitation only and subject to change. Thursday, Sept. 6 5-7 p.m. Fireworks Pictures cocktails (Rosewater Supper…