The film biz is fast approaching DVD D-Day. Just two years ago, only 4.8 million people in the U.S. owned DVD players, so it was no surprise that major titles like "Star Wars" and "E.T. The…
"In the Bedroom," the debut feature from actor-turned-director Todd Field, will open the 23rd Annual IFP Market on Sept. 30.
The government is offering new incentives to woo runaway film production following the Australian Tax Office's controversial decision not to allow local investors in "Moulin Rouge" to claim tax…
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…
Are the days of festival bidding wars over? Several indie players seem to think so. The trend toward caution among specialty distribs began at last year's Toronto Intl. Film Festival, where many pics…
Times are tough for film festivals around the globe, but somehow the Toronto Intl. Film Festival has managed to maintain its golden touch in tapping top pics.
Independent Feature Project/West has redubbed its annual Independent Spirit Award for best feature under $500,000 as the John Cassavetes Award, in honor of the late filmmaker.
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