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.
Brian Walton, who served as SAG's lead negotiator for the new film-TV contract, has offered a strong endorsement of the union's nascent efforts to extend its contract beyond the United States.
With the debut of "Matrix Reloaded" not expected until May 2003, Warner Bros. is trying to keep interest in the franchise stoked by introducing a 2-1/2-hour documentary on the movie and its sequels…
The Toronto Intl. Film Festival started modestly 26 years ago when Dusty Cohl, Bill Marshall and Henk vander Kolk cooked up a scheme to raise the profile of the Canadian film industry by organizing a…
As this year's Toronto Intl. Film Festival kicks off with the world premiere of Bruce Sweeney's "Last Wedding," a low-key but significant meeting of the cinematic minds will take place beyond the…
The 25th anniversary edition of the Montreal World Film Festival is book-ended by a couple of high-profile French-language pics, one from Quebec, the other from France. The choice of opening and…
What do "Boys Don't Cry," "Memento," "Beau Travail," "Being John Malkovich" and "Pollock" have in common? All five pics had their world premieres at recent editions of the Venice Intl. Film Festival.