Producers Lab Set to Spawn Further Co-Productions at Toronto Film Festival

Networking program The Producers Lab Toronto, which brings together 24 producers from Europe, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, returns to Toronto Film Festival next month for its seventh edition. The event, which runs Sept. 6-9, allows producers to disc.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJan 12th, 2017

Locarno Fest’s Alliance for Development Seeks to Improve European Co-Prods

LOCARNO, Switzerland — The Locarno Film Festival is seeking to improve the dynamics of European co-productions by fostering early stage collaborations between producers in Germany, Italy, France, and Switzerland through its Alliance for Development,.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyAug 6th, 2016

Toronto film fest pulls "London Fields" amid ownership spat

TORONTO (Reuters) - The Toronto International Film Festival has pulled the Friday night premiere of "London Fields" after director Matthew Cullen filed a lawsuit claiming the noir film's producers had added "incendiary imagery" without his approval......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 18th, 2015

Toronto film fest pulls "London Fields" amid ownership spat

TORONTO (Reuters) - The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) has pulled the Friday night premiere of "London Fields" after director Matthew Cullen filed a lawsuit claiming the noir film's producers had added "incendiary imagery" without his approval.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 18th, 2015

Film debut pulled amid legal row

A Martin Amis film adaptation, featuring Johnny Depp and Billy Bob Thornton, is withdrawn from the Toronto Festival after the director sued the producers for "fraud"......»»

Category: topSource: bbc.co.ukSep 21st, 2015

Stephen Frears’ ‘Program’ Unveils Lance Armstrong as Complex Character

Director Stephen Frears sees his Lance Armstrong movie “The Program,” which world premieres on Sunday at the Toronto Film Festival, as a “crime story,” while Tim Bevan, one of the film’s producers, describes it as a kind of “gangster movie.”.....»»

Category: topSource: varietySep 13th, 2015

Aretha Franklin documentary withdrawn from Toronto Film Fest

NEW YORK (AP) — The producers of the Aretha Franklin documentary "Amazing Grace" have withdrawn the film from the Toronto Film Festival amid a legal dispute with the singer......»»

Category: topSource: yahooSep 9th, 2015

Co-founder of Toronto International Film Festival dies

TORONTO (AP) — A co-founder of the Toronto International Film Festival has died......»»

Category: topSource: yahooJan 3rd, 2017

‘Chicago: The Terry Kath Experience’ Documentary Set for Release in 2017

FilmRise has acquired worldwide distribution rights to Michelle Kath Sinclair’s debut documentary “Chicago: The Terry Kath Experience” and plans a 2017 release. The film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and recently scree.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyNov 19th, 2016

Director Akin Omotoso on His Multilinear ‘Vaya,’ About Johannesburg Street Life

JOHANNESBURG — Veteran helmer Akin Omotoso’s “Vaya” will soon screen at the Joburg Film Festival following the Toronto world premiere of this triptych about life in the gritty South African metropolis. Four years after the Toronto debut .....»»

Category: topSource: varietyOct 26th, 2016

‘Desierto’ Review: Gael Garcia Bernal Plays Mexican Immigrant On The Run In Timely Thriller

Talk about timely. Jonas Cuaron’s riveting, pulse-pounding Desierto premiered not at this year’s Toronto Film Festival but during the 2015 edition. Finally, STX Entertainment, which picked up the movie for domestic distribution, will release.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineOct 11th, 2016

Fox Searchlight Takes Amma Asante"s "A United Kingdom"

David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike star in the film, which premiered at the Toronto Film Festival.read more.....»»

Category: moviesSource: hollywoodreporterOct 1st, 2016

Toronto Film Review: ‘Little Wing’

Selma Vilhunen's debut feature deals sensitively and intelligently with difficult real-life issues such as bullying, poverty, mental illness and dysfunctional families, making it a natural for festival programmers and Euro broadcasters......»»

Category: topSource: varietySep 29th, 2016

Golfing Origins Movie ‘Tommy’s Honour’ Lands at Roadside Attractions

Roadside Attractions has acquired the U.S. rights to golfing origins movie “Tommy’s Honour” from Gutta Percha Productions. The drama, which was the opening night film at the Edinburgh International Film Festival, is directed by Jason Co.....»»

Category: topSource: varietySep 23rd, 2016

Box-Office Preview: Will "Magnificent Seven" Gallop Past "Storks"?

Antoine Fuqua's star-studded remake of the classic 1960 Western 'The Magnificent Seven' made its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. read more.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterJan 7th, 2017

La La Land takes top prize in Toronto

Starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling musical 'La La Land' has scooped the top prize at the Toronto International Film Festival. Rough cut (no reporter narration).....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersSep 21st, 2016

"La La Land" musical takes top prize at Toronto film festival

TORONTO (Reuters) - "La La Land," a musical tale of star-crossed lovers chasing their dreams in Hollywood, won the top prize at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 20th, 2016

La La Land wins Toronto Film Festival prize

Film musical La La Land, starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, wins the People's Choice award at the Toronto Film Festival......»»

Category: topSource: bbc.co.ukSep 21st, 2016

"La La Land" wins Toronto Film Festival audience award

TORONTO (AP) — Damien Chazelle's modern-day musical "La La Land" received the top award from the 41st Toronto International Film Festival......»»

Category: topSource: yahooJan 10th, 2017

"La La Land" wins top prize at Toronto film festival

TORONTO (AP) — The top award at the Toronto International Film Festival went Sunday to Damien Chazelle's "La La Land," a modern-day musical starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling that's been the sensation of the fall film festival circ.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooJan 10th, 2017

"La La Land" gets Toronto film fest prize -- and Oscars boost

The bewitching musical "La La Land" starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone won the coveted Toronto film festival audience prize on Sunday, giving it a leg up on the competition as the Oscars race takes shape. It also reunites Gosling and Stone, wh.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooJan 10th, 2017