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    Amazon Studios Buys Jennifer Kent’s ‘Alice + Freda Forever’ with Production Beginning Summer 2020

    Amazon Studios is finalizing a deal for world distribution rights for Jennifer Kent‘s next project, an adaptation of Alexis Koe’s book, “Alice + Freda Forever.” The deal comes ahead of the Toronto International Film Festival where the studio will be present for its films, the awards-buzzy “The Report” and the visually stunning “The Aeronauts.” The […] More

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    People’s Choice Award Goes to ‘Green Book’ At TIFF

    Earlier today, the Toronto International Film Festival handed out its annual awards. Of special note each year is their Audience Award. Known as the Grolsch People’s Choice Award, it almost always signifies a major Oscar contender. The past two years, the prize went to “La La Land” and “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.” TIFF has […] More

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    TIFF: Focus Features Picks Up Neil Jordan Thriller ‘Greta’ Starring Isabelle Huppert

    Often overshone by the premieres of future Oscar players is the excitement of the acquisition market at the Toronto International Film Festival. TIFF remains one of the best markets for independent features to sell to large distributors. It can also be fruitful ground for studios looking to sure up their lineup prior to Oscar season. One […] More

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    TIFF: Netflix Film ‘Outlaw King’ Doesn’t Quite Hit the Mark, But Receives Support

    While the Toronto International Film Festival remains one of the premiere festivals in the world, they often get mediocre films to open the festival. Often, the opening film helps to raise the energy, kicking off with fun action films. Over the past few years, “Magnificent Seven,” “Borg/McEnroe,” and “The Equalizer” have delivered that start. For some, […] More

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    INTERVIEW: TIFF Documentary Programmer Thom Powers Talks 2018 Festival

    Few stages are bigger than the Toronto International Film Festival. One of the largest festivals in the world, a single TIFF program can eclipse the size of many local festivals. Of these, the documentary side continues to cultivate one of the most consistently high-quality lineups for TIFF. Curator Thom Powers deserves that credit. Powers serves as the […] More