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TIFF Sees Sales, Sets Record

The TIFF award recipients weren’t the only winners at the Festival this year — it’s also reporting record highs for industry attendance and also strong film sales. As TIFF Artistic Director Cameron Bailey put it

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From TO to Telluride, to the Arctic, to Regina

Variety has plenty of TIFF coverage, from a U.S. perspective of course, starting with Awards Editor Tim Gray’s reflection that the first edition of the Festival, back in 1976, was the scene of a major

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Shoegate and Five Other Film World Stories

On Shoegate at Cannes (read about it, plus how it’s worse than it sounded at first, at The National Post), we’re just going to quote Emily Blunt: “Everyone should wear flats, to be honest, at

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Dancing Arabs, Singing Sweethearts, Filmmaking Canadians

“Dancing Arabs is an unfortunate title,” says Chris Knight in The National Post, in contrast to the film’s director, Eran Riklis, who as we noted yesterday thinks it’s great. Knight goes on to say “no

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More CanCon at Cannes

(Via CNW) Telefilm Canada has published a list of Canadian talent to watch, representing the next wave of Canadian filmmaking, at the upcoming Cannes Film Festival (May 13 to 24, 2015). And the ones to watch

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From Cannes to Waterloo (ON): 4 Canadian Film Stories

The Cannes Film Festival has announced more selections — this time, for the jury, which will include Canada’s own Xavier Dolan and “honourary Torontonian” Guillermo del Toro, reports The Kingston Whig-Standard. Dolan’s film Mommy, of

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