Festivals

WFF Women on Top Breakfast & Keynote Speaker

WFF ’17: Women’s voices rise to the top

Confronting sexual assault in the industry and achieving gender parity were two of the major topics tackled at the annual Women on Top breakfast.

A Worthy Companion

Awards roundup: Borsos tie at Whistler

Plus: Jennifer Podemski wins ACTRA Award of Excellence and Tulipani nabs an international audience award.

Vancouver

WFF ’17: Is there room for Canadian-made content in Hollywood North?

While B.C. is booming, panelists and attendees stressed the need for more provincial funds to support local production.

Someone Else's Wedding

Whistler reveals 2017 lineup

Twenty films will compete for the Borsos prize, including Pat Kiely’s Someone Else’s Wedding.

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Whistler ’17: Feature Project, Doc, Screenwriter Lab finalists named

The festival has also announced the Aboriginal Filmmaker Fellowship and Power Pitch participants.

Jacqueline Dupuis

VIFF looks to build out ‘film-plus’ model in 2017

Through a partnership with Buffer Fest and a music-focused program, the Vancouver festival aims to draw in new parts of B.C.’s creative ecosystem with its expanding roster of programs.

Les Affames

TIFF ’17: Les Affames wins best Canadian film

Wayne Wapeemukwa’s Luk’ Luk’l won best Canadian first feature, while the FIPRESCI jury awarded Sadaf Foroughi for her debut film Ava.

Indian Horse

The alchemy of Indian Horse: cast, crew and Clint

Producers Christine Haebler, Trish Dolman and Paula Devonshire discuss their goals for the “hands across the nation” project that has caught the attention of Clint Eastwood.

Long Time Running

Netflix picks up Long Time Running

The Banger Films-produced documentary premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival tonight.

Long Time Running

TIFF ’17: Why Long Time Running was a sprint for Banger Films

The Toronto prodco’s co-founder Scot McFadyen talks about jumping straight into production, leaving the directing to others and building the Canadian mythology.

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Distributors’ TIFF-lists

Execs from eOne, Raven Banner and Elevation dish on what they’re looking for at this year’s fest.

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TIFF ’17: Wildling Pictures set to unveil its debut features

Three years after meeting at the Toronto fest, the prodco’s co-owners Matt Code and Kristy Neville are returning for the world premieres of Cardinals and Mary Goes Round.