Toronto International Film Festival http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/25385/all en Reuters Entertainment News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/reuters-entertainment-news-summary-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs.</p> <p>Smile or grimace? Royal Kate portrait splits opinion</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/reuters-entertainment-news-summary-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Academy Awards Entertainment Montreux Jazz Festival Social Issues Toronto International Film Festival Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 13:15:21 +0000 5733128 at http://www.globalpost.com Toronto Fest's documentary lineup takes aim at Donald Rumsfeld, Bob Guccione, more http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130730/toronto-fests-documentary-lineup-takes-aim-at-donald-rumsfeld-b <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Steve Pond</p> <p>LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - New documentaries from acclaimed filmmakers Claude Lanzmann ("Shoah"), Marcel Ophuls ("The Sorrow and the Pity"), Frederick Wiseman ("Titicut Follies") and Errol Morris ("The Thin Blue Line") highlight the typically strong doc lineup at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival, TIFF organizers announced on Tuesday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130730/toronto-fests-documentary-lineup-takes-aim-at-donald-rumsfeld-b" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Toronto International Film Festival World Premiere Thomson Reuters Wed, 31 Jul 2013 00:07:13 +0000 5898299 at http://www.globalpost.com Toronto: 5 lessons we've learned from the festival so far http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130909/toronto-5-lessons-weve-learned-the-festival-so-far <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Steve Pond</p> <p>LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - The Toronto Film Festival has only completed four days of its 11-day run, but with a typically front-loaded first weekend designed to accommodate the studios, buyers and press who will be heading home by mid-week or earlier, it's safe to say that the meat of the festival has already been served.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130909/toronto-5-lessons-weve-learned-the-festival-so-far" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Film Tagged Image File Format Technology Toronto International Film Festival Thomson Reuters Mon, 09 Sep 2013 21:16:00 +0000 5929029 at http://www.globalpost.com '12 Years' leads strong performances at Toronto film fest http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130911/12-years-leads-strong-performances-at-toronto-film-fest <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Cameron French</p> <p>TORONTO (Reuters) - Judging by some early reviews, Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave" will sweep the Oscars, Golden Globes and perhaps even win an honorary Olympic medal, but the film is one of just many that has impressed critics at this year's Toronto International Film Festival.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130911/12-years-leads-strong-performances-at-toronto-film-fest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Michael Fassbender Social Issues Steve McQueen Technology Toronto International Film Festival Thomson Reuters Wed, 11 Sep 2013 19:31:42 +0000 5931394 at http://www.globalpost.com Canadian directors hear Hollywood's call, but may not head south http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130913/canadian-directors-hear-hollywoods-call-may-not-head-south <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Julie Gordon</p> <p>TORONTO (Reuters) - Ask the new wave of Canadian directors why they're getting calls from Hollywood and the answer is easy: Canada's thriving film industry has allowed them the freedom to tell the stories they want to tell, in the way they want.</p> <p>In a Hollywood built around commercial success - often at the cost of originality - Canadian directors are now bringing their voices to major feature films. So far, the response has been good.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130913/canadian-directors-hear-hollywoods-call-may-not-head-south" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cinema of Canada Don McKellar Human Interest Toronto International Film Festival Thomson Reuters Fri, 13 Sep 2013 13:32:30 +0000 5933193 at http://www.globalpost.com '12 Years a Slave' wins top prize at Toronto film fest http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130915/12-years-slave-wins-top-prize-at-toronto-film-fest <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>TORONTO (Reuters) - "12 Years a Slave," based on an 1853 memoir of a free black man sold into slavery, won the top prize at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday.</p> <p>The film, by "Shame" director Steve McQueen and starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, took home the BlackBerry People's Choice award, while the top documentary award went to "The Square," by Jehane Noujaim.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130915/12-years-slave-wins-top-prize-at-toronto-film-fest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chiwetel Ejiofor Film Human Interest Social Issues Toronto International Film Festival Thomson Reuters Sun, 15 Sep 2013 21:16:26 +0000 5935029 at http://www.globalpost.com Toronto unveils 3 Chinese films in first slate of TIFF 2014 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140722/toronto-unveils-3-chinese-films-first-slate-tiff-2014 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Xinhua News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>TORONTO, July 22 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese film presence will be ramped up at this year's Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) , according to organizers who announced a portion of their line-up on Tuesday.</p> <p>Unveiled during a press conference at downtown Toronto's TIFF Bell Lightbox, three Chinese films were amongst the 59 galas and special presentations, a small portion of the estimated 300-film line-up in this September, .</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Xinhua News Agency.</a></p> <p>Xinhua is China's state-run news agency.</p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140722/toronto-unveils-3-chinese-films-first-slate-tiff-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cinema of China Human Interest Toronto International Film Festival Zhang Yimou Xinhua News Agency Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:45:05 +0000 6212274 at http://www.globalpost.com Toronto film fest unveils premieres as scheduling criteria tightens http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140722/toronto-film-festival-unveils-partial-slate-39th-edition <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Cameron French</p> <p>TORONTO (Reuters) - Noah Baumbach's "While We're Young" and Ed Zwick's "Pawn Sacrifice" will be among the world premieres at this year's Toronto International Film Festival, one of the top movie showcases and a favored platform to unveil Oscar contenders.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140722/toronto-film-festival-unveils-partial-slate-39th-edition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Film festival Human Interest Telluride Film Festival Toronto International Film Festival Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:45:04 +0000 6212175 at http://www.globalpost.com Toronto film fest unveils premieres as scheduling criteria tightens http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140722/toronto-film-fest-unveils-premieres-scheduling-criteria-tighten <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Cameron French</p> <p>TORONTO (Reuters) - Noah Baumbach's "While We're Young" and Ed Zwick's "Pawn Sacrifice" will be among the world premieres at this year's Toronto International Film Festival, one of the top movie showcases and a favored platform to unveil Oscar contenders.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140722/toronto-film-fest-unveils-premieres-scheduling-criteria-tighten" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Film festival Human Interest Telluride Film Festival Toronto International Film Festival Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:00:45 +0000 6212390 at http://www.globalpost.com