Tuesday, April 24, 2018

22 movies to watch at Hot Docs

The annual documentary festival turns 25 this year, with more than 200 titles — its biggest lineup yet.

Venice Film Festival to Honor David Cronenberg With Lifetime Achievement Award

Canadian director David Cronenberg will be honoured by the Venice Film Festival with its Golden Lion prize, the festival board announced Thursday, for his lifetime's work on life, death and sex wrapped up in gory horror and alienation.

Ten of the buzziest festival films coming to Hot Docs

These docs have been making waves at Sundance and other fests ahead of their Toronto premieres

Bell Media Partners with Hot Docs to Present the Festival’s 25th Year, beginning April...

It’s almost time for Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival, the largest documentary festival, conference and market in North America beginning Thursday, April 26 through Sunday, May 6.

Cameron Bailey Appointed Co-Head of TIFF

The role is a promotion and expansion of Bailey’s current position of Artistic Director, which he has held since 2012.

Quebec director Denis Villeneuve selected as a juror at Cannes Film Festival

Quebec director Denis Villeneuve has been chosen as one of the nine jurors who will select the highest prize at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.

Canadian doc ‘The Reckoning’, about Harvey Weinstein and other cases, set for Hot Docs

Filmmaker Barry Avrich returns to an old subject, Weinstein, but chooses a broader focus that brings in figures like Jian Ghomeshi and Marie Henein.

AT VANCOUVER WEBFEST 2018: HOW TO CRAFT A SUCCESSFUL PITCH

Hear from filmmakers who are experienced at pitching as well as industry executives that hear pitches everyday to find out the inside scoop on creating the perfect pitch.

AT VANCOUVER WEBFEST 2018: UBCP/ACTRA Presents … Working with Professional Performers, How and...

Hear from a diverse panel of filmmakers about their experiences with professional performers, how it benefited their productions and the ins and outs of working with the union.

Netflix pulls out of Cannes Film Festival in growing dispute

Ted Sarandos, Netflix's chief content officer, says he doesn't want the streaming platform's films at Cannes Film Festival if they're not treated equally with other films. Fest earlier banned any films without theatrical distribution from Palme d'Or competition

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