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  • Royal Bank sponsoring Toronto fest
    Friday May 23rd 2008

    TORONTO — The Toronto International Film Festival on Thursday unveiled a 10-year agreement that makes Royal Bank of Canada a lead sponsor. The deal also hands the domestic bank the exclusive naming rights to the RBC Learning Studio at Bell Lightbox, the festival’s year-round home now under construction. Financial terms[…]

  • Director Egoyan challenges Web ‘cliche’
    Friday May 23rd 2008

    Who said the Web was worldwide? Not director Atom Egoyan, whose new film “Adoration” explores just how confining cyberspace can be when a teenager confronts a culture clash that has damaged him and his family. “Adoration” premiered Thursday at the Cannes film festival, and following a press screening, Egoyan challenged the notion that the World Wide Web has fostered a global community. In “Adoration,” the key character is a Toronto teenager named Simon . . .

  • Sesler & Company DPs take home Bessies
    Friday May 23rd 2008

    TORONTO, ON – May 22, 2008 – At this months Bessies, Toronto’s Sesler & Company stole more than a few honours. CRAFT AWARD FOR CINEMATOGRAHY Brett Van Dyke M.A.D.D. Canada, Whitesheet, OPC CRAFT AWARD FOR CINEMATOGRAHY John Houtman BC Lottery Corporation, Wrestlers, Soft Citizen/Furlined GOLDSINGLE Glen Keenan Blockbuster Canada,[…]

  • Lawmakers plea for indie productions
    Thursday May 22nd 2008

    Three senior lawmakers have asked the federal government’s main investigative body to look into charges that media consolidation has reduced opportunities for independent producers and programmers. In a letter to the Government Accountability Office: “It is important that we understand the current media environment, the reasons for the drastic decrease in independent programming and the impact government laws and regulations have on the media industry.”

  • Cannes feels the big chill
    Thursday May 22nd 2008

    As the festival winds down, no U.S. distributor has made a major acquisition. The tepid Cannes market continued what’s been a dismal cycle for the finished-film market that began last year in Toronto. Theatrical grosses have dropped, there’s been a glut of product, and then came the closing of Warners’ specialty divisions. The result, insiders say, is because specialty divisions can afford only so many costly in-house productions . . .

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Archives for: May 20085
  • Royal Bank sponsoring Toronto fest
    Friday May 23rd 2008

    TORONTO — The Toronto International Film Festival on Thursday unveiled a 10-year agreement that makes Royal Bank of Canada a lead sponsor. The deal also hands the domestic bank the exclusive naming rights to the RBC Learning Studio at Bell Lightbox, the festival’s year-round home now under construction. Financial terms[…]

  • Director Egoyan challenges Web ‘cliche’
    Friday May 23rd 2008

    Who said the Web was worldwide? Not director Atom Egoyan, whose new film “Adoration” explores just how confining cyberspace can be when a teenager confronts a culture clash that has damaged him and his family. “Adoration” premiered Thursday at the Cannes film festival, and following a press screening, Egoyan challenged the notion that the World Wide Web has fostered a global community. In “Adoration,” the key character is a Toronto teenager named Simon . . .

  • Sesler & Company DPs take home Bessies
    Friday May 23rd 2008

    TORONTO, ON – May 22, 2008 – At this months Bessies, Toronto’s Sesler & Company stole more than a few honours. CRAFT AWARD FOR CINEMATOGRAHY Brett Van Dyke M.A.D.D. Canada, Whitesheet, OPC CRAFT AWARD FOR CINEMATOGRAHY John Houtman BC Lottery Corporation, Wrestlers, Soft Citizen/Furlined GOLDSINGLE Glen Keenan Blockbuster Canada,[…]

  • Lawmakers plea for indie productions
    Thursday May 22nd 2008

    Three senior lawmakers have asked the federal government’s main investigative body to look into charges that media consolidation has reduced opportunities for independent producers and programmers. In a letter to the Government Accountability Office: “It is important that we understand the current media environment, the reasons for the drastic decrease in independent programming and the impact government laws and regulations have on the media industry.”

  • Cannes feels the big chill
    Thursday May 22nd 2008

    As the festival winds down, no U.S. distributor has made a major acquisition. The tepid Cannes market continued what’s been a dismal cycle for the finished-film market that began last year in Toronto. Theatrical grosses have dropped, there’s been a glut of product, and then came the closing of Warners’ specialty divisions. The result, insiders say, is because specialty divisions can afford only so many costly in-house productions . . .

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ARCHIVES

Archives for: May 20085
  • Royal Bank sponsoring Toronto fest
    Friday May 23rd 2008

    TORONTO — The Toronto International Film Festival on Thursday unveiled a 10-year agreement that makes Royal Bank of Canada a lead sponsor. The deal also hands the domestic bank the exclusive naming rights to the RBC Learning Studio at Bell Lightbox, the festival’s year-round home now under construction. Financial terms[…]

  • Director Egoyan challenges Web ‘cliche’
    Friday May 23rd 2008

    Who said the Web was worldwide? Not director Atom Egoyan, whose new film “Adoration” explores just how confining cyberspace can be when a teenager confronts a culture clash that has damaged him and his family. “Adoration” premiered Thursday at the Cannes film festival, and following a press screening, Egoyan challenged the notion that the World Wide Web has fostered a global community. In “Adoration,” the key character is a Toronto teenager named Simon . . .

  • Sesler & Company DPs take home Bessies
    Friday May 23rd 2008

    TORONTO, ON – May 22, 2008 – At this months Bessies, Toronto’s Sesler & Company stole more than a few honours. CRAFT AWARD FOR CINEMATOGRAHY Brett Van Dyke M.A.D.D. Canada, Whitesheet, OPC CRAFT AWARD FOR CINEMATOGRAHY John Houtman BC Lottery Corporation, Wrestlers, Soft Citizen/Furlined GOLDSINGLE Glen Keenan Blockbuster Canada,[…]

  • Lawmakers plea for indie productions
    Thursday May 22nd 2008

    Three senior lawmakers have asked the federal government’s main investigative body to look into charges that media consolidation has reduced opportunities for independent producers and programmers. In a letter to the Government Accountability Office: “It is important that we understand the current media environment, the reasons for the drastic decrease in independent programming and the impact government laws and regulations have on the media industry.”

  • Cannes feels the big chill
    Thursday May 22nd 2008

    As the festival winds down, no U.S. distributor has made a major acquisition. The tepid Cannes market continued what’s been a dismal cycle for the finished-film market that began last year in Toronto. Theatrical grosses have dropped, there’s been a glut of product, and then came the closing of Warners’ specialty divisions. The result, insiders say, is because specialty divisions can afford only so many costly in-house productions . . .

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