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  • TIFF ’12 preview: Doc Conference expansion, new talent focus
    Tuesday July 31st 2012

    Ahead of the unveiling of the bulk of the Toronto International Film Festival’s non-fiction line-up, doc programmer Thom Powers (pictured) talks about this year’s plans, which including expanding the annual Doc Conference to two days. After last week unveiling its Galas and Special Presentation titles, the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) will lift the lid on the bulk of its documentary line-up, unveiling titles that will undoubtedly go on to become some of the year’s biggest docs.

  • Before TIFF, there comes MIFF
    Friday July 27th 2012

    Downtown Toronto may have a higher concentration of film-fest activity than anywhere else in the country but it’s not the only movie destination in the GTA. Now in its fifth year, the MIFF brings quality indie fare to viewers who may be reluctant to travel beyond the end of the QEW. One of several recent Canadian movies that get some well-deserved exposure this weekend, Cold Blooded is an admirably ruthless thriller that stars Lost Girl’s Zoie Palmer as a cop who gets trapped with some very bad dudes in a deserted hospital ward. J

  • The Borgias nominated for 4 Emmy’s
    Friday July 27th 2012

    SPIN VFX has announced Emmy nominations for the second season of THE BORGIAS including Outstanding Special Visual Effects in a Supporting Role in a Supporting Role. Nominations are in the following categories: Outstanding Special Visual Effects For A Series in a Supporting Role Outstanding Hairstyling For A Single-Camera Series Outstanding[…]

  • TIFF to open with a bang
    Thursday July 26th 2012

    The 2012 Toronto International Film Festival will kick off 10 days of new movies, stargazing and glitzy parties with a sci-fi thriller starring Bruce Willis as a time traveller and Joseph Gordon-Levitt as his younger self. Looper, written and directed by Rian Johnson, will be the opening night gala for this year’s festival, organizers announced Tuesday morning. From Sept. 6 to 16, the festival will also host the world premieres of Ben Affleck’s Argo, Deepa Mehta’s Midnight’s Children and Joss Whedon’s Much Ado About Nothing. Dustin Hoffman’s directorial debut, Quartet, will also screen, as well as Robert Redford’s The Company You Keep, in which he leads an all-star cast.

  • THE BRIEF: An interview with the Spiderman of 3D – James Stewart
    Wednesday July 25th 2012

    18,000 screens featuring Spiderman 3D experienced the world’s first 3D gesture control cinema game. The game is part of the launch of Samsung’s new Galaxy S3 phone, and is backed by the largest cinema ad budget in history. Credits are due. Samsung’s advertising agency is Razorfish. Audience Entertainment/NCM produced the interactive game, and Toronto’s Geneva Film Co. and its founder and director, James Stewart,* produced the live action. The Brief spoke with James Stewart about this first 3D cinema experience as well as the potential 3D now has in enhancing the consumer’s interaction with brands on their tablets, phones, computers and TV.

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  • TIFF ’12 preview: Doc Conference expansion, new talent focus
    Tuesday July 31st 2012

    Ahead of the unveiling of the bulk of the Toronto International Film Festival’s non-fiction line-up, doc programmer Thom Powers (pictured) talks about this year’s plans, which including expanding the annual Doc Conference to two days. After last week unveiling its Galas and Special Presentation titles, the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) will lift the lid on the bulk of its documentary line-up, unveiling titles that will undoubtedly go on to become some of the year’s biggest docs.

  • Before TIFF, there comes MIFF
    Friday July 27th 2012

    Downtown Toronto may have a higher concentration of film-fest activity than anywhere else in the country but it’s not the only movie destination in the GTA. Now in its fifth year, the MIFF brings quality indie fare to viewers who may be reluctant to travel beyond the end of the QEW. One of several recent Canadian movies that get some well-deserved exposure this weekend, Cold Blooded is an admirably ruthless thriller that stars Lost Girl’s Zoie Palmer as a cop who gets trapped with some very bad dudes in a deserted hospital ward. J

  • The Borgias nominated for 4 Emmy’s
    Friday July 27th 2012

    SPIN VFX has announced Emmy nominations for the second season of THE BORGIAS including Outstanding Special Visual Effects in a Supporting Role in a Supporting Role. Nominations are in the following categories: Outstanding Special Visual Effects For A Series in a Supporting Role Outstanding Hairstyling For A Single-Camera Series Outstanding[…]

  • TIFF to open with a bang
    Thursday July 26th 2012

    The 2012 Toronto International Film Festival will kick off 10 days of new movies, stargazing and glitzy parties with a sci-fi thriller starring Bruce Willis as a time traveller and Joseph Gordon-Levitt as his younger self. Looper, written and directed by Rian Johnson, will be the opening night gala for this year’s festival, organizers announced Tuesday morning. From Sept. 6 to 16, the festival will also host the world premieres of Ben Affleck’s Argo, Deepa Mehta’s Midnight’s Children and Joss Whedon’s Much Ado About Nothing. Dustin Hoffman’s directorial debut, Quartet, will also screen, as well as Robert Redford’s The Company You Keep, in which he leads an all-star cast.

  • THE BRIEF: An interview with the Spiderman of 3D – James Stewart
    Wednesday July 25th 2012

    18,000 screens featuring Spiderman 3D experienced the world’s first 3D gesture control cinema game. The game is part of the launch of Samsung’s new Galaxy S3 phone, and is backed by the largest cinema ad budget in history. Credits are due. Samsung’s advertising agency is Razorfish. Audience Entertainment/NCM produced the interactive game, and Toronto’s Geneva Film Co. and its founder and director, James Stewart,* produced the live action. The Brief spoke with James Stewart about this first 3D cinema experience as well as the potential 3D now has in enhancing the consumer’s interaction with brands on their tablets, phones, computers and TV.

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Archives for: July 20125
  • TIFF ’12 preview: Doc Conference expansion, new talent focus
    Tuesday July 31st 2012

    Ahead of the unveiling of the bulk of the Toronto International Film Festival’s non-fiction line-up, doc programmer Thom Powers (pictured) talks about this year’s plans, which including expanding the annual Doc Conference to two days. After last week unveiling its Galas and Special Presentation titles, the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) will lift the lid on the bulk of its documentary line-up, unveiling titles that will undoubtedly go on to become some of the year’s biggest docs.

  • Before TIFF, there comes MIFF
    Friday July 27th 2012

    Downtown Toronto may have a higher concentration of film-fest activity than anywhere else in the country but it’s not the only movie destination in the GTA. Now in its fifth year, the MIFF brings quality indie fare to viewers who may be reluctant to travel beyond the end of the QEW. One of several recent Canadian movies that get some well-deserved exposure this weekend, Cold Blooded is an admirably ruthless thriller that stars Lost Girl’s Zoie Palmer as a cop who gets trapped with some very bad dudes in a deserted hospital ward. J

  • The Borgias nominated for 4 Emmy’s
    Friday July 27th 2012

    SPIN VFX has announced Emmy nominations for the second season of THE BORGIAS including Outstanding Special Visual Effects in a Supporting Role in a Supporting Role. Nominations are in the following categories: Outstanding Special Visual Effects For A Series in a Supporting Role Outstanding Hairstyling For A Single-Camera Series Outstanding[…]

  • TIFF to open with a bang
    Thursday July 26th 2012

    The 2012 Toronto International Film Festival will kick off 10 days of new movies, stargazing and glitzy parties with a sci-fi thriller starring Bruce Willis as a time traveller and Joseph Gordon-Levitt as his younger self. Looper, written and directed by Rian Johnson, will be the opening night gala for this year’s festival, organizers announced Tuesday morning. From Sept. 6 to 16, the festival will also host the world premieres of Ben Affleck’s Argo, Deepa Mehta’s Midnight’s Children and Joss Whedon’s Much Ado About Nothing. Dustin Hoffman’s directorial debut, Quartet, will also screen, as well as Robert Redford’s The Company You Keep, in which he leads an all-star cast.

  • THE BRIEF: An interview with the Spiderman of 3D – James Stewart
    Wednesday July 25th 2012

    18,000 screens featuring Spiderman 3D experienced the world’s first 3D gesture control cinema game. The game is part of the launch of Samsung’s new Galaxy S3 phone, and is backed by the largest cinema ad budget in history. Credits are due. Samsung’s advertising agency is Razorfish. Audience Entertainment/NCM produced the interactive game, and Toronto’s Geneva Film Co. and its founder and director, James Stewart,* produced the live action. The Brief spoke with James Stewart about this first 3D cinema experience as well as the potential 3D now has in enhancing the consumer’s interaction with brands on their tablets, phones, computers and TV.

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