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    Six in the Mix: Key Advice for Young Filmmakers on How to Make the Most of the Toronto Film Festival

    Whether they believe it or not, just about everyone in the film industry will tell you that relationships are the glue that keep the business functional and creative. From the friendships and collaborations fostered at film school through the sympatico shorthand that gets a $200 million blockbuster ...

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    Exclusive Media Launches New U.S. Distribution Arm Exclusive Releasing as Toronto Fest Starts

    The acquisitions derby of the Toronto International Film Festival just gained another player. On Thursday, Exclusive Media launched Exclusive Releasing, a U.S. distribution company that plans to release three or four films per year, mostly acquisitions.

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    Watch: Exclusive Clip From Toronto Film Festival Drama 'What Richard Did'

    While Irish filmmaker Lenny Abrahamson was in the news this week with a new Michael Fassbender project called "Frank," he also has a film screening in the contemporary world cinema section of the Toronto International Film Festival.

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    Annemarie Jacir's Palestinian 'When I Saw You' Goes to Match Factory Before TIFF Debut [Trailer]

    Annemarie Jacir's Palestinian Oscar entry "When I Saw You" goes to The Match Factory for worldwide rights, prior to its debut at Toronto September 9. Jacir's first film "Salt of This Sea," which debuted at Cannes in 2008, was also Palestine's Oscar entry...

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    TIFF REVIEW: Opening Nighter 'Looper ' Delivers Sci-Fi Thrills-- and Depth

    You can throw out the old canard that you can usually skip the opening night Canadian film in Toronto. That's because the fest has wriggled free of having to book the latest tasteful film by a respected Canadian auteur. And Rian Johnson's "Looper" is a must-see hardboiled thriller for any cinephile-...

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    TIFF Review: Rian Johnson's 'Looper' Is Both Impressive and Underwhelming

    "Looper," a rollicking dystopian action-adventure yarn about time travel, is a reasonable broadening of the filmmaker's scope with enough potential to make its flaws stand out. It officially opens the 37th Toronto International Film Festival Thursday night.

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    Eating, Drinking, and Shopping in Toronto: An Indiewire Insider's Guide

    Tens of thousands of people are about to converge on Canada's largest city for one of the world's largest film events, socializing and networking all over town. And while many of them have probably been around the Toronto block a few times in the past, you never know what's new to discov...

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    The Breakouts: 10 Up-and-Coming Actors to Watch in Toronto

    While the Toronto International Film Festival is mostly known for its star wattage and Oscar-bait fare, the event also serves as a springboard for up-and-coming actors to make their marks. Freida Pinto, Ellen Page, Shailene Woodley, Dev Patel, Kodi Smit-McPhee and Oscar-nominee Keisha Castle-Hughes ...

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    Tribeca Film Acquires Edward Burns' 'The Fitzgerald Family Christmas' For Holiday Multi-Platform Release

    Tribeca Film has acquired North American rights to Toronto-bound "The Fitzgerald Family Christmas," a domestic drama written, directed and starring Edward Burns. On this Irish-American working class family comedy, Burns brings back old pals Connie Britton and Michael McGlone, who co-starred in Burns...

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    Watch: Something is Rotten in the State of Greece in 'Dead Europe' Trailer (VIDEO)

    The scant two-minute trailer for Tony Krawitz's "Dead Europe" (premiering in Toronto this Friday) leaves one with the hungover sensation of having undergone a minor bludgeoning. Or at least a very grim full length film.

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