TIFF 2018 Line Up Announced

Piers Handling, CEO and Director of TIFF , and Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director of  TIFF , today unveiled the first round of titles premiering in the Gala and Special Presentation  programmes of the 43rd Toronto International Film Festival.  Of the 17 Galas and 30 Special Presentations, this first announcement includes 21 World  Premieres, 7 International [...]

TIFF 2018 Festival Volunteer Applications Open

Each September, the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) becomes a central hub for film lovers from around the world to experience Festival Street, watch some of the year’s most anticipated films, and discover new international filmmaking voices. Organizing the 11-day Festival is no small feat, and each year the TIFF experience is made stronger and [...]

Ready Player One Writer Adapts ROM

Writer Zak Penn provided the screenplay adaptation of Ernest Cline’s 1980s inspired Ready Player One for Steven Spielberg and now he’s apparently at work adapting another vintage cult classic for Paramount and Hasbro. ROM was a toy released in 1979 in response to the amazing success of Star Wars and it’s successful tie in toy [...]

Wicked Musical Movie Finally Happening

Surprising precisely nobody, West End and Broadway musical phenomenon Wicked is finally going to make it’s long overdue and seemingly inevitable transfer to the big screen. The long running musical is based on Gregory Maguire’s alternative history take on The Wizard of Oz, re-telling the familiar fantasy tale from the perspective of the witches. The [...]