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Toronto Fest Sets Industry Awards

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire August 14, 2006 at 7:11AM

The Toronto International Film Festival has announced the launch of the CFTPA Producer's Award, a juried prize honoring a producer with a film screening at the festival. The winner will receive a $10,000 CAD cash award. In a statement, Kelley Alexander, Director of Industry Initiatives, said, "The CFTPA created this Award to recognize the hard work and dedication that making films represents, and to encourage further success. The CFTPA Producer Award gives much deserved profile to producers in this country. Also on tap this year is the annual Telefilm Canada Pitch This! competition. Six finalists are vying for $10,000 CAD cash award to help develop a new project. This year's finalists are: Steven N. Bray and Jessie Wallace for "Widow's Row", Anthony Del Col for "Outsourced", Sheldon Inkol for "Once Upon a Revolution", Kerry Elizabeth McPherson for "The Year of the Moth", David Miller and Marcus Robinson for "The Innocents", and Mark Montefiore for "Litte Red Turnbuckle". [Eugene Hernandez]
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The Toronto International Film Festival has announced the launch of the CFTPA Producer's Award, a juried prize honoring a producer with a film screening at the festival. The winner will receive a $10,000 CAD cash award. In a statement, Kelley Alexander, Director of Industry Initiatives, said, "The CFTPA created this Award to recognize the hard work and dedication that making films represents, and to encourage further success. The CFTPA Producer Award gives much deserved profile to producers in this country. Also on tap this year is the annual Telefilm Canada Pitch This! competition. Six finalists are vying for $10,000 CAD cash award to help develop a new project. This year's finalists are: Steven N. Bray and Jessie Wallace for "Widow's Row", Anthony Del Col for "Outsourced", Sheldon Inkol for "Once Upon a Revolution", Kerry Elizabeth McPherson for "The Year of the Moth", David Miller and Marcus Robinson for "The Innocents", and Mark Montefiore for "Litte Red Turnbuckle". [Eugene Hernandez]