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    REVIEW | Wild Life: Griffin Dunne's "Fierce People"

    It's rare that a film as initially unfocused and scattershot as Griffin Dunne's mock-ethnographic "Fierce People" would halfway redeem itself through the introduction of an anal rape/revenge narrative--but here we have it. Discussion of redemption in this case is tricky--it's not as if the two halve...

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    Toronto 2007 | Family Ties

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    TORONTO '07 | IFC "Jar City" Pact as TIFF Opens; Podeswa, Lantos Have Toronto Homecoming with "Piece

    The Toronto International Film Festival is so big -- with a roster of nearly 350 movies -- that multiple films are in the spotlight on opening night. While the fest officially opened with a gala screening and a pair of parties for Jeremy Podeswa's "Fugitive Pieces," across town Martin Gero's "Young ...

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    Toronto 2007.1: Jar City

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    Cuban and Wagner Change Course at HDNet Films as "Redacted" Stirs Venice, Telluride and Now, Toronto

    Formed four years ago, HDNet Films has either reached the end of the road or hit a major intersection. Producers Jason Kliot and Joana Vicente will be leaving the digital production company that was formed by Mark Cuban as the unit marks four years of digital filmmaking. The move is stirring buzz ju...

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    iW NEWS | Niv Fichman Receives CFPTA Producers Award

    Industry Initatives at the Toronto International Film Festival and the Canadian Film and Television Production Association announced that Niv Fichman is the recipient of the second annual CFTPA Producer's Award with a $10,000 CAD cash prize. Fichman has produced over 200 documenataries, television s...

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  • "Boredom at Its Boredest" by Michael ...
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    Toronto is Hot! (no, literally...)

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    BBC: Venice honours director Burton

    Director Tim Burton, whose films include "Edward Scissorhands" and "Sleepy Hollow," has been honored with a career award at the Venice Film Festival. Festival organisers called Burton "one of America's bravest, most visionary and innovative filmmakers." Burton received the Golden Lion lifetime achie...

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    iW NEWS | Walker Teams with Cinetic as Partner

    CAA's Bart Walker has joined Cinetic Media as a partner effective immediately, founder John Sloss officially announced Thursday. Concurrent with Walker's arrival, Cinetic will launch Cinetic Management, a talent management division. Walker, who joins Sloss and Robert Nathan as a partner in Cinetic Media, spent the last three years at CAA in New York. "We share a passion for representation in broad terms and feel we are at an inflection point in the way films are financed, produced and distributed. "We see Cinetic as a new kind of service company, one that will create innovative structures that benefit filmmakers as well as financiers so that ...

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