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    Trailer and Video Commentary: Tykwer and Wachowskis Talk Toronto-Bound, Epic, Mind-Boggling 'Cloud Atlas' UPDATED

    The epic, six-minute trailer for Tom Tykwer and the Wachowskis' "Cloud Atlas," debuting at Toronto in September, is here. The adaptation of David Mitchell's novel stars -- deep breath -- Tom Hanks, Jim Sturgess, Ben Whishaw, Halle Berry, Jim Broadbent, Susan Sarandon, Hugo Weaving, Bae Doona, Zhou X...

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    Weekly Wrap: Venice and Toronto Announcements, 'Dark Knight Rises' Aftermath, Best Foreign Films of All Time & More

    This week on TOH, we announced the much-anticipated lineups of the Toronto and Venice film festivals, looked at the opening weekend of "The Dark Knight Rises" and finally heard Michael Moore's take on the horrific Aurora shootings, conducted two Best Foreign Film polls and more.

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    Coproductions with Canada Total Budgets Climb to Over $1 Billion in the Last Five Years

    An Outstanding year for Canadian coproduction at the 65th Cannes Film Festival with Cosmopolis (ISA: Kinology), Laurence Anyways (ISA: MK2) and Hors les murs (Beyond the Walls) (ISA: Films Boutique).

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    Venice Film Festival Announces its Market in a Crowded Fall Season

    The Venice Film Festival's new artistic director Alberto Barbera has announced that France’s Pascal Diot will head the new Venice Film Market. TIFF goes on. In October, Rome has announced that Marco Mueller has been apppointed Director there and will soon reveal market plans. Moscow has also anno...

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    Cinando has Changed Its Look and Its Tools

    Cinando launched its new interface this Berlin. It's cleaner and yet more comprehensive with a top menu for personal items econd set of tabs closer into the main page related to the database itself, four spaces to put your own company more actively "in the mix", more visible news, more visible film...

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    LGBT rights in Indonesia and Asia and the World And The Panorama Section of the Berlinale

    Panorama of the Berlinale is known as a pioneer showcast for GLBT and Queer Films. This year the daring Children of Srikandi is a highlight to see. Also The Film Collaborative also has two LGBT films in Panorama: Vito on Vito Russo and Leave It On The Floor which has a unique festival arc of worl...

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    Festival Scope opens “Labels”

    Finally a way to track festival winners that eliminates our need to track all festivals separately. Festival Scope , the online platform known for providing film professionals with online screening of films from more than 60 of the most prestigious international film festivals (including Berlinale, ...

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    FiGa Films New Acquisitions for AFM

    North American sales agency and distributor FiGa Films has recently acquired several new Ibero American titles just in time for the American Film Market.

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    Academy Award Submissions for Best Foreign Language Oscar With Sales Agents

    The complete list of submissions for the nomination for Best Foreign Language Academy Award, has been announced. 63 countries' selections have been accepted. Last year there were 65 selections. I have added the international sales agents and when there is one, the U.S. distributor. The Female Factor: 8 of 63 films or 13%. Last year, of the 65 films submitted, 9 were directed by women — that’s 14%. The films by women are Leticia Tonos' Love Child ♀ (the Dominican Republic), Valerie Donzelli's Declaration of War ♀ (France), Ann Hui's A Simple Life ♀ (Hong Kong), Juanita Wilson's As If I Am Not There ♀...

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