Back to IndieWire

TORONTO ’08 | Day One Roundup

TORONTO '08 | Day One Roundup

TORONTO ’08 | Day One Roundup

indieWIRE offers a snapshot of Toronto ’08 news from around the world.

Toronto Film Festival Opens Amid Cautious Industry Climate

No “flow of exciting new talent,” says Searchlight’s Gilula. [WSJ]

Toronto looks to lure the buy-curious

“Fear and anxiety are in the air,” says Sloss. [HR]

Award Hopefuls Road Test in Toronto

Fewer films “trawling for early kudo signs.” [VAR]

A Nostalgia for New York, by Way of the Toronto Film Festival

“Chorus” line of New York films set for Canadian fest. [NYT]

The Film Paris Hilton Doesn’t Want You To See

Fest drops all but one press screening for new doc on pop socialite. [Spout]

More coverage of the Toronto International Film Festival in indieWIRE’s special section.

Sign Up: Stay on top of the latest breaking film and TV news! Sign up for our Email Newsletters here.

This Article is related to: Festivals and tagged

Get The Latest IndieWire Alerts And Newsletters Delivered Directly To Your Inbox