Magazine article Screen International

Toronto Film Fest Switches Telluride Stance

Magazine article Screen International

Toronto Film Fest Switches Telluride Stance

Article excerpt

In a significant shiftfrom last year's move denying opening weekend berths to films that screened first in Colorado, the TIFF hierarchy has softened its approach but stipulated that its three prestige venues will remain off-limits.

Only world and North American premieres will be entitled to screen at Roy Thomson Hall, Princess Of Wales and the Visa Screening Room at the Elgin Theatre.

The policy switch means that Venice and Cannes world premieres will be considered for a prestigious opening weekend slot in a top Toronto venue, as will any other film that has premiered outside the US and Canada prior to TIFF.

Canadian premieres may screen in the three venues from the Monday onwards or in any other festival venue throughout the 11-day event. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.