The 48th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) will take place from September 7-17, 2023. As usual, an eager audience will gather for numerous screenings, including premieres of films from countries around the world. Here’s everything you need to know to enjoy the festival. Honorees Recipients of TIFF Tribute Awards are... Read more

The Venice International Film Festival will take place from August 30-September 9, 2023. Last year, for the 79th festival, we rounded up favorite spots around Venice. Now, we’re celebrating the festival’s 80th birthday with a preview of honorees, jury members, and films. We would still urge you to book a... Read more

Films, music videos, and commercials are part of our everyday lives, but most people would be surprised about the amount of effort that goes into making them. Filmmaking requires hard work from many dedicated workers with a wide variety of creative backgrounds. For director Gev Miron, it’s this process that... Read more

Newly (and hastily) augmented with generative AI, Microsoft’s search engine, Bing, has been normalizing piracy, drumming up business for piracy rings, and instructing internet users how to access piracy sites in countries where they have been blocked pursuant to court orders. We’re used to such asshattery from Google and Facebook... Read more

For Lili Haydn, music is her first language. As a musician, she’s played on some of the world’s biggest stages, toured with iconic bands, and has recorded sessions with all-time great composers. When she’s not working as a professional composer for films and television shows like Ginny & Georgia (for... Read more

Once per year, an eclectic group gathers in Annecy, a small town in the French Alps, to discuss the art of animation. They are illustrators, auteurs, critics, students, cinephiles, cartoonists – in short, creatives who share a peculiar passion for bringing things to life. These wizardly folk are treated at... Read more

Sydney celebrated a platinum jubilee this June as the Australian city’s internationally famous film festival turned 70 years old. The 2023 Sydney Film Festival (SFF) took place from June 7 to June 18. After the closing ceremonies, nine competitors returned home with cash prizes and trophies in the form of... Read more