Toronto 2012: Jason Reitman, James Schamus and Edward Burns Join Talent Lab

James Schamus
James Schamus
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TORONTO - Focus Features’ James Schamus, Edward Burns and Jason Reitman have been added to the guest speaker list for the Talent Lab at this week’s Toronto International Film Festival.

The trio will help groom 25 emerging Canadian and international filmmakers during a four-day development program to run from September 5 to 8.

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Also coming on board as Talent Lab mentors are filmmakers Peter Mettler (The End of Time), and Andy Capper (Reincarnated).

And Talent Lab has added the American indie filmmakers David Siegel and Scott McGehee, who will be screening What Maisie Knew in Toronto, as governors, along with UK producer Stephen Wooley (Great Expectations) and Canadian filmmaker Jennifer Baichwal.

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