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Guillermo del Toro Remembers Making ‘Pan’s Labyrinth’: “Everything That Could Go Wrong Went Wrong”

It would seem that a taxi driver is to thank for the making of Guillermo del Toro’s three-time Oscar-winner Pan’s Labyrinth.  On Wednesday night, del Toro joined the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures for a 15th anniversary celebration screening and Q&A for the film. The acclaimed Mexican writer-director revealed that prior to making the film, […]

Doug Jones to Receive Inaugural Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild’s The Chair Award

Doug Jones — who has played memorable characters beneath masterful makeup and prothetics requiring sitting hours in the makeup chair — has been named the recipient of the inaugural The Chair Award from the Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild (IATSE Local 706). He’s known for roles such as the so-called Amphibian Man in Guillermo […]

Nicolas Cage, Guillermo del Toro to Receive Honors From Hollywood Critics Association (Exclusive)

The Hollywood Critics Association is set to give Nicolas Cage its Acting Achievement Award and Guillermo del Toro this year’s Filmmaking Achievement Award at the 5th annual HCA Awards ceremony on Jan. 8. The intimate awards show will also see cinematographer Alice Brooks receive the Artisan on the Rise Award and Saniyya Sidney accept the […]

Canadian Industry Leaders Talk Georgia Boycott, COVID-19 Third Wave, Rapid Testing

"That state should be blacklisted," Pinewood Toronto Studios chairman Paul Bronfman says of Georgia amid a corporate backlash against the U.S. state's restrictive voting laws.

Toronto Diner Hosts Auteur Film Shoots Amid Hollywood Shutdown

After Hollywood production in Toronto ground to a halt in March amid the coronavirus pandemic, local restaurateur Fadi Hakim decided not to wait out the summer until A-list talent possibly returned to his popular old-school diner to shoot their Hollywood movies.

Richard Jenkins, Shane Paul McGhie Join ‘The Last Shift’ Comedy

'The Shape of Water' star Richard Jenkins and Shane Paul McGhie ('What Men Want') are set to star in indie comedy 'The Last Shift.'

Major Ontario Film, TV Production Studio in the Works (Exclusive)

Six soundstages comprising 150,000 square feet of space are planned for Hamilton, Ontario, an hour from a booming Toronto film and TV production sector.

Canadian Studio Giant Expands With Toronto Film Facility (Exclusive)

William F. White International is set to open a new Toronto film studio, comprising four soundstages over 152,000 square feet of space, to help take the city to full capacity.

Netflix Launches Newest Production Hub in Toronto

Netflix is opening its latest global production hub in Toronto, taking long-term leases on eight sound stages at separate studios to produce its growing film and TV slate while tapping local incentives.

Netflix Nabs Ron Howard’s ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ Adaptation

Netflix has picked up Ron Howard's adaptation of the J.D. Vance memoir 'Hillbilly Elegy,' The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

Peter Fonda, Hugh Hudson to Get Tributes at Guadalajara Film Fest

Actor-writer Peter Fonda and British director Hugh Hudson will receive career achievement awards in March at the Guadalajara International Film Festival, one of Mexico's top cinema showcases.

‘The Shape of Water’ Wins for Production Design at Directors Guild of Canada Awards

In a repeat of his Oscar triumph, Paul Austerberry was hailed Saturday night for best production design in a feature film for his work on 'The Shape of Water' by the Directors Guild of Canada at its 2018 DGC Awards in Toronto.