The site says that at least one of the top programming executives, which includes Jamie Erlicht and Zack Van Amburg, will be at the festival to look for new content that could fill out an upcoming entertainment service.
The Toronto International Film Festival is set to kick off on Thursday, September 6, and it will run through Sunday, September 16. This will mark the first time that Apple executives have attended the film festival, and the company will be competing with at least one other TV giant -- Amazon. Amazon executives are also going to be attending the festival to look for new movies to pick up.
North Road will consist of Chernin Entertainment, the scripted TV and film business the mogul launched in 2010; the U.S. businesses of Red Arrow Studios, which North Road acquired in June; and 100% ownership of Words + Pictures, a nonscripted content business Chernin formed with partners last year.
Andy was a national host and producer at CBC Radio for 15 years, working on flagship shows such as After Hours, The Signal, Global Village, and Metro Morning. He shared in a Deutsche Welle Radio Award and a CBC Program Award. He has reported on illegal rocket festivals from South East Asia, produced a documentary on artificial intelligence from Silicon Valley, and recorded traditional music on remote islands in the South Pacific. Andy is also an international touring musician, a film and TV composer, a finalist in the Peak Performance Project, and the recipient of the Colleen Peterson Songwriting Award. He has a degree in music and arts from McGill University.
Showcasing more than 300 films and hosting industryites from around the world, Toronto can \"make or break\" films looking for international distribution and a chance at Oscar gold. From glitzy red carpet premieres to challenging art films to cutting edge new media, the Festival offers something for every taste. 1e1e36bf2d