Ivan Reitman News

Date of Birth: October 27, 1946 (70)
Birth Place: CZECHOSLOVAKIA
Gender: Male
The New Picks on the Block: TIFF Kids and TIFF Next Wave Lineups Engage Audiences of All AgesThe New Picks on the Block: TIFF Kids and TIFF Next Wave Lineups Engage Audiences of All Ages
by Movies News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

The youngest cinephiles will easily find their Festival favourites at this year's Toronto International Film Festival®. The TIFF Kids and TIFF Next Wave selections, announced today, deliver age-appropriate films curated for young audiences and - in the case of the Next Wave committee - by young audiences. (more...)

Toronto International Film Festival Unveils 2017 International Juries FIPRESCI and NETPACToronto International Film Festival Unveils 2017 International Juries FIPRESCI and NETPAC
by Movies News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

The Toronto International Film Festival® is pleased to announce the new members of its two international juries. Featuring renowned film critics, the juries are comprised of six members from FIPRESCI, the International Federation of Film Critics, and three jurors for NETPAC, the Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema. (more...)

2017 Toronto International Film Festival Fact Sheet2017 Toronto International Film Festival Fact Sheet
by Movies News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

The Toronto International Film Festival releases some fun facts and figures ahead of their event. (more...)

TIFF Welcomes International Leaders to Discuss Compelling Political and Personal StoriesTIFF Welcomes International Leaders to Discuss Compelling Political and Personal Stories
by Movies News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

The Toronto International Film Festival® invites Festival-goers to join the conversation! Returning for its sixth year, the TIFF Speaker Series will focus on compelling political and personal stories from around the world. Partnering with the University of Toronto's Munk School of Global Affairs, the programme offers audiences the opportunity to interact with filmmakers and scholars in extended discussions following each film's second public screening. This year's speakers include Aisha Ahmad, Robert Austin, Teresa Kramarz, Janice Gross Stein and Joseph Wong. (more...)

Leading Talent and Global Stars to Descend on the City for this Year's Toronto International Film FestivalLeading Talent and Global Stars to Descend on the City for this Year's Toronto International Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

The Toronto International Film Festival® today revealed the hundreds of special guests and talent that will attend the Festival this September. (more...)

TIFF: Celebrate Festival Street in the Heart of the Action with Free Music, Screenings and FunTIFF: Celebrate Festival Street in the Heart of the Action with Free Music, Screenings and Fun
by Movies News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

For the fourth year, the energy of the Toronto International Film Festival® will spill out into the street for all to enjoy. On opening weekend, September 7 to 10, King Street West between Peter Street and University Avenue will be temporarily converted into a pedestrian promenade for a celebration everyone is invited to. (more...)

Tiff's Discovery Programme Boasts Biggest Lineup to Date with 45 Fresh Titles by New Storytellers From Around the WorldTiff's Discovery Programme Boasts Biggest Lineup to Date with 45 Fresh Titles by New Storytellers From Around the World
by Movies News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

The Toronto International Film Festival debuted the 2017 Discovery programme lineup with 45 first and second feature films by up-and-coming filmmakers from around the world. Good news for the future of global cinema: this is the biggest Discovery programme to date, with 25% more titles than the 2016 roster and two-thirds of the selection World Premiering at TIFF. (more...)

What Did We Do to Deserve Bill Murray? Comedy Legend Returns to GROUNDHOG DAY for Second Night in a RowWhat Did We Do to Deserve Bill Murray? Comedy Legend Returns to GROUNDHOG DAY for Second Night in a Row
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Last night, legendary actor Bill Murray made a trip back to Punxsutawney as he attended Groundhog Day on Broadway for the first time. Murray starred as Phil Connors in the 1993 film which the musical is based on. (more...)

Toronto International Film Festival Reveals 2017 TIFF Rising StarsToronto International Film Festival Reveals 2017 TIFF Rising Stars
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

The Toronto International Film Festival is proud to introduce its participants for this year's TIFF Rising Stars programme: Daniel Doheny, Mary Galloway, Theodore Pellerin and Ellen Wong. (more...)

Toronto Film Festival Unveils 2017 'Canada Pitch This!'Toronto Film Festival Unveils 2017 'Canada Pitch This!'
by Movies News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

One of the most anticipated industry events of TIFF, Telefilm Canada PITCH THIS! is returning for its 18th consecutive year. Six teams of talented emerging filmmakers will have six minutes each to pitch their feature-film idea to a live audience of industry experts and a jury of development and production professionals. (more...)

What Made Bill Murray Break Into Sobs at GROUNDHOG DAY?What Made Bill Murray Break Into Sobs at GROUNDHOG DAY?
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Last night, legendary actor Bill Murray made a trip back to Punxsutawney as he attended Groundhog Day on Broadway for the first time. Murray starred as Phil Connors in the 1993 film which the musical is based on. (more...)

Toronto Film Festival Announces 2017 Talent Lab ParticipantsToronto Film Festival Announces 2017 Talent Lab Participants
by Movies News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Twenty emerging filmmakers from across the globe have been selected for the 14th annual TIFF Talent Lab. They will have the opportunity to learn from leading international film artists, with an emphasis on developing their creative vision and craft. The five-day artistic development programme will take place from September 5 to 9, 2017. (more...)

BAYWATCH Extended Version Comes to 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray 8/29BAYWATCH Extended Version Comes to 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray 8/29
by Movies News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

The “bawdy, sexy” (Neil Pond, Parade) and “ridiculously fun” (Rachel Smith, FOX-TV) comedy BAYWATCH makes waves with a new extended version, featuring outrageous footage not seen in theaters, on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack and Blu-ray Combo Pack August 29, 2017 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.  Fans can dive in two weeks early on Digital HD, August 15. (more...)

World Premiere of SHEIKH JACKSON to Close TIFF Special Presentations ProgrammeWorld Premiere of SHEIKH JACKSON to Close TIFF Special Presentations Programme
by Movies News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Today the Toronto International Film Festival® announced that the World Premiere of SHEIKH JACKSON will be the Closing Night Special Presentation. Written and directed by Amr Salama, Sheikh Jackson tells the story of a young imam and former Michael Jackson devotee who falls into a tailspin following the news of the King of Pop's death. (more...)

LADY BIRD to Open Special Presentations Programme at 2017 Toronto Film FestLADY BIRD to Open Special Presentations Programme at 2017 Toronto Film Fest
by Movies News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

The Toronto International Film Festival® announced today LADY BIRD as the Opening film of the Special Presentations Programme. Written and directed by Greta Gerwig, the film stars Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts, Lucas Hedges, Timothee Chalamet and Beanie Feldstein. (more...)

A Conversation with Alan Alda and Jason ReitmanA Conversation with Alan Alda and Jason Reitman
by Lauren Yarger - May 11, 2017

Alan Alda and Jason Reitman Reflect on their Careers and Their Fathers in an Evening of Conversation and Laughter (more...)

Bill Murray Teams with Cellist Jan Vogler for Evening of Music & Literature at Carnegie HallBill Murray Teams with Cellist Jan Vogler for Evening of Music & Literature at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

A new collaboration between actor Bill Murray and cellist Jan Vogler comes to Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage on Monday, October 16, 2017 at 8pm, presented by Dorn Music. (more...)

TIFF Announces 16th Annual Canada's Top Ten Film FestivalTIFF Announces 16th Annual Canada's Top Ten Film Festival
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

TIFF® rings in the New Year with the 16th annual Canada's Top Ten Film Festival, presenting public screenings of 2016's 10 best features, shorts and student shorts. (more...)

VIDEO: Keanu Reeves and TIFFF Show Their Love for Film in New ShortVIDEO: Keanu Reeves and TIFFF Show Their Love for Film in New Short
by Movies News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Keanu Reeves is urging the world to help TIFF protect and project film through its Save This Moment campaign, which aims to raise funds to cover storage, revision, and maintenance costs for 1,460 recently acquired prints from NBC Universal, Mongrel Media, eOne/Les Films Séville and Canadian filmmaker Peter Mettler. (more...)

David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel & More to Salute Bill Murray at Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for HumorDavid Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel & More to Salute Bill Murray at Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for Humor
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

The program is slated to air on PBS stations as Bill Murray: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize nationwide October 28 at 9 p.m. (check local listings). Artists are subject to change. (more...)

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