TORONTO – The Toronto International Film Festival is pleased to announce strong sales have been negotiated during the Festival. To date, more than 20 films have been sold to territories in North America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia and New Zealand, with more sales expected to be announced in the coming days. Key acquisitions include Rabbit Hole, Barney’s Version, Incendies, Super, Dirty Girl, Submarine, Beautiful Boy, Cave of Forgotten Dreams and Insidious. More than 3,400 industry delegates attended the Festival this year and worked closely with the Festival’s Sales & Industry Office, which facilitates information sharing and fosters relationships between accredited buyers, sales agents, producers and filmmakers.
“We are very pleased to see Toronto playing a role in the turnaround in the sales climate,” said Cameron Bailey, Co-Director of the Toronto International Film Festival. “As a result, audiences in North America and around the world will see some of the outstanding films that premiered here.”
To date, U.S. sales are confirmed for: Barney’s Version, Casino Jack, Cave of Forgotten Dreams, The Conspirator, Dirty Girl, Incendies, I Saw The Devil, Outside the Law, Potiche, Sarah’s Key, Super and Submarine.
The 2010 Toronto International Film Festival runs until September 19 and wraps up with an Awards Reception at noon that day.