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TFCA Names ‘Watermark’ Best Canadian Film

January 7, 2014

TORONTO –Watermark, a mesmerizing portrait of the planet’s lifeblood, has won the Toronto Film Critics Association’s 2013 Rogers Best Canadian Film Award. The award was presented to directors Jennifer Baichwal and Edward Burtynsky by celebrated TV personality and author Rick Mercer at a gala dinner held January 7, 2014 at the historic Carlu in downtown […]

TFCA Announces 2013 Awards

December 17, 2013

“Inside Llewyn Davis”, Joel and Ethan Coen’s tale of a folk singer making his way through Greenwich Village, 1961, won two top prizes at the 2013 awards of the Toronto Film Critics Association. “Inside Llewyn Davis” was named Best Picture, with Oscar Isaac winning the Best Actor prize.  In 2007, the Coens received the TFCA’s […]

Norman Jewison wins Technicolor Clyde Gilmour Award

November 27, 2013

The 2013 TFCA Awards are getting an early start with today’s announcement of the winners of the Technicolor Clyde Gilmour Award and the Scotiabank Jay Scott Prize for an emerging artist. The TFCA would like to thank new sponsors BMO Financial Group for generously endowing the BMO Allan King Documentary Award winner with a cash […]

Remembering Roger Ebert

April 8, 2013

The TFCA was very sad to hear of the passing of famed film critic Roger Ebert last Thursday. Many of our members (some who knew Roger personally for many years) wrote pieces on him that we’d like share. Everyone called him Roger (Brian D. Johnson) Remembering Roger Ebert (Norm Wilner) Appreciation of Roger Ebert: the […]

TFCA 2012 Awards highlights

January 26, 2013

Highlights of the Toronto Film Critics Association’s 16th annual Awards, a gala dinner held Jan. 8, 2013 at the Carlu in Toronto.

TFCA 2012 Awards Montage

January 10, 2013

2012 montage of all films nominated for an award by the Toronto Film Critics Association. Edited by Brian D. Johnson, TFCA President.

Sarah Polley’s ‘Stories We Tell’ takes home $100,000 Rogers Best Canadian Film Award

January 8, 2013

TORONTO – Stories We Tell, Sarah Polley’s documentary inquiry into her tangled family history, has won the Toronto Film Critics Association’s 2012 Rogers Best Canadian Film Award.The award was presented to Polley by noted writer/actor/director Don McKellar, a previous TFCA winner, at a gala dinner held January 8 at the historic Carlu in downtown Toronto. […]

Toronto Film Critics Association Announces 2012 Awards

December 18, 2012

TORONTO — The Master, Paul Thomas Anderson’s 70mm drama about a battle of wills between a ravaged war veteran and the cult leader who offers him a place at his right hand, dominated the 2012 awards of the Toronto Film Critics Association. Anderson’s film took Best Picture, Best Director and Best Screenplay, with co-star Philip Seymour Hoffman named […]

Rogers Best Canadian Film Award rises to $100,000

November 28, 2012

In an unprecedented act of support for Canadian cinema, Rogers Communications has made the TFCA’s Rogers Best Canadian Film Award by far the country’s richest film prize. The director of the winning film, voted by members of the TFCA, will receive $100,000 from Rogers. The two runners-up will each receive $5,000. The winner will be announced at the […]

Ian Caddell, 1949 – 2012

November 9, 2012

If a friendship can be forged on differences, it speaks to my relationship with Ian Caddell – and the irony of (rightly) lionizing him for the Toronto Film Critics Association. Ian was born in Montreal and created a rich life for himself in Vancouver (though never in the financial sense) – two cities that could […]