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Toronto Film Fest Promotes Cameron Bailey to CEO

Cameron Bailey credits the pandemic for his promotion to CEO of the Toronto International Film Festival. “When the pandemic happened, suddenly you have to really learn the entire business…

Toronto Film Fest Plans Digital, Drive-In, “Open-Air” Screenings for 2020 Edition

The Toronto Film Festival has unveiled plans for drive-in and "open air cinema" screenings on the city's waterfront to offset reduced capacity in September at its only two indoor movie theaters.

Toronto Heads Talk Organizing Pandemic-Era Festival: “Obviously a Different Year”

Toronto Film Festival co-heads Joana Vicente and Cameron Bailey talk about 2020's slimmed-down event that will take place mostly online with a first-time digital platform to comply with safety…

Toronto Film Festival Unveils First-Ever Virtual Edition Amid Pandemic

The 2020 Toronto Film Festival, set to run Sept. 10-19 in Toronto, will be a hybrid event with limited in-person film screenings and mostly virtual red carpets, press conferences and industry events…

Toronto Film Fest Launches “Stay-at-Home” Cinema With Virtual Q&As, Streaming Movies

Self-isolating Canadians are being invited to grab their popcorn and view virtual chats with Hollywood stars led by Toronto Film Festival artistic director Cameron Bailey, followed by movie…

The Band, Robbie Robertson Documentary to Open Toronto Film Fest

'Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band,' a feature documentary about the legendary musician and founding member of the influential group, is set to kick off the upcoming 44th annual…

Toronto Film Fest Promotes Geoff Macnaughton to Director of Industry

The Toronto Film Festival on Tuesday promoted Geoff Macnaughton to director of industry, charged with shaping the September event's industry conference, sales and talent development.

Toronto: Athina Rachel Tsangari, Carlo Chatrian, Jessica Kiang Join Competition Jury

The Toronto Film Festival has named Chevalier director Athina Rachel Tsangari, new Berlinale artistic director Carlo Chatrian and film critic Jessica Kiang to the jury for the 2019 Platform…

Toronto: Festival Artistic Director Talks Netflix, Oscar Contenders

Toronto artistic director Cameron Bailey is not only impressed with the record eight films Netflix brought to his festival's 43rd edition, including the first night opener 'Outlaw King,' but he also…

Toronto Film Festival Ramps Up Security After Terror Attacks

Toronto festgoers will experience increased security measures this year in the wake of two recent deadly terror attacks on crowds in the city.

Why Did the Toronto Fest’s Selection Process Take So Long This Year?

Insiders say delays in finalizing the Toronto Film Festival lineup may have cost the event some valuable buzz — and benefited the competition: "They lost a lot of movies."

Toronto Film Festival to Sign Gender Parity and Inclusion Charter

Toronto Film Festival artistic director and co-head Cameron Bailey will become the latest signatory from a major film festival to sign a historic charter that aims for 50-50 gender parity and…