September 17, 2017
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#199 TIFF Is A Monster That’s Eating Itself
Every year, Toronto hosts some of the biggest stars in Hollywood as they debut their new films. But is the Toronto International Film Festival actually good for the city?
Jesse Brown
Host & Publisher
Kevin Sexton
Producer

For one week every year, the Canadian press transforms into movie industry experts. Our newspapers run glossy red carpet photos of Hollywood stars and stories about which movies penned distribution deals with who. But who’s benefiting from all this?

Norm Wilner has been covering the Toronto International Film Festival for 30 years. As a film critic at NOW Magazine, he’s seen it grow into the monster it’s become.

If you want to read more, the Globe and Mail published this investigation (paywalled) into TIFF’s business over the weekend.

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