The Toronto international Film Festival is one of the world's most influential and prestigious film events. Now go behind the scenes with TIFF's artistic director Cameron Bailey as he talks about the secrets of creating a great festival. How TIFF shapes the film industry, the future of film festivals and how audiences shape independent cinema. Nasreen Munni Kabir will lead the conversation.
Cameron Bailey-Artistic Director of the Toronto International Film Festival since 2008, Cameron Bailey is responsible for the overall vision and execution of the Festival's selection. He began programming for the Festival in 1990, and worked both as a film programmer and film critic for 20 years before taking on his current role. As a programmer and curator, Cameron has organized film series for local and international festivals and galleries including the National Gallery of Canada, TIFF Cinematheque, and Australia's Sydney International Film Festival.Read more
Nasreen Munni Kabir is a renowned documentary filmmaker & author, an India-born television producer based in UK. Her work includes the 46-part series Movie Mahal, In Search of Guru Dutt, Follow that Star- profile of Amitabh Bachchan and Channel 4 series such as How To Make It Big In Bollywood. She won the 1999 Women of Achievement Award in Arts & Culture and became a governor of the British Film Institute in 2000. She has produced documentary on Shah Rukh Khan, "The Inner and Outer World of Shah Rukh Khan". She published a coffee table book called In Search of Lata Mangeshkar, in April 2011, a book titled "A. R. Rahman The Spirit of Music" written and based on the conversations with her.Read more