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TIFF 2014: Toronto's Cameron Bailey explains his festival's new policy
TIFF 2014: Toronto's Cameron Bailey explains his festival's new policy

When the Toronto International Film Festival revealed the first batch of selections for its 2014 gathering last week, the announcement reflected a significant shift. For the first time, the festival was distinguishing between films that had decided to forgo the Telluride Film Festival that immediately precedes it and those that hadn’t. Those movies that had opted to debut at the Colorado confab would be given a slot after Toronto’s critical first weekend. Those that had held off to make their North American premiere at Toronto? They’d be eligible to premiere in that Thursday-Sunday period. The move has all sorts of implications, not just on the respective gatherings...

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