Piers Handling To Step Down As Toronto Film Festival Director/CEO After 2018

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After nearly 25 years as Toronto International Film Festival Director/CEO, Piers Handling announced this morning that 2018’s festival will be his last. He has guided the festival, which begins next week, from a small gathering to a preeminent 10-day event that is a vital awards season launch pad and acquisitions market for indie films. The festival continues to evolve, including the establishment of the TIFF Bell Lightbox headquarters that has moved the deal making action…