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CEO of the Toronto International Film Festival

Cameron Bailey

Cameron Bailey is CEO of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). In addition to leading the annual festival, now in its 47th year, Bailey is also responsible for leading the organization's 140 full-time staff in TIFF's year round work, which include gathering audiences for new and classic arthouse cinema at TIFF Bell Lightbox, and across Canada via TIFF's Film Circuit. Previous to taking on the CEO role, Bailey was Co-Head of TIFF, Artistic Director and a Festival programmer.

After growing up in England and Barbados, Bailey began his career as a film critic. He has taught film curation at the University of Toronto, and holds an honorary doctorate from Western University. He is a Chevalier in France's Order of Arts and Letters and is a member of the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.