Friday, September 13, 2013

Quote, unquote: On why U.S. celebrity weeklies snub TIFF

“It’s an urban festival and the stars tend to dress accordingly. And the festival is littered with unsightly metal barricades and photo walls covered in logos — things we simply don’t want to feature in the magazine. It’s an important festival, but it’s an ugly festival.”
-- An unnamed U.S. editor quoted by Global News, explaining why the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) got so little coverage in the major U.S.-based celebrity weeklies.



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