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TIFF Talk: The Filmmakers Speak

With a program of more than 300 films TIFF is truly the behemoth of North American festivals. The film market here and the strategic scheduling as the unofficial launch of awards campaigns have cemented its place among the handful of top-tier world festivals. Plus Toronto is also the showcase where fans and critics can catch up on the best of Sundance, Cannes and Venice. But don’t take it from us: Here’s what some of the filmmakers we spoke to think of TIFF. Compiled by Mirai Konishi.