Toronto cues new topper

Kelly, Brendan; Rooney, David
December 2003
Daily Variety;12/11/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 48, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the appointment of Noah Cowan as chief executive officer of the Toronto Film Festival replacing Piers Handling in Toronto, Ontario. Schedule for the appointment to take effect; Job responsibilities; Career background.


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