Under TIFF artistic director Cameron Bailey, Toronto has become the place to premiere an Oscar-bait film. Since he’s taken the helm, audience attendance has steadily grown and the festival has cemented its place as the city’s top cultural event. Bailey, No. 15 on our list of Toronto’s 50 Most Influential People 2012, chatted with us about his first job, his extensive knowledge of hospital food and the movie he thinks has had the most impact this year. Though he says he doesn’t have a personal motto, if he did, he thinks it would be: “Work harder. Do more. Get better.” Either way, it’s working.
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