Metro Toronto Gears up for Film Fest

    Toronto's largest free daily announces exclusive daily and weekend
    coverage of the Toronto International Film Festival

    TORONTO, Sept. 4 /CNW/ - Metro Toronto is gearing up for the Toronto
International Film Festival (TIFF), and will be offering Metro readers
exclusive daily coverage from September 6 - September 15.
    Metro Toronto readers will get daily coverage of TIFF in a special
pullout section. And, for the first time ever, Metro Toronto will be
publishing on the weekend. The daily and special weekend editions of Metro
will be distributed in the downtown core for the duration of the festival.
    The daily Film Festival section will feature one-on-one interviews with
celebrities, and extensive coverage from Metro's film critics, Rick McGinnis,
Chris Atchison and Norm Wilner. Metro Columnist Enza Supermodel will be
tracking the party beat, with a special Hot Ticket inside the feature every
    Metro Toronto will be on the streets every day of the Film Fest with the
Metro Street Promoter team to distribute and inform the public of the special
feature. Metro has been promoting the Film Fest coverage in paper, on
newspaper box cards, with specially branded Metro SMART cars and through a
radio campaign on FLOW 93.5 FM.
    Metro Toronto Editor-In-Chief, Jodi Isenberg, comments: "Metro Toronto's
TIFF team works day and night to bring our readers the very best of the fest,
and this year, we're so excited to be able to offer extended coverage. Now our
readers will be able to continue the Metro experience through the weekends, so
they won't miss a moment of this special event."

    Metro is continuously developing innovative creative advertising
solutions, including cooperation with the daily's editorials. Metro has been
named 'largest and fastest growing global newspaper' by Guinness World
Records. Metro is the largest and fastest growing international newspaper in
the world. 70 Metro editions are published in over 100 major cities in 21
countries in 19 languages across Europe, North & South America and Asia. Metro
has a unique global reach - attracting a young, active, well-educated
Metropolitan audience of over 20 million daily readers and more than 37
million weekly readers. Metro has an equal number of male and female readers
and 70% are under the age of 45.

For further information:

For further information: Bill McDonald, Group Publisher, Metro Eglish
Canada, (416) 443-4380,

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