President – Peter Howell

A founding member of the TFCA, Peter Howell has been since 1996 the movie critic for The Toronto Star, Canada’s largest daily newspaper.  Prior to this, he was The Star‘s rock critic. He is a close observer of Canadian film, and was a jury member of TIFF’s Canada’s Top Ten panel in 2012. Howell was one of the first journalists in North America to begin a regular Internet column, which debuted in January 1995, under its original title “CyberPop.” Howell is a voting member of the Los Angeles-based Broadcast Film Critics Association, which awards the annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards. Find him on Facebook and Twitter.