For year-round programming at TIFF Bell Lightbox. Prices do not apply to The Toronto International Film Festival.
* * Children under 3 are free.
Prices include HST and a $1 service fees for non-member priced tickets.
Organizing a group of 20+ people to see a film? Talk to the Box Office or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to receive discounted rates.
TIFF prefers Visa.
Prices subject to a $2–7 increase based on demand.
If the film you wanted to see is unavailable, check again online, by phone, or in person at the Festival Box Office. Tickets are released daily at 7am.
All sales are final. Prices include taxes but not service fees. Full policies
Published by TIFF, this 450+-page book features Festival programmers' notes on each film. It's available for pre-order now, and can be picked up at the Festival Box Office on August 23. The book goes on sale August 23 at TIFF Shop and at the Festival Box Office.
Ticket packages are now off sale. Any Festival packages that were not redeemed before 7pm on September 7 have been fulfilled with vouchers. Vouchers can be redeemed for films online, through our call centre or in person at the Box Office. Vouchers can also be used in Rush lines.
These events offer a premium in-person experience, and can include red-carpet screenings, World or North American premieres, audience Q&As, and/or photo calls.
A "Rush" lineup will be indicated at each venue for all non-ticket-holders looking for last-minute tickets. Tickets will be sold to the Rush line approx. 10 minutes before the start of the screening based on availability. Limit of 1 ticket per person.
Please arrive early to join the Rush line. Customers are limited to holding space for themselves and 1 other person. Please inform venue staff if you are holding a spot. Cash only.
Indicates a free ticketed event. Tickets are handed out at the venue 2 hours before the start of the screening. This includes all films in the TIFF Cinematheque programme and the Grolsch People's Choice Award screening. Wavelengths Installations are also free, but are not ticketed.
There is currently no inventory available for that event. An event may alternate several times between on-sale and off-sale before the event date. Your best option for off-sale events is to check again at 7am daily.
Complimentary ticket vouchers are not tickets, and must be exchanged for a ticket at the Venue or your Festival Box Office. Complimentary ticket vouchers can be exchanged from September 6 onwards (September 5 for TIFF Members), subject to availability.
Member Pre-Sale: An advance window when TIFF Members can purchase packages or tickets before the public on-sale. Become a Member to gain access. Visa pre-sale: An advanced window when Visa cardholders can purchase packages or tickets before the public on-sale.
TIFF packages go on sale to the public on July 27 (July 18 for Members, July 22 for Visa cardholders).
Individual tickets go on sale on September 4 (Patrons Circle pre-sale begins August 25).
1. Online at tiff.net
2. By phone: 416.599.TIFF / 1.888.599.8433 (toll-free)
There are three easy ways to get your tickets:
1. New this year! Print your tickets at home or save to your mobile phone
2. Pick up tickets or Programme Book in person at the Festival Box Office (Metro Centre, 225 King Street West), TIFF Members' Box Office (lower level Metro Centre), or Patrons Circle Box Office (TIFF Bell Lightbox, Steve & Rashmi Gupta Box Office, 350 King Street West). You’ll need photo ID and your order confirmation number.
3. You can also pick up tickets from the Venue Box Office on the day of the screening. Please note: all ticket orders for Roy Thomson Hall, the Princess of Wales Theatre, the Visa Screening Room, and Winter Garden Theatre, must be picked up in advance at the Festival Box Office.
We encourage everyone to get their tickets in advance of the event by printing at home, downloading to mobile, or picking up tickets at the Festival Box Office.
Please note most TIFF events have General Admission seating (represented on the ticket as GA or GEN). Seat rows and numbers on tickets indicate to Front of House staff which section to direct you to, including reserved sections if applicable.
When you arrive at the venue you will see a ticket-holder line and a Rush line. Because there is no assigned seating, people may choose to line up early to get their preferred seat. We recommend arriving at the venue one hour prior to your screening time.
Seating is only guaranteed until 15 minutes before the scheduled start of the screening. Late seating is at the discretion of the venue staff. If late seating is disruptive, latecomers will not be admitted.
That doesn't mean you can't get tickets! If the film you want is currently off-sale, continue to check back as inventory can fluctuate.
A minimal number of tickets are reserved to honour commitments to TIFF sponsors and partners. If these tickets are returned to TIFF, they will be made available for public sale. Available tickets are released each day at 7am during the Festival.
If you can't purchase tickets to the film you'd like to see, you can Rush.
All films at the Festival have been rated by the Ontario Film Review Board. Individual tickets for anyone 25 and under have special pricing. The TIFF Kids programme is designed for our youngest film fans, with family-rated screenings.
In order to ensure a fair distribution of tickets during the Festival, each account may only purchase a maximum of 4 tickets per screening.
For groups of 20 or more people, please contact email@example.com or call 416 599 8433.
We do! Should you require companion or accessible seating, please contact the Box Office in advance at 416-599-8433.
The Festival Programme Book and all merchandise are available at TIFF Shop and the Festival Box Office beginning August 23. You may pre-order the Programme Book with your ticket packages starting on July 27 (July 18 for Members, July 22 for Visa cardholders). The Programme Book is $45 ($120 with delivery), but free to Patrons Circle Members at the Silver level and up.
Join a passionate community of film lovers just like you, and receive access to outstanding programming, special events, festivals, savings, and pre-sales, all while supporting our mission to preserve and promote film heritage. New this year: TIFF Members save with early bird pricing on ticket packages during their exclusive pre-sale window from July 18–21. Learn more about TIFF Membership and how to join at tiff.net/membership
Our Schedule Changes page will contain information about any moved, added or changed screenings.
All sales are final; refunds or cancellations are not permitted. Tickets are valid only for the event for which they are issued, and cannot be replaced if lost or stolen.
There are no same-day ticket exchanges.
TIFF prefers Visa, but we accept all major credit cards. Debit and cash are accepted for in-person purchases. Rush ticket purchases are cash-only at each venue.
We'll send you an email with an assigned start time to select your tickets on August 22. We go to great lengths to ensure a fair process to fulfill film requests. Our ticketing system randomly assigns windows to all Flex Pack buyers, with an earlier window for Contributor Members and up.
We strongly recommend that you have your ticket options ready before you log in at tiff.net during your assigned window, as you will have limited time to make your selections.
Flex Pack purchasers will receive their start time before individual tickets go on sale on September 4 (August 30–September 2 for public, August 28 & 29 for Contributor Circle Members and up, according to level).
You can log in with your package code and select tickets anytime between your start time and the last day of the Festival.
Back-Half and Daytime Pack buyers will be assigned a start time on September 6. (September 5 at 9am for Contributor Members and up; September 5 at 12pm for Members 365.)
You can log in with your package code and select tickets anytime between your start time and the end of the Festival. If you have purchased multiple packs, each pack type will have its own login and ticket-selection start time.
The best ticket availability will be at your start time, but you can make ticket selections any time up until the end of the Festival.
If you are not available at your start time, a friend can select your tickets on your behalf. You will need to give them your login and package code for them to make your selections.
No, you do not have to make all of your ticket selections at one time. You can log in at any time and adjust your selections subject to availability. Tickets may only be exchanged up until 7pm the day before the screening.
If you only select a portion of your tickets and then check out, you will be given vouchers for the remaining tickets, which you can redeem at any time throughout the Festival.
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* Price includes HST.
TIFF Industry offers year-round professional development opportunities, fluid access to TIFF's film festivals and world class sales support to film industry professionals. Looking for pass options, delegate resources and more information about our professional development initiatives?
Attendees can still register onsite September 6–16 between 9am and 7pm at the Industry Centre, Hyatt Regency Hotel, mezzanine level, 370 King Street West. Please bring a business card with you for the onsite approval process.
Please review our pass options and onsite prices below.
Purchasing a pass (with the exception of our Doc Conference pass) gets you access to screenings, our seven-day Conference, networking events, exclusive delegate services (including our delegate guide), the Screening Library, and our business centre.
Have questions? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 416.934.5834
All passes are subject to additional approval.
* * Film Rep passes are available exclusively to producers and sales agents with films in Official Selection. Buyers passes are available exclusively to buyers, distributors and acquisition executives.
You can pick up your pass between September 6 and 16 from 9am to 7pm at the Industry Centre (Mezzanine Level, King Ballroom). You'll require a business card, Photo ID, or a version of your Confirmation Letter. In the event that someone else will be picking up your Pass, the company name on your pass must match their pass or business card.
Lost or stolen passes must be reported to the Registration Desk (Industry Center). A $20 replacement fee will apply. (Credit cards only).
The accreditation process takes place once you purchase a Pass. We review the professional information you provided on your registration form, and either approve your Pass purchase or recommend a different Pass type, better suited to your role in the industry. Make sure to complete the registration form with as many details as possible. If we require more information, we will reach out to you directly.
All passes offer the same access to the Industry Conference, meeting spaces, screening libraries and exclusive delegate resources (except for our one-day Doc Conference Pass). The main difference between our various pass options is screening access. Our Conference Pass is ideal for emerging film professionals, while our Industry Pass is the most popular option — providing fluid access to a wide range of professional services, including screenings. Premium and Buyer Passes are designed for those working in distribution and acquisitions. Film Rep Passes are exclusively for sales agents and producers with films in Official Selection.
Each delegate attending the festival must purchase their own pass. Passes are not transferrable.
The accreditation process takes up to three days. If you do not hear from us before then, please email us at email@example.com or give us a call at +1 416.934.5834.
This depends on your involvement in the film and applies only to films confirmed for Official Selection. Please inquire at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All Passes are non-refundable as stated upon point of purchase. A Pass may be transferred to another person within the same company at the same professional level, by no later than August 10. No transfers will be allowable after this date.
TIFF has an ‘unofficial market’ with a unique business model. We do not offer traditional exhibitor opportunities, but national agencies representing countries from around the world have stands in our Industry Centre. Please consult the “Guide for Industry Professionals” guide for advice or contact us: +1 416.934.5834 /email@example.com.
All registered delegates are included in the Delegates Guide, a comprehensive list of everyone attending the Festival professionally. Use this to connect, network, and schedule meetings.
The Delegates Guide is now available to all registered delegates.
Please use the Delegates Guide as a resource to identify people you’d like to meet. The Delegates Guide is a comprehensive list of everyone attending the festival professionally. Use this to connect, network, and schedule meetings. A list of national agencies with offices in the Industry Centre will also be available.
TIFF does not have access to independent parties and events during the Festival. Keep an eye out for the TIFF Happy Hours, which take place at the end of each day of programming at the Industry Conference. Remember to check your mailbox each day for invitations to external events.
Yes! TIFF values and encourages academic presence at the festival. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to enquire about special rates.
We are glad to accommodate and make your visit as accessible as possible. If you are an industry delegate, please start by contacting us at email@example.com. Individuals attending publicly should contact Customer Relations at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Yes! Contact email@example.com for rates and assistance.
You will find more information in these special Industry documents which are designed especially for you:
1. For general information please read our Industry Brochure
2. For promotional and advertising opportunities please read our Promotional Brochure
3. For professional guidance through the Festival please read: A Guide for Industry Professionals
Remember: You’ll need your pass to gain access to all screenings.
Arrive at least 15 minutes before the screening’s scheduled start time. Seating is first-come, first-served. When a cinema is full, a line will be formed in case seats become available
Some Platform and Wavelength screenings are intended for both public and Press & Industry. These screenings are ticketed.
In advance you can collect a ticket at the Industry Box Office or on the day of at the Venue Box Office. Tickets guarantee admission up to 15 minutes prior to the start of the screening.
Premium, Film Rep, and Buyers passes have access to public tickets (1, 2, or 4 per day respectively). These tickets can be selected up to two days in advance of the screening.
Tickets for day-of screenings cannot be exchanged or returned. We do not reprint lost or stolen tickets.
Only accredited delegates can enter the Industry Box Office.
If public tickets are available on the day of a screening, they can be obtained at the Venue Box Office by using your pass (1 per pass, per screening).
Priority Screenings are a benefit of our Buyer, Film Rep, and Priority Press Passes. There are a small number of priority screenings that press and buyers need to attend before the first public screening of a film — it’s part of their job. All Priority Press & Industry screenings also have at least one regular Press & Industry screening.
Film Rep and Buyers Passes have Priority Screening Access. A select amount of Press & Industry Screenings are identified as Priority.
Priority is granted up until 15 minutes before the screening start time.
Industry and Premium Passes have secondary access to these screenings and will be let in after the Priority line.
The rush line refers to the lineup or queue for a particular screening on the day the film is showing. Remaining seats for a screening are offered on a first-come, first-served basis to people who line up to gain access.
Pass holders with RUSH access will be let into a screening 10 minutes prior to the screening subject to seating availability.
To gain access pass holders are encouraged to arrive least 15 minutes prior to the start of the session. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis
All passes with the exception of the Doc Conference Pass grant access to the Industry Centre, Business Centre and Digital Screening Library @ the Hyatt Regency as well as the Industry Lounge @ the Glenn Gould.
Buyers Pass holders have access to the Buyers Lounge @ the ScotiaBank Theatre.
Our staff and volunteers are here to ensure the best possible Festival experience for all. We will not tolerate mistreatment of any kind towards our staff and volunteers and will take measures accordingly. TIFF reserves the right to refuse admission and/or expel from the premises, without refund, any persons whose presence or conduct is deemed objectionable.
Seating is only guaranteed until 15 minutes before the scheduled start of the screening. If late seating is disruptive, latecomers will not be admitted. Late seating is at the discretion of the venue staff.
Our staff and volunteers are here to ensure the best possible Festival experience for all; TIFF Inc. will not tolerate mistreatment of any kind towards its staff or volunteers and will take measures accordingly. TIFF Inc. reserves the right to refuse admission and/or expel from the premises, without refund, any person whose presence or conduct is deemed objectionable.
Rush tickets are subject to availability and are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis at the discretion of venue staff. Customers are limited to holding space in Rush lines for themselves and one other person. Please inform the Festival staff managing the Rush line if you are holding a place for another individual.
All electronic devices must be silenced and stowed away during public screenings. Bags are subject to inspection.
Please do not leave empty seats in the middle of the row; Rush seating is less disruptive to the audience if empty seats are available on the aisles. Seats cannot be saved. Due to venue fire codes, sitting in the aisles or standing at the back of the venue is not permitted.
All cinema and lobby areas will be cleared following each screening.
All films have been rated by the Ontario Film Review Board. Ticket-holders will be admitted to screenings in accordance with each film's classification. Please consult our film listing for ratings.
Film runtimes, as listed in the Official Film Schedule and the Festival Programme Book, represent the best available information at press time. Runtimes are approximate and don't include time for intros or Q&As. Screenings and schedules are subject to change without notice. Check the Official Film Schedule for the most up-to-date information.
All Festival venues are wheelchair accessible. If you require accessible or companion seating, or other accessibility services, please contact the Festival Box Office in advance by calling 416-599-8433 or 1-888-599-8433 (toll free) so that we can ensure your needs are met.
Cameras and recording devices are strictly prohibited during screenings. Screenings will be monitored for unauthorized recording. It is illegal to make a copy of a film or part of a film without permission of the copyright owner. Toronto International Film Festival Inc. (TIFF Inc.) reserves the right to undertake anti-piracy measures and eject any person who is recording or photographing without authorization from TIFF Inc., to confiscate pirated material, and to report any unauthorized recording to law enforcement, which may subject that person to criminal and civil liability.
TIFF Inc. reserves the right to film or record its events and activities for its own purposes. All media requests to shoot onstage activity must be pre-approved by the TIFF Communications Department.
Tickets may not be resold. Tickets may not be used as prizes or contest giveaways, or for fundraising, promotional or advertising purposes, without express written consent from TIFF Inc. Such use or resale will invalidate tickets.
By using a ticket to enter a Festival venue, the ticket-holder agrees to being photographed, filmed or recorded in the event venue, and to the publication, reproduction, sales use, distribution and broadcast of all photographs, video or other recordings of the ticket-holder's voice or likeness without further notice or compensation in any publicity, advertisement or other publication carried out by, or on behalf of, TIFF Inc. in perpetuity in any manner and media whatsoever, including print, broadcast or digital.
By using a ticket to attend Festival screenings and events, the user waives and releases TIFF Inc. from all claims he/she may have against TIFF Inc. for any loss, damage, injury, liability or expense he/she may suffer, arising from his/her presence at the event venue due to any reason whatsoever, including those arising from personal injury, property loss/damage or death.
Cameras and recording devices are strictly prohibited during screenings. Screenings will be monitored for unauthorized recording. It is illegal to make a copy of a film or part of a film without permission of the copyright owner. Toronto International Film Festival Inc. (â€œTIFF Inc.â€) reserves the right to undertake anti-piracy measures and eject any person who is recording or photographing without authorization from TIFF Inc., to confiscate pirated material, and to report any unauthorized recording to law enforcement, which may subject that person to criminal and civil liability.
TIFF Inc. reserves the right to film or record its events and activities for its own purposes.
All electronic devices must be silenced and stowed away during public screenings. Bags are subject to inspection.
Our staff and volunteers are here to ensure the best possible experience for all; TIFF Inc. will not tolerate mistreatment of any kind towards its staff or volunteers and will take measures accordingly. TIFF Inc. reserves the right to refuse admission and/or expel from the premises, without refund, any person whose presence or conduct is deemed objectionable.
Standards for ratings of all of films and trailers screened at TIFF Bell Lightbox are set by the Ontario Film Authority (OFA). For film ratings, please consult the film listings on tiff.net. All questions and concerns regarding permanently rated titles can be directed to the OFA. A searchable list of titles can be found here. For titles whose certificates are not available through the OFA website, and for all TIFF Festival, TIFF Next Wave, TIFF Kids and Canada’s Top Ten ratings, please consult with the Steve & Rashmi Gupta Box Office, located at TIFF Bell Lightbox.
Please visit the Festival Box Office or tiff.net/changes to determine whether your ticket is eligible for an exchange.
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