ACTION Report Summer 2017


In our Summer 2017 edition of ACTION, we focus on the pure excitement of being a young person at TIFF Bell Lightbox. We bring you interviews with up-and-coming filmmakers, members of our Next Wave Committee, and community workers who bring the power of film to life for the youth in our city who need it most.

Click on the stories below to find out how your generous donation to TIFF is put to action, each and every day.


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Unlocking imagination through Pocket Fund

Donations to Pocket Fund unlock the potential of thousands of kids with financial barriers each year by offering free film-based programming. We spoke to Lisa Norton, Program Coordinator at DAREarts, one of our community partners, about the power film has to educate and inspire.


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The Playground of the Future: Exploring digiPlaySpace 2017

Extending its run to nine weeks in 2017, this year’s digiPlaySpace was another successful showcase of the best in interactive and educational technology. Here we present photos of young people enjoying this creative tech playground.

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Youth Programming at TIFF

From digiPlaySpace to Next Wave, TIFF has a wide range of programming that engages children and youth with the power of film. Here, we highlight the part of our programming that helps unlock the potential of thousands of young people every year.

Previous Editions

Community in action, Festival highlights, Connecting women in film, Micki Moore Residency, a wake-up call
Access for all, Filmgoing excellence, Filmmaker Lab, Film preservation, Programming Academy
Joana Vicente, Mexican cinema, endangered language, TIFF Next Wave
Micki Moore Residency, Share Her Journey Rally and statistics, Patricia Rozema
Keeping Film Memories Alive, Little Film Lovers, TIFF Next Wave, Call Me by Your Name
Film Has No Limits, Sharing Their Journeys, Canada On Screen, Reel Comfort
Making the Leap, Unlocking Imagination, Riding the Next Wave, Playground of the Future
Film For All, A Journey Shared, Cinema From Coast To Coast, Saving Film History
Reel Comfort, Adapt This! @ TIFF Kids, Touring Exhibtions, TIFF in Mumbai
Canadian Open Vault, Film Circuit, TIFF in the Park, From Durban, With Love
Learning & Outreach, A World of Pride, TIFF STUDIO, The Cronenberg Project, BOOMBOX
Learning through Laughter, Frames of Mind, Canadian Catapult, Cuban Connection

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