Until December 31, 2023, first-time or returning Members can buy a TIFF Individual Membership and get another one to give to a friend, absolutely free.* Plus, as a not-for-profit organization, your contribution will provide vital support to the future of TIFF as a world-class hub for film culture and communities.

To redeem your Gift Membership, please find our how-to guide below.

TIFF Membership unlocks access to the following unique and exciting benefits all year long at our home, TIFF Lightbox:

  • Enjoy up to two complimentary tickets to all regular-price year-round Cinematheque screenings**
  • Exclusive ticket pre-sales year-round, and for the Festival in September
  • Member-exclusive events with special guests
  • Discounts on New Releases, subscription series, and special events
  • Discounts at Concessions; TIFF Shop; and in Varda, our brand new café-bar
  • Access to Member Tuesdays in Varda, with exclusive discounts and specials
  • Complimentary regular popcorn on your birthday
  • And so much more!

By clicking the button below, you can checkout directly on TIFF Account Manager. Your TIFF Membership will be ready to use right away, and within four business days, you’ll receive an email with your Gift Membership Voucher, which you can forward to your lucky recipient for them to redeem at Please find our Gift Membership redemption how-to guide below.

Looking for a higher level Membership?

For a limited time, we also have a special offer on Contributors Circle and Patrons Circle levels. For the first time, we are offering 20% off dues along with a free Individual Gift Membership for you to share with a loved one. Just click the link below and apply promo code 23EOYGO to purchase. Your TIFF Membership will be ready to use right away. Within three business days, the Gift Membership will be added to your account and four days following, you’ll receive an email with your Gift Membership Voucher.

How Gift Membership redemption works:

  1. Gift Membership Voucher: within four business days, the purchaser of the Gift Membership will receive an email with a Gift Membership Voucher. This voucher can be printed or email-forwarded to the lucky gift recipient.
  2. Redemption: To redeem the Gift Membership, the recipient will fill out the online form at Give the gift of TIFF, including their Order ID (listed in the voucher) and their account details.
  3. Enjoy! After completing the redemption form, the Membership will be activated within one (1) week. For questions, email

Click here to view the full range of TIFF Membership levels and benefits:

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*Offer does not apply to Senior or Under 25 rate Individual Membership purchases.

**Cancellation policy: no-shows must pay a standard $9.75 ticket fee for unused tickets, which will automatically be charged to the credit card on file. Valid for two (2) tickets per Membership per screening for regular-price Cinematheque screenings, starting January 6, 2023; does not include special events. Members with outstanding cancellation charges of $25 or more may have Membership benefits reduced or revoked.