TIFF Membership

With updated levels, new benefits, and dedicated Festival ticket pre-sale days, TIFF’s Membership programme is now even better. Find the best fit for you below. expand_circle_down

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Choose the Membership level that works best for you:

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Free Pass

Under-25 Free Pass

That’s right, free movies and a whole bunch of other perks.

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Starting from $120


See free and discounted films at TIFF Bell Lightbox and get access to Festival tickets before the public.

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Starting from $500

Contributors Circle

Support TIFF with a charitable contribution, receive exclusive invites to special events, and get earlier access to Festival tickets.

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Audience in a theatre watching a film

Starting from $2,500

Patrons Circle

Access our best year-round and Festival pre-sales, events, and dedicated service – all while supporting TIFF with an important donation.

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Free TIFF Cinematheque for Members

TIFF Members can get up to two free tickets to our year-round Cinematheque programming including contemporary cinema, career retrospectives, spotlights on regions and film movements from around the world, and exclusive screenings of new and rare archival prints.

Member benefits


Free films

Enjoy up to two free tickets to more than 300 screenings of new essentials, classics, rarities, and recent restorations in our TIFF Cinematheque programming this year.

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Exclusive Festival perks

Members get preferred access to the Festival, with the best chance to secure tickets to buzzworthy titles, hidden gems and more at TIFF '23.


Year-round discounts

Save up to 50% on year-round tickets to New Releases and subscription series. Save 15% in-person and online at TIFF Shop and up to 30% on Member Appreciation Day. And since movies are better with popcorn, save up to 40% at Concessions.


Get Member-exclusive access to the TIFF Lounge

Enjoy complimentary tea, coffee, and snacks in the TIFF Lounge in the Film Reference Library on the 4th floor. The lounge is open Fridays from 5pm to 9pm and Saturdays and Sundays from 12pm to 8pm.***


Member Tuesdays

On Tuesdays, enjoy impactful programming at TIFF Bell Lightbox, and get Member-exclusive access to our brand new café-bar, Varda. Enjoy up to 40% off snacks and non-alcoholic beverages, and specials on wine, beer and cocktails during our happy hour from 5-7pm.


Member exclusives

Connect with your TIFF community at complimentary screenings, talks, and events.

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Stay in touch

Receive weekly emails to stay in the loop for pre-sales, newly announced events, exclusive partner offers, and contests.


Live in the United States?

You can receive a US tax receipt for IRS purposes by directing your donation or the charitable portion of your TIFF Membership to American Friends of TIFF, an independent 501(c)(3) organization that supports the work of TIFF.

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Frequently asked questions

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Click here and log in to purchase your Membership online.

By phone

Call 416-599-2033 (toll-free at 1-888-258-8433) between 10am and 7pm daily.

In person

Steve & Rashmi Gupta Box Office
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 3pm - 10pm
Wednesday - Sunday: 10am - 10pm.

Above prices are in CAD.
Tax receipt amounts will be assessed and adjusted as necessary to compensate for any benefits lost as a result of COVID-19 restrictions.
All benefits subject to change and availability, and determined by Membership level.
Contributor Memberships and above are subject to various levels of tax deductibility. For more information, please contact a Membership representative at 416-599-2033.
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Benefits and prices are subject to change without notice. Some restrictions apply.
^ Discounts for Seniors and Under 25 are available, please visit for more information.
* All benefits subject to change, availability, and determined by Membership level.
In-person benefits such as discounts on tickets and concessions will be subject to availability in accordance with government health and safety measures.

Memberships are non-refundable.
TIFF reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to refuse or revoke Membership, suspend Membership privileges, and/or deny admission for inappropriate conduct, and to do so without refund. Offending behaviour includes, but is not limited to: disorderly conduct, disruptive behaviour, persistent disregard of TIFF Rules and Regulations, and default in payment of Membership fees.
* 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.

** Excludes alcoholic beverages.

*** Excludes the duration of the Toronto International Film Festival for Members 365.