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Where can I find high-resolution images?

Access to the Media Library is restricted to members of the press. To request a login and password, please email proffice@tiff.net with your information including name, media outlet and intended use of our press materials. Press materials are for editorial purposes only.

How do I set up an interview with a TIFF spokesperson?

Please contact the Communications Department and provide all necessary information including interviewee request, media outlet, deadline, and all relevant contact details. We check this email address regularly and will get back to you with next steps.

Can I film or photograph inside TIFF Bell Lightbox?

All requests to shoot inside TIFF Bell Lightbox must be submitted to the Communications Department. Please note we require a minimum of 24 to 48 hours advance notice to accommodate these requests.

I want to receive your press announcements. How do I get added to your email distribution list?

The Communications Department maintains a database of media contacts and disseminates its press announcements via email to various distribution lists. We tailor these lists based on a journalist’s area of interest, beat, region and editorial timelines. Please contact us for more information on how to be added to the distribution list that best suits your needs.

Where can I go if I need accessibility support?

If you are accredited Festival media, please email contact us with your request and we will endeavor to accommodate your request where possible. (For example physical assistance, ASL, Captiview device, etc.)

TIFF 2022 Media Accreditation

We are so excited to let you know that the Toronto International Film Festival will take place September 8 - 18, 2022 and we are looking forward to welcoming accredited media, publicists, camera operators and photographers back to Toronto.

Media accreditation applications for TIFF 2022 will be open from June 15th at 11:00AM ET to June 29th at 5:00PM ET.

More information will be provided soon. If you have any questions about TIFF 2022 Media Accreditation, please email media@tiff.net.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • All press looking to be accredited for TIFF 2022 must apply through tiff.net/press regardless of previous TIFF accreditation history. We cannot make exceptions.
  • All members of the press applying for the Media Inclusion Initiative must also apply for Festival accreditation. An application for both Festival accreditation and the Media Inclusion Initiative must be received by the deadline to be considered.
  • Press who miss the application deadline will not receive access to the Festival. We ask that you please respect the deadline.
  • Submission details and application requirements will be outlined in the application form no sooner than June 15, 2022.
  • You will not be required to submit past coverage as part of your TIFF 2022 application.

TIFF 2022 Media Inclusion Initiative

Media Inclusion Initiative applications for TIFF 2022 will be open from June 15th at 11:00AM ET to June 29th at 5:00PM ET.

TIFF is pleased to be able to provide additional support to 75 members of the press through our Media Inclusion Initiative, as part of our Every Story fund. TIFF’s Media Inclusion Initiative is open to both press affiliated with an accredited media outlet and freelancers.

Media Inclusion Initiative participants will receive:

  • Press accreditation
  • Access to speaker series with film-industry professionals
  • Access to press conferences for selected TIFF films
  • Additional support from the TIFF Communications team
  • Access to networking opportunities
  • Access to all press & industry screenings
  • Access to professional development workshops with selected industry experts and mentors

We invite everyone to apply who fits any of the below criteria:

  • You identify as Black, Indigenous, and/or a person of colour
  • You identify as 2SLGBTQIA+
  • You identify as a woman, trans, non-binary, and/or two-spirited
  • You have a disability

AND

  • You have been accredited at the Toronto International Film Festival for at least one year (but less than five) prior to applying to the Media Inclusion Initiative.
  • You will be able to attend the 2022 Festival in person.

If you have been accredited at TIFF for five or more years OR if you have participated in the Media Inclusion Initiative prior to 2022, please do NOT apply.

TIFF is pleased to once again have the support of NBCUniversal and Rotten Tomatoes for this year’s Media Inclusion Initiative. Thanks to their generous support, selected participants in the Media Inclusion Initiative will each receive a stipend to enhance their Festival experience. TIFF encourages participants to use this stipend to support their time at the Toronto International Film Festival, be it to purchase new equipment or offset time off work to cover the Festival, for travel or to book a stay at a TIFF Hotel Partner. More information will be provided soon.

If you have any questions about TIFF 2022 Media Accreditation, or Media Inclusion Initiative, please email media@tiff.net.

The Official Film Schedule is here

Start planning your Festival now and see when and where you can catch your favourite films.

See the Press Pass schedule

The Media Library is restricted to members of the press. To access Festival images and b-roll, please send a request for login details to proffice@tiff.net with your information including name, media outlet and intended use of our press materials. High resolution images are also available upon request.


Access Festival Media Library

We offer a number of services to media, including assistance arranging interviews with filmmakers, guests and TIFF spokespeople. Have a press inquiry?

Contact the Communications Department at proffice@tiff.net on weekdays from 9am – 5pm.

Marnie Grona
Director, Marketing and Communications
mgrona@tiff.net

Alejandra Sosa
Head, Media Relations & Strategy
masosa@tiff.net

Kali Hopkins-Allen
Manager, Communications
khopkinsallen@tiff.net

Daniel Pansino
Senior Coordinator, Communications
dpansino@tiff.net

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