digiPlaySpace is an award-winning interactive exhibition where students engage with new-media technologies, learning-centric games and hands-on activities. Featuring new works from internationally acclaimed children’s artists, digiPlaySpace supports diverse learning styles, and boosts new media literacy skills in support of the science, social studies, math, and language arts curricula.

School tours are one hour in length during the TIFF Kids International Film Festival but can be booked for two hours during February and March.

We are now accepting bookings for Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from February 22 through April 6, 2017 and for the TIFF Kids International Film Festival from April 10-13 and 18-21, 2017.
$9 per person for one-hour tour
$15 per person for two-hour visit or digiPlaySpace and film combo.
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One complimentary supervisor ticket is provided for every 10 paid student tickets. Should the number of supervisor tickets required be in excess of this 1:10 ratio, the additional supervisor tickets will be charged at the student price. digiPlaySpace is designed for Kindergarten to Grade 8 students; however, specialized tours are also available for high school groups that wish to know more about the technology involved in the creation of each installation.

To book, phone us 416-599-TIFF or 1-888-599-8433 (Press 2 for school bookings) OR email us at learning@tiff.net. See our booking policies.

We are committed to offering an equitable and accessible learning environment for students and teachers. Apply for financial assistance through Pocket Fund. TIFF prefers Visa.

Booking Policies - digiPlaySpace

1. A reservation confirmation form must be completed and returned to TIFF by the teacher who has booked the event. If the completed form has not been returned by the specified date, TIFF reserves the right to release the reservation.

2. A deposit of 50% of the estimated total will be required to hold all bookings. Deposits can be made by cheque or credit card. Cheques should be mailed to the attention of Youth Learning. To arrange for payment of deposit with a credit card, please email learning@tiff.net. If the deposit has not been received by the specified date, TIFF reserves the right to release the reservation.

3. In the event of cancellation, TIFF must receive written notice no less than 20 school days before the scheduled visit the deposit will be forfeited and non-refundable. Bookings made less than 20 school days before the date of the visit are considered confirmed at the time of booking. Cancellation due to severely inclement weather or force majeure is exempt.

4. TIFF recognizes that class attendance will fluctuate. The final fee will be calculated based on the total number of students present or 50% of the original estimated total (as indicated on the confirmation form), whichever is greater. Payment is due in full before the start of each workshop, screening, or tour.

5. If a class arrives more than 15 minutes late for a scheduled programme, TIFF reserves the right to make alterations to scheduled programming in order to accommodate the change in schedule.

School Tour Lineup


Interact with a robot through gestures and movement.

Flight Painting

Create amazing 3D paintings with a flying ball of light.

Virtual Growth

Light grows to trace the environment, illuminating hidden edges and organically interacting with people and objects.


Interact with a mini universe and see how each celestial body reacts to your interactions across 28 screens.

Animation Space Station

Visit outer space by superimposing yourself into these five wacky science-fiction animations by award-winning artist John Martz.

Canada on (Green) Screen

Travel to Canada’s National Parks, National Historic Sites and National Marine Conservation Areas through the magic of green- screen technology! Parcourez les parcs nationaux du Canada, ses sites historiques et ses aires marines nationales de conservation grâce à la magie de l'écran vert!

Buggy Night

A nocturnal group of singing bugs is interrupted by a flashlight beam...and a very hungry frog.

Makers' Space

Get hands-on with robotics, coding, and creative circuits from celebrated Canadian and international makers, artists, and creative technologists.

Logic Toss

Solve the LED puzzle by launching your catapult!

Robot Crafting Table

Command a robot to assemble materials into your own virtual creations!

Coding Characters with Little Robot Friends

Dive into open source code to make complex behaviours! Little Robot Friends help kids explore interactivity and programming with easy-to-use, playful interfaces.


Play games using physical blocks to learn about coding, geometry, and numbers!

Swift Playgrounds

Learn how to code Swift through interactive puzzles!

New Dexterity Robot Hands

New Dexterity open-source robot hands from OpenBionics help people restore their lost dexterity!

Squishy Circuits

Bring your play-dough creations to life with lights, sounds, and more!


Drawing + robots = Drawbots!

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