Contributors Circle

Support TIFF with a charitable contribution alongside your dues and save with greater discounts on year-round film tickets, experience special events, and get better access to Festival tickets.

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Enjoy these benefits

Year-Round at TIFF Bell Lightbox
  • Save 50% on year-round TIFF screenings4
  • Access advance purchase windows
  • Gain FREE entry to TIFF exhibitions and Member preview days
  • Receive Member discounts on workshops, series and camps6
  • Pay no service fees on Member-priced tickets5
  • Save 15% at TIFF Shop and on concessions7
  • Receive a one-year subscription to the TIFF 180° Programme Guide8
  • Access the Bell Blue Room Members’ Lounge6
  • Save with special Member offers at neighbouring restaurants and shops
  • Attend Member events, appreciation days and activities
At the Toronto International Film Festival
  • Access the Members Box Office for your Festival purchases and exchanges
  • Access the advance purchase window for Festival Ticket Packages10
  • Advance start time for My Choice Festival Ticket Package ticket selection11


Enjoy the above benefits for you, a partner and up to 4 youth (17 and under)

  • Charitable tax receipt for $295
  • Invitations to exclusive events
  • Advance start time for My Choice Festival Ticket Package ticket selection


All the benefits of Contributor Membership

  • Charitable tax receipt for $455
  • Recognition on our annual donor wall, our Annual Report, and in the TIFF 180° Programme Guide


All the benefits of Ambassador Membership

  • Charitable tax receipt for $800
  • Invitations to behind-the-scenes events
  • Access to private screenings

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Live in the United States?

You can receive a U.S. 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. Visit American Friends of TIFF to make your donation or for more information.

More Ways to Make a Difference

Pocket Fund

To ensure that no child or youth is turned away due to financial circumstance, donations to the Pocket Fund provide free and discounted tickets to thousands of young people in need each year.

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Special Delivery

Through community outreach, TIFF works to ensure that opportunities for engagement, creation and screening extend to young people across the GTA. With Special Delivery, we collaborate with community organizations and partners to amplify youth experiences through film by bringing our programming to under-served neighbourhoods throughout the city.

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To Access Special Delivery

Special Delivery presentations and workshops are available for daytime, evening or weekend sessions. There is also flexibility in the selection of films and type of workshop. To discuss the particular needs and interests of your group and for further information, please contact:

Emily Scheer
Senior Manager, Family & Youth Programming
416-599-8433 extension 2219

Reel Comfort

Reel Comfort provides a creative and therapeutic outlet for clients in Mental Health/Psychiatric Units at Toronto Hospitals. Through film presentations, special guest visits, and hands-on film craft workshops, this innovative programme engages, educates, and entertains.

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Reel Comfort

For further information, please contact:
Elysse Leonard
Coordinator, Reel Comfort Programme
416-599-8433 extension 2246

Fine Print

  1. All benefits subject to change, availability, and determined by Membership level
  2. Applies to those 65 years of age or older
  3. Applies to post-secondary students as well as those 17 years of age or younger
  4. Excludes select programming; screening discount applies to Adult ticket price; number of eligible Member-priced tickets based on level
  5. Excludes select programming
  6. Number of discounted registrations based on level
  7. Excludes alcoholic beverages
  8. Print copy only for Individual Members (excluding Students) and primary cardholder for Dual Members and above; online copy available for all levels of Membership
  9. Excludes the duration of the Toronto International Film Festival for Ambassador and below
  10. Ticket Packages subject to availability; limit 1 Premium Package per Membership
  11. Determined by Membership level; ticket selections subject to availability. TIFF prefers Visa. Benefit deadline July 31st.
  • Some Membership are subject to various levels of tax deductibility. For more information please contact a Membership representative at 416.599.TIFF
  • Charitable Registration #11930 4541 RR0001
  • Benefits and prices are subject to change without notice. Some restrictions apply.
  • 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.