Toronto International Film Festival

Toronto International Film Festival
Toronto Film Festival – TIFF Yearly First Thursday of Sept

The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world, and is held annually starting the first Thursday in September. The Festival lasts for 10 days and screens between 300-400 films at approximately 23 screens in Toronto?s downtown core. 

Founded in 1976, the premiere North American film festival attracts over 300,000 people each year from the general public to industry audiences and celebrities. The festival is based around the Yorkville neighborhood, an upscale area in the downtown Toronto core. The festival is known for the buzz it brings to Yorkville as media and cameras cover the red carpets hype, fashion and stars.

Toronto International Film Festival plays a variety of films including mainstream Hollywood, foreign and independently made films. Several films start their Oscars buzz campaign from TIFF.

TIFF Hours

The film festival runs for 10 days starting on the Thursday night after Canadian Labour day, which is the first Monday of September. Movies run throughout each day with the latest movie starting at midnight.

Toronto International Film Festival Prices

There are several different ticket packages you can buy for the Toronto Film Festival. Among the most popular packages is the 10 Ticket Package which is priced at $160.00. Visit TIFF?s website for more information on packages. Single ticket prices are as follows;

Regular Public Screenings:
Adult: $19.87,
Student/Senior: $17.17 (same day only, in person only)

Premium Public Screenings:
Adult: $38.50,
Student/Senior: $19.13 (same day only, in person only)

Children?s Tickets (Sprockets Family Zone programming only ? 12 years of age and under) $12.79

Tickets can be purchased online at, by phone 416-968-FILM or 1-877-968-FILM, or in-person at the Festival Box Office at Nathan Phillips Square

Toronto International Film Festival Maps and Locations

Alliance Atlantis Cumberland Cinemas
159 Cumberland Avenue

AMC Yonge-Dundas 24
10 Dundas Street East, Fourth Floor

Canadian Music Café
Club 279 Hard Rock Café, 279 Yonge Street

Cineplex Odeon Varsity Cinemas
Manulife Centre, 55 Bloor Street West, 2nd Floor

Isabel Bader Theatre
Victoria College, 93 Charles Street West

Jackman Hall
Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas Street West

Metro Hall Square
West of Roy Thompson Hall off King Street West

Roy Thomson Hall
60 Simcoe Street

Ryerson Theatre
Ryerson University, 43 Gerrard Street East

Scotiabank Theatre
259 Richmond Street West

Sutton Place Hotel
955 Bay Street

Visa Screening Room
Elgin Theatre
189 Yonge Street

The Winter Garden Theatre
189 Yonge Street

Yonge-Dundas Square
1 Dundas Street East
Hospitality Partners

Festival Box Office at Roy Thomson Hall
60 Simcoe Street

Festival Box Office at Nathan Phillips Square
100 Queen Street West (Located in the white tent, west of the square)

Toronto Film Festival Video

Contact TIFF

Email: customerrelations at
For Tickets: 416-968-FILM  |  1-877-968-FILM

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