Patrons Circle

For Members who want it all: to support TIFF with an important philanthropic donation and access the best of what TIFF has to offer year-round and during the Festival, including exclusive events, advance ticket and package purchase and selection windows, access to the Patrons Circle Box Office for in-person purchases and exchanges, and priority entry at select venues/screenings based on level.

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Enjoy these benefits

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  • Get access to the Bell Blue Room Members’ Lounge including exclusive access during Festival!
  • Enjoy a FREE subscription to the TIFF 180° Programme Guide
Enjoy exclusive discounts
  • Enjoy 15% off at the TIFF Shop
  • Enjoy 30% off at concessions5
  • Enjoy 50% off on year-round screenings, as well as waived service fees2
  • Get discounts on workshops, camps, and series during the year
And more...
  • Get access to advance purchase windows year-round, and be among the first to access Festival tickets!2
  • Enjoy exclusive preview days, appreciation events, and activities
  • Get access to special offers and discounts at neighbouring restaurants and shops


Enjoy all the benefits of Benefactor membership

  • Charitable tax receipt for $1,525
  • Invitations to behind-the-scenes events
  • Invitation to an exclusive reception with a guest speaker
  • Access to private screenings1
  • Advanced ticket purchases during the Festival1


All the benefits of Bronze Membership

  • Charitable tax receipt for $3,195
  • Invitation to 3 exclusive receptions with guest speakers
  • Invitation to the Insiders' Reception
  • FREE Festival Programme Book
  • Priority line access during the Festival at Roy Thomson Hall and the Princess of Wales Theatre4


All the benefits of Silver Membership

  • Charitable tax receipt for $5,025
  • Invitation to 4 exclusive receptions with guest speakers
  • Additional priority line access during the Festival at Visa Screening Room at the Elgin Theatre4
  • Invitation special event focusing on a Festival Programme with reception and guests
  • Access Press & Industry screenings during the Festival
  • Recognition of your support in the Festival Programme Book


All the benefits of Gold Membership

  • Charitable tax receipt for $6,405
  • Invitation to 5 exclusive receptions with guest speakers
  • Invitation to a private Festival event with special guests
  • 2 tickets to the Festival Opening Night cocktail reception
  • 2 tickets to the Festival Opening Night Gala Presentation and party


All the benefits of Platinum Membership

  • Charitable tax receipt for $9,635
  • Personal concierge service for ticket purchases
  • Invitation to a private lunch with TIFF Programmers and a member of the TIFF Executive Team
  • 2 tickets to the the Festival Closing Night Gala Presentation
  • Invitation to an exclusive event with TIFF Executives, Programmers and Special Guests

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. Subject to availability
  2. Excludes Subscription Series, festivals, partner festivals, and select special programming. Member discount applicable to Adult ticket prices. Number of film/event tickets eligible for discount based on Membership level: 1 per Individual Membership, up to 6 per Family/Dual Membership level and up (2 Adults and up to 4 youth 17 years of age or younger)
  3. Youths are 17 years and younger, attendance at certain events and films may be subject to age based restrictions
  4. With Patrons Circle card and a valid ticket
  5. Excluding alcoholic purchases
  • TIFF prefers Visa
  • Charitable Registration #11930 4541 RR0001
  • All benefits and prices are subject to change, availability, and determined by Membership level.
  • 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.