Film Collection

Institutions and cinematheques interested in applying to borrow a title from the TIFF Film Reference Library (FRL) are invited to review the documents below. The FRL does not provide full listings of our holdings to external programmers.

Please send inquiries based on proposed programming to

Film Loan Fees and Policies Film Projection Criteria

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Film Heritage

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Special Collections

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Past Exhibitions

Since opening in 2010, we housed several exhibitions including David Cronenberg: Evolution, Designing 007 - 50 Years of Bond Style, Tim Burton, and Stanley Kubrick.


A proud affiliate member of the International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF), the Film Reference Library is dedicated to collecting, preserving, and providing access to a comprehensive collection of materials – including 35mm films – to promote Canadian and international film scholarship.

Film Reference Library and CIBC Canadian Film Gallery
4th floor, TIFF Lightbox
Reitman Square, 350 King Street West, Toronto
416-934-3275 |