For the Love of Film Fund


For the Love of Film Fund

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Films needs audiences, and TIFF has seen some of the best — both at the Festival and year-round. Since 1976, TIFF has been a part of the lives of film aficionados and art lovers from Toronto and around the globe.

However, TIFF was financially impacted by temporarily closing the doors of TIFF Bell Lightbox. To ensure we can stay strong and continue to transform the world through film, we have created a fund to support our recovery.

For the Love of Film Fund Leaders

  • Diane Blake & Stephen Smith
  • Anne-Marie Canning
  • The Daniels Corporation
  • Myrna & John Daniels
  • Hudson’s Bay Foundation
  • Nadir & Shabin Mohamed
  • Nütrl™ Vodka
  • David Perlmutter, in memory of Renee Perlmutter
  • The Slaight Family Foundation
  • The Tory Family
  • Carla & Michael Worb
  • Anonymous

For the Love of Film Leadership gifts ($25,000+) as of August 17, 2020

Our For the Love of Film Fund serves three critically important goals:


Reimagining the audience experience

Part of the joy of cinema is experiencing it together, as a community. Your gift will help us reimagine that communal experience for an ever-evolving digital age — and for in-cinema screenings, now that our doors are open once again. We will continue to pursue exciting new ways to see the world and ourselves through film.

Investing in TIFF’s recovery and the future of film

Right now, film offers hope, builds empathy, and connects us with one another. Your gift will help ensure we can continue to bring you movie magic, memories, and moments.

Supporting the film industry

Your gift will help champion the Canadian film industry at home and abroad, ensure ongoing support for emerging Canadian talent and project development, and support diversity and inclusion in film and filmmaking.

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