Festival digital screenings on digital TIFF Bell Lightbox

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Digital Screenings

How do I rent a digital Festival screening?

When can I rent a digital Festival screening?

How do I watch a digital screening?

I want to rent a digital Festival screening, but it’s “Sold Out.” Why?

Can I start a film and come back to it later?

What is your refund and exchange policy?

How do I rent a digital Festival screening?

All digital Festival screenings are rented on digital TIFF Bell Lightbox. To rent a film, hover over the thumbnail and click “Rent.” Enter your credit card number in the pop-up window. You will be emailed a link to watch your rental, and it also will appear in “My Library” shortly.

For general information on using digital TIFF Bell Lightbox, visit this section of TIFF Helps.

For technical support for digital TIFF Bell Lightbox, visit this section of TIFF Helps.

When can I rent a digital Festival screening?

Digital screenings become available to purchase prior to the Festival, with TIFF Members receiving access to digital screening pre-sales between August 25 and September 4, based on Membership level. Please review our Key Dates to find out when you’re eligible to purchase.

How do I watch a digital screening?

Digital screenings have a scheduled start date and time. Following the start time, films are available to watch in your “My Library” section on digital TIFF Bell Lightbox for 48 hours. After clicking “Play”, you have 24 hours to finish watching.

For guidance on viewing options for digital TIFF Bell Lightbox, visit this section of TIFF Helps.

I want to rent a digital Festival screening, but it’s “Sold Out.” Why?

Like any Festival screening, digital screenings have a capacity. Festival screenings are exclusive to TIFF audiences and are available before each film’s wide release.

Can I start a film and come back to it later?

Yes. Films can be paused and resumed at any point within your 24 hour watch window. The 24 hour watch window begins immediately after you click “Play.”

What is your refund and exchange policy?

All sales are final. Digital screenings and events cannot be exchanged.