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Register today to secure your pass for TIFF 2022

Online registration for TIFF 2022 is now open!

Access to screenings, networking opportunities, our renowned Conference, and more professional resources will all return at the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival. Questions? Contact registration@tiff.net.

Online registration will close August 26. Onsite registration at our Industry Centre will open on September 6.

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Conference

$490+HST

Early-bird: $415 | Regular: $490 | Onsite: $570

Ideal for emerging players who’d like to be creatively inspired and learn more about the business side of the industry. Access to Industry venues and our Happy Hours is included.

Suitable for filmmakers, students, and early-career film professionals.

Pass benefits:

  • Access to Press & Industry screenings on a Rush basis
  • Access to public screenings on a Rush and same-day ticket basis
  • Access to Industry Venues
  • Access to online networking and business tools
  • Invitation to Industry Special Events
  • Access to Industry Conference
  • Trial membership with Cinando and Festival Scope

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Industry

$715+HST

Early-bird: $615 | Regular: $715 | Onsite: $825

Ideal for professionals. Provides fluid access to Press & Industry screenings, the Industry Centre, and the Industry Conference.

Suitable for more experienced filmmakers and academics, as well as for film professionals facilitating business at the Festival, such as film buyers, producers, and distributors.

Pass benefits:

  • Access to Press & Industry screenings on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Secondary access to Priority P&I screenings
  • Access to public screenings on a Rush and same-day ticket basis
  • Access to Industry Venues
  • Access to online networking and business tools
  • Invitation to Industry Special Events
  • Access to Industry Conference
  • Trial membership with Cinando and Festival Scope

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Premium

$885+HST

Early-bird: $765 | Regular: $885 | Onsite: $1,015

Suitable for those who must screen an extensive amount of content for the purposes of sales, acquisitions, financing, exhibition, or film festival programming.

Pass benefits:

  • Access to Press & Industry screenings on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Secondary access to Priority P&I screenings
  • Access to public screenings on a Rush and same-day ticket basis
  • Up to 5 advance tickets to public screenings occurring September 8–12
  • Up to 5 advance tickets to public screenings occurring September 13–18
  • Access to Industry Venues
  • Access to online networking and business tools
  • Invitation to Industry Special Events
  • Access to Industry Conference
  • Trial membership with Cinando and Festival Scope

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Film Rep

$730+HST

Regular: $730 | Onsite: $860

Exclusively for producers and sales agents representing films in Official Selection.

Pass benefits:

  • Access to Press & Industry screenings on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Priority P&I screenings, on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Access to public screenings on a Rush and same-day ticket basis
  • Up to 5 advance tickets to public screenings occurring September 8–12
  • Up to 5 advance tickets to public screenings occurring September 13–18
  • Access to Industry Venues
  • Access to online networking and business tools
  • Invitation to Industry Special Events
  • Access to Industry Conference
  • Trial membership with Cinando and Festival Scope

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Buyer

$985+HST

Early-bird: $870 | Regular: $985 | Onsite: $1,155

Exclusively for active buyers and acquisition executives with a proven track of acquisitions.

Pass benefits:

  • Access to Press & Industry screenings on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Priority P&I screenings, on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Access to public screenings on a Rush and same-day ticket basis
  • Up to 20 advance tickets to public screenings occurring September 8–12
  • Up to 20 advance tickets to public screenings occurring September 13–18
  • Preferential online window to redeem tickets to public screenings
  • Access to Industry Venues
  • Access to online networking and business tools
  • Invitation to Industry Special Events
  • Access to Industry Conference
  • Trial membership with Cinando and Festival Scope

2022 Frequently Asked Questions

Will there be a digital component this year?

A very limited number of films in Official Selection will be available to watch on digital.tiff.net across Canada. There will be no virtual Industry programming – we’re excited to welcome industry professionals back to Toronto for an unmissable, in-person Festival experience!

What is TIFF’s Code of Conduct?

A cornerstone of TIFF's belief system is that everyone has the right to respect, and to fair and equitable treatment from others. TIFF does not tolerate violence, mistreatment or harassment — verbal, physical, sexual, or otherwise — toward staff, Volunteers, delegates, audience members, or attendees at any of our festivals, conferences, or events. Our staff and Volunteers are committed to ensuring the best possible experience for all our attendees. If the safety of any of our guests is in question, we will take immediate steps to ensure the matter is addressed.

What are the payment options?

For a speedier process, we recommend paying by credit card or debit card. In some cases, you will need to authorize the transaction with your bank before sending payment. If your payment fails, do not create a new registration — our system has saved your progress and we can help you get back on track. Please contact registration@tiff.net for this and any other payment questions. TIFF prefers Visa.

What is the accreditation process?

Once you’ve purchased a pass, we review the details provided on your form. If you qualify for the pass that you’ve selected, we will process your payment and send a confirmation letter. If not, we will recommend a different way of exploring the Festival, like purchasing public tickets. Be sure to complete your registration form with as many details as possible. If we require more information, we will contact you.

Can passes be shared among colleagues?

Each delegate joining the Festival must be accredited in order to access screenings, the Industry Conference, and all other benefits. Passes cannot be shared.

I’ve registered but have not received a confirmation email.

Our accreditation process takes up to four business days. If you do not receive a confirmation after that time, email registration@tiff.net. Ensure that our email address is added to your contacts so important messages aren't blocked by Spam filters.

How can I access Delegate Resources and networking tools?

As a registered delegate, you have access to online resources, including our Delegates List, and networking tools. The 2022 Delegate Resources can be found here, and login information can be found in your accreditation confirmation email.

When will the Conference lineup be announced?

The schedule for the TIFF Industry Conference, taking place September 9–13, will be announced on August 10. Join some of the industry’s biggest names for provocative discussions and presentations.

I have a film in Official Selection. Do I still have to pay for my pass?

Films in Official Selection are eligible for one complimentary Film Rep Pass for the producer and one complimentary Film Rep Pass for the sales agent. These passes are not transferable and there is a maximum of three passes per sales agency. If you are part of the crew, please contact registration@tiff.net. If you are part of the cast, please contact your Film Coordinator.

Does TIFF have a market? Can I set up a stand/be an exhibitor?

TIFF has an “unofficial market” with a unique business model. Although, we do not offer traditional exhibitor opportunities we do invite National Agencies and their sales agents to spotlight their national cinema at our Industry Centre, located at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in the form of a Stand. Agencies may showcase and promote films in selection, presentations, and talent from their region to maximize their visibility to the North American market.

Can I book a market screening?

Yes. Market screening slots are available throughout the Festival and open to films both in and out of Official Selection. Companies will have the opportunity to book in person market screening slots until August 24. For details, please contact privatescreenings@tiff.net.

Where can I find a list of industry professionals attending TIFF?

The Delegate List outlines all industry professionals attending the Festival. This is a useful resource only available for registered delegates to help them identify people they would like to meet. The Delegate List is available through our online Delegate Resources portal, and login information can be found in your accreditation confirmation email.

Do you have a discounted pass for students and scholars? How can I request one?

Students and scholars can access our Industry Conference at a discounted rate of $250 CAD + tax (regular rate: $490 + tax).

To access the student & scholar discount for the Conference Pass, please send the following details with your request to registration@tiff.net:

  • The name of your academic institution
  • The program you are enrolled in (if applicable)
  • The name and email address of your program director or coordinator (if applicable)
  • The year of your expected graduation (if applicable)
  • Your student number (optional)
  • Details about any recent film activity

What is Cinando?

Cinando is an online database of film professionals, companies, and film projects providing professional networking and streaming service for film industry personnel and companies.

Will passes be on sale during the Festival?

Our early-bird pricing for Industry registration closes July 6.
Pre-Festival registration closes August 26.
Registration will reopen onsite at the Industry Centre on September 6.

Where can I access the Press & Industry schedule?

The P&I Schedule will be available online and in CSV (Excel) form by August 24. Our registered delegates will receive a link to this resource as soon as it becomes available.

Am I eligible for Industry accreditation?

Industry accreditation is intended for film professionals who have been active in the film industry over the past two years. Our resources are primarily geared toward those operating as producers, sales agents, distributors, exhibitors, talent agents, and writer-directors.

If you are a newcomer to the film industry (under two years of professional experience), a scholar, and/or a student, we recommend our Conference Pass.

I have accessibility needs. How can you help?

We are happy to accommodate passholders with accessibility needs. During TIFF 2022, our films will have closed captioning available; we are working towards providing closed captions for our talks and events as well.

If you require assistance please start by contacting registration@tiff.net. Members of the public should contact Customer Relations at customerrelations@tiff.net.

How can I support emerging filmmakers from underrepresented communities?

Help us continue to support emerging and diverse talent by donating a pass and providing them with access to the Festival’s Industry Conference, Press & Industry screenings, and networking tools. Since 2020, we’ve supported almost 600 creators in collaboration with community organizations and partners. Industry leaders like you can support this initiative here.

What are the current travel restrictions to come to Canada?

Currently, only fully vaccinated travellers can enter Canada and be exempt from quarantine and testing. Fully vaccinated in Canada means you have received at least two doses of an approved vaccine, with the second dose at least 14 calendar days prior to travel. Masks are still required on flights arriving into Canada. Click here for more information and to confirm your eligibility to enter Canada. If you have any concerns, don’t hesitate to get in touch at registration@tiff.net.

Are there any child-care provisions for parents attending the Festival?

With the support of a generous donor, Kids & Company is offering child-care services for a discounted rate of $40 per day. Child care will be available at any of our downtown Toronto locations Monday–Friday, 7am–6pm. For the weekend of September 7–8, we will be opening our Front Street location specifically for TIFF families. Click here for more information and to request child care.

Our family spaces will also return to TIFF venues for this year’s Festival if you need a quiet spot away from the bustle with your child. Find our family spaces in multiple locations, including on the lower level of the Industry Centre, based at the Hyatt Regency Hotel; and at the home of the Industry Conference, the Glenn Gould Studio.

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Whatever you’re looking to accomplish, TIFF Industry is here to help you to organize your meetings and offer tools to keep in touch with your contacts after the event. Our experienced team has all of the resources you need to meet the right people and develop your business.

Accredited professionals have access to our full slate of screenings, including those in Official Selection, Industry Selects, and Market Screenings, as well as the Official Film Schedule and the Press & Industry Schedule. Other online resources, like the Delegates List, Rights List, and Profile Edit tools, can be found by logging in to your personalized account.



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Plan your trip

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Screening Schedule

Filter to your pass type and see all the screenings and events you have access to.

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Official Selection

Learn more about the films and events in Official Selection.

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Child Care

We’ve teamed up with Kids & Company to offer discounted child care to all attendees.

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Visit the Industry Centre

Come by and visit our Festival exhbiitors and see what they have to offer.

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Festival Village Map

Navigate the venues and hotels around our Festival Village. Explore the city while you are at it.

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Industry Delegate News



Join us today!

Dive into our inspiring line-up of films in Official Selection. Discover TIFF Industry Selects, a hand-picked selection of films, and our Market Screening titles that have been invited to screen for press and industry as part of our Market Screening programme. These titles have our programmers’ seal of approval, and we’re bringing them to our press and industry audience in order to support their sale. Buyers, take note — you won’t want to miss these titles.

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Official Selection

Learn more about the films and events in Official Selection.

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Industry Selects

Don't miss these titles that has earn our seal of approval.

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Market Screenings

Download the CSV for more information on these amazing films.

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Conference Schedule

Keep up with the rapidly changing film business with our action-packed series of conferences and events!

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VISIONARIES
VISIONARIES Efe Çakarel
VISIONARIES Hillary Rodham Clinton & Chelsea Clinton
VISIONARIES S.S. Rajamouli
VISIONARIES Tyler Perry

DIALOGUES
Dialogues speakers will be announced soon

PERSPECTIVES
PERSPECTIVES The Future of Exhibition
PERSPECTIVES Narrative Sovereignty: From Slashers to Sci-Fi: Exploring The Significance of Indigenous Genre Films

MICROSESSIONS
MICROSESSION Being Seen: Directives for Creating Authentic and Inclusive Content
MICROSESSION Powering Entertainment with TikTok
MICROSESSION All Welcome: Increasing the Accessibility of Events in the Film Industr
MICROSESSION Let’s Talk Future of Cinema Technology
MICROSESSION Underrepresented to Unstoppable: More Voices Need More Opportunities in Film
MICROSESSION Greening Your Mind: The Role of Agencies in Creating a More Eco-Responsible Industry

CONNECTIONS
CONNECTIONS Pathways from Shorts to First Features
CONNECTIONS Breaking in and Moving Forward
CONNECTIONS Academy 365
CONNECTIONS The ReFrame ReSource
CONNECTIONS How to Access Telefilm Funding

SPOTLIGHTS
SPOTLIGHT Do it the Spanish Way! Spain–Canada Coproduction Forum
SPOTLIGHT on Indigenous Filmmakers at TIFF
SPOTLIGHT on the Renewal of the Canada–France Co-Production Treaty
SPOTLIGHT The Big Pitch presented by CaribbeanTales Media Group
SPOTLIGHT Cents and Sensibility: Making Meaningful Change in the World of Film Financing

Get advice from renowned industry experts!

TIFF runs tailored professional development programmes to help talented filmmakers fast-track their careers and projects. The range on offer includes bespoke opportunities for writers, directors, and actors.

TIFF’s Talent Development programmes are supported in part by the Share Her Journey campaign, which is committed to increasing the participation, skills, and opportunities for women behind and in front of the camera.



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Filmmaker Lab

Each year, 20 Canadian and international directors receive an exceptional professional development experience at the Toronto International Film Festival, and an introduction to the global community of filmmaking. Over a four-day period, participants have the opportunity to interact with and learn from internationally acclaimed filmmakers and guests.

Fellowships generously sponsored by Share Her Journey and For the Love of Film donors ensure that programme participants are given additional financial support to help them fulfill their creative vision.

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Micki Moore Residency

A programme for women who are outstanding Canadian screenwriters has been established to elevate and support talent. The Residency is being generously supported by Toronto-based broadcaster, journalist, and actor Micki Moore.

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Writers’ Studio

Writers’ Studio selects eight Canadian and international screenwriters to consolidate skills, exchange ideas, and develop scripts, all within a collaborative five-day intensive lab at TIFF Bell Lightbox. Participants take part in workshops, artist talks, table reads, peer-to-peer mentorship, and one-on-one project development with story consultants.

Alumni are invited to participate in the CHANEL Women Writers’ Network, which provides women and non-binary participants with ongoing script development support after the programme ends.

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TIFF–CBC Films Screenwriter Award

A cash award is provided to the Canadian writer of an outstanding feature-film screenplay. Presented in partnership with CBC Films.

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Series Accelerator

Launching at the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival, the Series Accelerator programme is a one-day mentorship intensive that will offer tailored training for four Canadian series creator teams from underrepresented communities to refine their pitches and develop a business plan for their projects, with guidance from a pitch coach and industry professionals.

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Talent Accelerator

Talent Accelerator provides six Canadian women creators with mentorship, support, and access to TIFF Industry programming year-round. Two directors are fast-tracked into spots at TIFF Filmmaker Lab, two writers are fast-tracked into spots at TIFF Writers’ Studio, and two producers are provided a travel stipend and industry accreditation to either the Sundance or Berlin Film Festivals.

Talent Accelerator participants are supported by Share Her Journey donors, including a stipend provided by Netflix and ongoing support from the RBC Women Creators’ Initiative.

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Rising Stars

TIFF Rising Stars is part of our ongoing commitment to promoting Canadian and international cinema and talent on the world stage. This programme showcases new talent from all over the world, putting an emphasis on the next generation of actors poised for international success.

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