Patrons Circle

PATRONS play an integral role in the ongoing evolution of TIFF. Your support helps us organize special exhibitions and grow our programmes.

Patrons Circle Benefits

At TIFF Bell Lightbox

  • Receive two member cards; take up to four youth with you every time you visit (17 years of age or under)
  • Save 50% on TIFF screenings*
  • Gain entry to exhibitions + member viewing days FREE!
  • Receive invitations to exclusive Patrons Circle screenings with TIFF programmers, film experts, filmmakers and special guests
  • Pay member prices on workshops and camps
  • Take advantage of early purchase windows*
  • Save 15% at the TIFF Shop and concessions
  • Access to the Bell Blue Room Members' Lounge**
  • Receive the 180° programme guide
  • Be recognized on TIFF's Annual Donor wall, in the TIFF Annual Report and 180° programme guide
  • Receive a charitable tax receipt for the maximum allowable amount
  • Attend special screenings and events at TIFF Bell Lightbox

*Excludes select programming. Discounted tickets limited to two adult and up to four youth tickets per screening.
** Limited to Gold, Platinum and Leadership Patrons during the Toronto International Film Festival.



At the Festival

  • Access the Patrons Circle-only line to make your festival purchases
  • Purchase Festival ticket packages and select your films before the public*
  • Purchase Premium and Regular single tickets for Festival screenings à la carte before the public*
  • Receive an invitation for two, and up to four youth, to a private Patrons Circle family screening
  • Receive an invitation for two to a private Patrons Circle screening of a Festival film

*Subject to availability.

Choose the Patron level that's right for you

+ Expand for more details on the Silver Patronship

Silver $3,000

Enjoy the benefits listed above, along with these additional Festival privileges:

  • Invitation for two to the Festival Sneak Peek and the Insiders' Reception
  • Complimentary copy of the Festival Programme Book
  • Early entrance to Galas at Roy Thomson Hall (applies to ticket holders)
+ Expand for more details on the Gold Patronship

Gold $4,500

Enjoy the benefits listed above, along with these additional Festival privileges:

  • Access to the Bell Blue Room Members' Lounge for you and a guest
  • Stand-by status at Press & Industry screenings*
  • Invitation for two to the Festival Sneak Peek and the Insiders' Reception
  • Recognition of your support in the Festival Programme Book
  • Complimentary copy of the Festival Programme Book
  • Early entrance to Galas at Roy Thomson Hall and evening film presentations at the Elgin Theatre (applies to ticket holders for evening screenings)
  • *Please be aware that priority is always given to Press & Industry Delegates

+ Expand for more details on the Platinum Patronship

Platinum $6,500

Enjoy the benefits listed above, along with these additional privileges:

Year-round
  • Invitations to private receptions at TIFF Bell Lightbox with special guests
Festival
  • Two tickets to the Opening Night cocktail reception + Gala screening + party
  • Invitation for two to the Festival Sneak Peek and the Insiders' Reception
  • Invitation for two to a private reception with special guests
  • Early entrance to Galas at Roy Thomson Hall and evening film presentations at the Elgin Theatre (applies to ticket holders for evening screenings)
  • Recognition of your support in the Festival Programme Book
  • Complimentary copy of the Festival Programme Book
  • Stand-by status at Press & Industry screenings*
  • Access to the Bell Blue Room Members' Lounge for you and a guest

*Please be aware that priority is always given to Press & Industry Delegates

+ Expand for more details on the Leadership Patronship

Leadership $10,000

Enjoy the benefits listed above, along with these additional privileges:

Year-round
  • Invitations to private receptions at TIFF Bell Lightbox with special guests
  • Attend a private lunch with a member of the TIFF Executive Team
Festival
  • Personal concierge service for ticket purchases
  • Two tickets to the Opening Night cocktail reception + Gala screening + party
  • Invitation for two to the Festival Sneak Peek and the Insiders' Reception
  • Invitation for two to a private reception with special guests
  • Early entrance to Galas at Roy Thomson Hall and evening film presentations at the Elgin Theatre (applies to ticket holders for evening screenings)
  • Recognition of your support in the Festival Programme Book
  • Complimentary copy of the Festival Programme Book
  • Stand-by status at Press & Industry screenings*
  • Access to the Bell Blue Room Members' Lounge for you and a guest
  • Invitation for two to an exclusive event with TIFF programmers and special guests

*Please be aware that priority is always given to Press & Industry Delegates

For more information about the Leadership level, please contact Paula Whitmore, Senior Manager of Donor and Member Relations, by calling 416.934.3230.

Memberships are non-refundable.

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.