|September 7th - 17th, 2023
|TIFF Bell Lightbox
350 King Street West
Toronto ON M5V 3X5
|May 12th, 2023
|Submission at Filmfreeway.com
The Toronto International Film Festival ranks among the most prestigious international film festivals in the world. For 11 days, film lovers, filmmakers, industry professionals, and media watch the best in new cinema from established masters and new talent.
As one of the world’s most important cultural events, the Festival consistently strives to set the standard for excellence in film programming. Films are selected on the basis of quality and originality. Preference is given to premieres. The Festival also promotes contacts between industry professionals to assist in the development of the Canadian motion-picture industry.
The Festival also serves as a platform for Canada's artists to share their stories. Audacious in its selection and supported by the intelligence and breadth of its international audience, the Festival has become the landmark destination for the moving image and is forging ahead, seeking new ways to engineer creative and cultural discovery through film.
The level of engagement the Festival sustains from year to year is unique. Enthusiastic audiences and filmmakers are privy to unprecedented levels of access to one another as they exchange ideas about the art and business of filmmaking.
Up-and-coming Canadian filmmakers gain unparalleled insight into the workings of the international market. Media from around the globe converge on the Festival, creating buzz and stirring excitement over films and the talent behind them. Film buyers and other industry professionals, meanwhile, can choose from extensive additional screenings and specialized Industry programming that empowers them to make informed business decisions the for days and months ahead. The Festival also provides excellent resources and networking opportunities for film-industry professionals.
From the efficiency and dedication of the Festival’s staff and Volunteers to its vast contribution to the culture and economy of the City of Toronto, the Toronto International Film Festival has earned its long-standing reputation as a leader in the international film community.
The Toronto International Film Festival
• presents one of the world's largest annual showcases of Canadian and
• presents at least two public and one Press & Industry (P&I) screening of every
• welcomes over 652,000 attendees to Festival
• accredits over 5,500 Canadian and international industry delegates; and
• accredits over 1,300 Canadian and international media.