TIFF key dates, prices, and ticket details for 2018

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The 2018 Toronto International Film Festival arrives in just a few weeks, and it’s time to start planning your tickets.

TIFF ticket packages are already on sale, including for the public, TIFF Members and Visa Cardholders. Next, on August 2, the official film schedule and Programme Book will be released. You can find the full schedule that day at tiff.net/schedule.

A number of changes have been introduced for 2018, including now allowing film lovers to reserve up to four tickets per venue, up from two previously.

Introduced in 2017, reserved seating has also expanded from Roy Thomson Hall and the Princess of Wales Theatre, to the Elgin and Winter Garden Theatres. At these venues, TIFF is also introducing three tiers of ticket prices starting at $18 for regular tickets, and $25 for premium tickets.

For film lovers under the age of 25, TIFF is also bringing back $10 tickets on daytime screenings, between Monday and Friday.

You can purchase tickets and packages at tiff.net/tickets, or over the phone from 10 AM to 8 PM daily at 416.599.TIFF or 1.888.599.8433, and in person 10 AM to 10 PM at the Steve & Rashmi Gupta Box Office at TIFF Bell Lightbox. Ticket packages are available, while quantities last, until August 13.

The 43rd Toronto International Film Festival runs from September 6 to 16, 2018. Stay tuned to our TIFF 2018 feature section for the latest.

Key Dates:

August 21:
Programme Book and Official Film Schedule released. The Official Film Schedule is also available online at tiff.net/schedule.

August 23:
Individual tickets available for purchase à la carte to TIFF Patrons Circle Members (according to level).

Beginning August 26:
Ticket selection window for package purchasers begins (TIFF Members, according to level, followed by the public).

Beginning September 1:
Individual tickets available for purchase à la carte to all TIFF Members from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET (subject to availability).

Beginning September 2:
Individual tickets available for purchase à la carte to all TIFF Insiders from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET (subject to availability).

Beginning September 3:
Individual tickets available for purchase à la carte to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET (subject to availability). Sales reopen at 8 a.m. on September 4, and will be available through to September 16.

September 6 to 16:
43rd Toronto International Film Festival

Ticket Packages and Pricing

Programme Book: $47
Delivery available for an additional cost

FLEX PACKS
Note that some Flex Packs are still available as of publication.

Customize your Festival experience. Packages include up to four tickets per screening, per account.

Regular Flex Pack (6 tickets): $150
Regular Flex Pack (10 tickets): $240 (purchase in increments of 10, up to 100 tickets)
Premium Flex Pack (6 Premium tickets): $425
Weekday Daytime Flex Pack (10 tickets): $165
Back-Half Flex Pack (6 tickets to films screening from September 12 to 16): $105

INDIVIDUAL TICKETS
Individual tickets are available for purchase in person, by phone, or online beginning September 3. (September 1 for TIFF Members. Patrons Circle Members can purchase from August 23, according to level.)

For 2018, TIFF has introduced three-tiered pricing for venues with reserved seating.

Starting at
Regular: Tier C: $18
Regular: Tier B: $25
Regular: Tier A: $35
Premium: Tier C: $25
Premium: Tier B: $50
Premium: Tier A: $75
Rush tickets, when available: $20 (Regular), or $40 (Premium)

For venues without reserved seating (Ryerson, Scotiabank, Jackman Hall (AGO), and TIFF Bell Lightbox), pricing remains the same.

Starting at
Regular (evenings and weekends): $28
Weekday Daytime Adult: $18
Weekday Daytime under 25: $10
Premium: $52
Rush tickets, when available: $20 (Regular), or $40 (Premium)

W. Andrew Powell lives, sleeps, eats, and breaths movies and entertainment. Since launching The GATE in 1999 Andrew has enjoyed being a pest to any publicist who would return his calls. In his "spare time," Andrew is also an avid photographer, and writes about leisure travel and hotels around the world.

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