Where can I find high-resolution images?

Access to the Media Library is restricted to members of the press. To request a login and password, please email with your information including name, media outlet and intended use of our press materials. Press materials are for editorial purposes only.

How do I set up an interview with a TIFF spokesperson?

Please contact the Communications Department and provide all necessary information including interviewee request, media outlet, deadline, and all relevant contact details. We check this email address regularly and will get back to you with next steps.

Can I film or photograph inside TIFF Bell Lightbox?

All requests to shoot inside TIFF Bell Lightbox must be submitted to the Communications Department. Please note we require a minimum of 24 to 48 hours advance notice to accommodate these requests.

I want to receive your press announcements. How do I get added to your email distribution list?

The Communications Department maintains a database of media contacts and disseminates its press announcements via email to various distribution lists. We tailor these lists based on a journalist’s area of interest, beat, region and editorial timelines. Please contact us for more information on how to be added to the distribution list that best suits your needs.

Where can I go if I need accessibility support?

If you are accredited Festival media, please email contact us with your request and we will endeavor to accommodate your request where possible. (For example physical assistance, ASL, Captiview device, etc.)

Media Accreditation for TIFF 2022 is now open!

Media Accreditation for TIFF 2022 is open now through Wednesday June 29th, 2022 at 5p.m. ET

Note: ALL press wishing to be accredited for TIFF 2022 must submit an application, regardless of previous TIFF accreditation history.


  • The Toronto International Film Festival will take place in-person from September 8 - 18, 2022 in Toronto.
  • NEW THIS YEAR: Photographers, camera persons and those requiring working access to red carpets/press conferences will be applying for an Access Pass. This will provide all the benefits of regular accreditation, with the exception of access to Press & Industry screenings.
    • Note: If you must view films for your role, please apply for general Media Accreditation. Outlet access to red carpets will be provided on a case-by-case basis, dependent on the TIFF’s customary red carpet/camera call/photo call RSVP system.
  • Press who miss the application deadline will not receive access to the Festival. We ask that you please respect the deadline.
  • Please note you will NOT be required to submit past coverage as part of your TIFF 2022 application.
  • Applications will require a pass photo. Photos must be: under 1 MB in size, in colour, and in jpg format. It should reflect your current appearance (taken within the last 12 months) and show only your head and shoulders.

If you have any questions about Media Accreditation for the 47th Toronto International Film Festival, please reach out to

Media Accreditation Benefits

Accredited media will have access to Press & Industry screenings, press conferences, special events and talks, press kits, images and other press materials, information on TIFF’s programmers and Rising Stars, and access to the TIFF press office team. Access Pass holders will have the aforementioned benefits with the exception of access to Press & Industry screenings.

Apply for Media Accreditation

TIFF 2022 Media Inclusion Initiative

Applications for TIFF’s Media Inclusion Initiative are now open. Seventy-five participants will be selected to receive media accreditation, access to speaker series with film-industry professionals, press conferences for selected TIFF films, additional support from the TIFF Communications team, access to networking opportunities, access to all press & industry screenings, as well as access to professional development workshops with selected industry experts and mentors. TIFF is pleased to once again have the support of NBCUniversal, Rotten Tomatoes and the Sid Adilman Endowment Fund for this year’s Media Inclusion Initiative. Thanks to their generous support, selected participants in the Media Inclusion Initiative will also receive a stipend to enhance their Festival experience.

We invite everyone to apply who fit any of the below criteria:

  • You identify as Black, Indigenous, and/or a person of colour
  • You identify as 2SLGBTQIA+
  • You identify as a woman, trans, non-binary, and/or two-spirited
  • You have a disability


  • You have been accredited at the Toronto International Film Festival for at least one year (but less than five) prior to applying to the Media Inclusion Initiative.
  • You will be able to attend the 2022 Festival in person.

If you have been accredited at TIFF for five or more years OR if you have participated in the Media Inclusion Initiative prior to 2022, please do NOT apply.

Please note that those wishing to apply for the Media Inclusion Initiative must also submit a general press accreditation application.

The deadline for submissions is June 29th, 2022 at 5p.m. ET. Have a question? Please reach out to

Apply for Media Inclusion Initiative

TIFF is committed to fostering equality and inclusion in its accredited press corps. We encourage individuals of all races, ethnicities, ages, genders, sexual orientations, and abilities to apply for media accreditation.

The Sid Adilman Endowment Fund

The Official Film Schedule is here

Start planning your Festival now and see when and where you can catch your favourite films.

See the Press Pass schedule

The Media Library is restricted to members of the press. To access Festival images and b-roll, please send a request for login details to with your information including name, media outlet and intended use of our press materials. High resolution images are also available upon request.

Access Festival Media Library

We offer a number of services to media, including assistance arranging interviews with filmmakers, guests and TIFF spokespeople. Have a press inquiry?

Contact the Communications Department at on weekdays from 9am – 5pm.

Marnie Grona
Director, Marketing and Communications

Alejandra Sosa
Head, Media Relations & Strategy

Kali Hopkins-Allen
Manager, Communications

Daniel Pansino
Senior Coordinator, Communications

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