The Toronto International Film Festival returns for its 35th year with a new Festival Box Office location at 363 King Street West, opening on August 24. New features include a ticket package that celebrates Canadian film, a refined definition of Premium Screening that offers red carpet experiences at multiple venues, and a chance for film lovers to experience TIFF Bell Lightbox, the Festival’s new year-round home. The Festival also announced that it run for an additional day this year, offering audiences the opportunity to see even more films.
The Festival also announced confirmed it would again partner with Roy Thomson Hall for the 16th year as it hosts Opening Night, Closing Night and Gala Presentations. The Visa Screening Room, located at the Elgin Theatre, once again hosts Special Presentations and other Premium Screenings. Additional returning cinemas include: AMC 24 at Yonge & Dundas, Cineplex Odeon Varsity Cinemas, the Isabel Bader Theatre at Victoria College on the grounds of the University of Toronto, the Winter Garden Theatre, Jackman Hall at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Ryerson Theatre at Ryerson University. Scotiabank Theatre Toronto returns for public, press and industry screenings. The National Film Board of Canada Mediatheque returns for press and industry screenings during the Festival and for pre-Festival press screenings. New this year, TIFF Bell Lightbox will be host to public screenings during the Festival.