Toronto International Film Festival

annual Canadian film festival

The Toronto International Film Festival (or TIFF) is one of the largest and publicly attended movie festivals. It attracts over 480,000 people annually. It was founded in 1976.

In 2007, the Time magazine noted that TIFF had "grown from its place as the most influential fall film festival to the most influential film festival, period.[1]

The festival's People's Choice Award has been an indicator of success in the awards season. Past movies include Academy Award winners, such as Slumdog Millionaire, The King's Speech, La La Land, 12 Years a Slave and Silver Linings Playbook.

Notable movie premieresEdit

Movies such as American Beauty, Ray and Black Swan have premiered at the TIFF.


  1. "Big-Screen Romance". Time Magazine. Archived from the original on August 24, 2013. Retrieved July 5, 2018.