2017 Toronto International Film Festival Fact Sheet

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The Toronto International Film Festival revealed some fun facts and figures ahead of their September 7 start date.

(Numbers in parentheses are 2016 statistics)

339 Total films: Features - 255; Shorts - 84 (397 Total films: Features - 296; Shorts - 101)

238 Features that are World, International or North American Premieres: 147, 19 and 72 respectively (266 Total: 139 World; 30 International; 97 North American)

7,299 Total submissions: International - 6,166; Canadian - 1,133 (6,933: International - 5,693; Canadian -1,240)

74 Countries (83)

27 Screens used (28)

13 Programmes (16)

27,438 Minutes of film (32,320)

197′ Longest film: Ex Libris - The New York Public Library (The Woman Who Left - 227′)

2′ Shortest film(s): Catastrophe and some cities (Anima, Silueta de Cohetes and Silueta Sangrienta - 2′)

28 Canadian features, including co-productions (38)

25 Canadian features making their World Premiere, including co-productions (29)

29 Canadian shorts, including co-productions (38)

8 Food trucks featured at Festival Street

The 2017 Toronto International Film Festival® Official Film Schedule was released today and is available at TIFF Bell Lightbox or by visiting tiff.net/schedule.

TIFF prefers Visa.

For film synopses, cast lists, images and more information see tiff.net/discovery.

Festival tickets go on sale September 4 at 10am (with TIFF Member pre-sale on September 2 from 10am to 4pm). Buy tickets online at tiff.net, by phone at 416.599.TIFF or 1.888.599.8433, or in person at a box office. See box office locations and hours at tiff.net/tickets.

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About TIFF: TIFF is a charitable cultural organization whose mission is to transform the way people see the world, through film. An international leader in film culture, TIFF projects include the annual Toronto International Film Festival in September; TIFF Bell Lightbox, which features five cinemas, major exhibitions, and learning and entertainment facilities; and innovative national distribution programme Film Circuit. The organization generates an annual economic impact of $189 million CAD. TIFF Bell Lightbox is generously supported by contributors including Founding Sponsor Bell, the Government of Canada, the Government of Ontario, the City of Toronto, the Reitman family (Ivan Reitman, Agi Mandel and Susan Michaels), The Daniels Corporation and RBC. For more information, visit tiff.net.

The Toronto International Film Festival is generously supported by Lead Sponsor Bell, Major Sponsors RBC, L'Oréal Paris and Visa, and Major Supporters the Government of Ontario, Telefilm Canada and the City of Toronto.

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