August 18, 2008

Coming Attractions

A couple important dates to remember:

August 19
  • The complete film list, along with the Gala and Visa Screening Room schedules, will be available by 3pm.
August 23
  • Premium tickets (Galas at Roy Thomson Hall, Visa Screening Room presentations at the Elgin Theatre) available as of 10:00am by Visa, debit and cash.
August 26
  • Festival Box Office at Toronto Life Square opens.
  • Complete schedule available online at 10:00am.
  • Advance Order Book, Programme Book, and Official Film Schedule can be picked up in person.
August 27
  • Out-of-Town Packages will arrive by 10:30 am (assuming FedEx gets it there in time and we don't see a repeat of the frustrating customs problem of the last two years).
August 28
  • Out-of-Town Package orders must be picked up by 5:00 pm in order to guarantee arrival in Toronto by 1 pm the next day.
August 29
  • Deadline to drop off completed Advance Order Book for participation in the draw. Orders will be accepted at the Festival Box Office at Toronto Life Square only.
  • The ticket draw will begin some time after 1pm.
August 29/30
  • Advance Orders will be confirmed. We'll all know what we're seeing.
September 1
  • Pick up your complete Advance Orders. They will be available at the Festival Box Office at Toronto Life Square.
September 3
  • All tickets onsale as of 7:00am.
  • Festival Box Office at Roy Thomson Hall opens at 7:00am.

My plan is to edit (wherever necessary) and republish several of the posts from last year -- for example, travel information, theater overviews, the festival map, and ticket-ordering tips. If you have any questions or requests, please feel free to post them in the comments.