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Get Ready for The Whistler Film Fest + Summit!

Nov 6, 2016 | Interactive + Digital Media, News, Uncategorized

Creative BC and Telefilm Canada present a 4-day industry Summit featuring over 30 interactive business sessions and networking events that connects filmmakers and dealmakers.


  • December 1: Crossing Borders – Producer POC
  • December 2: International Sessions – Industry POV
  • December 3: Content Connections – Creative POV
  • December 4: Content Connections – Digital POV


Signature Series (December 2-3)
Honours distinguished artists of our time for their extraordinary contribution to the world of cinema.

Music Showcase (December 1-3)
A two-day showcase and industry panel where up to 10 songwriters and artists from BC each play a live 30-minute set and meet with key international music and film executives and delegates attending the festival.

Festival Hub
Offers a casual setting to engage with fellow festival goers and find out everything about the fest.

Awards Celebration (December 4)
Filmmakers, industry, and special guests gather to honour the talent behind some of the finest films showcased at this year's Festival.

The 2016 Whistler Film Festival features up to 90 innovative and original films from around the world (approx. 45 Features and 45 Shorts) and many opportunities to connect with the people who made them, including a solid lineup of premieres at public and Press & Industry screenings on six screens in four theatres.

Read the Press Release "Whistler Film Festival Unveils Industry Summit Lineup and Guests" (PDF)

Creative BC is a Major Sponsor of the Whistler Film Festival + Summit