WFF will feature seven juried competitive sections and 15 awards with over $154,500 in cash and prizes to be awarded ($32,500 in cash prizes and $121,000 in prizes), plus one audience award selected from up to 1,000 submissions. Up to 90 films (45 features and 45 shorts) from Canada and around the world, will be presented.
Canadian and International filmmakers are invited to submit films of all lengths and genres by the following deadlines:
- EARLY BIRD Deadline: April 30, 2017
- REGULAR FILM Deadline: June 30, 2017
- LATE FILM Deadline: August 15, 2017