The Whistler Film Festival combines an esteemed international film competition with a concentrated industry summit organized to address the ever-changing landscape of filmmaking in the digital age. The Festival hosts filmmaking luminaries for an intimate five-day program of screenings, tributes, industry initiatives and special events.
To recognize the vitality of the art form, WFF will feature seven juried competitive sections and 14 awards with $146,500 in cash and prizes to be awarded ($31,500 in cash prizes and $115,000 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:
SUBMISSIONS OPEN: March 1, 2018
EARLY BIRD Deadline: April 30, 2018
REGULAR FILM Deadline: June 30, 2018
LATE FILM Deadline: August 15, 2018