Geneviève Dulude-De Celles first feature A COLONY, a touching and heartbreaking coming of age story, swept the Borsos Awards of the 18th annual Whistler Film Festival with three wins including Best Canadian Feature,
Whistler Film Festival
NAME OF FESTIVAL: Whistler Film Festival
WHERE: Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: When the Whistler Film Festival was founded in 2001, it was with the intention to put Whistler on the map for arts and culture. The scope and scale of the Whistler Film Festival Society has grown considerably since. Today, the organization produces a well-respected, credible event on the international film festival circuit, augmented by film presentations and project development programs for Canadian artists throughout the year that serve 12,500 attendees, including 1,000 industry, and 1,320 Alumni. Recognized by filmmakers and film lovers alike as one of Canada’s most important showcases for film, Whistler is a place where artists are celebrated; audiences are inspired, new ideas are discussed, and business opportunities are solidified.
This Is North Preston, the remarkable documentary film by Jaren Hayman which will have its world premiere at Whistler Film Festival on Friday November 30, will be released in Canada by Northern Banner Releasing.
The Whistler Film Festival will present an unprecedented number of female focused films, talent, events, and awards throughout its 2018 programs.
Festival goers attending the 18th annual Whistler Film Festival (WFF), taking place from November 28 to December 2, can look forward to 85 fresh films including 50 features and 35 shorts representing 12 countries.
MOMENTUM GENERATION, the latest documentary from Award-winning filmmakers Jeff and Michael Zimbalist, will have its Canadian premiere as the Closing Night film of Whistler Film Festival.
With just 12 weeks to go until its 18th edition, the Whistler Film Festival (WFF) confirmed the first films plus the BC talent that will be honored at Almost WFF, its’ annual benefit in Vancouver.
Joe Wright’s DARKEST HOUR, starring Gary Oldman and Lily James is the winner of the 2017 Whistler Film Festival’s Audience Award.
2017 Whistler Film Festival Awards: ALL YOU CAN EAT BUDDHA and WORTHY COMPANION Tie for Best Canadian Film
Ian Lagarde’s first feature ALL YOU CAN EAT BUDDHA, and Jason and Carlos Sanchez’s A WORTHY COMPANION tied to win the Borsos Competition for Best Canadian Feature Film
The Whistler Film Festival will present an unprecedented number of female focused films, talent, events, and awards throughout its 2017 programs.
The Whistler Film Festival (WFF) will shine the spotlight on actress and producer Kyra Sedgwick, and actor Bill Pullman, in it’s Signature Series,
The 17th Whistler Film Festival, aka ‘Canada’s Coolest Film Fest’, will take place from November 29 to December 3, 2017, and feature 87 fresh films
The 2017 Whistler Film Festival (WFF) taking place from November 29th to December 3rd, today offered a sneak peek including the first 15 confirmed films, plus industry and event programming highlights.
IndieCan Entertainment to Release Indie Films VICTOR WALK, THE WILL TO FLY and BROKEN from 2016 Whistler Film Festival
Two months following the Whistler Film Festival’s 16th edition, IndieCan Entertainment has acquired VICTOR WALK, THE WILL TO FLY, and the documentary feature film BROKEN.
FILMMAKERS: Whistler Film Festival Accepting Submissions for 2017 Feature Project Lab and Praxis Screenwriters Lab Programs
The Whistler Film Festival (WFF) is now accepting submissions for the 2017 Feature Project Lab and Praxis Screenwriters Lab programs.
The 2016 Whistler Film Festival Audience Award went to LA LA LAND, Damien Chazelle’s charming romantic musical featuring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone.
The winners of the 2016 Whistler Film Festival were announced this morning and BEFORE THE STREETS (AVANT LES RUES) Canadian director Chloé Leriche’s first feature, won the the coveted Borsos Competition for Best Canadian Feature Film.
Amy Jo Johnson’s debut feature film THE SPACE BETWEEN, which is in competition at this years Whistler Film Festival will be released in Canada by IndieCan Entertainment.
Whistler Film Fest 2016: A71 Entertainment Acquires CHOKESLAM and POPULATION ZERO For Canadian Release
A71 Entertainment has acquired the Canadian rights to two feature films premiering at this year’s Whistler Film Festival (WFF) – CHOKESLAM, directed by Robert Cuffley, is having its BC premiere and POPULATION ZERO, directed by Adam Levins and Julian T. Pinder
Sara McIntyre of Kiss Dust Pictures, producer of THE LAST SIX, has won the second annual Power Pitch competition at the Whistler Film Festival.
Academy Award-nominated director Deepa Mehta and producer David Hamilton will executive produce Dusty Mancinelli’s and Harry Cherniak’s of Inflo Films first feature LITTLE KINGS.
Former NHL Player Theo Fleury Featured in Sex Abuse Documentary VICTOR WALK to Receive Humanitarian Award
Former NHL All-Star, Stanley Cup winner and Olympic Gold Medalist Theo Fleury featured in the documentary VICTOR WALK, will receive the 2016 Humanitarian Award at the Whistler Film Festival for his commitment to making a difference.
This year’s, 2016 Whistler Film Festival (WFF), will celebrate Alan Thicke as its Signature Series’ Tribute honoree. WFF will also honor acclaimed filmmaker Deepa Mehta.
The 2016 Whistler Film Festival will host Variety’s 10 Screenwriters to Watch for the 5th consecutive year. This year’s honored screenwriters will share their personal stories and challenges related to succeeding in today’s film industry
With exactly three weeks to go until it kicks into full gear, the Whistler Film Festival continues to turn up the heat announcing Oscar winning director John Madden as the guest of honor at its Variety Contender Conversation on December 1st.