The Paper Man, an affectionate look at Claude Lafortune, Quebec’s own version of Mr. Rogers, wins 2020 Whistler Film Festival Audience Award.
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.
Little Orphans directed by Ruth Lawrence wins the Borsos Award for Best Canadian Feature at the 2020 Whistler Film Festival.
Whistler Film Festival 2020 will honor Colm Feore, Kelly McCormack, Gabriel Byrne, Rémy Girard and Tzi Ma with awards.
Due to the rising numbers of COVID-19 cases in British Columbia, the 2020 Whistler Film Festival will now take place entirely online.
Whistler Film Festival Rolls Out 2020 Film Lineup. Opens with World Premieres of SUGAR DADDY and IN HER CITY
Whistler Film Festival 2020 announced the lineup of 89 fresh films, opening with the world premiere of “Sugar Daddy” and “In Her City.”
The Whistler Film Festival’s 6th annual Adventure Film Series will take place online from August 3 to 30, 2020.
The Whistler Film Festival has unveiled plans to celebrate its 20th anniversary virtually from December 1-20.
LIBERTÉ: A CALL TO SPY, an exciting true story about female spies during WWII directed by Lydia Dean Pilche,wins the Audience Award at 2019 Whistler Film Festival.
Québécois Sophie Deraspe’s ANTIGONE swept the awards at the 2019 Whistler Film Festival, taking home four of the five top awards including Best Canadian Feature Film.
Returning for its 19th edition, the Whistler Film Festival will showcase 86 fresh films, and open with the Canadian Premiere of LOST TRANSMISSIONS, starring Simon Pegg and Juno Temple.
With just 11 weeks to go until its 19th edition, the Whistler Film Festival revealed the first 12 Canadian films including nine World Premieres and three Canadian Premieres.
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,
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.