Whistler Film Festival

NAME OF FESTIVAL: Whistler Film Festival
SINCE: 2001
WHERE: Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
WEBSITE: www.whistlerfilmfestival.com
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.