Canada’s coolest film festival and Whistler’s Best Arts & Cultural Event happens Dec 2 – 6, 2015.
The Whistler Film Festival is renowned by filmmakers and film lovers alike, and is a place where artists are celebrated, audiences are inspired, and new ideas enter the cultural dialogue.
Featuring innovative and original films from around the world and opportunities to connect with the people who created them, this year’s five day Festival will be filled with more premieres, star-studded guests, lively celebrations and unique industry initiatives and more film entries than ever!
New for 2015
- Purchase an Insider, Creator, or Founders Circle Festival Pass
- Festival Ticket Packages are replacing Gold and Platinum Festival Passes
- WFF’s Aboriginal Filmmaker Fellowship has expanded into a three-day creative and business immersion experience to be held from December 3 to 5 during the Whistler Film Festival + Summit, and opened up nationally for up to six emerging Aboriginal Canadian film artists with short film, webisode projects or television pilots.
- Canadian Shortwork Award for Best Screenplay
- WFF has introduced a festival credential that provides access to the Music Café, ShortWork Showdown and Festival Lodge, and is included in select ticket packages if purchased by November 30.
Sneak Peek WFF 2015
Here is a sneak peek of the first 19 confirmed films and what audiences can expect at WFF15.
- Individual film and special event tickets go on sale online on November 4 (until December 6).
- The festival box office opens November 4 for phone sales (1-877-838-FILM)
- November 27 for walk-up sales (located in front of the Whistler Conference Centre).
Whistler Film Festival News
Saskatchewan film Premiering at the WFF this year – A Regina film will be making its debut at the Whistler Film Festival this December and is a comedy about a photography professor who has a mid-life crisis while on his sabbatical.. Read the cbc story here.
Whistler Film Festival Prize Pack Giveaway
WFF Awards 2015
- BORSOS AWARD FOR BEST CANADIAN FEATURE
- WORLD DOCUMENTARY AWARD
- MOUNTAIN CULTURE AWARD
- SHORTWORK AWARD
- CANADIAN SHORTWORK AWARD FOR BEST SCREENPLAY
- BC STUDENT SHORTWORK COMPETITION
- AUDIENCE AWARD
- MPPIA SHORT FILM AWARD
- ALLIANCE OF WOMEN FILM JOURNALISTS INC. (AWFJ) EDA AWARDS
For full awards info visit the Festival Website
WFF 2014 Day 5 Highlights