The event attracted 450 filmmakers and industry guests, and had a total attendance of 13,233 attendees (representing an 18 percent increase over 2014). The 2015 Whistler Film Festival awarded $158,500 in cash prizes and commissions. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada, the 2020 festival was staged entirely online.
Film Festival. From December 1 to 20, WFF delivered its 20th-anniversary edition virtually with 97 films – 30 features and 67 shorts in 10 programs – available to watch online across Canada until December 31, plus special events, talent talks, and industry initiatives available to access worldwide. Read our 2020 impact report.
The ShortWork Awards are annual film awards, presented by the Whistler Film Festival to honour the best short films screened at the festival.. Prior to 2012, a single award was presented inclusive of both Canadian and international short films; in that year, separate awards were created for Canadian and international films.
STUDENT SHORTWORK 1. STUDENT SHORTWORK 2. ENTER VIRTUAL FESTIVAL. WFF20 featured 97 films online including 30 features and 67 shorts curated in ten programs across Canada! Plus special events, filmmaker and talent talks, and industry sessions available to an international audience.
Whistler Film Festival Documentary Award. The Whistler Film Festival Documentary Award is an annual juried award, given by the Whistler Film Festival to the film selected as the year's best documentary film in the festival program.
Jul 14, 2020 · The Art of Film. Whistler, B.C. (July 15, 2020) – To mark the 20-week countdown to its 20th edition, the Whistler Film Festival (WFF) has unveiled plans to celebrate its 20th anniversary virtually over 20 days from December 1 to 20, 2020. WFF 2020 will be presented as an online experience featuring film premieres, filmmaker and talent talks ...
The film was shot in 2019, with the working title Chasing Justice. It premiered at the 2020 Calgary International Film Festival. It was subsequently screened at the 2020 Whistler Film Festival, where it was named runner-up for the Whistler Film Festival Audience Award.