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Lights. Camera. Action.
The 13th annual Whistler Film Festival runs from December 4 to 8, 2013 and is sure to offer film buffs one of their best events yet. For 2013, cinematic excellence will remain at the heart of the mountain based Festival, which will present a focused and competitive programof up to 90 films (approx. 50 feature films and 40 shorts) from around the world across a broad spectrum of genres presented in over 90 screenings. Featuring seven film competitions and one audience award, over $31,500 will be awarded to filmmakers, including the second largest cash prize for a Canadian film in the country after Toronto (TIFF) through the 9th annual Borsos Competition for Best Canadian Feature.
Spend a few nights in town and see some great films while immersing yourself in the famous Whistler culture. Make sure to bring your your best film critic persona and your camera for some likely celebrity sightings. Check back regularly for more information or visit www.whistlerfilmfestival.com
Some highlights from the 2012 Whistler Film Festival:
The Whistler Film Festival Society (WFFS) is a charitable cultural organization dedicated to furthering the art of film by providing programs that focus on the discovery, development and promotion of new talent culminating with a must attend festival for artists, the industry and audiences in Whistler. WFFS produces one of Canada's leading film festivals and plays a leadership role in offering project development programs and opportunities for filmmakers.