Our Signature Series recognizes distinguished artists of our time and honours them with an award and an intimate on stage interview, complimented by a feature presentation of their most recent film. The Signature Series includes a Tribute, Spotlight, Contender Conversation, and Variety 10 Screenwriters to Watch.
Past highlights include Kiefer Sutherland, Kim Cattrall, Richard Dreyfuss, Daniel Radcliffe, Jay Baruchel, Oscar winners Meg LaFauve (“Inside Out”) and Jennifer Lee (“Frozen”), and more.
What’s a film fest without galas? WFF opens and closes with two of the top films of the fest with both reception and party options available for attendees.
WFF peaks with our annual festival party on Saturday night. Don’t miss the action!
Every great film needs great music. Featuring after dark performances, the WFF Music Showcase provides an opportunity for up to 10 export ready BC musicians to showcase their music and talent to film fans and filmmakers as well as music supervisors attending the fest.
It’s a short time, but a good time! WFF’s ShortWork Showcase features a lively presentation of an eclectic collection of short films in a relaxed bar setting.
Join filmmakers, industry and special guests to honour the talent behind some of the finest films showcased at this year’s Festival. WFF features six juried competitive sections, competing for 14 awards and $147,500 in cash and prizing to be awarded ($32,500 cash and $115,000 in commissions), and one audience award. The event includes the presentation of WFF’s juried film awards as well as the MPPIA Short Film Award, Variety 10 Screenwriters to Watch Awards, and the Alliance of Women Film Journalists EDA Awards.