Whistler Film Festival

Pandoras Box

Pandora’s Box opens up global conversation around period equity

The $1-million feature-length doc, premiering today at Whistler, is produced by the newly formed production banner Inner Revolution Films.

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In brief: Eagle Vision project up for Shorty Award prizes

Plus: Whistler unveils its Indigenous Filmmaker Fellowship and Power Pitch finalists, while Rogers makes a request to the CRTC to bring a new channel to Canada.

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WFF taps Angela Heck as director of industry programming

The industry veteran will oversee the festival’s industry and talent programs, including its Signature Series and Content Summit.

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WFF ’18: Distributors grapple with complexities of indie film market

Theatrical distribution heads at eOne, FunFilm and VVS discuss how the rise of streaming and the “Disney-fication” of the market is affecting business.

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WFF ’18: A Colony wins three Borsos prizes

The debut feature from the Montreal filmmaker won the best Canadian feature prize, while The Fireflies Are Gone and Stockholm also claimed awards.

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Get your indie film a passport, but do your homework first

Whistler Film Festival: Execs from Rhombus, XYZ and Sepia dish on the pitfalls, politics and opportunities of coproducing in China, Europe and South Africa.

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WFF ’18: Bruce McDonald, Natty Zavitz features land world premieres

The festival’s 18th edition includes a record 46% of projects directed or co-directed by women.

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WFF names Indigenous Filmmaker Fellowship finalists

Trevor Mack (pictured) and Darcy Waite are two of the filmmakers who will receive mentorship on their scripted projects during the immersive program.

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Julie Di Cresce joins the Whistler Film Festival

The former HBO and Super Channel exec will oversee all industry, project development and talent programs for the fest and its summit.

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WFF ’17: Women’s voices rise to the top

Confronting sexual assault in the industry and achieving gender parity were two of the major topics tackled at the annual Women on Top breakfast.

A Worthy Companion

Awards roundup: Borsos tie at Whistler

Plus: Jennifer Podemski wins ACTRA Award of Excellence and Tulipani nabs an international audience award.

The Other Side of Porcupine Lake

WFF ’17: Behind the scenes of Julian Papas’ behind-the-scenes doc

Filmmaker Ingrid Veninger and director Papas on inspiring the next generation of filmmakers with The Other Side of Porcupine Lake.