Whistler Film Festival

Whistler Film Festival

Whistler ’16: Power Pitch, Doc Lab, Stars to Watch finalists named

Producers Andrew Jenkins and Christine Falco are among those selected for the second annual pitch boot camp.

Lovesick

Whistler Film Festival unveils 2016 lineup

Nineteen films will compete for the Borsos award for best Canadian feature, including Tyson Caron’s Lovesick (pictured) and Justin McConnell’s Red Mile.

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WFF names talent lab participants

Amos Scott is among those selected for the Aboriginal Filmmaker Fellowship, with Sara McIntyre selected as a finalist for the Feature Project Lab.

Marks

How Natasha got Bill Marks to turn arthouse

Playback caught up with Marks (pictured) at Whistler about finding an audience for the English- and Russian-language feature from David Bezmozgis.

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WFF ’15: The death of mid-level box office and Canadian copro wins

A roundup of some of the highlights from the Whistler Film Festival industry conference, including a look at the year in Canadian film and surprising misses at the box office.

River

WFF ’15: Jamie M. Dagg’s River takes home three prizes

The Canada-Laos copro was the big winner at the 15th edition of the festival, which wrapped Sunday.

How to Plan Orgy

Northern Banner acquires How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town

The Jeremy Lalonde comedy had its British Columbia premiere at the Whistler Film Festival Thursday.

Jordan Canning

Whistler ’15: WIDC ups feature film prize

Jordan Canning’s Suck It Up will be the first feature to take advantage of new sponsorships for the Women In The Director’s Chair award.

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WFF names Aboriginal Filmmaker Fellowship participants

Six filmmakers, including Allan Hopkins and Phoebe Sutherland, will take part in the three-day business and creative immersion program at the December festival.

DirectorsChair

Mary Walsh, Jordan Canning named to WIDC/WFF program

The women are among eight filmmakers taking part in the Whistler Film Festival-based program, which includes mentorships from the likes of Siobhan Devine and Karen Lam.

Whistler Film Festival

The Sabbatical, Nestor get Whistler world bows

Patterson’s Wager, The Sublet and FSM were also included in the first lineup announcement for the festival.

WIDC Picture

WIDC, Whistler Film Fest update joint program

The new program, entitled WIDC: Story and Leadership, places more emphasis on individual leadership of the participants and the polishing of their work.