Everything you need to know about the Whistler Film Festival 2017

The first weekend of December is nearly upon us and with it, the Whistler Film Festival 2017.

Once again, the WFF is delivering a STACKED lineup of films and industry events. There’s a bit of everything for everyone.

The only problem is, with so much going on, planning your itinerary can be daunting.

No worries though, we’ve got you covered. Here’s the barebones breakdown of the Whistler Film Festival 2017 to get you started:

What: New and innovative films from Canada and all over the world. Screenings, awards, celebrations, and industry meet-ups.

When: November 29 – December 3, 2017

Where: Whistler, British Columbia, Canada


Click here to expand the list of venues and their locations

Membership: All WFF attendees must purchase a one time WFF membership (for as low as $5). Purchase on this page.

How to buy tickets:

  1. For an individual film: Click on that film on the official schedule. On the film page, click the button below “Showtimes and Tickets” (which displays the date, time, and venue of the film) and a popup window with ticket options will appear.
  2. For a ticket bundle: Choose one of the options on this page.
  3. By phone: Call 1-844-307-7469
  4. In person: At the WFF Box Office and at the individual theatre box offices (tickets can be purchased immediately before a screening, if available).

Full list of films

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Full list of events

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Awards and juries: WFF features seven juried sections. This year, WFF will present 14 film awards, with over $146,500 in cash and prizing ($31,500 cash and $115,000 in prizes). Learn more.

WFF Industry Summit: “WFF’s four-day curated industry Summit features over 25 interactive business sessions and networking events for filmmakers and dealmakers to delve into cinema’s converging fields of art, technology, and commerce.”

* Patrons Circle Pass, Premium Industry Pass, Industry Pass or Industry Day Pass required for access to the WFF Summit.

Register for an industry pass for Festival and Summit access. Industry Registration »

For more information on the Summit Schedule, please visit the Schedule page »

Other information: Click to view the official “How to WFF” guide.