Banff, Canada

Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival

October 27, 2018 - November 4, 2018

The annual Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival is a programming-driven, competitive event bringing the best films and books on mountains and the spirit of adventure from around the world to the mountain town of Banff, Alberta, in the heart of the Canadian Rockies. The Festival provides an opportunity for filmmakers and writers to meet and exchange ideas through the provision of seminars, workshops, on- demand screening facilities and social gatherings, and gives appreciative audiences access to the world's best mountain films and literature.

Other relavant activities:

Mountain Film Competition, Mountain Book Competition, Photo Essay Competition, Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour, Adventure Filmmakers' Workshop, Mountain Photography Residency.

Festival director: Deb Smythe

Head programming: Joanna Croston

SUBMISSIONS

  • May 1, 2018 - August 1, 2018

    WHY ENTER THE BANFF MOUNTAIN FILM COMPETITION?

    A WORLD-CLASS REPUTATION
    After 41 years, the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival has a proven track record as the largest and one of the most prestigious mountain festivals in the world.

    AN OPPORTUNITY TO NETWORK
    The Festival offers you the chance to meet other filmmakers and to exchange ideas and collaborate in a relaxed atmosphere. It’s also a great opportunity to connect with leaders in the outdoor adventure field, including climbers, mountaineers, gear manufacturers, potential sponsors, and journalists. Festival finalists are invited to join us in Banff during Festival week.

    As our special guests, attending film finalists will receive:
    • two film program passes
    • tickets to special invitation-only events during the Festival
    • one hotel room for three nights during the Festival*
    • an opportunity to represent your film in person at our public theatre screenings

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