Sachin Gandhi's Best of 2018

They select the movies for the Calgary International Film Festival, and now our team of programmers share their Top 10 films of 2018. Still not sure what films you need to catch up on from the past year? Take it from our curators – these are films that you'll want to seek out as we say goodbye to the year that was 2018.

The 2019 Oscars Shortlists are Here

It’s that time of year! The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has published their shortlists in consideration for the 91st Oscars® in nine categories: Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Foreign Language Film, Makeup and Hairstyling, Music (Original Score), Music (Original Song), Animated Short Film, Live Action Short Film and Visual Effects.

If that wasn't enough to get you excited, thirteen films from our 2018 Calgary Film lineup are included...

Film Independent Spirit Award Nominees with a Calgary Film Connection

The nominees are here!

2018 Audience & Fan Favourite Awards

After pouring over ballots and crunching the numbers, our 2018 Fan Favourite Award and our 2018 Audience Favourite Award winners are here! 

Our 2018 Recap: What a Scene

Now that the festival has been over for a few days, we're ready to shake the snow off and look forward to the future - like the 20th Calgary International Film Festival next year (Sept 18-29, 2019!) or our ongoing Doc Soup series that kicks off with THE PRICE OF EVERYTHING on November 7. Before we delve too deep into those, though, we wanted to revisit some of our favourite highlights of the last few weeks!

2018 Juried Award Winners

The winners of our juried awards are in!

We'd like to congratulate all of the nominees this year on their excellent entries, and we wish them all the best in their festival and film careers. The high quality of our festival programming directly depends on the people who create such incredible content, and it is our honour to bring it to our screens and show it to the people of Calgary. Learn more about our jury and awards.


The Final Act: Sunday, Sept 30

We're finally here - the last day of the 2018 festival. We've had an amazing time with all the film fans of the city over the last week and a half, but we've still got one more afternoon and evening jammed full of entertainment! Here are some of the highlights going on today, Sept 30. See the entire venue schedule for the day and pick up your tickets here.


Sept 29: Must-See Saturday

We've arrived at the last weekend of the festival, meaning there are only two days left to catch the rest of this year's programming. Here are some of the films you can catch this Saturday - which are also the last ones that count towards the final Fan of the Year tally. We won't keep you reading long - there's plenty out there to see!

Sept 28: Friday Film Frenzy

It's Friday - that means big entertainment here at Calgary Film! We've got some top-notch picks to help you kick off your weekend, and there's much more to come in the days ahead.

Sept 27: Thursday at the Theatre

The weather outside is wet and cold, so what better way to spend your Thursday than to go be warm in one of our festival venues, with a big bag of popcorn? Here are some of the great film choices you've got this evening - though we're not sure how you can choose when the options are this good!