The Calgary International Film Festival values our connection with film industry professionals from around the world, filmmakers, festival alumni, media, and the growing Alberta film community. From service to homegrown productions and everything in between, we continue to celebrate filmmakers and industry talent.
INDUSTRY ACCREDITATION IS NOW OPEN!
We offer industry accreditation to organizations and individual representatives from the film industry. Once accredited, representatives will be invited to purchase a 2018 festival pass at the discounted rate of $195 (taxes and fees extra). Learn more and submit your request for industry accreditation.
We revamped our festival awards last year. Read about our awards and winners from 2017.
Submissions for the 2018 festival are now closed.
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About Calgary Film
The Calgary International Film Festival is a 12-day showcase of up to 200 multi-genre feature and short films from Canada and over 40 other countries. The festival hosts gala events, screenings, special presentations, and a Behind the Screen series that emphasizes unique and exciting ways for filmmakers and fans to interact.
The Calgary International Film Festival is now the largest film festival in Alberta, and is the sixth largest in Canada. It is also an Oscar-qualifying festival for short films and was named one of "50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee" in both 2016 and 2017 by MovieMaker Magazine