Banff World Television Festival

Banff World Television Festival

Type: Regular shortfilm festival
Location: Banff, Canada
Start Month: June


For 35 years, the Banff World Media Festival has brought top leaders from across the evolving media landscape to the heart of the Canadian Rockies for a totally unique experience. Attracting over 150 Development Executives and a wide-ranging cross-section of television and digital media professionals from around the world, BANFF is the ideal place to make new contacts, find production partners and green-light new projects.

Submission Requirements:

It is the entrant’s responsability to choose the category which best fits the entry. Resubmitted entries from previous years will no be refunded. Entries must be in english or have english subtitles or dialogue dubbed in english. Our system accepts .mov and .mp4 formats. DVDs will no longer be accepted. There is a file limit of 1GB per entry. Entry videos do not need to be in HD. 480p (DVD quality) is acceptable. Acceptable screen sizes are 4:3 or 16:9.

Submission Deadline: March


Early: $250, FiNone or Unknownl deadline: $300 CAD+taxes

Awards / Prizes:

Rockie Awards

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