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About us

The Yellowknife International Film Festival

The focus of YKIFF 2017 is on stories from the circumpolar north with an industry programming emphasis on content creation in the NWT. We shine the spotlight on the different ways NWT filmmakers have realized their film and TV projects and what they have learned along the way.

We love to share the films that inspire us to continue to create and consume quality media from across the globe. We hope you love the festival program as much as we do full of new content and emerging filmmakers that our changing the way we see Canadian cinema. The NWT and its abundance of creative people are also changing the face of the north, and its fantastic.

In partnership with the NWT Professional Media Association the festival  brings you exciting workshops, panels, and networking events to further your career in content creation. These opportunities are specifically designed to assist NWT filmmakers make the right connections, stay informed on funding opportunities, learn more about their craft, and develop professional relationships.

I would love to thank all the festival volunteers, the Board of WAMP and the NWT PMA, and all our wonderful funders and Sponsors! Lets make this year one to remember and celebrate all the hard work of these talented creators!

Festival Director
Jeremy Emerson

Thank you to our Major Festival Sponsors & Partners:

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