The Whistler Film Festival (WFF) has announced the first Canadian titles in its 2023 lineup, with five films from British Columbia-based directors including three world premieres:

  • ADAPTATION 2023 | Canada | Western Canada Premiere | Directed by Jake Thomas
  • ALTONA 2023 | Canada | World Premiere | Directed by The Affolter Brothers
  • WITH LOVE AND A MAJOR ORGAN 2023 | Canada | British Columbia Premiere | Directed by Kim Albright (*WFF19 Screenwriters Lab project)
  • ZOE.MP4 2023 | Canada | World Premiere | Directed by Jeremy Lutter
  • SHE TALKS TO STRANGERS 2023 | Canada | World Premiere | Directed by Bruce Sweeney

Three out of the five titles will qualify for the prestigious Borsos Competition for Best Canadian Feature at WFF. This competition boasts a generous $35,000 prize package, including a $15,000 cash award from the Directors Guild of Canada, British Columbia, and a $20,000 production prize sponsored by Company 3.

The 23rd edition of the Whistler Film Festival + Content Summit is scheduled to be held in Whistler, BC, from November 29 to December 3, 2023. Following the in-person event, WFF will transition to an online format, offering select virtual screenings accessible throughout Canada from December 4 to December 17, 2023.

The full lineup will be announced on November 1, stay tuned and follow along with WFF for all the latest news. #WATCHBC