YKIFF 2017 Submissions

The Yellowknife International Film Festival wants your submissions!

If you are a northern filmmaker request a fee waiver and submit for free.

May 20, 2017 Earlybird Deadline

June 15, 2017 Regular Deadline

June 30, 2017 Late Deadline

July 15, 2017 Extended Deadline

You can submit via:



Yellowknife Film Festival Roadtour

All Screenings are free and open to the public.


Koneline: our land beautiful  [Nettie Wild] 96 min.
The Sun At Midnight   [Kirsten Carthew] 93 min.
Angry Inuk 85 min. [Alethea Arngaquq-Baril]
Painted Girl  [Jennifer Walden] 13 min.
SHIFT   [Kelly Milner] 29 min.
Con Kids   [Pat Braden] 6 min.

Dates & Venues 

Fort Smith: March 10-11th, 2017 @ Recreation Centre

Inuvik: March 18, 2017 @ Midnight Sun Recreation Centre

Hay River, March 25, 2017 @ Hay River Library / Riverview Movie theatre

Norman Wells, March 30, 2017 @ Royal Canadian Legion Norman Wells

Fort Simpson, April 1, 2017 @ Open Sky Society

YKIFF ROADTOUR coming March 2017


Western Arctic Moving Pictures in cooperation with our community partners will tour a package of films from the 10th annual Yellowknife International Film Festival (YKIFF) into every region in the NWT, with the support of the Department of Industry, Tourism, and Investment.  YKIFF showcases film and new media works from all over the Canadian and Circumpolar North with selected international works.  The YKIFF Road Tour features several films from the NWT, from filmmakers Kirsten Carthew, Amos Scott, Jennifer Walden, Terry Woolf, and Gary Milligan, as well as films from Nunavut, and British Columbia.  

The YKIFF road tour will stop in Fort Simpson, Inuvik, Norman Wells, Hay River, and Fort Smith. Stay tuned for Dates TBD. 

The featured films are:

Koneline: Our Land Beautiful
The Sun at Midnight
Angry Inuk
Painted Girl
Hangin' with the Con Kids