Yellowknife International Film Festival 2016: dates

This years festival is set to run from September 26th - October 2nd, 2016. The first couple days will be workshops and free outdoor Somba Ké Silver screenings for the whole family! Shows at the Northern Arts and Cultural Centre begin on September 28th. Stay tuned for more updates.

Yellowknife International Film Festival: Open for Submissions

The Yellowknife International Film Festival wants your submissions! If you are a northern filimmaker request a fee waiver and submit for free.

  • May 10, 2016 Earlybird Deadline
  • June 10, 2016 Regular Deadline
  • July 10, 2016 Late Deadline
  • July 20, 2016 Extended Deadline


You can submit via Withoutabox or FilmFreeway.









Film Festival Goes on the road

The film festival road tour features an essentials package of the best of the Yellowknife International Film Festival.  With our community partners we will host screenings in Inuvik, Fort Smith, Hay River, Norman Wells, and Fort Simpson. Click here for information about a free screening in your community in MARCH !