19th Annual Festival Live In Nanaimo - March 22 & 23, 2024
Submissions Open Oct 10th, 2023
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March 22nd & 23rd, 2024


The 19th annual Vancouver Island Short Film Festival back in person & online on March 22nd & 23rd, 2024!

The 19th annual VISFF will feature 20 short films curated into two unique programs, with live Q&A sessions, and the Goldie Awards Ceremony closing the festival on Saturday evening. Audiences will be able to experience the whole festival in person and online.

Submissions are open! We invite Filmmakers worldwide to submit short films up to 15 minutes in length, including credits, to the 2024 VISFF. The VISFF welcomes all genres and styles and seeks to promote the work of filmmakers of diverse backgrounds and identities.

Films can be submitted through FilmFreeway at www.filmfreeway.com/visff

The VISFF is pleased to introduce the 2024 Youth Showcase, a program of 10 short films by young people 18 years old and younger.

The Youth Showcase, happening on March 23rd, 2024, at 1 p.m, is a family-friendly program that allows young filmmakers to screen their films in a supportive, youth-centered festival environment and will conclude with a Youth Goldie Award Ceremony.

Learn more and submit at  www.filmfreeway.com/visff

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Images from past festivals