This year’s Spotlight Films series are comprised of Opening Night Film, Canadian Spotlight, Centrepiece Spotlight, and Closing Night Film programs.
Our Shorts presentations include dedicated programs for International Shorts, Canadian Shorts, our We Heart film project series celebrated the 90th Anniversary of Canada and Japan’s diplomatic relations entitled We Heart Canada + Japan 90, and various gems paired with Feature Presentations.
VAFF Industry Insight Panel Series
Launched in 2013 as a regional forum to discuss industry diversity issues and to mobilize advocacy, the VAFF Industry Insight (VAFF I2) Panel Series continues to challenge the status quo and delve deep into the state of representation in Television, Film, and Media.
VAFF VIP PASS
Includes Opening Film, Spotlight Film, Centrepiece Film, Closing Film Screenings, Industry Insight Seminar Series and all Special Events & Screenings. Membership fee included. Only 200 VIP passes available to the public! Receive the VAFF VIP treatment with complimentary priority access to all film screenings, all special events and receive exclusive discount with specific venue partners at the festival. Mingle with filmmakers, actors, and other industry guests. $100 | Before Festival (Oct 1 – Oct 31) or $150 | During Festival (Nov 1 – Nov 4 – BOX OFFICE ONLY.
We are pleased to offer the following Ticket Bundles (available while tickets last for individual films). DOCUMENTARY SERIES BUNDLE: Buy any 3 programs from our Documentary Series for $30 only! LATE NIGHT SERIES BUNDLE: Buy both The Way Station and Omotenashi for $18! (Best value deal!) SHORTS SERIES BUNDLE: Buy both International Shorts and Canadian Shorts programs together for $20!