Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival

Featuring in-depth panels on emerging technologies, pre-booked face-to-face meetings with industry decision-makers, and more, The Banff World Media Festival is the ideal place to make new contacts, find production partners and investors, and green-light new projects.

Festival Dates: -
Community: Banff
Region: Alberta Rockies
Province: Alberta
Festival Type: Arts & Culture

For more than three decades the Banff World Media Festival has brought top leaders from across the evolving media landscape to the heart of the Canadian Rockies for a totally unique experience.

The Festival began as an intimate space where unparalleled access and cutting-edge insight could combine to forge relationships, launch new business and aid the ambitious members of a dynamic industry in reaching their goals.

More than 30 years later, the industry has changed, but the aims remain the same.


One of the world's largest global development and production marketplace.

Attracting more 150 development executives and a wide-ranging cross-section of television and digital media professionals from around the world, Banff World Media Festival is the ideal place to make new contacts, find production partners and green-light new projects.

Featuring in-depth spotlights on key international territories, pre-booked face-to-face meetings with industry decision makers, and unparalleled opportunities for networking with potential partners from across the globe, the Banff World Media Festival Marketplace is designed to help create new development and production opportunities.

Banff World Media Festival delivers a comprehensive examination of the most critical issues facing the television and digital media industries. The  program features keynote speeches from industry leaders, contentious panel discussions, expert forecasts, celebrity Master Classes, critical case studies, key strategy sessions and more.

The star-studded Rockies awards ceremonies and galas have honoured some of the biggest names in the industry, including Ricky Gervais, Nigel Lythgoe, Lisa Kudrow, Eugene Levy, David Attenborough, William Shatner, James Burrows, Barry Humphries (aka Dame Edna), Howie Mandel, John Cleese, Bob Newhart, Martin Short, Tracy Ullman, Kelsey Grammer, and more.


Details on registration and passes can be found on the Registration Info page.