WE SAVED YOU A SEAT TO OUR FIRST-EVER INDUSTRY WEEK

The Calgary International Film Festival (CIFF) will be demystifying the industry from Thursday, September 23 to Sunday, September 26. No matter where you are in your career, we are inviting those in the film, TV, and adjacent industries to mix, mingle, celebrate, and learn. Industry Week will feature inspiring and engaging programming tailor-made for industry professionals: Alberta’s first-ever State of the Industry Address, conversations with visionary filmmakers, a Master Class with the GHOSTBUSTERS: AFTERLIFE editors Dana Glauberman and Nate Orloff, and more. Expand your knowledge, find your inspirational fuel, and grow your connections. Your seat is waiting at CIFF’s first-ever Industry Week!

The deadline to apply was Friday, September 17. 

INDUSTRY WEEK PASS HOLDER BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Exclusive In-Person and Virtual Access to Industry Week Programming
  • Opportunities to Mix and Mingle at exclusive Industry Get-Togethers.
  • In-Person Access to CIFF Films
  • Access to all films available in CIFF's virtual portal (Note, not all virtual films will be available outside of Canada)
  • Access to the Industry Newsletter including daily festival updates and exclusive industry information.
  • Access to the Industry Week Delegate List

Industry Week Overview

CIFF has partnered with other industry leaders to provide the latest and greatest industry content. 

Thursday, September 23

3:00pm STATE OF THE INDUSTRY DISCUSSION Hyatt Regency Calgary / Online

 

Friday, September 24

11:00am YOUNG DIRECTORS WORKSHOP WITH ROBERT CUFFLEY, PART 1 Zoom
1:00pm NETWORK LUNCHEON Brüch Bar / Online
2:15pm DEMYSTIFYING THE FILM FESTIVAL CIRCUIT Brüch Bar / Online
3:30pm FINANCING YOUR FIRST FEATURE FILM Brüch Bar / Online
4:30pm INDUSTRY HAPPY HOUR Apik Art Gallery

 

Saturday, September 25

11:00am A REAL PATHWAY TO AN ACTING CAREER Brüch Bar / Online
12:00pm NETWORK LUNCHEON Brüch Bar
1:00pm DGC VISIONARIES: DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKERS Brüch Bar / Online
2:15pm DGC VISIONARIES: INDIGENOUS FILMMAKERS Brüch Bar / Online
3:30pm DGC VISIONARIES: STORYTELLERS Brüch Bar / Online
4:30pm INDUSTRY HAPPY HOUR Apik Art Gallery

 

Sunday, September 26:

11:00am YOUNG DIRECTORS WORKSHOP WITH ROBERT CUFFLEY, PART 2 Zoom
11:00am BECOMING A WORLD-CLASS PROFESSIONAL IN ALBERTA Brüch Bar / Online
12:00pm FILM CAREER EXPO Eau Claire Lobby
12:00pm NETWORK LUNCHEON Brüch Bar
1:00pm VIDEO GAME DESIGN AND YOU Brüch Bar / Online
2:15pm CCE MASTERCLASS with Dana Glauberman and Nate Orloff  Brüch Bar / Online
3:30pm BIPOC REPRESENTATION IN THE FILM & TV INDUSTRIES Brüch Bar / Online
4:30pm INDUSTRY HAPPY HOUR Apik Art Gallery

To receive information related to Industry Week, CIFF 2021 and other exciting industry related updates, sign up for our Industry Newsletter!

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