Set in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, BANFF is a premium international marketplace where global media companies, producers, creatives and industry stakeholders tackle issues and uncover trends, ink deals and nurture partnerships.

The 2020 lineup will be announced soon.

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UNPARALLELED ACCESS. CREATIVE INSPIRATION. BOLD BUSINESS STRATEGIES.

Register now to save $400 on your full-access festival pass with our limited time kick off rate.
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Announcing BANFF’s 2020 Content Advisory Board

We’re proud to introduce the Banff World Media Festival's 2020 Content Advisory Board, an esteemed group of international industry leaders who will be working with our content team to help guide programming for the Festival in June.
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Enter the Rockie Awards, BANFF's flagship international programming competition

Have your work recognized on the world stage and screened by the most influential decision makers in the industry. Final deadline to enter is February 7, 2020.
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2019 SPEAKERS INCLUDED:

JEFFREY KATZENBERG
Founder and Chairman of the Board
Quibi
SARAH BARNETT
President, AMC Networks Entertainment Group and AMC Studios
AMC Network Entertainment
PAULA KERGER
President and CEO
PBS
PAUL FEIG
Director, Screenwriter, Actor and Activist
Feigco Entertainment
RANDY LENNOX
President
Bell Media
DOUG MURPHY
President and CEO
Corus Entertainment
CATHERINE TAIT
President and CEO
CBC/Radio-Canada
SANDRA STERN
President
Lionsgate Television Group
LOGAN BROWNING
Actress
Dear White People
BILL HADER
Actor, Creator, Director, Producer, Writer
Barry
JED MERCURIO
Showrunner
Bodyguard, Line of Duty
KRISTIN KREUK
Actress, Executive Producer
Burden of Truth
CHRIS REGINA
Director, Original Series Content Acquisition
Netflix
BRIE MIRANDA BRYANT
SVP, Unscripted Development & Programming
Lifetime
TONY TOMPSON
Drama Development Executive
Hulu
ISABELLE PAIN
Head of Content, Prime Video Canada
Amazon

Announcing 2020 speakers soon.

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FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS

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ROCKIES SUBMISSIONS CLOSE ON FEBRUARY 7th

Get your work in front of the industry’s most influential streamers, channels, funders and decision makers.

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SUBMISSIONS FOR 2020 ARE NOW CLOSED

Stay tuned for the participant announcement of our 2020 cohort!

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SUBMISSIONS FOR COHORT 1 ARE NOW CLOSED

Check back in the new year to apply for cohort 2.

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The festival brings together the top leaders in content creation, digital media and film and television production to discuss and examine the key issues facing our industry.

- Doug Murphy, President and Chief Executive Officer, Corus Entertainment

BANFF brings together the brightest minds and most innovative thinkers from across our industry.

- Randy Lennox, President, Bell Media and Chair of the Board, BANFF

This prestigious annual festival positions Canada front and centre on the global media stage.

- Kevin MacLellan, Former Chairman, Global Distribution & International, NBCUniversal
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