In response to the 2015/2016 NS Provincial Budget released April 09, 2015.
We are truly disappointed to hear of the impending changes to the NS Film Tax Credit, which will no doubt have a dramatic effect on the productions happening in Nova Scotia.
We at the Atlantic Film Festival treasure our role as champions of our Atlantic Canadian Film Industry of which Nova Scotia is a huge part.  This decision will mean less films being made about the Atlantic Canadian experience to be shared not only locally but on a global scale.  This is a tremendous blow to an industry of talented craftspeople that are passionate and proud of their artistic contributions to our culture and heritage.
- Wayne Carter, Executive Director, Atlantic Film Festival Association

SEPT 17 - 24, 2015 APRIL 29 - 30, 2015 SEPT 17 - 20, 2015 JUNE - SEPTEMBER, 2015  


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ViewFinders Workshop Series - Weekly, April 1 - 22
Each week in April, leading up to the ViewFinders Film Competition deadline (May 1st, 2015), ViewFinders will be offering a filmmaking workshop for youth at the Atlantic Filmmakers Cooperative (AFCOOP).

Workshops are FREE to attend, but pre-registration is required.
Register: or 902.422.3456
Atlantic Filmmaker Focus: Deanne Foley

The Atlantic Film Festival is a champion of Atlantic Canadian filmmakers. In keeping with this promise, every month we profile some of the most incredibly talented people in the filmmaking industry today. This month, we look at Newfoundland director Deanne Foley.

Calling all Educators! Register your class for the 2015 ViewFinders Atlantic Film Festival for Youth, NOW.

Since its inception, ViewFinders has brought over 50,000 young people to the movies. Through daytime screenings and workshops that have become popular as an annual class-trip destination for local teachers and their students, ViewFinders offers the best of international and local film while celebrating the original works of Atlantic Canadian young people with a passion for film and video.
New this year, ViewFinders is a free event. Although pre-registration is required, schools attending ViewFinders will only be responsible for the cost of transportation to and from the event.

ViewFinders Film Competition - CALL FOR ENTRIES

ViewFinders announces the 2015 Youth Film Competition presented by DHX Media! Youth, 18 and under, from the Atlantic Provinces, are invited to submit their short films by Friday, May 1 at 5 p.m. All films must be under five minutes long. The top entries are eligible for prizes that will be awarded at a special red carpet screening on Saturday, June 6.  Prizes will be awraded in three categories (animation, live action and documentary), as well as a grand prize. 

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#ViewFinders2015 workshop series ACTING FOR DIRECTORS Wednesday, April 22nd 6-8pm Event: