ViewFinders Youth Jury

ViewFinders Youth Jury is a sweet opportunity to explore the wonderful world of film from, say, Roger Ebert's point of view! APPLY NOW through February 6, 2012. Sound neat?

Atlantic Canadian Short Films at the 2015 Creative Nova Scotia Awards Gala

As part of the celebrations for the 2015 Creative Nova Scotia Awards Gala (Saturday, November 7th), a series of free daytime NS art presentations will be offered in room 301, at the Halifax Central Library.
At 3:00pm, a program of Atlantic Canadian short films will be screened, courtesy of the Atlantic Filmmakers Cooperative Atlantic Auteurs program and the Atlantic Film Festival’s REEL EAST COAST series. The program includes films by innovative Nova Scotian film makers Lisa Rose Snow and Jessie Harley, among others.

2016 ViewFinders - Call for Submissions!

ViewFinders is an Atlantic Canada wide youth initiative that brings the Atlantic Film Festival experience to school groups and communities across the region. Each year ViewFinders presents the best in regional, national and international films for youth, tackling issues from multiculturalism and community to sustainability and creativity.

Please Note: Festival Office Closure

The Atlantic Film Festival offices will be closed from October 3rd until October 13th, 2015.  If you would like to leave a message, please call 902.422.3456 or email 

Winners of the 35th Atlantic Film Festival announced!

The Atlantic Film Festival, in the midst of its highly successful 35th year, announces its award winners for the event, September 17th-24th in Halifax. The Industry Awards Reception took place on Sunday, Sept. 20th in the Imperial Ballroom at The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites.

Click the MORE DETAILS link to see the award winners.

2015 FULL PROGRAM Announce

The 35th annual Atlantic Film Festival has announced its full festival program, featuring over 200 films and a full slate of special events, to be presented over eight days in Halifax, September 17-24.

2015 Atlantic Program Announce

The 35th annual Atlantic Film Festival proudly launches its program of Atlantic Canadian film selections, including the much-anticipated Atlantic Gala, to be presented over eight days in Halifax, September 17-24.

It's the Summer of SuperHeroes!

Produced by the Atlantic Film Festival, the 15th annual AFF Outdoor Film Experience presents the “Summer of SuperHeroes”. The free outdoor film series presents eleven fan favourites throughout HRM, this June, July and August. #SOSH15 #AFFOFE2015

Atlantic Filmmaker Focus: Script Development Program - Class of 2015

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 the four finalists for the 2015 Script Development Program - Jesse Harley, Glen Matthews, Tamara Segura and the team of Bob Mann and Adam DeViller.

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