About ViewFinders: Atlantic Film Festival for Youth


Stay tuned for information on the 2015 ViewFinders: Atlantic Film Festival for Youth.

ViewFinders is a week-long festival of film, video and media for youth. This year’s event took place from Sunday, April 6 to Saturday, April 12, 2014.


Named after the optical window of a camera, ViewFinders: Atlantic Film Festival for Youth is a week long film festival for young people and their families. The festival offers daytime screenings and workshops for school groups, as well as evening and weekend activities that showcase youth-made films. ViewFinders celebrates the best in regional, national and international films for youth, tackling issues from multiculturalism and community to sustainability and creativity. Throughout its activities, the Festival opens doors for anyone looking to watch great films, meet and learn from industry professionals, and to experience the wonderful world of moviemaking through hands-on media workshops.

But really, ViewFinders: Atlantic Film Festival for Youth is more than that. Beyond the main event, held each spring, the ViewFinders team is hard at work to bring a whole series of year-round activities and programs to young people across the Atlantic provinces, including:

Contact us:
Mark Flindall - ViewFinders Program Manager
Jeff Parker - ViewFinders Manager

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Latest Buzz


The AFF Outdoor Film Experience presents the third Summer of Sandra screening with MISS CONGENIALITY. Sandra Bullock stars in this fan favourite comedy as a bumbling female FBI agent who goes undercover at a beauty pageant. Join us this Friday, August 1st at Tall Ships Quay (Google map) on the Halifax Waterfront!

AFF Outdoor Film Experience Community Screenings announced!

This summer you can see classic, contemporary, family movies and more, all for free on the big screen! Our community screenings are growing every year, now with locations in Dartmouth, Bedford, Sackville and Halifax!

2014 is the Summer of Sandra!

Have you heard? We've announced this year's AFF Outdoor Film Experience theme, 2014 is the Summer of Sandra! 

You can see GRAVITY, THE BLIND SIDE, MISS CONGENIALITY and SPEED, all for free at Tall Ships Quay on the Halifax Waterfont!

You can also vote for the People's Choice rom com - THE PROPOSAL, TWO WEEKS NOTICE, WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING and TWO IF BY SEA!

2014 Script Development Finalists Announced

Four feature films outlines have been selected for this year's Script Development Program.