2015 ViewFinders: Atlantic Film Festival for Youth - Halifax

ViewFinders: Atlantic Film Festival for Youth - Halifax
A production of the Atlantic Film Festival, ViewFinders is happy to announce its full program for educators, youth and families taking place on Wednesday, April 29 and Thursday, April 30 at Cineplex Cinemas Dartmouth Crossing.   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.


2015 ViewFinders Program Guide - You can view and download this year's program guide by clicking on the image below.



Register Your Class  - To register your class for screenings and workshops at this year's ViewFinders, please fill out our booking form here:


2015 ViewFinders Production Notebook - Sponsored by da Vinci College, the the 2015 ViewFinders Production Notebook is a valuable resource for any youth looking to learn about the art of filmmaking. You can view and download the notebook by clicking on the image below.



2015 ViewFinders Film Competition - Presented by DHX Media, the the 2015 ViewFinders Film Competition is currently accepting submissions. This video competition is for Atlantic Canadian youth, 18 and under. All films must be under five minutes long. Prizes will be awarded in three categories (animation, live action and documentary), as well as a grand prize. The deadline to submit is Friday, May 1 at 5 p.m. 


For more information on the competition and to submit a film, please visit:


ViewFinders: Atlantic Film Festival for Youth would like to thank Telefilm Canada, CBC, Cineplex, DHX Media, NSCC, The Postman Post-Production Studio, daVinci College, William F Whites International, SIM Digital, AFCOOP, ACTRA, Bell Aliant, Alliance Francaise, Dartmouth Clothing Co. and Phillips Public Relations Ltd. as well as the governments of Canada and Nova Scotia for supporting the 2015 event.