Halifax Independent Filmmakers Festival

HIFF

11th edition

Jun 07 - Jun 10, 2019
Estimated
Halifax, Canada

Open Call Open to Public Competitive Market Special Fees

Festival type Real Venue Festival
Types of films Any type
Film length Full length, Mid-length, Short

Mission / description HIFF will feature more than 40 events including film and video screenings, installations, and artist talks featuring filmmakers and video artists from near and far.

HIFF will present a series of daytime panel discussions on topics ranging from The Bright Future of Film as an Art Form, Making Music Videos as Art, Online Distribution for Independent Filmmakers, Shifting Focus: From Shorts, to Features, to Shorts Again, and more.

The Halifax Independent Filmmakers Festival is dedicated to the exhibition of film and video as art, in a noncompetitive festival setting free from commercial and industry agendas. Focusing on Canadian artists and on the short film as a form of expression, HIFF takes place over seven days each spring in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
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Festival website www.hiff.ca/

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grassfirefilms attended with When You Sleep in 2013

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A small, laid back, and intimate festival celebrating filmmaking in Atlantic Canada and alternative, artist driven works hosted by the Atlantic Filmmakers Cooperative. Special guests have included Denis Cote, John Greyson, Daniel Cockburn, Gariné Torossian, and Paul Clipson. Nelson Around 6 years ago