Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival

Event Date: 
October 26, 2019 to November 3, 2019

The Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival takes place each fall in Banff, Alberta, Canada. Don’t miss nine epic days filled with stories of remote journeys, ground-breaking expeditions, and cutting-edge adventures told through the eyes of adventurers, authors, photographers, and filmmakers from around the globe.

Attend and/or enter your work into one of three competitions:

Photo Essay Competition: Submit a series of up to 5 images to illustrate mountain related stories whether culture, adventure, wildlife, sport, environment, or natural history. Grand prize $2,000 and an opportunity to attend the 2018 Festival. Deadline: May 1, 2019.

Book Competition: All authors and publishers are invited to submit entries to this internationally recognized literary competition that celebrates mountain literature in all its forms. Over $16,000 in cash is awarded annually with 8 awards selected by an international jury of writers, adventurers and editors. Deadline: Jun 28, 2019.

Banff Mountain Film Competition: Bring the magic of mountain landscape, culture, and adventure to an international audience. Your film could reach more than 500,000 people if selected for the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour. Over $40,000 CAD in cash and prizes to be awarded. Deadline: 2019 competition opens May 1.

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