The HIFF team extends a warm thank you to everyone who made the 12th Annual Halifax Independent Filmmakers Festival such a success. We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did, and that the films, workshops, community and conversations inspired you in your own work.Read More
Today may be the final day of HIFF 2018 but it is not over yet! It's triple play Saturday at the Neptune Scotiabank Stage Theatre with screenings at 3pm, 7pm, and 9pm.
Today’s films push all the limits of traditional filmmaking. We are thrilled to present the energetic and fluorescent international feature Team Hurricane, which follows a cast of teenagers found entirely on Instagram. Filmmaker Annika Berg will Skype in from Denmark (yes, it will be the middle of the night for her!) to answer your questions after the screening.Read More
Thanks to everyone who came out to enjoy the opening night of HIFF 2018! It was great to see such a good turnout and engaged audience.
What's up for tonight?Read More
It’s opening night of the 2018 Halifax Independent Filmmakers Festival! The festival begins with a diverse selection of Canadian films, including the thought-provoking visual feast All You Can Eat Buddha at 7pm. At 9pm Atlantic Auteurs Program One showcases short films by Atlantic Canadian filmmakers, which were chosen by a peer jury from over 100 submissions.Read More
Since Lindsay arrived in Halifax in May, she has taught several highly-praised celluloid workshops, mentored two local artists, and heroically saved one HIFF staff member from a locked room.
We asked her a few questions about her taste in film.Read More
Filmmaker Winston DeGiobbi chats with us about filmmaking and tugboat captain ambitions.Read More
Since its inception, the Halifax Independent Filmmakers Festival (HIFF) has showcased the region's most innovative and original short films. HIFF 2018 includes two exciting programs of twenty-one short films made by filmmakers from the Maritime provinces.Read More