2018 Festival

Registration for our 2018 festival is now open. Early bird rates are available from now until May 9th, 2018.

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2018 Winners

Our full list of winners has been announced for this year’s Golden Sheaf Awards. Congratulations to all of the winners!

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In Partnership with Canadian Heritage

Canada 150 - With Open Arms

The Yorkton Film Festival is proud commemorate Canada’s 150th anniversary by looking at the diversity that has built this country to the multicultural society we know and love today through through a youth film competition and showcase and several youth film workshops.

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Sponsored by RBC Foundation

RBC YFF 2018 Mentorship Program

The RBC Yorkton Film Festival Mentorship Program is a three ­year initiative designed with the intent of connecting emerging filmmakers with mentors to provide them with a year­long mentorship to help guide their careers into the national film and television arena.

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2017 Nominees

The nominees in our main entry, accompanying categories, and craft categories for the 2017 Golden Sheaf Awards have been announced. Congratulations to all of our nominees!

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GSA Tours

The Yorkton Film Festival showcases the best of short film received from across Canada, giving cultural and community groups, libraries and schools the opportunity to inspire, entertain and educate their audiences.

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In addition to our annual festival, YFF offers numerous opportunities to connect great Canadian cinema with audiences. This includes partnership with local and provincial organizations to host regular screenings of films submitted to YFF, a local film club held from October through March, and our Golden Sheaf Awards Tour DVDs.

All of our events are held free of charge and open to all. Check out our events calendar to find out when our next event is being held.


Events Calendar


YFF has a small, but dedicated, group of staff working to ensure the best possible festival experience. Our staff is able to help you with any questions, concerns, or ideas you may have about our festival. Feel free to check out our staff directory to find the right person to get in touch with.

Randy Goulden

Executive Director

Blair Yacishyn

Program Manager

Kathy Morrell

Outreach Coordinator

Scott Stelmaschuk

Festival Coordinator

Festival Board Festival Staff


Volunteers are the backbone of YFF. From helping to shuttle delegates to running screening rooms, we didn’t become North America’s longest running festival without a lot of help from our local and surrounding community. If you’d like to be a part of YFF, let us know.

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