May 26 – 29, 2016
Our Call for Submissions is now open!

Call for Submissions

Our 2016 Call for Submissions is now open! Submissions are $50 until November 20, 2015. Student submissions are free until December 18, 2015! Entry Deadline is January 31, 2016.

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2015 Festival

Registration for the 2015 Yorkton Film Festival is now open. Come see some of the best short film the country has to offer. Running May 21 – 24, 2015, we have a full slate of top-notch events, panels, and screenings for industry professionals, emerging filmmakers, and film lovers to enjoy.

Our early bird registration rates are now in effect till May 8, 2015.

Festival Highlights Panel Schedule Screening Schedule Register Now

Voices of Courage

Stories from the World Wars

In partnership with Heritage Canada, the Yorkton Film Festival running a series of screenings across the country to commemorate the world wars.

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2015 Winners & Nominees

Our full list of winners for the 2015 Golden Sheaf Awards are now available. Congratulation to all of our winners, including this year’s Best of Fest, Vanishing Points.

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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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