Mission Statement:

To celebrate UBCP/ACTRA Members attending the Whistler Film Festival.

To celebrate the Whistler Film Festival, a festival which highlights and promotes the work of our Members.


To discuss and identify actionable steps to be submitted to the Executive Board with the express purpose of carrying out our mission statement.

Who we are:

The Whistler Film Festival Committee consists of Executive Board directors and staff, appointed by the Executive Board. The committee meets as required to plan UBCP/ACTRA presence and events at the 4-day Whistler Film Festival, held annually over the first weekend in December in Whistler, British Columbia.

The Whistler Film Festival presents a selection of up to 90 fresh and innovative films from Canada and around the world, awards approximately $150,000 in cash prizes and commissions, and offers unique industry initiatives through the Whistler Summit and their Talent Programs which offer a full range of talent

and project development, market and networking opportunities for filmmakers.


1.To continue the traditions that unite our community in attendance at the WFF including:

  • Members Breakfast;
  • Stars To Watch – A four-day immersion experience for four UBCP/ACTRA Member actors, all of whom are poised for international recognition with features premiering at the festival.
  • Facilitate networking opportunities for our Members.

2. To advance the WFF’s intention to raise awareness for “gender equity and cultural diversity in media both on screens and behind the scenes.”

– Women On Top page on WFF site: https://whistlerfilmfestival.com/events/women-on-top-series/