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Public Screening

GPIFF strives to bring bold and appealing works from the world’s emerging filmmakers to Vancouverites. Films curated by the GPIFF programming team will be open to festival-goers during the four-day screening.


Date: December 4 – 7, 2017

Venue: Vancity Theatre


Industry Forum


Featuring a lineup of high-profile industry leaders, speakers and panelists, the Film Industry Forum is set for industry insiders to join in-depth dialogues and discussions with filmmakers from across the world. This year’s forum will be based on the theme of Co-production, Distribution and Incubation.


Date: December 9, 2017

Venue: Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver

Industry Party

The GPIFF Industry Party is dedicated to festival attendees where they can share insightful conversations and network with industry professionals while enjoying complimentary food and drinks.


Date: December 9, 2017

Venue: Vancouver Art Gallery


Red Carpet & Awards Ceremony


Festival guests, filmmakers and audience will join the 5th GPIFF Red Carpet and Awards Ceremony for a night to celebrate the talent and craft of global filmmakers. All 14 awards will be presented at the ceremony.


Date: December 10, 2017

Venue: Queen Elizabeth Theatre