Blue Mountain Film Festival is an intimate festival with big heart and international reach. We showcase the best of World and Canadian cinema in the magical setting of Ontario's Blue Mountains where filmmakers and film lovers co-create memorable cinematic experiences - and make lifelong friends.

With the support of ours friends at Henry's Camera our 2024 programming we will be focused on entries only from the province of Ontario.

Events include 34+ screenings, special guest appearances, parties, and a creative forum to spark your creative fire!

Our primary goal is to facilitate connections, to inspire you creatively, and to ensure you have a great time! To ensure you return home feeling refreshed and inspired, we have loads of fun up our sleeves, including early bird hike & yoga sessions, mountain top parties, and a whole slew of deep dive creative sessions to take your skills to the next level.

At Blue, in addition to soaking up great international cinema, you will be immersed in nature and return home feeling refreshed and inspired.

Filmmaker award aimed at emerging filmmakers.

We accept shorts (3-30 min.) and feature films submissions (>70min.) of all genres.


Films must be either
- Owned by a person or entity from the province of Ontario
- Primarily Shot in Ontario
- Primarily crewed by persons from Ontario

- Films must have been completed on or after January 2023
- Films in any language other than english must have on-screen english subtitles.
- Submissions must be made by the person authorized to do so by the rights holder for Canada.
- Films must not have been released or streamed on a public platform in Canada prior to the festival.
- No work-in-progress submissions.
- If selected, Rights holders must cover shipping costs for media and promotional

Submission fees are non-refundable.

Overall Rating
  • Karina Loerchner

    Thank you for selecting my film 'Nix's Symphony!' These guys really know how to celebrate film. Unfortunately I couldn't make it in person, but they kept me updated leading up to the festival. It's a real honor for my film to have been part of this festival! Hoping to enter my next film to the 2025 festival!

    July 2024
  • Lisa Robertson

    I cannot say enough about this festival. Only in it's third year it offers the best creative forums in the industry and is run like a well oiled machine even just in it's 3rd year.

    June 2024
  • Amir Zargara

    Thanks for having us :)

    June 2024