Combining cinematic talent with extraordinary gastronomic activities, Devour! The Food Film Fest is the world's largest film festival focused on food and drink. The annual five-day festival hosts 100+ events, high profile chefs and celebrated filmmakers from around the world and, just this past season, attracted almost 11,000 food and film lovers to Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada.
The festival has become a destination and has attracted celebrities including culinary personalities Anthony Bourdain, Dominique Crenn, Bob Blumer, Jacques Pépin; actors Jason Priestley, Bill Pullman and Gordon Pinsent; writers Lucy Waverman, Judith Olney, Kat Flinn and Sarah Musgrave; notable Chefs Michael Smith, Chuck Hughes, Barbara Lynch, Mary Sue Milliken, Normand Laprise, Michael Städtlander, Rob Gentile, Jeremy Charles, Ned Bell, Todd Perrin, John Higgins; industry leaders Chef's Table, Thug Kitchen, bon appétit, America's Test Kitchen, PBS Food & PBS Digital, Tastemade, Kitchen Vignettes, Delicious Cinema, VICE, The Perennial Plate, Dennis The Prescott, MattBites, Chef Jacques La Merde, Ulterior Epicure and many other luminaries from the culinary and film worlds that attend our festival activities, both in Nova Scotia and around the world at our satellite events.
The 8th edition of Devour! The Food Film Fest will run from October 24-28, 2018. Programming for the signature festival will be announced throughout the upcoming months. For more information, visit www.devourfest.com.
The Devour! Golden Tine Awards for:
Best Short Animation
Best Short Drama
Best Short Documentary
Best Feature Drama
Best Feature Documentary
Winner of the Nourish Nova Scotia Youth Food & Film Challenge
To be considered for screening submitted films must be about food, beverage or the environment in some way. Shorts 59 minutes or less. Features 60 minutes or more.
There is an entry fee.
Films with commentary or dialogue in languages other than English must be subtitled or dubbed in English for consideration.
Entries must be submitted by secure online screener. If selected for the Festival, exhibition prints will be presented on DCP or Blu-Ray.
All entries are viewed and chosen by a Programming Committee. Final selections are at the sole discretion of the Festival.
Entrants will be notified of the decisions of the Programming Committee by August 2018.