The Vaughan International Film Festival
is a unique event, with a style all its own.
Now in its 8th edition, this exciting 5-day event proudly showcases both local and international talent on all levels. Our Founders Antonio Ienco and Mark Pagliaroli present their audiences with multi-genre short films, offering an ideal platform for independent film creators to put forth their work.
Vision Statement The Vaughan Int'l Film Festival aims to change the festival experience by providing an innovative platform to the filmmaker and film enthusiast and offering a global stage for the art of storytelling. By bringing together industry, community, and education, VFF will encourage like-minded professionals to invest in the next wave of artists.
This not-for-profit organization brings you public film screenings of Canadian and International cinema, vibrant social events, and a lavish awards show complete with a prestigious Golden Reel Award. We also support and further arts education with various scholarships and bursaries granted to young filmmakers, art students, and educational institutions in our city. Throughout the past several years, VFF has remained focused and true to its objective to satisfy the cultural appetite of this growing community while offering an art forum befitting our world-class city. We look forward to delighting our audiences for years to come.