KCFF24 Submissions Now Open!

With KCFF23 only two short months behind us, we’re already hard at work on KCFF24 and it’s going to be bigger and better than ever! Are you a Canadian filmmaker with a new feature or short film? Do you know a Canadian filmmaker looking to showcase their work? Let us know! We’re looking for:  – Features […]

FREE youth filmmaking program is underway!

KCFF’s 18 MM PROGRAM teaches filmmaking to YGK youth KCFF has recently launched its 18 MM PROGRAM which is providing workshops and mentorship for eight local youth. Upon completion of the workshops, youth will embark upon their filmmaking journey this summer, with access to equipment and additional mentorship. This fall, the participants will work on […]


We were thrilled to have such a strong lineup this season and are thankful to all the filmmaking teams. The audience and jurors have spoken and we have a few award winners to announce! Cogeco People’s Choice Award for Best Feature Film Voted by audience Winner: The Family of the Forest (dir. Laura Rietveld) Sponsor: […]


Film festivals aren’t just about the movies: part of the joy comes from taking part in the post-show Q&As and running into our special guests in lobbies and restaurants around Kingston over the course of the weekend. We have loads of guests confirmed so far, including producer Damon D’Oliveira (BROTHER), writer/director Chandler Levack (I LIKE […]


We are thrilled to announce that beloved Canadian comedian Kevin McDonald is coming to The Broom Factory on Friday, March 3rd and Saturday, March 4th!  Kevin is a Gemini-winning member of the iconic sketch troupe The Kids In The Hall and has appeared in countless television shows and movies, including Lilo & Stitch, That 70s Show, and Arrested Development. […]

Circle Of Supporters

The Kingston Canadian Film Festival invites you to become a member of our brand new Circle of Supporters patron program! Choose your own membership level and receive a charitable tax receipt, exclusive perks, invitations, and access to behind the scenes opportunities for KCFF 2023! As a charitable organization, we rely on community support to continue […]