We love talking about Canadian films so much we teamed up with Thom Ernst to create a podcast where we invite Canadian filmmakers to talk about their artistic influences past and present.  Learn more about the podcast here.  The first episode features guest Jeff Barnaby.  Jeff...

Each year we have fabulous people who take to the stage to host Q+As and moderate great discussions about the films presented at KCFF.  Even though the discussions will be held on our digital platform this year, you'll still have the chance to see them...

Comic Art Workshop Saturday March 6, 2021 1pm-3pm $20.00/student All ages welcome!   Workshop will take place over Zoom.  Link will be emailed to all participants in advance! The Comic Art Workshop will highlight dynamic figure drawing and storytelling using the classic comic book styles!  It can be as complex as creating...

KCFF21 will be easier than ever to attend in 2021!  If you or someone in your social bubble has a wifi signal, you'll be able to stream all the movies, talks, Q&A's, and festival action from the comfort of your home.  Running February 26-March 7,...

Applications are open for the 2021 Doc Institute Breakthrough Program! Prepare to pitch for development funds and a development deal for your project. Sell your project at the prestigious Hot Docs International Documentary Festival and beyond! Eight emerging and high-potential producers will be selected for this rigorous and...

Take a trip to Italy without leaving Kingston!  With The Screening Room and Olivea, we're presenting DINNER & A MOVIE featuring 2020 KCFF selections ROAD TO THE LEMON GROVE (November 30 and December 1) and FROM THE VINE (December 7).  Enjoy the movie (and pre-dinner...

Like pretty much everything this year, Halloween will be different in 2020.  Luckily, the National Film Board of Canada has an incredible batch of family-friendly short films that are perfect for the occasion. We'll be streaming these spooky shorts for free October 29-31.  We promise,...

Our pals at ACFOMI are going digital for their annual Franco-Foire this season.  In partnership, KCFF/ACFOMI will be presenting Quebec's top-grossing film of 2019-2020, the comedy hit MENTEUR!  This film had sold out two screenings at KCFF20 prior to our cancellation this year - so, should...

Early-career & emerging doc filmmakers! Learn how to get your film projects funded, made, and seen with DOC Institute’s producing workshops.   Are you interested in the basics of documentary producing? This series is for you! INTRO TO DOC PRODUCING will be facilitated by arts educator Chanda...

This is our official call for submissions for consideration in the 2021 Kingston Canadian Film Festival! Starting July 1, we'll be accepting feature-length and short film submissions -- if you have a film that you think Kingston will love, submit it to us online so we...