"The movies have Cannes, television has Banff." -- Entertainment Weekly
The Banff Television Festival (http://www.banfftvfest.com) now in its 21st year, is an international program competition and conference for television professionals. The 1999 Festival attracted 1,750 delegates and 952 programs from 40 countries and territories. The Festival takes place in Banff, a scenic mountain resort community in the heart of the Canadian Rockies.
The deadline for the 2000 competition is February 21. Festival dates are June 11-16.
There are 14 program categories:
History & Biography
Made for TV Movies
Popular Science & Natural History
Social & Political Documentaries
For more information on the international program competition:
NOTE: First-time participants from developing countries may be eligible for an exemption of fees. Please contact us for further information.
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