Banff Television Festival -
An International Banff Event!!
Banff welcomes the Banff Television Festival . For over thirty years, this Banff event has been held for those in the television and news media area.
This festival honors excellence in international television with the Banff World Television Awards. There are over 200 nominees and this event celebrates top television programs and projects from around the world.
This festival event offers informative sessions, panels, keynotes, master classes and interviews on issues most strongly affecting the media industry.
This prestigious event takes place the beginning of June every year at the Banff Springs Hotel.
In fact, it's one of the most important international media events in Canada.
Once again Banff is on the world stage.
We also host the Banff Film Festival, a well recognized global event.
Banff attracts the most prestigious players in the international media marketplace. A-List Attendees are drawn to Banff's incredible mountain, retreat-like setting. Celebrities, writers, directors, and producers from BBC, HBO, Sony Pictures (to name a few), and many other broadcasters and production companies attend the annual event.
As well as honoring excellence in international television, professionals from around the world participate in seminars, Master Classes, and pitching opportunities.
This international festival has been called "the Olympics of Television". It provides a stage for attendees to discuss and debate, and explore current issues, challenges and trends.
The star studded "Rockies" Gala Awards presentation is definitely a Red Carpet affair. Rocky recipients have included Eric McCormack, Paul Haggis, Ricky Gervais, Bob Newhart, Martin Short, Kelsey Grammer, Nigel Lythgoe, and William Shatner.
The Banff World Television Festival once again puts these beautiful Canadian Rockies on the world map with over 30 countries competing in this prestigious television festival. Come check out what Banff is all about!!!
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