The SkeenaWild Film & Photo Festival is back!

We are thrilled to announce that the SkeenaWild Film & Photo Festival (SWFF) will return for its 13th year!

Last year saw significant growth in the festival, with a record number of submissions across all categories and many sold-out screenings. SkeenaWild hosted two screenings in Terrace, and our community partners hosted individual screenings in Kitimat, Smithers, Haida Gwaii and Prince Rupert.

SWFF celebrates original short films, features, youth films, and photographs submitted by Northern B.C. residents and people from around the world who love exploring this incredible melting pot of stories, visions and perspectives that shines a light on the wonder of the Skeena Watershed.

Showcasing Homegrown Content

Our cornerstone community outreach event is where we showcase our local talent. Each year SWFF continues to grow in submissions and participation at events in communities across BC.


So we’re calling on all professionals, amateurs, and everyone in between — now is your chance to show the Skeena Watershed through your lens.

How it works:

  • Start by submitting your photo or/and film (limit of 1 per category) here before Oct. 1st, 2024.
  • Once all projects are received, finalist selection will begin. A group of judges representing Skeena communities selects the finalists from all photo and video entries. All selected finalists will be contacted by mid-October.
  • SWFF will be shown in Terrace, BC, and other participating locations and audience members vote on their favourite films and photos.  Community votes are tallied after the tour, and all the winners will be announced in December. Cash prizes for the winner of each category.

Come be a part of a fun community initiative to inspire and showcase the beauty of the Skeena Watershed.

We can’t wait to see all your work! 

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