Banff World Media Festival



About the Banff World Media Festival Scholarship

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The Banff World Media Festival offers media professionals the chance to network with top executives, pitch ideas, discover new talent and make career-changing deals on an international scale. The conference features sessions, panels, keynotes, master classes and interviews exploring the issues most strongly affecting the media industry. As well, the festival will feature the Banff World Media Awards, a prestigious international awards competition that recognizes the best work in the industry.

Attracting over 150 Development Executives and a wide-ranging cross-section of television and digital media professionals from around the world, BANFF is the ideal place to make new contacts, find production partners and green-light new projects. Featuring in-depth spotlights on key international territories, pre-booked Face-to Face Meetings with industry decision makers, and unparalleled opportunities for networking with potential partners from across the globe, the BANFF Marketplace is designed to help you create new development and production opportunities. BANFF delivers a comprehensive examination of the most critical issues facing the televiswho-attendsion and digital media industries through keynotes from industry leaders, contentious panel discussions, expert forecasts, celebrity Master Classes, critical case studies, key strategy sessions and more.

Dates: June 12-15, 2016 

Location: Banff, Alberta

The Festival provides opportunities to:

  • Learn frorm industry leaders
  • Network in person with media VIPs from around the world
  • Discover the latest trends, tools and strategies in media, technology and commerce that will give you a competitive edge

Check out a blog review from Banff 2015


How to apply 

The scholarship covers the cost of registration for the Banff World Media Festival. The scholarship is open to all WCT members in good standing and to those who are at a mid to senior management level.The scholarship covers the cost of delegate's pass and does not include travel and accommodation expenses.  It is expected that the recipient will contribute to WCT in a volunteer capacity on an ongoing basis.


Application deadline is April 1st, 2016. Members, please log in to apply.



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