GFF is looking for support staff for 2017!

Are you a post secondary student returning to school? Are you looking for a career developing summer work experience? We have three summer positions opening in volunteer coordination, box office/guest services and sponsorship/hospitality through Canada Summer Jobs. Positions begin May 23 and end Aug 4, are paid $15/hr and require flexible work days and weeks. Students in the following areas of study preferred: event management, business, marketing, film studies and recreation studies. Send us your resume for consideration by April 30th.

Contract positions will also be available in Communications, Logistics Coordination and Technical Services Coordinator (digital encoding, technical venue set up & supervision during GFF) and we are collecting CVs of potential candidates.

Please send your resume to: with subject line “GFF Jobs” and outline your area of interest and expertise. The successful candidates must reside in Gimli at their own cost. Full job descriptions available for interested candidates.

GFF is also looking for three (3) projectionists needed during the Festival from July 26 – 30, accommodation will be provided for the successful candidates.


Free screening of My American Cousin – Wed, April 19

Join GFF on Wednesday, April 19 as we partner with TIFF Film Circuit to screen My American Cousin for free in celebration of National Canadian Film Day. Seating is limited so arrive early to guarantee your seat.

3 free screenings: 2pm, 4pm & 7pm
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Lady of The Lake Theatre, New Iceland Heritage Museum, Gimli

Also join us for the GFF Volunteer Appreciation and Recruitment Reception
5:30 – 7:00 pm, April 19
New Iceland Heritage Museum
Generously supported by RBC.

2017 Gimli Film Festival Call for Submissions EXTENDED to APRIL 24!

Gimli Film Festival has opened the call for film submissions for 2017. GFF is now accepting feature length fiction and documentary films from Canada and around the world as well as Canadian short films.

Feature Film Submission Fee: $40 Canadian by PayPal
Short Film Submission Fee: $15 Canadian by PayPal

Deadline extended: April 24, 2017. Submit your film now.

Join us July 26 – 30 in Gimli, Manitoba, Canada as we celebrate 17 sensational years.