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    Festival's Basic Information

    Festival name

    Planet in Focus International Environmental Film Festival

    Festival's short name
    Foundation year


    General contact email
    Name and contact of the Director or organizers max. 3 persons.

    Katherine Bruce, Executive Director

    Alessandra Cannito, Programs Director

    Name of the programmer(s)

    Julian Carrington, Lesley Johnson



    ZIP Code

    M5T 2C2

    Awards of the last edition (award-winning films) film, country, director

    2021 Award-winning films

    Best Canadian Feature: Last of the Right Whales, Nadine Pequeneza (Canada, 2021)
    Best International Feature: Inhabitants: And Indigenous Perspective, Costa Boutsikaris & Anna Palmer (United States, 2021)
    Best Canadian Short: Joe Buffalo, Amar Chebib (Canada, 2020)
    Best International Short: Humanity Has Not Yet Failed, Crankbunny & Jared P. Scott (United States, 2021)

    Mark Haslam Award: This is Our Land! Isael Maxakali, Sueli Maxakali, Carolina Canguçu, Roberto Romero  

    People’s Choice Award: Coextinction, Gloria Pancrazi & Elena Jean
    Green Pitch Prize: We Shall Eat When the River is Full, Banchi Hanuse

    Categories and genres

    Feature length
    Short films
    New media

    How many screenings do you have in extra activities in addition to the festival?


    How many sections does the festival have -competition and out of competition


    Other non-cinematographic activities of the festival: panels, conferences, etc.

    Industry Conference
    Galas, Receptions
    Eco-Hero Events
    Family Breakfast

    Does the festival have an educational section/activities?
    Does the festival have a market or industry activities?
    Average of short films during the festival
    Average of feature films during the festival
    Average of documentaries during the festival
    Average of fiction films during the festival
    Average of animation films during the festival
    How many prizes or competitive sections does the festival have?


    In how many cities does the festival happen?


    How many films have been programmed in all the festival throughout all its editions?


    In how many venues does the festival take place? How many private vs public.

    6 festival venues

    How many screenings are held during the festival and how many during the Tour.

    64 festival / 185 tour