October 14-16, 2016

October 14-16, 2016


In honour of OIFF’s 6th Anniversary we’ve asking filmmakers and industry leaders 6 questions. Some fun, some serious. Their answers might surprise you.

Check them out!

Sponsor Showcase

See who's powering the nation's capital film festival

Our Sponsors

Submit Your Film

2016 call for submissions is now open to submit via WITHOUTABOX or FILM FREEWAY

Submit Now!

Submit your Film

2016 call for submissions is now open! Submit your films using:

Sign up for our newsletter

Sign up to receive email updates about the festival.

Thank You

Featured Sponsors

City of Ottawa

The City of Ottawa is a proud funding sponsor of OIFF 2015!

The City of Ottawa’s Economic Development and Innovation Department (EDI) manages the Community Economic Development (CED) Contribution funding program. This program’s goal is to support economic development projects (i.e., projects supporting job creation) that also demonstrate ongoing environmental, social, and/or cultural benefits for the community.

The Lieutenant’s Pump

The Lieutenant’s Pump has been a proud presenting sponsor of the Ottawa International Film Festival since it’s inception in 2010

The Lieutenant’s Pump is a British pub located on Ottawa’s historic Elgin Street and surrounded by the neighborhoods of Centretown, The Golden Triangle, and downtown Ottawa. With a street-level patio and three intimate bars, “The Pump” proudly provides friendly service, comfortable atmosphere, a wide selection of beer, wine, and spirits, and hearty food.


CTV Ottawa – OIFF’s media partner!

CTV Ottawa and CFRA are proud media partners for OIFF 2015.

CTV Ottawa is a division of Bell Media.

Director’s Guild of Canada Ontario (DGC Ontario)

The Ottawa International Film Festival wishes to thank The Director’s Guild of Canada Ontario (DGC Ontario) for the generous contributions in supporting OIFF in 2014 as a presenting sponsor.

The Directors Guild of Canada Ontario (DGC Ontario) is a provincial labour organization representing more than 1,700 key creative and logistical personnel working in the screen-based industries in the areas of direction, design, production, locations, accounting and editing. DGC Ontario secures work opportunities for its Members, represents their interests through the negotiation and administration of collective agreements, and engages in extensive industry advocacy and lobbying activities at the provincial and municipal levels.


Follow us on Instagram