For over three decades, the Banff World Media Festival has brought top leaders from across the evolving media landscape to the heart of the Canadian Rockies for a totally unique experience.
Official Website: http://www.banffmediafestival.com
The Festival began as an intimate space where unparalleled access and cutting-edge insight could combine to forge relationships, launch new business and aid the ambitious members of a dynamic industry in reaching their goals.
More than thirty years later, the industry has changed, but the aims remain the same.
WHAT DOES BANFF HAVE TO OFFER?
THE WORLD'S LARGEST GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT AND PRODUCTION MARKETPLACE
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.
FORWARD-THINKING THOUGHT LEADERS AND REVOLUTIONARY INSIGHT
BANFF delivers a comprehensive examination of the most critical issues facing the television and digital media industries. The BANFF program features keynotes from industry leaders, contentious panel discussions, expert forecasts, celebrity Master Classes, critical case studies, key strategy sessions and more.
View our complete 2012 program here.
THE LATEST IN DIGITAL MEDIA INNOVATION
BANFF features a special program focusing on new technologies reshaping the way media is created, distributed and consumed today.
Connect with leading international digital media executives, get first-hand intelligence from ground-breaking tech disruptors, showcase your product or service, and make contact with with leading advertising agencies, media buyers, interactive producers and technology companies.
A CELEBRATION OF THE WORLD'S BIGGEST STARS AND STUNNING SUCCESSES
The Banff World Media Awards – affectionately known as the Rockies – are an internationally-recognized awards program celebrating the very best in international television and digital media production.
Our star-studded Rockies awards ceremonies and galas have honoured some of the biggest names in the industry, including Ricky Gervais, Nigel Lythgoe, Lisa Kudrow, Eugene Levy, David Attenborough, William Shatner, James Burrows, Barry Humphries (A.K.A. Dame Edna), Howie Mandel, John Cleese, Bob Newhart, Martin Short, Tracy Ullman, Kelsey Grammer, and more.