VIFF Talks

VIFF Talks feature an array of seasoned industry professionals and emerging talent eager to share expertise on their craft.

From creators and showrunners to directors, writers, producers and craftspeople, Creator Talks draw from a finely curated group of key creatives. Whether they're responsible for critically acclaimed films or groundbreaking TV series, they provide a treasure trove of information and inspiration for fellow creators, filmmakers, industry professionals, and, of course, fans of their work.

Expanding the frame of our tentpole Totally Indie Day event, the year-round Indie Spirit Talks celebrate bold independent filmmaking and are intended for the next generation of filmmakers. Detailing how influential directors guide their ambitious projects from the page to the screen, these sessions offer the next generation of storytellers insights into how to employ both vision and resourcefulness.