The Global Tourism Film Festival has announced that GTFF 2023 will be held in Canada in association with the City of North Bay Ontario and Tourism North Bay Ontario.
GTFF 2023 film categories screened during April 27 to April 30, 2023 will include Feature Films, Documentaries, Short Films and Tourism Commercials.
Consistent with GTFF 2021 held in partnership with the Netherlands Tourism Board, GTFF 2023 will present films extolling a central connection with tourism. Having received entries from almost every continent, GTFF 2023 selections will include films that showcase fascinating world regions and cultures.
The 2023 Festival features a diverse slate of workshops and seminars, sponsored by events partner Canadore College. Event attendees will have access to a suite of educational programming, delivered by expert Film Industry professionals with credits that include network television and film.
GTFF 2023 will spotlight Canada’s renowned film production incentives with invaluable insight into production credits, incentives, and film financing, with workshops conducted by the National Film Board of Canada (NFB), Canada’s Telefilm and Ontario Creates.
Hosted in Canada, the 2023 festival theme integrates the country’s majestic natural heritage, multiculturalism, and indigenous peoples. Northern Ontario is a premier region encapsulating these attributes with North Bay established as the ‘Gateway to the North’, only 3.5 hours from Toronto.
North Bay Tourism (TNB), Destination Northern Ontario (DNO), Northeastern Ontario (NeOnt), and Cultural Industries Ontario North (CION) will host seminars to allow attendees to discover the captivating nature and cultures of Canada’s most famous province. A special seminar on Indigenous Tourism will be part of the program.
Attendees receive access to workshops from International Tourism Authorities, which allows them to discover the unique cultural, natural, and historic treasures of global destinations. GTFF is the quintessential platform for public audiences to discover captivating film and explore travel planning.
Travel professionals attending GTFF 2023 will receive priority access to destination and trade information from participating tourism boards, and gain industry networking opportunities. Travel professionals additionally receive a free educational tour of North Bay and learn how to successfully market Canada and Northern Ontario.
GTFF 2023 destination partner Air Canada provides attendees special fares on travel coming to North Bay for the festival. Attendees are additionally eligible to win two roundtrip tickets by raffle to fly anywhere within Canada, courtesy of the airline.
Go to www.tourism-festival.org for more.