Galas, after parties and celebrations at the Whistler Film Festival

(Photo provided by WFF.)

The wind chill was -20 degrees and the streets were icy yet there was no shortage of lovely holiday dresses, film industry big wigs and celebrities at this year’s Whistler Film Festival (WFF) shindigs.

This year’s Tribute honoree, Richard Dreyfuss with Jason Priestly, who presented his feature film directorial debut Cas & Dylan. (Photo provided by WFF.)


Elle Canada hosted an after party for their inaugural fashion film competition in partnership with the festival. Kathryn Hudson and Laura deCarufel of Elle Canada awarded “Fashion Fades” an entry by Ryerson’s Benjamin Reyes. (Photo provided by WFF.)


Brightlight Pictures throws the most anticipated, star-studded party at Araxi and this year was no different.


Actor Robert Carlyle (Once Upon A Time) with George Stroumboulopoulos.


Vancouver International Film Festival’s executive director Jacqueline Dupuis (middle right) and director of development Shelley Sainsbury (middle left) with William F. White’s vice president Garin Josey (far right) and client services manager Ed Brando (far left).


Producer Jamie Goehring of Lighthouse Pictures with the gracious and elegant Arielle Boisvert of Brightlight Pictures.


Emily Hampshire looked positively radiant in red-orange. Hampshire was honoured at the "Spotlight on Stars to Watch" at WFF's Signature Series along with fellow actor Ali Liebert. (Photo provided by WFF.)


Finalé Editworks celebrated its 25th year at the Garibaldi Lift Co. Finalé’s president and founder Don Thompson with Afterparty co-stars Christina Sicoli and Ali Liebert. (Photo provided by WFF.)

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