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VIMFF: Photography Contest 2024



Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival
} 12:00 am
In-person & Online
Prize: $500 CAD per winner

Deadline for entry: July 26, 2024

Entry fee: free

Prize: $500 CAD per winner (2 winners selected)


We are looking for two photographs to promote the VIMFF Fall Series in November this year, and the VIMFF 2025 in February 2025.

  • We will choose two winning photos, one to be used as the hero image for the VIMFF 2024 Fall Series, and the other to promote the VIMFF 2025
  • Both winning photographers will receive a prize of $500 CAD
  • The photographer will provide the VIMFF with the rights to have unlimited use of the selected photo across our website, social media and other marketing and promotional materials
  • The photographer will receive excellent exposure of their work on a global scale and we will also announce the winner on the VIMFF digital channels


All submitted photos must:

  • Feature a mountain/outdoor theme, typically falling into the categories of mountain sports, mountain culture and landscape
  • Be artistic, dynamic and unique
  • Convey a positive feeling of excitement and preferably feature humans in the outdoors (showcasing activities such as climbing, mountaineering, skiing, running, biking, hiking, etc.)
  • The image should have enough space to allow for text and logos to be layered on top of the photo


  • Technical specs:
    • Images must be landscape orientation
    • Images must be submitted in JPG or PNG format ONLY with a maximum file size of 10MB, and a minimum size of 1080 pixels (72ppi) on the shortest dimension.
    • All shortlisted photographers will be contacted and asked for a high resolution image (3300 pixels/300ppi on the shortest side).


Notification of winner:

  • The two winning photos will be announced via the VIMFF social media channels, including Facebook and Instagram, in late-August, 2024. The individuals will be contacted by a email address prior to the final selection.

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