The Montreal International Film Festival was founded by HELM Entertainment, the event focuses on bringing awareness to the creative fields, education as well as collaboration within the industry. 10% of all profits go the HELM Foundation to help the creative youth. With the festival get access to industry experts, make new connections and discover incredible talent. Participate in activities including workshops with experts, q&a’s, guest speakers seminars, scene breakdowns, screenings and more. The annual gala of the event includes an award ceremony. 


Founder and Executive Director

'' We are very grateful to be able to create opportunities for our creative youth with the foundation, make new connections and celebrate the art of filmmaking.''

Maude Boivin

Executive Program Director

'' It will be the most unique experience you will have in a city  where creativity and talent converge. Be assured that Montreal being your host, you’ll get a warm and exciting welcome. ''


Alexandra Sirard. P

Executive Development Director

''Filmmaking can sound tricky, but we believe that we the right tools and education, everyone can be a storyteller and create unbelievable and original projects.''


Executive Sales Director

''Film making is sharing.  At film festivals you hear a rich diversity of voices from an increasingly polarized world. We come together to understand these voices. ''


Yanis Arab

Kathi Halickman

General Business Inquiries


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