January 17, 2023

#PIF2023 // Show us what you’ve got.

December 15, 2022

#PIF2022 // The Awards Go To…

December 15, 2022

#PIF2022 // The Eco-Heroes

October 11, 2022

We’re Live! #PIF2022 Opening Night and the Paradise Pass

March 10, 2022

Festival Favourites: March Break Edition

March 10, 2022

Join the 100 in 100 challenge to support our educational programs!

October 21, 2021

Meet the 2021 Eco-Heroes and Award Winners

October 21, 2021

Welcome to Opening Night and the Canadian Lineup

October 7, 2021

Planet in Focus is LIVE from stackt market

September 29, 2021

The 2021 Festival Program is here!

November 26, 2020

The Industry Conference & Green Pitch Winner

October 20, 2020

The 2020 Award Winners & #PIFatHome

October 16, 2020

Toronto Fall Festivals Digital Tasting Tour

October 16, 2020

The 2020 Festival: It’s Opening Night

October 16, 2020

The 2020 Festival: One Week to Go!

September 30, 2020

The 2020 Festival Films: Citizen Activists

September 28, 2020

The 2020 Festival Films Announcement

September 21, 2020

Meet the 2020 Eco-Heroes

June 24, 2020

Festival Favourites: The Justice Edition

June 22, 2020

Here are the programs you support when you donate during the Great Canadian Giving Challenge!

May 21, 2020

PIF x Birds Canada present BIRD OF PREY

April 22, 2020

Festival Favourites: National Canadian Film Day Edition

April 17, 2020

Staying Connected to our Community from Home

April 9, 2020

Festival Favourites: The At Home Edition

June 26, 2019

Planet in Focus 2019 Student Film Festival

January 15, 2019

2018 Festival Highlights

November 2, 2018

Looking for Ways to Make a Difference? Here are #PiF2018’s Action Items All in One Place

The 19th annual Planet in Focus Film Festival might be over, but that doesn’t mean our work is done! This was a very moving year at […]
October 23, 2018

From Film to Action

July 16, 2018

Carbe Diem: Seizing the day at Cinemambiente

June 18, 2018

Planet in Focus Student Film Festival

February 21, 2018

Great New Things Are Happening at Sim Group

December 13, 2017

2017 Festival Highlights

October 27, 2017

Celebrating the Award-Winning Films of PiF2017

October 18, 2017

Everything You Need to Know About Opening Night

October 17, 2017

5 Things You Should Really Know About Canada’s First Woman in Space

October 11, 2017

Green Pitch Finalists for Industry Conference, 2017

October 11, 2017

Jonah Bryson on Receiving the Rob Stewart Youth Eco-Hero Award

October 7, 2017

Want to Reinvent the Food System? Read this.

September 29, 2017

Support for Indie Films: Making MODIFIED (2017)

September 28, 2017

Agency 71: Toronto’s Boutique Film Company is There for the Underdog

September 28, 2017

Rethinking WASTE: Solutions to a 21st Century Problem

September 13, 2017

Green Pitch Competition: an Opportunity for Environmental Filmmakers

September 7, 2017

Introducing Chanda Chevannes: Canadian Filmmaker, Writer & Educator

September 5, 2017

5 Films to Catch at TIFF with an Environmental Focus

August 23, 2017

Get Your Broken Treasures FIXED with Repair Café Toronto

July 27, 2017

Life on the River: Attawapiskat Eco-Film Lab Recap

January 20, 2017

We Need To Talk About Attawapiskat

November 7, 2016

Justin Trudeau Has A Youth Problem – And It’s Not Going Away

November 3, 2016

7 Tips For Going Zero Waste in Toronto

October 26, 2016

Award-Winning Documentaries of PIF2016

October 26, 2016

The Source Shop: Supporting Films For A Better World

October 25, 2016

Eggplant Picture & Sound: In Support Of Environmental Docs

October 20, 2016

Why Food Waste Isn’t Really Food Waste

October 19, 2016

Films For Foodies at Planet in Focus

October 19, 2016

Beauty & The Environment: A Conversation With Jean Eng, Co-Owner of Pure + Simple

October 16, 2016

Fest Forum Day at Planet in Focus

October 14, 2016

Eco-Heroes: Next Generation With David Suzuki

October 13, 2016

See Freightened in Toronto & Meet The Filmmaker!

October 11, 2016

Must-See Canadian Films at Planet in Focus This Year

October 3, 2016

5 Planet In Focus Films You Can Watch On Netflix

As the weather gets cooler and the days get shorter, we’re feeling like cozying up with some Netflix favourites! What makes these particular 5 documentaries about […]
September 25, 2016

5 Solutions To Food Waste You Should Know About

July 21, 2016

Young Filmmakers Create a Better World: Student Film Festival Recap

December 3, 2015

2015 Festival Highlights

October 23, 2015

After the Last River, Toronto Premiere

October 23, 2015

Our Evening with Dr. Vandana Shiva

October 23, 2015


Below is a guest blog post by filmmaker Vanessa Warheit. Vanessa Warheit’s film Worse Than Poop is screening as part of our Family Day programming on […]
October 18, 2015

10 Documentaries for Nature Lovers at #PiF2015

The 16th Annual Planet In Focus Film Festival is putting a spotlight on a number of important environmental issues this year between October 21st and October 25th. Here’s […]
October 14, 2015

WIN Tickets to See Vandana Shiva in Conversation!

Here’s your chance to WIN TICKETS to the night everyone’s been waiting for: an evening in conversation with world-renowned author, scientist, environmentalist and modern-day revolutionary Vandana Shiva. TWO […]
October 13, 2015

Seedy Stories: 8 Must-See Docs All About Seeds

“In nature’s economy the currency is not money, it is life.” ― Vandana Shiva, Earth Democracy: Justice, Sustainability and Peace The 16th Annual Planet In Focus […]
October 12, 2015

Even Small Victories Are Victories: Amy Millan of STARS

Amy Millan is best-known to many as a musician. But we are shining a light on her role as an environmental instigator: working with friends at […]
October 8, 2015

Contest Giveaway!

GIVEAWAY  WIN tickets to the film you want to see the most! TO ENTER: Browse our 2015 Film Festival Schedule (Interactive online version OR the PDF […]
October 7, 2015

Yoga, Screenings & Pancakes: FOR KIDS!

October 5, 2015

Come for the films, Stay for the Debate: Festival Forum Day

September 21, 2015

PIF’s Top 5 TIFF Documentary Picks

As the Toronto International Film Festival draws to a close once more and we begin gearing up for our own Film Festival in October, we thought […]