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The largest festival for elevated YouTube content

What is Buffer Festival?

Buffer Festival is the world's largest international digital-first film festival. Curating and celebrating video premieres from today's acclaimed digital creators. Featuring theatrical screenings, red carpets, educational keynotes, and awards. Buffer Festival is a showcase of video premieres, celebrating artistic and innovative content from acclaimed digital creators.

Our story

Buffer Foundation

A not for profit supporting Canadian and international digital-first filmmakers through education, celebration, recognition, and development opportunities with industry.

Guided by Industry Leaders

Working together with top industry leaders, Buffer Festival stands proudly with a board of directors from leading broadcast corporations, YouTube networks, cornerstone Canadian establishments, and more big businesses making waves in today's digital space.

Digital Videos on the Big Screen

Buffer Festival is a showcase of video premieres, celebrating artistic and innovative content from acclaimed digital creators.

Supporting and Elevating

Buffer Festival believes in supporting and elevating today's acclaimed digital creators, helping educate up-and-coming creators, and that strong relationships between creators, brands, and industry, can pave the way for a powerful future.

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Buffer Festival is proudly created by Canadian YouTubers and entrepreneurs who have been an active part of the YouTube community since 2006.

  • Awards
  • Insights
  • Screening
  • Red carpt