Join us for this year's best paddling films
The Paddling Film Festival has been showcasing the very best paddling films since 2006. Be inspired to explore rivers, lakes and oceans, push extremes, appreciate wild places and fully embrace the paddling lifestyle. Join us at a World Tour theatre screening in more than 135 cities around the world or rent the Virtual Tour right now and watch it anywhere, on any device. Then, go paddling. We’re pretty sure you’ll want to.
World TourView Schedule
Live screenings are now touring throughout the United States, Canada and the rest of the World. Find a screening near you!
Virtual ProgramsRent Films
Want to watch or rewatch all the winning and shortlisted Paddling Film Festival films of the year from the comfort of your living room? Now you can.
Submit Your FilmSubmit now
The 2023 Film Competition is now open. With over $5,000 in cash prizes, next year's festival will be a combination of virtual programs and in-person events.
2022 Adrenaline Program
2022 Adventure Program
2022 Voices Program
World Tour Schedule
Bring the World Tour to your townapply now
Film programs are now touring throughout Canada, the US and around the world. Contact us today to host the World Tour and bring the year's best films to a venue near you.
Join our fundraising programJoin Now
Want to raise money for your club or organization? Partner through with our Fundraising Program to generate new revenue while helping the Paddling Film Festival community grow.
People's Choice AwardVote Now
Watched this year's film selection? Vote for your favorite film and be entered to win amazing prizes and receive free digital subscriptions to Paddling Magazine and Kayak Angler.