The Whistler Film Festival is holding its Celebrate WFF: Countdown Benefit on August 24, 2017. The benefit will honor Aleks Paunovic with the Ignitor Award; the Directors Guild of Canada with the Industry Impact Award; Trish Dolman and Christine Haebler, of Screen Siren Pictures, with BC Women on Top Award; Cynde and Alan Harmon with BC Creates Award; Michelle Ouellet with WFF Tallent to Watch; and Tom Row with an Industry Toast. Hosted by Jim Gordon, Celebrate WFF will gather fundraising with auctions and raffles to support Canadian talent.