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Award Winning Actor and Director ADAM ARKIN as inaugural guest for DGC Masterclass

Launching in May 2016, the Directors Guild of Canada is pleased to present a series of Master Classes in partnership with VIFF. The DGC Master Class Series will feature multiple award-winning speakers from some of the most celebrated and critically acclaimed films and TV shows. The year-roun sessions are designed to educate and inspire everyone … Continue reading

Jan/Feb Special Events & Guests at Vancity Theatre
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Jan/Feb Special Events & Guests at Vancity Theatre

Tuesday, January 19 7pm CINEMA SALON: Imitation of Life with Bob Rennie  After a brief hiatus, Vancity Theatre’s longest running series, Cinema Salon, returns in a new quarterly slot, beginning January 19, 2016. Produced and presented by Melanie Friesen, Cinema Salon brings an outstanding member of the community to introduce his/her favourite film. The evening includes … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes with Executive Director Jacqueline Dupuis – 2015 YWCA Women of Distinction’s Connecting the Community Nominee

The VIFF team is  thrilled that our fearless leader, Jacqueline Dupuis, has been nominated for the 2015 YWCA Women of Distinction’s Connecting the Community Award. Through Jacqueline’s endeavours to create and support meaningful local connections, her passion for community and youth engagement shines through on a daily basis. If selected for this prestigious award, Jacqueline has chosen the … Continue reading

Director David Robert Mitchell Talks the Mood of ‘It Follows,’ &  Building a Unique Horror Movie
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Director David Robert Mitchell Talks the Mood of ‘It Follows,’ & Building a Unique Horror Movie

To go from the the naturalistic, black-and-white, teenage tale “The Myth Of The American Sleepover,” to the distinct, carefully calibrated horror “It Follows,” is a feat few filmmakers could pull off . But David Robert Mitchell is one of them. The director’s latest turned heads all last year on the festival circuit and has made … Continue reading

Telefilm Canada names Ten Canadians to Watch at 2015 Berlin International Film Festival
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Telefilm Canada names Ten Canadians to Watch at 2015 Berlin International Film Festival

Telefilm Canada announces its list of the Ten Canadians to Watch who will be taking part in the upcoming Berlin International Film Festival and the European Film Market. This list, presented for a second year running, comprises Canadians working in the film industry—emerging talents as well as seasoned professionals—who, through their creative talent or business … Continue reading