Why Volunteer at VIFF?
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Why Volunteer at VIFF?

By Mariam Baldeh Corey Ouellet’s passion for working behind-the-scenes fuels many of his projects. When he’s not managing directors, producers, and actors in the film industry at Lucas Talent Inc., he’s appeasing his love of film at Vancity Theatre. This is his third year as a Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) volunteer and his second year … Continue reading

VIFF & TELUS STORYHIVE Present: Totally Indie Day
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VIFF & TELUS STORYHIVE Present: Totally Indie Day

By Jamie Ormston Whether you’re an independent content creator or a producer distributing their first feature, Totally Indie Day, presented by TELUS STORYHIVE, is the day for you. These dynamic sessions give real-world insights and hands-on advice from top-tier industry pros and rising new talent. Hear from the best emerging film directors of 2016, hit … Continue reading

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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

Great News! BC’s Film Industry is Making a Big Comeback
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Great News! BC’s Film Industry is Making a Big Comeback

British Columbia’s film industry is making one of its biggest comebacks yet, and Vancouver’s booming visual effects industry is playing a huge role in the revival. Last weekend at the 87th Academy Awards, two British Columbians were nominated in visual effects categories. Cameron Waldbauer, a Pitt Meadows native, was nominated for his work as special … Continue reading