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Win a Getaway to the Victoria Film Festival

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 — 10:04am PDT
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The 23rd annual Victoria Film Festival (“VFF”) invites you to bring your eyeballs to theatre screens around BC’s capital city to celebrate feature films and enjoy cinematic events February 3-12, 2017.

Victoria Film Festival

The Victoria Film Festival is Vancouver Island’s largest and longest-running film festival. Celebrating 23 years, VFF screens over 100 films over 10 days, with a selection of films from local, Canadian and international filmmakers, the Festival offers a variety of films for every taste.

Special Programs include Canadian Wave, French Canadian Wave, Indigenous, Asian and World Perspective, the Festival brings the world to Victoria.

Passes Now on Sale

Passes and tickets are on sale now:

  • Film Pass $149 + tax
    Admits holder to regular screenings (excluding the Opening Gala and special event films).
  • Gold Pass $279 + tax
    Admits holder to regular screenings, Opening Gala, two single night admissions for the VIP lounge, and a pass with a lanyard.
  • SpringBoard Film Forum Pass $59 + tax
    Admits holder to all springboard events.
  • Sidney Pass $109 + tax
    Admits holder to all regular screenings in Sidney. Cannot be used for any screenings in Victoria.


Win a Victoria Film Festival Getaway

Thanks to VFF, one lucky Miss604 winner can get whisked you away from Vancouver to Victoria in style for the film festival on Valentine’s Day weekend. The prize includes:

Films showing on February 11th during the winner’s stay: Roommates Wanted, Thanks, Boss!, Theatre of Life (Sold Out), Searchers, Fiddlesticks, The Happy Film, The Hollow Child, Old Stone, and The Salesman (Oscar Nominated).

Here’s how you can enter to win:

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VFF annually assembles an impressive and entertaining selection of feature films, acclaimed filmmakers and cinematic arts events to fête the greatest story telling medium of all time. Follow along on Facebook and Twitter for the latest festival updates.

I will draw one contest winner at random from all entries at 12:00pm on Tuesday, January 31, 2017. Prize cannot be exchanged for other dates and must be used the weekend of February 11 & 12, 2017.

Update The winner is Sara!

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  1. Kirsten says:

    I always assumed the film festivals were in the summer! What a nice winter pick-me-up. πŸ™‚ Really awesome of VFF to offer this prize.

  2. Shannon says:

    Extraordinary Prize /Trip

  3. SCOTT says:

    This would be awesome!

  4. Alice H. says:

    Fantastic contest!

  5. Grace says:

    Love the Vic Film Fest!

  6. nicky says:


  7. Cathy says:

    Love to go! Didn’t know Victoria had a film. Festival. Cool!

  8. Jason says:

    Would love to go! I haven’t been to Victoria in a while

  9. Mary says:

    This would be an amazing getaway!

  10. LMS says:

    I love movies! This is a great prize!!!

  11. Bonnie R says:

    What an amazing prize package! πŸ™‚

  12. Jen V. says:

    Would love to go to a film festival in beautiful Victoria!

  13. Janet Y.J. Kong says:

    Would love to visit Victoria again and watch some films while I’m at it!

  14. Hayley says:


  15. Lucie Boo says:

    Very cool! I can’t remember the last I went to Victoria (20 years ago?). I’d love to visit again.

  16. Mary Anne says:

    I would love to win this.

  17. Dora says:

    What an awesome prize!!

  18. Juliana Lima says:

    Yes please please please!!!!!

  19. Lisa G says:

    Awesome getaway weekend thanks for the chance to win!!

  20. Marisa. P says:

    This would be a really great prize. Wow.

  21. Heidi Clarkson says:

    Sounds wonderful!!

  22. Would love to take my partner on Harbour Air for her first time! And we both love films but have never had the chance to attend this festival. Thanks!

  23. Kathryn Poulin says:

    Would love to win!

  24. Emily Hannah says:

    Love Victoria! Love films!

  25. Lindsay says:

    What a great package! I’d love a last minute getaway!

  26. Anna Lam says:

    This sounds like an awesome trip. I love film.

  27. Diane says:

    This would be a fun getaway!

  28. Nimoul says:

    This sounds awesome!

  29. kristy says:

    Would love to go to Vic for the film fest!

  30. jan says:

    WOW – Thanks VFF

  31. Alison Rolston says:

    This would be so amazing! Harbour Air flight, film festival… AHhh, sounds perfect

  32. Tina T. says:

    nice prize

  33. Anita says:

    I love film and would love to visit Victoria. Also I haven’t had any kind of vacation since 2008.

  34. Shirley says:

    What a wonderful prize!

  35. Amanda C says:

    Thank you for the wonderful contests!

  36. Sara says:

    I’m a huge movie lover and haven’t been to Victoria since I was a kid! This would be a great opportunity to go again! πŸ™‚

  37. Sharon says:

    This would be an amazing way to enjoy the Victoria Film Festival.

  38. Christelle says:

    This would be terrific!

  39. Isabel says:

    Would be so grateful for such a magical gift!

  40. Angela says:

    Would LOVE to go to the island!

  41. Kelly says:

    Awesome prize give away!?

  42. Jacq says:

    How fun! Fly there! Float! Dinner! Films! ?

  43. Pauline says:

    Only this week while at Vancouver Harbour I told my bestie that one thing I would so LOVE to do was a flight on a Harbour Air to Victoria….combined with the VIFF this is on my bucket list

  44. Maryanne says:

    What a fun getaway!

  45. Britt senko says:

    So needed.

  46. Alana Park says:


  47. Liz ashford says:

    What a fabulous weekend that would be!

  48. Jen says:

    This would be an amazing weekend getaway! Thanks for the chance ?

  49. Jeremy says:

    Being a huge fan of film fests, this would be a fantastic trip!

  50. Don McQueen says:

    A great opportunity to see some great films

  51. Katie borrett says:

    Would love to surprise my guy with this prize

  52. Amanda says:

    Would love to take my husband on a fabulous weekend getaway! ?

  53. Mousemouse604 says:

    Would love to go on a trip to Victoria!

  54. Ann says:

    Flight, float, flat, food & film = fantastic

  55. Donna says:

    Great staycation prize. And I’ve been dying to try 10 Acres!

  56. What an incredible Giveaway! I’d ?to getaway to watch a film, float away my stress & enjoy a Delish dinner & live it up Miss604 style?

  57. Erin Sterling says:

    Love VFF!! Hope I can win me some tix!

  58. Donna S says:

    Great prize package! Fingers crossed!

  59. Melissa Black says:

    I would love to win this just for the Film Festival πŸ™‚ Sounds so fun1

  60. Tracy says:

    Would love a weekend getaway like this!

  61. Ron Smith says:

    Nice weekend away!

  62. Pepper says:

    I would love to win this for my birthday (February 4th)/anniversary(February 14th(9 years)).
    Sounds like so much fun!

  63. Arnold Juan says:

    Excited for the Victoria Film Fest!

  64. Janet says:

    Would love to attend the Victoria film festival!

  65. Patricia says:

    Would love to win this wonderful package! Can I please??!!!! πŸ™‚

  66. Dane says:

    We love our Victoria getaways and going by plane is even better! Have only been to their film fest once so this would be great!!

  67. Melissa says:

    Would love to get away for a weekend with my husband! Victoria is so romantic.

  68. Cliff says:

    Cool, didn’t even realize Victoria had a film festival

  69. Brenda says:

    Sounds like a fun weekend getaway

  70. adam says:

    would love this!

  71. Ariel C says:

    would love to win this!

  72. Simon says:

    I thought 2 floats at the float house meant 2 rides in a float plane! Cool.

  73. Erin W says:

    This would be such a fun way to explore Victoria!

  74. Rino says:

    This would be an amazing way to enjoy the Victoria Film Festival.

  75. Tania says:

    Would love to attend the Victoria film festival!

  76. Rhett says:

    Yes, please!!!

  77. Marla Halperin says:

    Can’t wait!

  78. Peter Quin-Conroy says:

    Great festival, would love to attend again. And to do it in style

  79. Kahlia says:

    I miss Victoria! Sweet prize ?

  80. Rachel says:

    Would love to check out the movies at VFF!!

  81. Jason B says:

    Victoria and film festival great combo.

  82. Shara says:

    Awesome! I’d love to attend. I just called to cancel my landline and tv service, but they talked me into keeping tv basics and one theme pack….the one I couldn’t part with had IFC and the Sundance channels πŸ™‚

  83. Mag says:

    Thanks for the contest.

  84. Farzana says:

    Thanks for the chance to win. A good pick-me up in one of the most depressing months of the year πŸ™‚

  85. Jen says:

    A Seperation was so good. I’d love a chance to see The Salesman. Great director.

  86. Elizabeth says:

    Cool! My partner and I didn’t make it film festivals last year and it was something we’ve enjoyed each year in Vancouver. This would be a great way to start the year as I’ve never been to a Victoria film festival.

  87. Andrea says:

    I love the film fest!

  88. Jeff says:

    Great contest!

  89. Samantha Reeves says:

    Wow, this sounds so cool! Plus it would be an amazing weekend getaway 2 year anniversary with my BF.

  90. Angela says:

    This would be amazing!!

  91. Angela Griffin says:

    This would be a great trip!

  92. dane says:

    Amazing package

  93. Tony says:

    Would be a great trip to check out VIFF

  94. Janet Chan says:

    Never been to the VFF…Would be great to check it out!

  95. Leah says:

    Would love to see Roommates Wanted or Thanks, Boss!

  96. Matt says:

    This is a great prize!

  97. Lewis M says:

    Great prize. I would love to go! Thanks

  98. Kathleen says:

    Holy! This would be such an enriching but restorative getaway.

  99. Tammy says:

    I would love to attend

  100. Lindsay says:

    yes please!!

  101. valerie says:

    I had a dream I flew to Victoria just the other night!!

  102. Wes says:

    This would be such a good mini-vacation! My wife and I love to float too! You couldn’t have fashioned a better contest for us! πŸ™‚

  103. Gurvinder says:

    Great Trip!

  104. Jeanne says:

    Sounds like a fantastic trip to Victoria

  105. Raihan says:

    I would love to take my wife on a weekend getaway! ?

  106. Amy says:

    This is a wonderful weekend getaway with a chance to enjoy some films!

  107. Cindy S says:

    Sounds like a fun weekend’

  108. Linda says:

    Film and food? And in Victoria? Sounds like the best weekend ever!

  109. Kelly says:

    Everything about this trip sounds perfect!

  110. Tiffany says:

    I’ve never been to a film festival before and would love to experience one!

  111. Heather Jensen says:

    This would be an amazing experience! And Victoria is so beautiful anytime of year!!

  112. Siobhan S. says:

    Sounds lovely! Thanks for another great contest!

  113. Ron says:

    Sounds like an amazing weekend!

  114. Megan says:

    A weekend away for the film festival in Victoria would be a wonderful winter getaway.

  115. Elyse Goulet says:

    What an incredible prize pack!!!

  116. Eileen says:

    This is amazing!

  117. Tamara says:

    Sounds amazing!

  118. Edith Johnston says:

    This would be fantastic! Thanks for the opportunity.

  119. Cindy K says:

    Sounds amazing!

  120. Stephanie says:

    This sounds like such a great mini getaway! I’d love to be able to go πŸ™‚

  121. simon says:

    This sounds amazing! Would love to go to this.

  122. christina says:

    Would love to check this out!

  123. Pauline says:

    Have always dreamed of taking a flight on Harbour Air…..floating is on my list of activities to try…..and am a real movie/film buff, so this would be the “Ultimate Valentines Weekend” in my books.

  124. Bob B says:

    This would be a fun trip and film festivals always have something new and unique.

  125. wen says:

    Would be an awesome film trip to the island. Thanks.

  126. Kristy says:

    The VFF would be a great mid-winter getaway!

  127. Vesna says:

    Would love to see this…and take my daughter who is studying on the island!

  128. Michelle W says:

    What a great getaway! I would love to go!

  129. Lester says:

    This would be a nice getaway. I haven’t been to Victoria yet!

  130. JL says:

    This trip looks awesome!

  131. Barb W says:

    This would be amazing!

  132. Calvin F. says:

    Never been to a film festival, this would be a fantastic opportunity.

  133. Shelley Butcher says:

    What a fantastic prize!Good luck everyone! Thank you VFF!!!!?

  134. Jeff S says:

    Awesome trip away!

  135. Stephanie says:

    I’d love to go!!!

  136. Kerri says:

    This would be the perfect way to be inspired to start creating my own films!

  137. Megan H says:

    wow this would be amazing

  138. Tricia Hope says:

    Love the type of films you get see through these festivals.

  139. Dave Shifflett says:

    This would be an exciting travel package to win, especially at the last minute.

  140. Dana says:

    Hop aboard, lift the wheels cuz here I come little island!!!!

  141. sonya says:

    This would be an amazing opportunity. so much fun!!

  142. Morgan Stewart says:

    This is such an amazing prize, I would love the attend the film festival and explore Victoria!

  143. Darren Summersby says:

    Being a film student it would be fantastic to attend this film festival and get to explore Victoria!

  144. Kim says:

    This sounds amazing! Always wanted to take harbour air!

  145. Rosi says:

    This film festival sound great! I’d love to attend

  146. Edith Rennes says:

    My grandson is visiting me in White Rock. He’s from Vernon and this is his first trip away from home. I know he would love to spend some time in Victoria and see life on the Island. What a special win this would be!!!!

  147. This would be a wonderful getaway. This festival sounds like so much fun!

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  149. Andrew says:

    What an excellent prize!

  150. anita Kyber gonzalves says:

    A nice time to unwind and watch some movies in Victoria – never been there this way i will get to see Victoria as well

  151. anita gonzalves says:

    Looking fwd to some Victoria time ..

  152. Mary Warner says:

    Wow. This is an amazing prize. Just in time to shake off winter.

  153. Sara Lima says:

    This looks GREAT! I’ve never been to the Victoria Film Fest.

  154. Carol says:

    Looks like a lot of fun.

  155. Krysta d says:

    What an amazing giveaway! This would be the best Valentines Day ever:)

  156. Joe says:

    Great prize….great Victoria…!

  157. Donald says:

    A plane ride to Victoria, what a great prize! A movie too, even better! ??

  158. sandra pink says:

    a wondrous event hosted in a majestic, jewel of a city!!! A magnificent prize!!!

  159. Shayna Goldberg says:

    Never been to Victoria, this would be an amazing trip! I love movies!

  160. Karen says:

    Would love to win this contest….Harbour Air is awesome and so is Victoria!!!!

  161. rob kwei says:

    I would love to win!

  162. Karen M says:

    Me! Me! I want to win. What a great prize. Fingers crossed.

  163. Tammy H says:

    Love it!!

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