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First Weekend Club: Last Train Home

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The First Weekend Club is a non-profit organization and cross-Canada movie club that is dedicated to promoting and raising awareness for great Canadian films. I am pleased to announce that I have signed on as a partner with the First Weekend Club and will post monthly features about their screening series along with other special […]

Oscar-Nominated District 9 Prize Pack

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District 9, co-written by Vancouver Film School graduates Neill Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell, is up for Best Picture this weekend at the 87th annual Academy Awards. It’s no secret that Vancouver Film School students are mighty talented and this Oscar nod is a pleasant (and warranted) surprise. To celebrate, VFS has given me a District […]

Victoria Film Festival 2010

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The Victoria Film Festival is ramping up for its 2010 events, activities and film screenings. Hosting over 100 films over the course of 21 days the VFF is a year-round celebration of film and movie making on Vancouver Island. Coming from 30 countries around the globe, the films are either animation, narrative, documentary or experimental. […]

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus Movie Pass Giveaway

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Terry Gilliam’s The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus opens in theatres at the end of this month and I have two double passes to give away. The film screened earlier this season at the Vancouver International Film Festival and here’s what Marina from Row Three had to say in my VIFF preview post: This was Heath […]

Crazy8s Film Festival

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The Crazy8s Film Festival is back for its 11th year in Vancouver. The festival challenges local filmmakers to write, direct, edit, and produce short films in 8 days using a budget of $800 and 60 minutes of HD tape. Last Sunday at the Pitch Registration event, 115 teams signed up and they will now they […]