At the 2008 Vancouver International Film Festival I watched as BC filmmaker Cameron Labine collected the International Film Guide Inspiration Award for Control Alt Delete. The film that takes the line “I love my computer” to a whole new level was awarded for its â€œunique visual style, daring content and expansive execution by an emerging […]
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This weekend is the 20th annual Women in Film & Television Festival. Each year there are screenings, workshops, and plenty of social opportunities to mingle with movers and shakers from the West Coast. Photo credit: wexnercenter on Flickr As proven by Kathryn Bigelowâ€™s Academy Award for Best Director on March 7th, women thrive in front […]
The Canada International Film Festival is in town this weekend, March 19th until the 21st. Each year the festival includes movie screenings and special events such as Canadian and World Premiers, seminars, parties, and awards. They also host a screenplay competition and will announce 12 finalists as well as the top three entries at the […]
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 […]
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 […]