Archive of posts tagged "film"

Oscar-Nominated District 9 Prize Pack

Comments 85 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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. […]

Whistler Film Festival 2009 Wrap Up

Comments 3 by Michelle Kim

The following was written exclusively for Miss604.com by Michelle Kim. The Whistler Film Festival (WFF) seems to always fall at a strange time of year for me. Last year, it preceded a trip to see my ailing 95-year-old grandmother in Seoul (I had to race down the mountain like a madwoman to not miss my […]

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus Movie Pass Giveaway

Comments 83 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]