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John Landis expected at 2012 Victoria Film Festival

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Acclaimed Filmmaker John Landis confirmed as a guest for the 2012 Victoria Film Festival.Victoria Film Festival Presents:John Landis in the House with Richard Crouse.Saturday, February 4 • 7:00 PM • Vic TheatreCelebrated filmmaker John Landis has been confirmed as a special guest for the 2012 Victoria Film Festival, where he will be joined by film critic Richard Crouse for an exclusive discussion during a special event and screening.Landis is best known for his comedies, including National L...

FilmCan Student Film Making Contest Brings Community Together

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December 6th, the Victoria Film Festival (VFF) is holding its annual FilmCAN program. This is a filmmaking competition for middle school and high school students. This year the VFF has made the program available to students all over Vancouver Island (including the Gulf Islands), offering young filmmakers a great opportunity to connect with wider audiences and to screen their film at this important Film Festival. Deadline to submit online to Vimeo is December 15, 2010. Winners receive prizes, and...

FilmCAN from the Victoria Film Festival

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After a very successful first year, the Victoria Film Festival is happy to announce the return of FilmCAN to Victoria's middle- and secondary-school students – but it doesn't stop there as this year the Festival expands the program to include all of Vancouver Island’s schools. FilmCAN is an exciting online film competition that invites budding young filmmakers from schools on the island to make a short film on any subject and in any genre of their choosing. There are two categories: Grades ...

The Victoria Film Festival Welcomes Kris Kristofferson as this Year’s IN Award Winner.

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Victoria, BC As part of its commitment to Independence, Innovation and Inspiration the Victoria Film Festival has developed an award for a person in the film industry who exemplifies these qualities through their work in film. The Victoria Film Festival Welcomes Kris Kristofferson as this Year’s IN Award Winner.   Richard Crouse, of Canada AM will host the inaugural IN Award ceremony celebrating lifetime achievements. We wanted to come up with an award that would honour...

Victoria Film Festival brings in 16% over last edition

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“It was great to see so many more people out this year, we increased in all age groups especially with the 20 somethings and that's a great feeling – to present an event that reaches across the entire age spectrum,” said Festival Director Kathy Kay. We received some great feedback from festival goers this year, so hopefully we can carry that forward for an even better festival in 2010.”The interest from filmmakers around the world continued to provide a broad selection of film for Vancou...

Dough for Victoria Film Festival

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Canwest Donates $140,000 to the Victoria Film FestivalVictoria, BC The Victoria Film Festival is pleased to announce that Canwest an organization with a strong history of giving back to the communities in which it operates has guaranteed the long-term health of the Festivals documentary programming with a multi-year financial commitment of $140,000.Were really excited about Canwests contribution to documentary film in Victoria. Its great when organizations can work together to improve access to ...

Victoria Independent Film & Video Festival Awards

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All 140 of the Victoria Independent Film & Video Festival are juried, and have been seen by many eyes before they make the festival’s screening list. Of the works accepted this year, several were selected to receive a special award at the End of Festival Bash held Sunday February 11 at The Reef Restaurant. Hosted by Shaw TV’s David Lennam, Festival Director Kathy Kay took to the stage to announce the winners before an enthusiastic crowd of volunteers and film fans celebrating the successful ...

Anglo/Irish feature film Omagh awarded at Victoria VIFVF

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Festival's Top Prize Awarded to the Anglo/Irish feature film OmaghThe 12th annual Victoria Independent Film & Video Festival wrapped festivities up at The Reef this past Sunday, February 5. Festival Director Kathy Kay said, "The film buffs, volunteers and staff have bonded while putting on the Festival and it's so great to be able to have our closing festivities at the Reef because it makes for such a fine end to the the 12th annual Victoria Film Festival." Colin Easton, of Camosun College's Vi...

The Victoria Independent Film & Video Festival Line Up

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The Victoria Independent Film & Video Festival has announced its largest lineup to date for its 10-day celebration of film, January 27-February 5, 2006."Hold on to your hats, forget about going down south " the blast of fresh air will be coming from the Vic Independent this year as we launch our most eclectic and unique program yet" announces Festival Director Kathy Kay.With the Festival's strong focus on Canadian film, the Gala Screening this year is Rhombus Media's quirky new Mozart tribute, M...

The Victoria Independent Film & Video Festival Highligths

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The Victoria Independent Film & Video Festival has announced its largest lineup to date for its 10-day celebration of film, January 27-February 5, 2006."Hold on to your hats, forget about going down south – the blast of fresh air will be coming from the Vic Independent this year as we launch our most eclectic and unique program yet" announces Festival Director Kathy Kay.With the Festival’s strong focus on Canadian film, the Gala Screening this year is Rhombus Media’s quirky new Mozart trib...

Victoria Independent Film & Video Fest wrapped

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VICTORIA INDEPENDENT FILM & VIDEO FESTIVAL Film Festival Wraps with Record NumbersThe 11th annual Victoria Independent Film & Video Festival wrapped this year’s fete with unprecedented success.The interest from filmmakers around the world exceeded previous years with1086 entries coming through the doors. This increased profile allowed for further expansion of programming and enabled the Festival to bring many more talented filmmakers to the attention of local audiences and the media. The Fest...

Jimmywork wins at Victoria Fest

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Jimmywork, the controversial first feature from Francophone filmmaker Simon Sauvé, took the CHUM Television Award for Best Canadian First Feature, along with $2,000 cash. A cross between film noir, biopic and cinema vérité, the film follows Sauvé’s neighbour, Jimmy Webster, a gambler, drinker and hopeless schemer with endless ambition, but dishonourable intentions. Festival Director, Kathy Kay said it was important to recognize this film for the award, “Jimmywork sparked a great deal of ...

Victoria Festival Opens With JIMMYWORKS

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The 11th annual Victoria Independent Film & Video is set to open this week with the anticipated film JIMMYWORKS by Canadian filmmaker Simon Sauve’With submission reaching a record high of over a 1,000 for this years Festival, the programming is sure to be dynamic and well received by the film going audience of Victoria. Known for an ever growing and well-directed festival Victoria is a growing support to filmmakers as they prepare the next decade for VIFVF 2005. From February 4th to the 13th...

Vic Independent Line Up

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VIC INDEPENDENT ANNOUNCES 2005 LINEUP!The Victoria Independent Film & Video Festival has announced it’s largest lineup to date for its 10-day celebration of film, February 4 – 13, 2005. "We're bringing the world to Victoria and at the same time showcasing Canadian and homegrown work” said Festival Director Kathy Kay. “The Vic Independent has become a strong, dynamic and multifaceted festival that Victorians are finding irresistible.”With the Festival’s strong focus on Canadian films,...

Pat Ferns ( Banff ) new Board Member of the Victoria Fest

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Banff Visionary Joins Victoria FestivalPat Ferns the legendary visionary behind Banff Television Festival has stepped onto the board of the Victoria Independent Film & Video Festival. Kathy Kay, director of the Festival is delighted by the recent addition. “I can’t believe our good fortune, with Pat’s contacts, knowledge, and panache the Festival can only continue its growth and importance to filmmakers.”Ferns will be coordinating a new initiative of the Festival’s entitled Trigger Poi...

Victoria opens festivals to film lovers

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The 2004 Victoria Independent Film & Video Festival opened to an enthusiastic crowd with WILBUR WANTS TO KILL HIMSELF. This UK/Denmark film has been a hit on the festival circuit and Executive Director Kathy Kay knew she picked a winner for the filmgoers of Victoria Island. Now in it’s 10th year this Annual Festival officially kicks off the 10 day Festival in the beautiful setting of British Columbia, Canada. WILBER WANTS TO KILL HIMSELF tells the story of two brothers Wilbur and Harbour and...
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