Category Archives: BC Film

IN THEATRES: Fake Pregnancy Comedy PREGGOLAND with Sonja Bennett in Theatres Today

At Cineplex Odeon International Village in Vancouver: 12:20-3:00-5:35-8:05-10:45. Tweet from Continuum star Rachel Nichols. So excited to see @Preggoland and the amazing @sonjabennett123 tonight. Go lady, GO! Love you! In my seat already! @kershaw_m #Vancouver — Mrs. Rachel Kershaw (@RachelNichols1)

CANADIAN FILM DAY: Mommy, Songs She Wrote About People She Knows, The Valley Below, Ben’s At Home, Being Canadian & Violent at VanCity Theatre

Mommy Ever since Xavier Dolan’s Mommy won a special Jury Prize at Cannes and swept the Canadian Screen Awards, I’ve looked for a way to see it. And finally found it today at  Canadian Film Day at VanCity Theatre. It’s

FILM ACCELERATOR: From the Folks Who Brought You WOLFCOP, CineCoup’s 2nd $1-Million Film Accelerator Launches Tonight

From the folks who brought you WolfCop: CineCoup’s 2nd film accelerator program launches in downtown Vancouver tonight with $1 million in production financing available for Canadian entrants. CineCoup is looking to repeat WolfCop’s success, calling for genre concepts with franchise


UPDATE: Maxime Giroux’s forbidden Montreal love story Félix and Meira awarded Best Canadian Feature, Best Director and Best Screenplay, as well as Best Performance to Hadas Yaron. Six Canadian films will compete in the 11th annual Borsos Competition for Best Canadian Feature

PROP SALE: Paul Pincott’s Can Am Importique Movie Prop & Set Decor Warehouse Sale

After 38 years, Paul Pincott’s Can Am Importique Movie Prop and Set Decor Warehouse in Burnaby is closing down and selling off props from over 2000 productions — including Once Upon a Time, Night at the Museum, Falling Skies, Fringe, Eureka,

VIFF: JUST EAT IT: A FOOD WASTE STORY Wins VIFF Impact & Audience Must-See-BC Awards

After seeing BC documentary Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story at VIFF’s BC Spotlight gala, I deliberately purchased misshapen vegetables at a local grocery store which somehow made their way past the appearance police. It’s not much in the face

VIFF: Ana Valine Wins BC Emerging Filmmaker & Women in Film + TV Artistic Merit Award for SITTING ON THE EDGE OF MARLENE

Update: Women in Film + Television Artistic Merit Award went to Director Ana Valine above. Adapted from the Billie Livingston novella, Sitting on the Edge of Marlene is about teenager Sammie Bell (Paloma Kwiatkowski) drawn into the family con business by

VIFF: Fake Pregnancy Comedy PREGGOLAND Voted Most Popular Canadian Film

Update: Preggoland wins VIFF’s Most Popular Canadian Feature Film Award. Jacob Tierney directs Preggoland but this fake pregnancy comedy belongs to Vancouver actor Sonja Bennett who wrote the screenplay and stars as 35-year-old grocery worker Ruth, who pretends to be pregnant

COMPETITION: Deadline for Vancouver’s PHRIKE FILM FEST 72-Hour Competition Today

Blood, gore and screams on your mind. Have an idea for a short horror film? Overwhelming demand means you might be wait-listed for the Phrike Film Fest 72 Hour Film Competition this weekend but today is the last day to

VIFF: We Are The City’s VIOLENT Wins Best Canadian Film & Best BC Film at the Vancouver International Film Festival

“I wish I hadn’t worn jeans,” composer and keyboardist Cayne McKenzie confessed as Vancouver progressive rock band We Are The City’s Violent won both Best Canadian Film and Best BC Film awards at the Vancouver International Film Festival’s BC Spotlight gala last

VIFF: SONGS SHE WROTE ABOUT PEOPLE SHE KNOWS Has Vancouver International Film Festival Debut

Writer-director Kris Elgstrand, Cast Arabella Bushnell, Brad Dryborough and [correction Ross Smith] and Producer/Director of Photography Amy Belling. Revenge Songs Left on Voice Mail. How does a movie about quiet office worker Carol (Arabella Bushnell) who calls people names and