Category Archives: BC Film

VIFF: World Premiere of Jason Bourque’s BLACK FLY at Vancouver International Film Festival

Sometimes You Shouldn’t Go Home. Don’t leads Dakota Daulby and Matthew MacCaull look good clean and suited-up at Saturday night’s world premiere of director Jason Bourque’s bloody thriller Black Fly? No gore. No blood. Unlike their characters in this 100% BC film.

VIFF: Documentary JUST EAT IT: A FOOD WASTE STORY Wins #mustseeBC Award & Coveted Gala Screening

.@JustEatItFilm takes audience anticipation award #MustSeeBC Congratulations @Vancouverfilmer! pic.twitter.com/042O37CmdM — Vancouver Film Fest (@VIFFest) September 26, 2014 After two weeks of previewing and voting — with a total of 4.7 million social media impressions worldwide — the audience has spoken.

BIG READ: Vote for BC Film/Doc (#mustseeBC) To Be Awarded Gala Screening at #VIFF

Published September 8, 2014 on Vancouver is Awesome. 13 BC FILMS: Six Dramas. Three Comedies. Four Documentaries. Bloody Thrillers. Mother-daughter Con-women. Romance in Hope. Father-daughter Kurds from Iraq in Canada. Young Woman in Crisis in Norway. Fake Pregnancy. Transgender Two-for-one Pregnancies. Revenge

VIFF: 355 Films From Over 65 Countries at VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

355 Films From Over 65 Countries. Opening Night Gala: Canadian filmmaker Jean-Marc Vallée (Dallas Buyers Club)’s Wild, starring Reese Witherspoon and Laura Dern, is the opening night gala on Thursday, September 25th, at the Centre for the Performing Arts. British novelist

TORONTO DEBUT: Twisted Bromance LAWRENCE & HOLLOMAN at Royal Cinema Tonight

Vancouver’s own feel-bad comedy Lawrence & Holloman takes Toronto tonight, with a premiere at The Royal Cinema on College Street followed by a Q&A with filmmakers & cast — plus an after-party. Adapted from a play by Morris Panych, Lawrence

VIFF: Thirteen BC Films Led by PREGGOLAND, TWO 4 ONE, BLACK FLY & SITTING ON THE EDGE OF MARLENE

Published August 28, 2014 on Vancouver is Awesome. Fake pregnancies. Transgender two-for-one pregnancies. Bloody thrillers. Romance in Hope? Mother-daughter con-women. Changing Chinatown. Discarded food experiment.  Three comedies, six dramas and four documentaries are featured in this year’s BC Spotlight program at

INTERVIEW: Dakota Daulby on FALLING SKIES, BLACK FLY & SITTING ON THE EDGE OF MARLENE

Meet 19-year-old Vancouver actor Dakota Daulby who’s having a very good year. Tonight he makes his debut in the Canadian premiere of the fourth season of alien invasion series Falling Skies on Super Channel, but not as one of the good guys. His

YOUNG BC FILM: Richard Harmon, Jaren Brandt Bartlett, Genevieve Buechner, Paloma Kwiatkowski, Kat de Lieva, Dylan Playfair, Keenan Tracey, Brett Dier & Backward Fall

Young BC Film actors and filmmakers are finding work and kicking ass, judging from the recent crop of Leo Awards nominees and winners. For once Richard Harmon didn’t win a Leo at the 16th annual Leo Awards but this 22-year-old

LEO AWARDS: Gala Night With Hosts Zak Santiago, Pascale Hutton & Christopher Heyerdahl

Published June 5, 2014 on Vancouver is Awesome. What a difference a year makes in the BC Film industry. 2013 got off to such a dismal start that it spawned a mood of doom and the Save BC Film movement

LEO AWARDS: Motion Picture Leo Winners & Nominees Led by Ben Ratner’s DOWN RIVER

Ben Ratner’s Down River, inspired by his friendship with late Vancouver actor Babz Chula, capped the Leo Awards on Sunday night with its win for Best Motion Picture. It’s the little movie that could because they made it with love,

LEO AWARDS: Night Two With Host Beverley Elliott

Beverley Elliott, best-known as Granny on Once Upon a Time, is a force of nature. She dominated Night Two of the Leo Awards or “hump celebration” night, as she called it. The woman tells jokes, has anecdotes about famous actors she’s worked