Tag Archives: #mustseeBC

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. Documentary Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story wins the coveted screening at the BC Spotlight Awards [...]

VIFF: Last Screening of VIFF Most Popular Canadian Film DOWN RIVER

Set in the West End and shot in the West End, Down River is that rare movie filmed “in Vancouver for Vancouver”. Local film students comprised half the crew that was blessed with sun during  a June and July shoot. Vancouver actress Babz Chula, who died of cancer in 2010, is the inspiration for longtime [...]

WEEK: October 7-13, 2013.

Sunday, October 13th – Once Upon a Time 3×03 Quite a Common Fairy airs on ABC and CTV. In the Jolly Roger gang’s continuing quest to track down Henry (Jared Gilmore), Hook (Colin O’Donoghue) suggests contacting Tinker Bell (Rose McIvor), who it’s revealed in a flashback has a surprising connection to Regina (Lana Parrilla). Sunday, [...]

WEEK: September 30 – October 6, 2013.

Sunday, October 6th – Once Upon a Time 3×02 Lost Girl airs on ABC and CTV. Peter Pan (Robbie Kay) offers Emma (Jennifer Morrison) a map that will help her find Henry (Jared Gilmore), but she must come to terms with who she is in order to use it. Your Shoot of Peter Pan’s Lost Boys camp [...]

VIFF: Western Premiere of THE DICK KNOST SHOW With Tom Scholte & Gabrielle Rose

Broadcasting is a Contact Sport. The funniest thing about sports talk-show host Dick Knost in Bruce Sweeney’s funny film? It’s hard to choose but Knost’s obsession with increasing his Twitter followers rang true. Knost’s controversial tweets about hockey concussions, done to gain followers, draw the ire of his network bosses. And then Knost is concussed [...]

VIFF: World Premiere of 3 DAYS IN HAVANA Co-Directed by Gil Bellows & Tony Pantages

Vancouver friends Gil Bellows and Tony Pantages have been talking about making a movie together for decades. So what better place to debut their first feature film 3 Days in Havana than the Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) last Saturday night? A real-life Havana fortune teller plays the Death card for Jack Petty (Gil Bellows), [...]

VIFF: Feel-Bad Comedy LAWRENCE & HOLLOMAN With Ben Cotton & Daniel Arnold

The feel-bad comedy of the year. Coming off Edmonton International Film Festival wins for Best Canadian Feature, Rising Star Award: Filmmmaking (Matthew Kowalchuk) and Rising Star Award: Acting (Ben Cotton), feel-bad comedy Lawrence & Hollowman debuted at the Vancouver International Film Festival last night to waves of laughter and some cringing at Lawrence’s escalating injuries. [...]

VIFF: World Premiere of Taylor Hill’s LEAP 4 YOUR LIFE with April Telek

Mockumentary Leap 4 Your Life is a family affair. Twenty-something Taylor Hill wrote it during the final semester of her degree, produced it, cast it and designed costumes for it with her mother and co-stars in it as dweeby tries-too-hard contestant Molly, wearing braces supplied by her dentist father. “It was either get a car and [...]

WEEK: September 16-22, 2013

Sunday, September 22nd – Bates Motel‘s Vera Farmiga among Best Actress nominees at the Emmy awards. [Update: Claire Danes won for Homeland]. Sunday, September 22nd – Cedar Cove 1×11 Conflicts of Interest airs on the W network in Canada. Will Grace tell Olivia (Andie MacDowell) that Olivia’s married brother Will kissed her? Olivia and Jack [...]

BIG READ: Vote for BC Film/Doc (#mustseeBC) To Be Awarded Red Carpet Screening at Vancouver International Film Festival

Published September 19, 2013 on Vancouver is Awesome. Vote for whichever BC film or documentary you want to see at a red carpet screening of the Vancouver International Film Festival, which screens from September 26th to October 11th. It’s a new feature of this year’s BC Spotlight program, with a dozen made-in-BC projects vying for [...]

VIFF: Ben Ratner’s DOWN RIVER Inspired By His Friendship With Babz Chula

What happens when you lose your guide before you find your way? Inspired by director Ben Ratner’s long friendship with Vancouver actress Babz Chula, Down River tells the story of an older woman named Pearl (Helen Shaver) who guides three younger talents — artist Aki (Ratner’s wife Jennifer Spence), rock singer Harper (Colleen Rennison) and actress [...]