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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 her messed-up pill-popping, alcoholic mother Marlene (Suzanne Clément). At the World Premiere screening in the [...]

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 Songs Left on Voice Mail. Ill Boy Tormented in Tanzania. Changing Chinatown. Discarded Food Experiment. Harm [...]

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 the 33rd annual Vancouver International Film Festival. Start tweeting now about the best of B.C. [...]

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 character Kent runs a Hitler Youth-style camp — filmed at Coquitlam’s Riverview Hospital — which brainwashes [...]

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 is everywhere, playing future “terrorist” Julian/Theseus on Continuum, revenge-killer Murphy on The 100 and starring [...]

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, said lead actor Helen Shaver, who plays an older woman named Pearl who guides three [...]

WEEK: April 21-27, 2014

Sunday, April 27th – Once Upon a Time 3×19 A Curious Thing airs on ABC and CTV. Zelena/Wicked Witch (Rebecca Mader) threatens Henry (Jared Gilmore)’s life if Hook (Colin O’Donoghue) doesn’t kiss Emma (Jennifer Morrison) which would drain her magical powers. The Charmings (Josh Dallas & Ginnifer Goodwin) search for the fairy tale book to retrieve [...]