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VIFF: Vancouver as Vancouver in RANDOM ACTS OF ROMANCE

Published October 19, 2012 on Vancouver is Awesome. It’s not often in this series that I get an opportunity to talk about movies where Vancouver plays itself, but once a year several locally-filmed features are screened at the Vancouver International Film Festival. This year I got to see director Katrin Bowen’s sold-out Vancouver film Random [...]

WEEK: September 24-30 2012

Sunday, September 30th – Once Upon a Time season two premieres on ABC in the U.S. and CTV in Canada. Filming of Charming family reunion and Storybrooke mob in Steveston. Sunday, September 30th – A Ford commercial films downtown, with 60 extras. Saturday, September 29th – Continuum showrunner Simon Barry moderates Creating Sci-fi Worlds panel [...]

BIG READ – Vancouver as Vancouver at Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF)

Published September 29, 2011 on Vancouver is Awesome It’s not often in this series that I get an opportunity to talk about movies where Vancouver plays itself but the Vancouver International Film Festival is showcasing 17 locally-filmed features in theatres over the next two weeks. Four of the most-buzzed-about are Sisters & Brothers, the third [...]