Ana Valine

Vancouver

VIFF reveals Spotlight program lineup

Five Canadian features get world premieres, including Ana Valine’s Once There Was a Winter and Melanie Wood’s Shut Up and Say Something.

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The Vancouver Asahi wins VIFF People’s Choice Award

Several Canadian projects won awards at VIFF, including Jacob Tierney’s Preggoland, while in global awards news, three Canadian productions are nominated for International Emmys.

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Gallery: VIFF’s BC Spotlight Awards Gala

Andrew Huculiak’s debut feature Violent was the big winner at VIFF’s BC Spotlight Awards Gala, held at The Playhouse Theatre in Vancouver on Oct. 4. (Huculiak pictured)

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Clement, Kwiatkowski star in Valine’s debut feature

The indie feature Sitting on the Edge of Marlene from Foundations Features and Rodeo Queen Pictures is shooting just outside Vancouver (director Ana Valine pictured).

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Ana Valine named WIFT-T 2011 Kodak New Vision Mentorship winner

As part of the program, Valine will be mentored by director Deepa Mehta and Alliance Films exec VP Laurie May.

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Ana Valine lands $120,000 feature film award

The prize will go to supporting Valine as she completes her feature directorial debut, Sitting on the Edge of Marlene, an adaptation of the Billie Livingston novella, The Trouble With Marlene.