Vancouver International Film Festival

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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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VIFF names BC Spotlight winners

Ann Marie Fleming’s Window Horses (pictured) and Kevan Funk’s Hello Destroyer were among the projects to receive awards.

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Milton’s Secret gets VIFF world bow

The feature, produced by Buck Productions, Riverside Entertainment and Hulo Films, will screen in the Vancouver festival’s Special Presentations program. (Lead actor Donald Sutherland pictured.)

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VIFF adds 22 Canadian features to 2016 lineup

Where the Universe Sings (pictured) and The Lockpicker were among five world premieres added to the festival’s Canadian programs.

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Sleeping Giant, Fractured Land win VIFF prizes

Connor Gaston also took home the BC Emerging Filmmaker Award for his feature The Devout. (Sleeping Giant pictured.)

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Beeba Boys, Into the Forest get VIFF gala screenings

Other films set to screen at the festival in either gala or special presentations include Hyena Road and This Changes Everything. (Into the Forest pictured.)

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The Heart of Madame Sabali, A Dog’s Life to bow at VIFF

The festival named the 17 films added to its Canadian Images series, including six world premieres.

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VIFF reveals B.C. Spotlight Program lineup

Eleven features are included in the program, including world premieres for Charlotte’s Song (pictured) and Tricks on the Dead.

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Trio of Canadian docs added to VIFF

White Pine Pictures’ Painted Land: In Search of the Group of Seven (pictured) has been added to the festival’s lineup, along with two Canadian copros.

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Frank Giustra to recieve VIFF Screen Industry Builder prize

The award, to be presented for the first time this year at VIFF, recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to B.C.’s screen-based industry.

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VIFF launches new program for digi-content buyers and sellers

The Vancouver festival has partnered with the Canadian Media Production Association on an online buyer marketplace.

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Chris Carter on bringing The X-Files back to VanCity

The X-Files creator talks to Playback about what drew him to the Canadian West Coast for the original series, and why he’s coming back for the six-episode reboot.