Articles Tagged ‘VIFF’

Jacqueline Dupuis named new head of VIFF


Dupuis replaces Alan Franey, who served as the CEO and festival director for the Vancouver International Film Festival for 26 years.

It’s a tie: VIFF picks two for Best Canadian First Feature


Jeff Barnaby’s Rhymes for Young Ghouls (pictured) and Jason James’ That Burning Feeling split the fest’s premiere prize.

VIFF introduces two new film awards


The festival is also adding the B.C. Spotlight film program, which will include an adjudicated competition.

VIFF losing key Granville 7 cinema venue


The festival’s director, Alan Franey (pictured), says VIFF will need to reinvent itself in wake of news the festival’s central hub will close Nov. 4.

VIFF offers sneak peek of festival lineup


Deepa Mehta’s Midnight’s Children, Xavier Dolan’s Laurence Anyways and Nisha Pahuja’s award-winner The World Before Her lead a strong Canadian contingent.

Persistence of Vision to premiere at VIFF


The Vancouver festival will host the world premiere of Kevin Schreck’s examination of the “greatest animated film never made” (pictured), while international premieres include Nuala and How to Grow a Band.

Jacqueline Dupuis moves from CIFF to VIFF


The festival’s new executive director comes on board following a record-breaking year for VIFF audience attendance.

VIFF 2011: Anne Emond’s Nuit #1 wins top jury prize


Quebec films continue their Canadian festival competition dominance as Guy Edoin’s Wetlands is named first-runner-up in Vancouver.

VIFF 2011: Tibetan film takes Dragons and Tigers Award


Cinematographer-turned-feature director Sonthar Gyal takes the Vancouver fest prize for The Sun-Beaten Path.

Vic Sarin’s Desert Riders leads the Canadian class of VIFF 2011


In all, 10 Canadian films will receive their world premiere at the Vancouver International Film Festival, as part of its Canadian Images sidebar.

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WIFT @ TIFF 2014 - Natalie Osborne, Managing Director at 9Story Entertainment, and Board Chair of the Foundation for WIFT-T.

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