VIFF

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Indian Horse wins VIFF People’s Choice

Melanie Wood’s Shut Up and Say Something also picked up an audience award, while WIFTV recognized Lea Pool.

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Cory Bowles’ Black Cop wins VIFF’s best Canadian feature prize

As well, filmmaker Kathleen Hepburn won a trio of awards for her debut feature Never Steady, Never Still.

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Melanie Joly to discuss cultural trade mission at VIFF

The event marks the first public followup from Minister Joly following the Creative Canada policy reveal last week.

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VIFF looks to build out ‘film-plus’ model in 2017

Through a partnership with Buffer Fest and a music-focused program, the Vancouver festival aims to draw in new parts of B.C.’s creative ecosystem with its expanding roster of programs.

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In Brief: Less Bland docuseries gets premiere date

Plus: Vancouver film fest unveils its 2017 BC Spotlight film and a new variety of tulip is named in honour of Canada copro Tulipani.

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In Brief: Eggplant, Mach Sound combine

Plus: Ontario government boosts culture sector funding and VIFF adds a special screening of Guy Maddin’s latest.

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VIFF unveils doc lineup

The Vancouver festival added 10 documentaries to its Impact program, including a world premiere for Karen Lynn Weinberg’s Alaska-shot doc Keep Talking.

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VIFF sets Canadian lineup

Stephen Campanelli’s Indian Horse is one of 18 features added to the festival, which has also announced its opening night film and five Canadian world premieres.

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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 to bring Buffer Festival to Vancouver

The film festival will offer a day of digital-first programming in partnership with the Toronto-based YouTube fest.

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How do Canadians choose what to watch?

A new CMF report found that the majority of Canadians rely on recommendations from friends to discover new content.

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How VIFF is going green

The festival’s first-ever Sustainable Production Forum will discuss best practices for environmentally responsible productions, like Vancouver-shot The X-Files.