Jillian Morgan

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B.C. Scene: Historic film, Lonesome, pleases gala crowd at VIFF

Vancouver: Vancouver International Film Festival director Alan Franey chose to look back not ahead to kick off the 14th annual viff late last month. The gala opening selection was unusual to say the least, the recently restored 1928 silent film classic…

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B.C. Scene: Doing the circuit: from East to West, it’s fest fest fest

Vancouver: Over-partied, underfunded filmmakers pulled themselves away from the last hors d’oeuvres table at the Toronto International Film Festival and headed back to Vancouver to begin another round of similar libations at the 14th annual Vancouver International Film Festival, running from…

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Special Report: Vancouver International Film Festival: More production, less money

Immaculate white trailers lining city streets, denim-clad pas in artfully torn t-shirts and baseball caps brandishing walkie-talkies, barricades blocking parking stalls, and cops wolfing down donuts. Yes, the telltale signs of a film in progress still abound in Vancouver….

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B.C. Scene: Union unrest has big-ticket U.S. features keeping their distance

Vancouver: This city appears to have reverted back to its mowtown roots. According to the B.C. Film Commission, scouting for the big sexy features has nearly ground to a halt….

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B.C. Scene: Dearth of B.C. films unspooling at Toronto film festival

There’s a pretty thin representation of B.C.-made feature films at the Toronto International Film Festival this year. Not surprising, mind you, given the paucity of feature film production in the province last year….

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B.C. Scene: Shum hoping critical raves spark boffo box office for Happiness

vancouver: Double Happiness, Vancouver director Mina Shum’s sweetheart film of last year’s festival circuit, opened in theaters last month in New York, l.a., San Francisco and across Canada to rave reviews from the New York Times and Los Angeles Times, two…

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B.C. Scene: Hurley’s private life Intrudes on plans to shoot Wilding project

Vancouver: Who’d have thought British actor Hugh Grant’s recent automotive audition with a hooker in l.a. would have a ripple effect all the way to Vancouver. But indeed it has. Grant’s girlfriend, Estee Lauder model/ actress Elizabeth Hurley, who was signed…

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B.C. Scene

Close shave to bring Daroshin…

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B.C. Scene

Ed Wood’s widow featured…

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Millions for B.C. in

Cannell buyout…

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Production in the West

Prairie production gains ground…

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Production snapshots from the West

A snapshot can only capture so much – what’s out of frame can be equally intriguing….