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The SkeenaWild Film Festival is an annual compilation of films highlighting the beauty of northern B.C. (Screenshot taken from the SkeenaWild Film Festival 2016 trailer)

Thursday night online film festival displays beauty of northern B.C.

Residents can tune in and vote on their favourite films on Nov. 12

 

A new short film festival called MORVENFEST is encouraging B.C. secondary students to step into the world of film during their Christmas break. (Jane Skrypnek/News Staff)

New film festival gives Victoria students exciting opportunity

MORVENFEST is open to all B.C. secondary students over Christmas break

 

Film crews will be shooting on the Pat Bay Highway from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. on Oct. 14 and 15. Traffic control personnel will be guiding drivers through a planned detour. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Rolling closures on Pat Bay Highway for filming in Saanich, Sidney

Traffic to be detoured around film-site

 

A screenshot from the 1926 footage of the North Island. (Youtube screenshot)

VIDEO: Film historian finds rare footage from 1926, showcasing remote Northern Vancouver Island life

‘This photographer clearly knew what he was doing, suggesting he was taught’

A screenshot from the 1926 footage of the North Island. (Youtube screenshot)
The National Film Board of Canada is reminding Canada of its vast library of films and short films available for free online during the age of social distancing. (Photo submitted)

Self-isolating? National Film Board of Canada has over 4,000 free films online

A wide range of documentaries, animated films and short films are all on NFB.ca

The National Film Board of Canada is reminding Canada of its vast library of films and short films available for free online during the age of social distancing. (Photo submitted)
The Victoria Film Festival runs Feb. 7-16. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
The Victoria Film Festival runs Feb. 7-16. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
British character actor Bill Nighy, who co-stars with Annette Bening in Hope Gap, screening at the 2020 Victoria Film Festival, will be in town for a post-screening conversation on stage Feb. 8 at The Vic Theatre. (Film still courtesy Screen Media Films)

Famed character actor Bill Nighy to be part of 2020 Victoria Film Festival

Nighy to chat after Feb. 8 screening of the film Hope Gap

  • Jan 10, 2020
British character actor Bill Nighy, who co-stars with Annette Bening in Hope Gap, screening at the 2020 Victoria Film Festival, will be in town for a post-screening conversation on stage Feb. 8 at The Vic Theatre. (Film still courtesy Screen Media Films)
Crews from a Bonzo television series are in filming at Government and Wharf streets. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Film crews in downtown Victoria producing upcoming TV series

‘Significant economic contributions to the area’ coming from production

Crews from a Bonzo television series are in filming at Government and Wharf streets. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
New short-film festival spotlights the weird and wonderfully macabre

New short-film festival spotlights the weird and wonderfully macabre

Foggy Isle Film Festival happens Sept. 26 at the Victoria Event Centre

New short-film festival spotlights the weird and wonderfully macabre
Latin American film fest celebrates 10 years of storytelling on screen

Latin American film fest celebrates 10 years of storytelling on screen

Festival runs Sept. 17-22, features works from Mexico, Paraguay, Argentina, Peru and Spain

  • Sep 17, 2019
Latin American film fest celebrates 10 years of storytelling on screen
A legendary culinary expert is profiled in the documentary Nothing Fancy: Diana Kennedy as part of the Victoria Film Festival’s Feast: Food and Film, on June 13.

Film, food and drink make for a delicious combo

Victoria Film Festival’s Feast: Food and Film lets you indulge all the senses. June 13-15

  • May 26, 2019
A legendary culinary expert is profiled in the documentary Nothing Fancy: Diana Kennedy as part of the Victoria Film Festival’s Feast: Food and Film, on June 13.
Victoria Film Fest celebrates 25 years of movie magic

Victoria Film Fest celebrates 25 years of movie magic

Victoria Film Festival has an impressive roster in its silver anniversary year

  • Jan 25, 2019
Victoria Film Fest celebrates 25 years of movie magic
The French film Sink or Swim (Le grand bain), about a group of 40-something guys out to keep their mojo afloat by trying synchronized swimming, helps the Victoria Film Festival kick off its 25th edition on Feb. 1. Courtesy Victoria Film Festival

AND, ACTION! Victoria Film Festival launches 25th celebration of on-screen creativity

10-day festival brings together film lovers, filmmakers and the people who help make it happen

The French film Sink or Swim (Le grand bain), about a group of 40-something guys out to keep their mojo afloat by trying synchronized swimming, helps the Victoria Film Festival kick off its 25th edition on Feb. 1. Courtesy Victoria Film Festival
Antimatter (Media Art), the festival of visual art installations, film and more, returns to Victoria in various venues starting Oct. 11. Facebook

Antimatter a home for the weird and wonderful

21st annual festival of film and other art media runs Oct. 11-21

  • Oct 4, 2018
Antimatter (Media Art), the festival of visual art installations, film and more, returns to Victoria in various venues starting Oct. 11. Facebook
Director Arnold Lim takes a look at the shot on the set of the All-in Madonna short film shot on Piers Island in November 2017. (Photo by Robyn Thomas)

Black Press videographer to direct full-length feature, wins Telefilm grant worth $125,000

Arnold Lim to expand story of All-In Madonna with writer Susie Winters, producer Ana de Lara

Director Arnold Lim takes a look at the shot on the set of the All-in Madonna short film shot on Piers Island in November 2017. (Photo by Robyn Thomas)
Williams Lake Indian Band elder Mary Thomas shares her residential school survivor story during a School District 27 Orange Shirt Day celebration in Williams Lake’s Boitanio Park Friday. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo

B.C. Grade 8 student pens letter to premier on residential schools

Terrace teen writes current school curriculum underplays past violations of basic human rights

  • May 2, 2018
Williams Lake Indian Band elder Mary Thomas shares her residential school survivor story during a School District 27 Orange Shirt Day celebration in Williams Lake’s Boitanio Park Friday. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo
Kathy Kay, executive director of the Victoria Film Festival, says this year’s lineup is diverse, bringing a little avant-garde film along with more classic styles of storytelling. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS

Victoria Film Festival set for triumphant return to the big screen

Two decades on, diverse film lineups keep movie-goers coming to the box office

Kathy Kay, executive director of the Victoria Film Festival, says this year’s lineup is diverse, bringing a little avant-garde film along with more classic styles of storytelling. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS
The promoters of comedy industry documentary Building the Room have adjusted their ticket price for men after public outcry and calls of discrimination. Contributed image

Comedy series screening promoters adjust Victoria pricing for men

Backlash, threats prompt change in decision to charge double for “white cisgender males”

The promoters of comedy industry documentary Building the Room have adjusted their ticket price for men after public outcry and calls of discrimination. Contributed image