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Beyond the Vlog - The Business of the Web Series

As broadcast and cable television series have proliferated we’ve seen a massive growth in the dramatic web series.

Ondi Timoner and Disruptive Artists

The final day of VIFF Industry - the industry event of the Vancouver International Film Festival - focused as in previous years on indie film and programme making.

Villeneuve's Incendies Wins Best Film at VIFF

Quebecois director Denis Villeneuve has picked up another laurel at VIFF. After Incendies was chosen as Canada's foreign film nomination for the Oscars, and winning best film at TIFF, he won the ET Canada Award for Best Canadian Feature Film, a juried award that comes with $20,000 prize-money.

Two More Films From VIFF: Honeymoons and Pulsar

I caught a couple of last-minute, random films this week at the Vancouver International Film Festival.

Wind Wind-up; and Walking On the Dark Side at VIFF 2010

One of the less cut-and-dry eco docs at the Vancouver International Film Festival this year, is Windfall (10, 13 October) a relentless attack on wind energy seen through the prism of a small town in upstate New York where industrial wind energy

Vancouver Film & TV Forum: Deflating Film Industry

Today (Saturday 2nd) is the final day of the Vancouver Film and TV Forum, New Filmmakers Day.

Eco Docs at the Vancouver International Film Festival

It seems more like a decade than a year since VIFF (30 September-15 October) last came round. Make that two decades. With Copenhagen's failure fast becoming a dot in the rear view mirror, one filmmaker has returned to footage from the first “Earth Summit” in Rio for inspiration.

Vancouver Film and Television Forum

Event Dates: 
Tuesday, 28 September 2010 - Saturday, 2 October 2010

Vancity Theatre, Vancouver International Film Centre
1181 Seymour St
Vancouver V6B 3M7

The Vancouver Film and Television Forum incorporates 4 days of industry panels, events, and pitching sessions with commissioning editors from around the world.

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Vancouver International Film Festival

Event Dates: 
Thursday, 30 September 2010 - Friday, 15 October 2010

Vancouver International Film Centre
1181 Seymour St
Vancouver, BC V6B 3M7
Phone: 604-685-0260
Fax: 604-688-8221

Canada's major world cinema fest in the West.

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Documentaries Sweep Awards at VIFF

True to form, it was documentaries that swept up most of the awards at this year's VIFF. There were plenty of docs to chose from this year with nearly half of the festival’s feature and mid-length films being nonfiction (there were 103 nonfiction and 134 dramas in total).