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Author Topic: Georgia Straight's list of Movie Resources in Vancouver  (Read 4065 times)
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« on: October 16, 2009, 03:00:29 PM »

If you click Here you will go to the Georgia Straight's list of all things film related with the included hyperlinks.  ** sorry, haven't had time to put the links in this post yet...

"If you're looking for a film organization, or wondering what film festivals there are in the city, here's a comprehensive list with links to resources on the Web for Vancouver, B.C., and Canada's film industry."

Provincial/National Industry Organizations

Academy of Canadian Film & Television

Ajjiit Media Association
based in Iqaluit, Nunvaut

Association of Canadian Film Craftspeople

British Columbia and Yukon Council of Film Unions

British Columbia Film

B.C. Institute of Film Professionals

Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB)

Canadian Film Centre (CFC)

Canadian Film & Television Production Association (CFTPA)

Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC)

Canadian Stuntmen's Association
T: 604-961-3995

Canadian Television Fund (CTF)

Directors Guild of Canada, British Columbia District Council

Diversity in Broadcasting
Canadian Association of Broadcasters initiative

IATSE Local 891

Documentary Organization of Canada, B.C. Chapter

Motion Picture Production Industry Association of British Columbia

National Film Board of Canada (NFB)

National Screen Institute

Reel Green BC
B.C. Film Commission environmental industry initiative

Safety & Health in Arts Production & Entertainment

Teamsters Local 155
union covering film industry caterers, drivers, mechanics, animal handlers, security and more

Telefilm Canada

Union of BC Performers
B.C. branch of ACTRA


Local Film Commissions

Alberni Clayquot Regional Film Commission T: 250-720-0027

British Columbia Film Commission

Burnaby Film Office T: 604-294-7231

Comox Valley Film Commission T: 250-334-2427

Cowichan Motion Picture Association T: 250-746-6126

Greater Victoria Film Commission

Nanaimo Film Office

Vancouver Film Office

Vancouver Island North Film Commission




CTV British Columbia

formerly known as Knowledge Network


Local Film Production Companies/Studios

Anagram Pictures

Brightlight Pictures

The Bridge Studios

Crescent Entertainment

Force Four Entertainment

Front Street Pictures

Gryphon Productions

H3O Filmed Entertainment

Haddock Entertainment

Keatley Entertainment

Long Tale Entertainment Productions

Nerd Corps Entertainment

Network Entertainment

North Shore Studios

Omni Film Productions

Paperny Films

Rampage Entertainment

Screen Siren Pictures

Shavick Entertainment

Soapbox Productions

Studio B Productions

Talelight Films

Thunderbird Films

True West Films

Vancouver Film Studios


Networking/Community Organizations

Celluloid Social Club

CineVic Society of Independent Filmmakers
artist-run cooperative in Victoria, B.C.

Cineworks Independent Filmmakers Society

Cold Reading Series

First Weekend Club
organization dedicated to promoting Canadian films

Indigenous Media Arts Group

Northwest Film Forum
non-profit organization and cinémathèque in Seattle, Washington

Performing Arts Lodge (PAL)
charitable not-for-profit society that provides affordable housing for industry seniors

Praxis Centre for Screenwriters (SFU)

Queer History Project
project of Out on Screen to record Vancouver queer history online, and in film and video

Out in Schools
project of Out on Screen to bring LGBT film and videos to schools

Out on Screen
LGBT film organization that runs the Out in Schools program, Queer History Project, and the Vancouver Queer Film Festival

Please Adjust Your Set
campaign by BC Institute of Film Professionals Women’s Initiative to centralize information about the status of women in film and TV

Vancouver Actors Guide

organization devoted to computer graphics and visualization

Video In Studios/VIVO Media Arts Centre

Women in Film & Video Vancouver

Yukon Film Society
based in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory


Movie Theatres

Cinemark Tinseltown Vancouver

Empire Granville 7

Festival Cinemas
includes the Fifth Avenue Cinemas, the Park, and the Ridge

Fresh Air Cinema
company provides inflatable screens for outdoor screenings

Hollywood Theatre

Pacific Cinémathèque

Raja Cinema

Rio on Broadway

Scotiabank Theatre Vancouver

Van East Cinema

Vancity Theatre


Film Festivals and Series

Amnesty International Film Festival

Animal Voices Film Festival

Antimatter Film Festival
film and video art festival in Victoria, B.C.

Anti-War Film Festival

Available Light Film Festival
in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory

Banff Mountain Film Festival
in Banff, Alberta

Banff World Television Festival
in Banff, Alberta

Beach Blanket Film Festival
in Penticton, B.C.

Brazilian Film Festival of Vancouver

Calgary International Film Festival
in Calgary, Alberta

Canada International Film Festival

China Film & Television Festival (Canada)

Cine Chile
festival of contemporary Chilean cinema presented by the Pacific Cinémathèque

Cinema Sunday
family movie series at Pacific Cinémathèque

monthly evening of experimental work at Pacific Cinémathèque

DOXA Documentary Film Festival

Edmonton International Film Festival
in Edmonton, Alberta

Environmental Film Festival
presented by Green Ideas Network in Burnaby, B.C.

European Union Film Festival

Frames of Mind Mental Health Film Festival
visit the Pacific Cinémathèque Web site for monthly screening information

IMAGeNation Aboriginal Film & Video Festival

Impromptu Film Festival

Kitsilano Film Festival

Korean Film Festival

Leo Awards Film Festival

Lethbridge International Film Festival
held in April in Lethbridge, Alberta

Local Sightings Film Festival
in Seattle, Washintgon, but includes submissions from B.C.

M.A.D. (Making a Difference) Film Festival

Mela! South Asian Film Festival

Nepali Film Festival

New Asia Film Festival
in Richmond, B.C.

New Forms Festival

North Shore Film Festival

North Shore International Film Series
presented by North Vancouver Community Arts Council (T: 604-988-6844)

OzFlix Australian Film Weekend

Paul & Ben Film Festival
showcase for indie films by emerging filmmakers

Persian Cultural Film Festival

Port Moody Canadian Film Festival

Portland International Film Festival
in Portland, Oregon

Portuguese Film & Video Festival-Canada

Project 8 Film Festival

Projecting Change Film Festival
environmental festival

QFilm Festival

Red Carpet Youth Film Festival

Reel 2 Real International Film Festival for Youth

Reel Dance Film Festival
in Victoria, B.C.

Silver Screen
Tuesday matinee screenings and chat at Pacific Cinémathèque

Reel Sista's Film Festival
female hip-hop festival, part of the Sistahood Celebration

Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois et francophone

Seattle International Film Festival
in Seattle, Washington

Signal + Noise
contemporary media art

Social Justice Film Festival
presented by the First United Church White Rock

Squamish Mountain Festival

Taiwanese Film Festival

UBC Persistence of Vision Film Festival
UBC student film work

Vancouver Asian Film Festival

Vancouver Film and Television Forum
film industry workshop series presented in conjunction with the Vancouver International Film Festival

Vancouver French Film Festival
presented in spring/summer by Festival Cinemas

Vancouver International Film Festival

Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival

Vancouver Jewish Film Festival

Vancouver Latin American Film Festival

Vancouver Pan African Arts, Culture & Film Festival

Vancouver Queer Film Festival

Vancouver Serbian FilmFest

Vancouver Singapore Film Night

Vancouver Short Film Festival

Victoria Film Festival
in Victoria, B.C.

Whistler Film Festival
in Whistler, B.C.

World Community Film Festival


Film Making Contests

5 Minutes to Change Your World
documentary filmmaking contest

Bloodshots Canada: 48-Hour Horror Filmmaking Challenge


Hot Shot Shorts Film Contest

Kick Start
An initiative by the Directors Guild of Canada, B.C. and British Columbia Film

Mighty Asian Moviemaking Marathon

Raincity 72 Hour Noir Film Competition

Trick 17 Stop Motion Film Competition

Vancouver Diesel Film Racing Tour



Gemini Awards
Canadian television awards

Prix Génie/Genie Awards
Canadian film awards

Leo Awards
B.C. film and television awards

Vancouver Film Critics Circle


Schools, Programs, and Academic Organizations

BCIT Business & Media program

Capilano University Film Studies

Centre for Cinema Studies (UBC)
devoted to advancement of academic study of film and film culture

Emily Carr University Media Arts program

Gulf Islands Film & Television School

Langara College Film Arts

SFU Program in Film

UBC Certificate in Entertainment Administration

UBC Department of Theatre and Film

UBC Film Production Alumni Association

Vancouver Film School


Rentals, Services, and Stores

Biz Books

Edible Planet Catering on Location

Independent Flixx
West End DVD rental store

Vancouver Underwater Film Production
Web site with industry references and resources for underwater filming

DVD rental store
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