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Crazy8s Raises the Bar for Local Filmmakers

January 9, 2013
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The six teams who will soon be relatively sleepless on an 8-day production schedule have been announced.  Crazy8s, now in its 14th year, has helped put the spotlight on local emerging filmmakers to advance their careers, including Zach Lipovsky, whose 2005 Crazy8s film, Crazy Late, helped him secure a spot on the Steven Spielberg TV […]

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Casting Director, Stuart Aikins on Directing Asymmetry

October 21, 2011
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Many of you know Stuart Aikins as the Emmy nominated and Casting Society of America Award winning Casting Director who is busy with many Film & TV productions that come to Vancouver. What you may not know is that he has a MFA in Directing and a faculty member at Capilano University’s theatre department. Stuart […]

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Crazy8s – Make your film with $800 in 8 days

December 7, 2009
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We’ve talked about creating your own work, like those who have stepped up to create their own webseries. Well many people start out by getting into one of the local film competitions such as the Mighty Asian Moviemaking Marathon or the BloodShots 48-Hour Horror Filmmaking Challenge. These types of events can not only be fun […]

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BC Arts Cuts PSA

November 17, 2009

The issue with the BC Arts Cuts is still upon us. Check out the links and videos below and find out how you can support the cause for our community of artists. Stop BC Arts Cuts Grey Square – The Wrecking Ball event, November 23 –

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[Event] The Insiders: BC Film & TV Forum

November 9, 2009
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Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the Film and Television Biz but were afraid to ask. On November 16, you’ll have the opportunity to hear from some of the who’s who of Hollywood North about the status of our local industry, and 100% of the proceeds go to benefit PAL Vancouver. Some of the […]

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Theatre Community at the 2009 Jessie Awards

June 17, 2009
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June 15 2009. Monday evening. Walking along Granville St in downtown Vancouver. Walking past people who had no clue that some of the most talented theatre professionals and an abundance of theatre lovers were culminating in the second floor venue, Commodore Ballroom. I admit that it was the first time I attended the Jessie Awards […]

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2009 LEO Award Winners

May 11, 2009

This past weekend, on May 8 & 9, members of the film, and television industry gathered to celebrate the achievements of their peers for the 2009 Leo Awards. 70 awards from various categories were handed out over the two nights and some of those winners included: Fifty Dead Men Walking for Best Feature Length Drama […]

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Leo Awards 2009 – Nominations and Screening

April 30, 2009

The 2009 Leo Awards Ceremonies are coming up in just over a week — Fri, May 8, and Fri, May 9 at the Westin Bayshore Vancouver.  For those of you who don’t know, the Leo Awards were established in 1998 to celebrate excellence in British Columbia film and television. Achievements in 70 categories will be […]

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