WIFTV ANNOUNCES FINALISTS FOR GENRE LAB FILM PROGRAM

Women in Film & Television Vancouver (WIFTV) has announced the finalists for the 2022 Genre Film Lab program. The Genre Film Lab (formerly known as From Our Dark Side) is an accelerator program designed to support the development of genre film creators whose projects are at an advanced stage of development. The teams include writers, directors and producers selected based on the submission of their … Continue reading WIFTV ANNOUNCES FINALISTS FOR GENRE LAB FILM PROGRAM

WIFTV ANNOUNCES AWARD WINNERS FOR THE 2022 VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL WOMEN IN FILM FESTIVAL 

Women In Film and Television Vancouver (WIFTV) announced the award winners for the 17th annual Vancouver International Women in Film Festival (VIWFF) this weekend. The ceremony was a live virtual event featuring filmmakers from around the globe. “With so many fantastic films in the program, the jury had a tough job! We are really proud of how well the awards reflect our intentions for the … Continue reading WIFTV ANNOUNCES AWARD WINNERS FOR THE 2022 VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL WOMEN IN FILM FESTIVAL 

WIA VANCOUVER’S ACE PROGRAM SHORT FILM, PIVOT, TO PREMIERE AT SPARK ANIMATION FESTIVAL

Round Two of Women in Animation Vancouver’s Animation Career EXCELerator Program (ACE) will have their film, Pivot, premiere at Spark Animation Festival, starting October 28th, and streaming throughout the festival.  Growing up isn’t easy, and it’s no exception for 12-year-old Ashley whose well-meaning Mom has her own ideas about who Ashley should be. Finding herself in an impossible situation, Ashley must decide whether to wear … Continue reading WIA VANCOUVER’S ACE PROGRAM SHORT FILM, PIVOT, TO PREMIERE AT SPARK ANIMATION FESTIVAL

“GNT” A Short Film About Female Self Validation

By Joanna Panayi Directed by Sara Hirner and Rosemary Vasquez Brown, “GNT” is an edgy animated short created by and for women. Honest conversations between young females inspire this short film to expose the repeated cycle that is self-validation. We see the female characters Glenn, Nikki, and Tammy’s contradictory friendship as it often relies upon social standards. Glenn constantly measures her self-worth based on her … Continue reading “GNT” A Short Film About Female Self Validation

2020 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL Hosts The World Premiere Of Native Narrative Short Little Chief

Little Chief, a narrative short film directed by Indigenous filmmaker Erica Tremblay (Seneca-Cayuga), will hold its world premiere as part of the Shorts Selection at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. The story stars an Indigenous cast, including Lily Gladstone (Certain Women, Billions), and was produced through the Sundance Institute Native Filmmakers Lab last year. Filmed with quiet resilience and against the bleak landscape of a … Continue reading 2020 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL Hosts The World Premiere Of Native Narrative Short Little Chief

Film Review Of Director Li Lu Complex Meditation Which is “There Is a New World Somewhere”

  By Monteque Pope-Le Beau Director Li Lu delivers a Tour de Force in her debut feature film “There Is a New World Somewhere” Director Li Lu masterfully crafts a story about the growing pains of life. “There Is a New World Somewhere” is a film which shows the journey we take in life is not as cut and dry as we might think. The … Continue reading Film Review Of Director Li Lu Complex Meditation Which is “There Is a New World Somewhere”