February 15, 2017 After a jam-packed 10 days, the 2017 Victoria Film Festival is coming to a close. With the addition of two new venues not even the 2017 snowstorm could hold the Festival back. The festival began with a screening of Window Horses directed by Vancouver local Ann Marie Fleming followed by the Spring […]
May 27, 2016 It may be months away, but the Victoria Film Festival has opened their call for entries for the 2017 edition of the long running Festival. The 23rd annual Victoria Film Festival will run February 3-12, 2017. Winner of MovieMaker Magazine’s ‘Top 50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee’ for the past two […]
May 17, 2016 The Victoria Film Festival has announced the line-up for their fourth annual FEAST: Food & Film festival, running over two weekends in June. With events taking place on June 17, 18, 24 and 25, FEAST will host two scrumptious weekends. Kicking it off on Friday, June 17th at the Vic Theatre is […]
April 5, 2016 April 20, 2016 marks the third year to celebrate Canadian film with National Canadian Film Day and we’re celebrating at the Vic Theatre! With over 250 events across the country to celebrate Canada’s 149th birthday, this year has more than double the screenings of last year. The Vic Theatre will screen 2016 Victoria Film Festival Opening Gala film My Internship in […]
March 29, 2016 Following World Water Day on March 22, the Victoria Film Festival opened the call for entries for their latest mini-festival, the Wild Water Festival. With a focus on extreme water sports, travel and the environment, the Festival looks to highlight the role water plays in its many forms in September 2016. “Wild […]
February 15, 2016 After a jam-packed 10 days, the 2016 edition of the Victoria Film Festival has ended. The Festival began on Friday, February 5th with the Springboard sessions and continued over the weekend with In Conversation With… Semi Chellas, award-winning producer and writer of hit TV series Mad Men, as well as award-winning documentarian […]
February 10, 2016 The Victoria Film Festival has brought ConVerge back to Victoria for one day only on Saturday, February 13th. To celebrate its return, there will be an all-ages block party on Friday, February 12th from 4:30 – 7pm. On Friday afternoon, Broad St (between Yates and View) will be closed and taken over […]
February 8th, 2016 Amid stormy weather, the 22nd annual Victoria Film Festival kicked off another year with a dream-filled reception at 1008 Government St, following the screening of Philippe Falardeau’s latest film My Internship in Canada (Guibord s’en va-t-en guerre). First time actor Irdens Exantus was in attendance and said a short intro with CTV’s […]
Thursday, January 28, 2016 With less than ten days until the 22nd annual Victoria Film Festival, the tickets are selling quickly and the guests are booked. With the guest list spanning from local to international, there’s a lot of talent attending the 2016 Festival. From Patricia Rozema and Larry Weinstein to Semi Chellas and […]
Wednesday, January 19, 2016 What a year for the Victoria film industry! On top of the Vancouver Island South Film & Media Commission having a record-breaking year, the 22nd annual Victoria Film Festival has another fabulous line-up including a variety of filmmakers with local ties. Award-winning local director, Connor Gaston, has the hometown premiere of his first feature-length metaphysical film, The Devout. The Devout will screen Thursday, […]
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 The Victoria Film Festival (VFF) released their 2016 Program Guide highlighting the 10-day Festival, taking over Victoria February 5-14th, 2016. Last night at the Commons, CTV News’ Adam Sawatsky kicked off Festival season announcing highlights of this year’s line-up and the winners of the annual student film competition, FilmCAN. The 22nd […]
Thursday, December 17, 2015 With only a week until Christmas, the Victoria Film Festival is releasing some of the international titles that will be part of the 22nd annual Festival, running February 5th – 14th, 2016 – just in time to get 2016 VFF Film Vouchers or Passes for the last gifts on your list! […]
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 With just over two months until the 22nd Victoria Film Festival, now is the time to get your favourite film fan some vouchers (5 or 10 pack) or a Film Pass to the 2016 Victoria Film Festival, February 5 -14th. You can gift a taste of the 10-day Festival with the […]
As Vancouver Island’s largest film festival and year-round purveyor of cinematic offerings, the Victoria Film Festival annually assembles an impressive and entertaining selection of feature films, acclaimed filmmakers and cinematic arts events to fête the greatest story telling medium of all time.
The Victoria Film Festival will be looking for our 2016 volunteers from December through January – interested?
Volunteers are essential to the Festival’s success. We need people to help during the Festival and with events and programs year-round. Volunteer positions include: distribution of promotional materials, set design, venue coordination, special events, hospitality, transportation, administrative, box office, photography and more.
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