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.

Essential Killing Takes Triple at Venice

"Essential Killing", a Jeremy Thomas presentation directed by Jerzy Skolimowski, has won an unprecedented three awards at last night's ceremony in Venice, taking home the Special Jury Prize, Best Actor (Vincent Gallo), and the Cinemavveniere Award for Best Film in Competition (youth jury).

Going the distance


Long distance love gets tested in Nanette Burstein's rom-com 'Going the distance' starring Drew Barrymore and Justin Long who are on-off lovers in real life.

Garrett (Long) has just come out of a relationship when he meets feisty Erin (Barrymore) in a bar where both are expert geeks with top scores on a computer games machine.

Going the distance



By Matthew Arnoldi - Posted on 07 September 2010

Average Rating: 6 stars
Director: Nanette Burstein
Writer: Geoff LaTulippe
Cast: Drew Barrymore Justin Long
Country: USA
Running time: 105minutes
Year: 2010
U.K. Release Date: 7 September 2010
UK Certificate: 15

Edinburgh Film Festival Director Bids Farewell

Hannah McGill has decided to step down from her role as artistic director of the Edinburgh International Film Festival. McGill has been at the helm of the EIFF since 2006 and curated her first film festival in 2007. Prior to that she was a programme consultant for the festival for five years.

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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Digital Revolutions: £10,000 Social Media Short Competition

BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, today announced the launch of the “Digital Revolutions” short film competition, with Sheffield Doc/Fest, the biggest documentary film festival in the UK and Crossover, an international digital media and content programme.