That Burning Feeling

Program Running Time 104 min.

Guests in attendance. Director Jason James will also participate in VIFF’s Film and Television Forum panel "Canuck First-Time Feature Film Directors" on Saturday, October 5 at 11:00am. Tickets and further information are available at

Films in Program

Directed By: Jason James
(Canada, 2013, 95 mins, DCP)

A real estate developer in Vancouver, Adam (Paulo Costanzo) seemingly has it made. But when he wakes up with "that burning feeling," his life comes unravelled. While courting Ms. Right (Ingrid Haas), he has to reach out to the women he’s wronged. Jason James directs this hilarious account of a man making amends—even as he goes down in flames.

Directed By: Mina Shum
(Canada, 2013, 9 mins, HDCAM)

While waiting anxiously for his “I Saw You” ad to be answered, a lovelorn guy stumbles across an unlikely community in his neighbourhood park.