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VIFF 2012

Event: 31st Vancouver International Film Festival (inaugural year was 1982)

Dates: September 27 – October 12, 2012

Slogan: Same Planet. Different Worlds.

 

Who We Are

The Vancouver Film & TV Forum, the largest event of its kind in western Canada, takes place annually during the Vancouver International Film Festival. Our mandate is to develop and strengthen the Canadian film and television industry and to help our filmmakers produce quality product for domestic and international markets.

Enter our weekly contest to win a pair of tickets to the Vancity Theatre:

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The Vancity Theatre follows all City of Vancouver wheelchair accessibility codes. Our front entrance is at ground level with no steps, as are our main theatre entrances. Specially allocated space for 2-4 wheelchairs is provided (number depends on chair size). A disabled/family washroom is available at ground level. An elevators provides access to all other levels of the facility.

For the hearing impaired, up to 4 Ultra-Stereo infrared headsets (Model # IRH-501) can be provided per screening. Please ask the theatre manager upon arrival if you require this service.

 

Privacy Statement

The Vancouver International Film Festival is committed to protecting your privacy. We will not sell, rent or lend your personal information to unrelated commercial organizations. The VIFF will use the information collected to contact you to inform you about VIFF and Vancity Theatre-related screenings, events and special offers. We may also use our mailing and email lists to ask for your support in fundraising campaigns.

 

2009 AWARDS

Adjudicated Awards 2009

Dragons & Tigers Award for Young Cinema, presented by Brad Birarda & Robert Sali ($10,000 prize): JANG Kun-Jae of South Korea for EIGHTEEN

 

Every year VIFF juries and audiences award a number of outstanding films and filmmakers. Please find below a list of our 2011 award-winners. Check back for a list of 2012 awards categories later this summer.

Juried Awards 2011

Shaw Media Award  for Best Canadian Feature Film ($20,000 prize) -  Nuit #1, directed byAnne Émond (Canada/Québec)

Honourable Mention for Canadian Feature Film - Wetlands, directed by Guy Édoin (Canada/Québec)

The 32st annual Vancouver International Film Festival will take place
Thursday, September 26th to Friday, October 11, 2013.

With 142,000 admissions, the Vancouver International Film Festival offers exceptional opportunity to interact with young, single, well-educated, affluent urban professionals.The 16-day festival shows some 380 films from 80 countries on 10 theatre screens in downtown Vancouver.

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