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Creator Development

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VIFF hosts events with some of the greatest talent from around the globe designed to connect, inspire and develop our local creators.

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Our Programs

Catalyst Mentorship Program

Empowering the next generation of West Coast filmmakers.

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Explore the essential role of music in film.

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VIFF Talks & Masterclasses

A treasure trove of information and inspiration from directors, showrunners, screenwriters, producers, editors, cinematographers and production designers all eager to share their craft.

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In-depth, intimate conversations, workshops and case studies with celebrated filmmakers and local industry professionals.

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