CineVic Ignites Short Film Production

CineVic announces script and pitch competition for Short Circuit Film Festival

  • Feb. 21, 2017 6:00 a.m.

CineVic  announces a new short film script and pitch competition in conjunction with its fifth annual Short Circuit Film Festival.

CINESPARK will provide a total of more than $10,000 in cash and in-kind equipment rentals and services to the production of an outstanding short film script by a writer/filmmaker from Vancouver Island or the Gulf Islands. After an open call for submissions, the top five scripts will be announced and read live at the Short Circuit: Pacific Rim Film Festival program launch event in April (details TBA). These 5 finalists will then pitch their projects in front of a live audience at Short Circuit on Saturday May 13. The winner will be announced at the festival’s closing reception.

Prize package includes: $1,000 cash grant; $9,000 in-kind equipment rentals from CineVic; $100 Modo driving credits toward production van rental; Production Insurance – 10 consecutive days of coverage ($150 value) and a one-year complimentary CineVic Production Membership ($220 value)

CineVic is also hosting The Short Pitch Workshop on Feb. 22 for a chance to sharpen your skills before the pitch.

For more information visit www.cinevic.ca.

 

 

Just Posted

Final HarbourCats home game of 2019 happening tonight at RAP

Tickets still available for Game 1 of the West Coast League finals; first pitch at 6:35 p.m.

WINE NOTES: Going gaga over B.C. Gewürztraminer

Robert Moyes offers up some interesting late-summer vino choices

Take your opportunity to sing at the Royal Theatre

Great Canadian Sing debuts Sept. 8 with inspirational music, talented performers, singalong format

Panels proliferate in Victoria’s Commercial Alley Art Gallery

City artist Fern Long’s themed works will be on display through August 2020

Pink Floyd tribute band to kick off North American tour in Sidney

Victoria band PIGS returning to Mary Winspear Centre 10 years after their first appearance

VIDEO: Prince Charles might have cameo in next James Bond film

‘Bond 25,’ the final film to feature Daniel Craig, coming to theatres in April 2020

Tour de Victoria: Giving you the down low on detours around the region

Thousands of cyclists participating in ninth Tour de Victoria on Saturday

Christopher Auchter’s story headed to the international stage at Toronto International Film Fest

Old Massett totem pole raising revisited in Christopher Auchter’s documentary Now Is The Time

Saanich Peninsula student scores only scholarship for Canadians offered by top U.S. music school

Stelly’s grad Isaiah Carvalhal-Smith and his electric bass off to Boston after successful audition

Yellow Wolf Powwow draws dancers from across Canada

Saanichton event a celebration of Indigenous culture

Victoria-based elephant advocate fighting to end ivory trade

Founder of World Elephant Day hopes to spread awareness, add political pressure

Most Read