Great films start here.

CineVic is an artist-run society which provides independent filmmakers and media artists with affordable and accessible development opportunities, programming, and equipment resources.

What We Offer


CineVic Membership is open to anyone who demonstrates filmmaking or videography ability, or interest in developing this ability in the art and craft of filmmaking and videography.


CineVic has the gear for your
📽 indie film
🎬 web series
📹 documentary
▶ viral video
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Workshops & Programming

Register for workshops and training sessions. Apply for professional development and film production opportunities. Attend screenings, artist talks, and social networking events.

Upcoming Events

Short Circuit: Pacific Rim Film Festival

4 + 5 May 2018

CineVic’s 6th annual Short Circuit: Pacific Rim festival has received a record number of submissions from around the Pacific region, and we can’t wait to share them all with you! With submissions from Korea, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Singapore, Taiwan, China, Papua New Guinea, USA, and British Columbia, this film festival will expose you to the best rising filmmakers from around the Pacific Rim, all without leaving Victoria.

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Behind the Scene: Victoria Film Community Open House

26 May 2018

Vancouver Island South Film and Media Commission and CineVic Society of Independent Filmmakers are excited to present the first ever “Behind the Scene – Victoria Film Community Open House.” If you are interested in learning more about the members of Victoria’s thriving film community, or looking to network with other filmmakers, then this is the city-wide event for you!

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Introduction to Auditions w/ Joanne Wilson

2 June 2018

Joanne Wilson, veteran actor and acting teacher (VAD Arts, Screen Actors Studio), is offering a 3 hour workshop on June 2, 2018. This workshop will introduce you to some of the basics of auditioning for film & TV; how to slate for the camera, how to act with a ‘reader’, and how to quickly find an objective and create relationship within the scene. She’ll also offer a few tips on how to deal with those auditioning nerves!

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Latest News

Vic News – Short Circuit Feature

A huge thank you to Don Descoteau at Vic News for featuring CineVic in their latest issue! The full article is available here.  FAB FILMS: Short Circuit Pacific Rim festival expands international flavour

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For those of you that weren’t able to make it out to last week’s Short Circuit + CINESPARK announcement event at Frankie’s Modern Diner, here are the CINESPARK Top 6 (we had a tie!) finalists…

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2018 Telefilm Talent to Watch Program

  CineVic returns as a recommending partner in the 2018 Telefilm Talent to Watch Program (formerly the Micro-Budget program)! Production Members can apply for up to $125,000 for feature film and web series projects. Deadline for applications to CineVic: Monday April 2, 2018 @ 11:59pm

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Video Gallery

Sit back and enjoy some amazing work by CineVic members, and relive some of our past programming. Go ahead. Binge.


This film won the “Honourable Mention” at CineVic’s Film Festivus 2016. Directed by Monica Skipper.

Intimate & Interactive w/ Atom Egoyan

CineVic was honoured to partner with the Fairmont Empress and Reel Canada to bring Atom Egoyan back to his hometown of Victoria for National Canadian Film Day 150.

Cascadia (trailer)

In the Pacific Northwest, a lucrative water privatization scheme capsizes on the rocky marriage of a broke hydrologist. Directed by Jim Knox.


CineVic Membership is open to anyone who demonstrates filmmaking or videography ability/techniques or interest in developing this ability in the art and craft of filmmaking and videography.