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

What We Offer

Membership

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.

Equipment

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

Attend workshops and training sessions. Apply for professional development and film production opportunities. Participate in screenings, artist talks, collaborations and networking events.

Upcoming Events

One Take Super 8 Event ~ Registration Deadline

28 January 2019

CineVic is excited to announce Vancouver Island’s first-ever One Take Super 8 Event! This is an open call for YOU to participate. Discover the nostalgia, creativity, and joy of celluloid film by making your own 3-minute Super 8 movie. No experience necessary! Only 25 spots available, and registration is first-come first-serve — spots WILL fill up quickly!

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Monthly Member Meetup (+ Critique Session)

30 January 2019

Join us on Wednesday, January 30 at 6:00PM – 7:00PM for the first Monthly Member Meetup of 2019! Hang out with friends, network, collaborate, and catch up on what’s going on in CineVic land.

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Short Circuit Pacific Rim Film Festival ~ Late Submission Deadline

1 February 2019

Short Circuit returns in May 2019 with another showcase of films from over 30 countries around the Pacific Rim! Our 7th annual festival will feature screenings, guest filmmakers, the CINE⚡️SPARK pitch event, and (of course) parties. Filmmakers from all regions bordering the Pacific Ocean are invited to submit your short film for consideration.

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Latest News

Film Festivus 2018

Thank you to everyone that came out to our SOLD OUT Film Festivus show at The Mint on Dec. 1! We resurrected films from Festivus’ past, while host Jennifer Elle Cannon and comedians Curran Dobbs, Piper Gordon, and Evan Mumford brought the laughs — definitely a night to remember.

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Nanaimo News Bulletin – Short Circuit: #PNW Tour Feature

Thank you to Josef Jacobsen at the Nanaimo News Bulletin for writing a feature on our Short Circuit: #PNW Tour! Read the full article, here. 

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Short Circuit is Going on Tour!

That’s right, CineVic’s Short Circuit Film Festival is going on tour! This first-ever tour showcases a diversity of artists with nine exceptional short films that highlight regional intersections between land, air, water, and people. Read the entire film line-up, and find out if Short Circuit: #PNW Tour is coming to your city, at shortcircuitfilmfestival.com.   

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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.

House of Glass

A satirical look at a day in the life of Donald Trump by directing duo Ft. Langley.

Pity Party – Teaser Trailer

There’s no worse time to experience a mid-mid life crisis, than during the end of the world. Directed by Ashley Good.

All Clear

A music video for Aiden Knight by directing duo Ft. Langley.

ELA

Created for the 2014 CineVic Film Slam. Directed by Denver Jackson.

Cascadia (trailer)

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

Intimate & Interactive w/ Sandy Wilson

CineVic was honoured to partner with the Fairmont Empress to present Canadian film director Sandy Wilson in conversation with a local audience and online viewers.

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.

CineVic Summer Film Camp 2017: Behind the Scenes

A look back at the CineVic Summer Film Camp held July 17-21, 2017 at St. Ann’s Academy National Historic Site in Victoria, BC.

Twisted Triangle

This film was created over the course of a week during the CineVic Summer Film Camp, July 17-21 2017.

Asylum

This film was created over the course of a week during the CineVic Summer Film Camp, July 17-21 2017.

The Journey

Filmed for CineVic’s 2016 Reel-to-Reel Music+Film competition. Directed by Allen Agopsowicz.

Home

Filmed for CineVic’s 2014 Reel-to-Reel Music+Film competition. Directed by Perry Johnson.

The Package

Filmed for CineVic’s 2007 Film Slam competition. Directed by Michael Farrell.

Fire / Grossbuster – Erythronium

Filmed for CineVic’s 2014 Reel-to-Reel Music+Film competition. Directed by Bryan Skinner.

Hue 184

Filmed for CineVic’s 2014 Reel-to-Reel Music+Film competition. Directed by Chris Orchard.

Stella Chorea (Star Choirs)

Filmed for CineVic’s 2013 Reel-to-Reel Music+Film competition. Directed by Dirk Slot.

Short Circuit 2017 (trailer)

Flashback to our Short Circuit: Pacific Rim Film Festival held on May 12-14, 2017.

It Stopped

This music video was created for CineVic’s 2013 Reel-to-Reel challenge. Directed by Benjamin Goyert.

Biketown YYJ

Biketown is a celebration of cycling in Victoria, BC. A parody of Downtown by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Biketown features the people and places that make Victoria the cycling capital of Canada. Directed by Matt Hulse, Shot & Edited by Rylan Gladson.

Reset

A female android discovers she has feelings for her owner and must put her life on the line to gain a human connection. Directed by Jeremy Lutter.

It’s the Thought That Counts

This film was created for CineVic’s Film Festivus 2016. Directed by Ashley Good.

Avant-Advent

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

Talking With My Kids About Santa Claus

This film was created for CineVic’s Film Festivus 2016. Directed by Bryan Skinner.

The Last Minute Gift

This film was created for CineVic’s Film Festivus 2016. Directed by Sahil Dino & Jack Shudian.

Special Delivery

This film won “Runner Up” at CineVic’s Film Festivus 2016. Directed by Ryan Wugalter & Andrew Board.

Membership

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.