Join us for our 7th annual festival, showcasing 25 short films from near and far!

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CineVic is an artist-run society which supports 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
Join up to get member rates!

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

Monthly Member Meetup

24 April 2019

Join us on Wednesday April 24th for the next CineVic Monthly Member Meetup! We’re trying something different this time around, with a New Member Orientation from 6 to 6:30, then we’ll head downstairs to Cenote for a quick drink and discussion on this month’s topic: (TBA). All members (new, old, and in between) are welcome!

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Short Circuit Film Festival 2019

3+4 May 2019

CineVic presents the 7th annual Short Circuit Film Festival, May 3+4 in Victoria BC!

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Shock Therapy Returns: Regular Deadline

30 June 2019

Shock Therapy Returns: Short Indie Horror Films is now open for submissions! Regular Deadline: 30 June 2019
Enter through FilmFreeway at filmfreeway.com/ShockTherapy

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Latest News

Introducing RED Gemini

The latest addition to our roster of professional-grade cinema cameras. In 2012 CineVic was an early adopter of 4K filmmaking with our RED Scarlet camera. In 2019 we’re taking things to the next level, bringing new 5K capability to filmmakers and media artists on Vancouver Island.

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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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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.

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.