Self-guided Tours for Film Buffs in Vancouver

Courtesy Fangirl Quest.

At any given moment, Vancouver is rife with superheroes, sci-fi detectives, romantic (and raunchy) duos and other fantasy characters. The city is one of North America’s biggest film and TV show hubs, and home to more productions than ever before – and the gorgeously scenic backdrops seen on the big and small screens can easily be visited IRL. Check out our filming locations roundup below highlighting popular blockbusters ranging from fantasy to thriller to save-the-world superhero.

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Self-guided Tours for Film Buffs in Vancouver

IT’s Baaaack! Vancouver Gets a Spotlight in Crowd-funded Documentary about the World’s Creepiest Clown

IT, courtesy IMDB.

IT is captivating cinema-goers across North America and beyond with its expertly captured throwback to Stephen King’s horrifying novel. The movie achieves a perfect blend between compelling storyline and terrifying portrayal of a fear-manifesting clown guaranteed to haunt viewers’ nightmares. Now, IT is resurfacing yet again in a fan-funded documentary that takes a deep dive into the makings of both movies – the recently released spookfest as well as the original 1990 miniseries, the latter of which was filmed in Vancouver and surrounding regions. Wait a minute – Vancouver is Derry, Maine?!

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IT’s Baaaack! Vancouver Gets a Spotlight in Crowd-funded Documentary about the World’s Creepiest Clown

Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) Opening and Closing Gala Ticket Giveaway!

In 2017, the Vancouver International Film Festival continues to expand the frame to create multi-experiential streams that include some of the best cinema from around the world fused with related talks and events in a unique Film+ model.

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Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) Opening and Closing Gala Ticket Giveaway!

Beyond 150 Years: An Acknowledgement of Cinematic Territory (Free Event!)

Mark your calendars for this two-day film festival celebrating impactful, Indigenous cinema!

Beyond 150 Years: An Acknowledgement of Cinematic Territory is a premiere event to present, with utmost respect, some of the Indigenous filmmakers from within the REEL CANADA catalogue.

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Beyond 150 Years: An Acknowledgement of Cinematic Territory (Free Event!)

Outdoor Movie Alert: Catch a Public Screening of L’arbitro at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza

L'ARBITRO

Il Centro Italian Cultural Centre, with the help of Civic Theatres of Vancouver, will be organizing and running a free public event at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza.  A screening of Paolo Zucca’s 2013 film L’arbitro will be held in the theatre’s outdoor plaza and will be free to the public to attend. Although the movie starts at sunset, the evening begins at 7:00 p.m. with live musical entertainment. There will be food trucks present and the bar, concession, and outdoor patio of the Queen Elizabeth theatre will be open throughout the evening.

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Outdoor Movie Alert: Catch a Public Screening of L’arbitro at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza

Passes on Sale for 2014 Vancouver International Film Fest: Sneak Peek

Charlie's Country

Charlie’s Country

The best of world cinema is coming to Vancouver, again.

The 33rd instalment of the Vancouver International Film Festival is just around the corner, Sept. 25-Oct. 10.  The two-week-plus fest highlights more than 300 edgy, thought-provoking, award-winning films from more than 70 countries.  An estimated 130,000 cinema buffs are expected to turn out to see the films at seven theatres across the city, from intimate Cinematheque on Howe Street to the cavernous Centre for the Performing Arts on Homer Street.

All those moviegoers means one thing: You better get your tickets fast.  Festival passes and ticket packs are officially on sale as of Aug. 18 on the Vancouver International Film Festival website.  The full festival program isn’t available until Sept. 4 (when the advance box office opens for individual ticket sales), but organizers have already revealed a selection of Cannes award winners and highlights that will be shown in Vancouver.  Here are a few early can’t-miss picks: Continue reading:
Passes on Sale for 2014 Vancouver International Film Fest: Sneak Peek

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend
This Friday to Sunday is packed with arts, community festivals, live music.. and the Celebration of Light!  Read on for our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this weekend.

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend