Telefilm Talent to Watch
Application Deadline
February 24

Artist Talk with Amy Belling
February 25

Yappy Hour
February 26

Nine emerging filmmakers learn the entire filmmaking process from start to finish.

In addition to monthly workshops, they receive hands-on mentorship with experts in every field, from screenwriting to production design to editing and distribution.

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MAY 1+2, 2020

The only Pacific Rim film festival in the world returns for our 8th year!

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Great films start here.

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.

Members enjoy reduced rates on equipment rentals, discounts on workshops, volunteer opportunities, and more.

Equipment

CineVic has the gear for your
🎥 indie film
🎨 media art
🎬 web series
🖼️ documentary
▶ viral video
Join up to get member rates!

Programming

Participate in workshops, mentorships, and creation programs. 
Apply for professional development, film production, and exhibition opportunities. 
Attend screenings, artist talks, and collaborative networking events.

Upcoming Events

CineVic’s Yappy Hour

26 February 2020

It’s the return of our monthly member social — welcome to the new YAPPY HOUR! On the last Wednesday of each month, join your fellow CineVic members for some socializing, networking, collaborating, and just plain schmoozing. Each month we’ll have a different speaker give a short presentation on their work, then we’ll head across the street to the Yates Taphouse side-room to continue the conversation and munch some nachos! For our February YAPPY HOUR we’ve got local young filmmaker Octavian Kaul — he’ll share experiences working with the local film communities in Sidney and Victoria.

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Latest News

CineVic Merch!

February 23, 2020

Our Spring 2019 fashion line will soon be hitting the streets. Be the first to pre-order CineVic Merch from our online store — and don’t be afraid to ask us about custom items! Check out these items and more in our online store >>  

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Equipment Rental Rates REDUCED

February 1, 2020

As we continue to expand our equipment inventory, we are also cutting prices! Effective February 1st 2020, CineVic Members can enjoy reduced rental rates on the following items: Black Magic Cinema Camera  >>  $35  $15 per day Panasonic HPX-170 Camera  >>  $20  FREE Canon T2i DSLR Camera  >>  $5  FREE GoPro Hero 2 Camera Kit  >>  $5  FREE Production…

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Douglas Magazine article

December 10, 2019

CineVic president Darlene Tait is featured in an article in the Dec 2019 / Jan 2020 issue of Douglas Magazine, about the rapidly growing film scene in Victoria BC: The Victoria Film Industry is Gaining Traction

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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.

A Family Christmas

2019    3:00 minutes    Directed by Beth Doman Andrea and Dorothy disagree on which holiday is superior. The film premiered at CineVic’s Film Festivus on December 1st, 2019.  

Around the Christmas Tree

2019    2:45 minutes    Directed by Octavian Kaul Enjoy this Christmas Horror Micro Short Film, shot and edited in one week. The film premiered at CineVic’s Film Festivus on December 1st, 2019.  

Think of the Worst

2019    15:00 minutes    Written and Directed by Chorong Kim Think of the Worst takes a peek at Guy’s everyday struggle with his mysterious ability. Whenever he wishes for good things to happen, the opposite of them happens. His weird habits to keep his ability under control leads to misunderstandings from people around him,…

Fire Spell

An apprentice learns that wizards make mistakes that can not be undone by anyone else in the world. Written by Sarah Nicole Faucher.

House of Glass

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

Sad Santa, Glad Santa

2012  2:30 minutes  Directed by Michael Korican Will a young couple’s love change Santa’s mind and save Christmas?

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.

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.