Push In - The CineVic Podcast

Host and longtime CineVic member Joyce Kline digs into all things indie film, speaking with creators at home and abroad about their craft. Find us on Apple Podcasts or your favourite streaming service!

THE INCUBATORS 2.0

CineVic's filmmaking workshop and mentorship program returns! Attend one, some, or all 12 workshops. Zoom sessions run September to December. 

Register Now! Limited Seating!

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SHORT CIRCUIT PACIFIC RIM FILM FESTIVAL

returns in 2022 for our 10th annual edition

🌏 Submissions Now Open 🌎

CINE⚡️SPARK returns in 2022 for our sixth annual edition! Writers in the Vancouver Island & Gulf Islands region: submit your short screenplays for a chance to pitch your project and earn a production package worth over $17,500.

Sponsored by:

⚡️ Submissions Now Open ⚡️

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🚨 NEW EQUIPMENT 🚨

• Set of three anamorphic prime lenses •
• Matthews doorway dolly & track •
• Ronin camera stabilizer with Ready Rig •
• New LED flat-panel light kits •
and more!

RED Gemini 5K

The latest addition to our roster of professional-grade cinema cameras.

Great films start here.

CineVic is an artist-run society supporting independent filmmakers and media artists with accessible programming, affordable equipment, professional development resources, and cinematic exhibition opportunities since 1991.

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, production, and exhibition opportunities. Attend screenings, artist talks, and collaborative networking events.

Upcoming Events

Development & Distribution w/ Jason Karman

4 December 2021

You have a great story. How do you develop it? And once it’s finished, how do you find your audience? Relationship building remains the heart of excellent film producing; one fosters trust and creates opportunity while advancing stories. In Canada, making a film ethically matters, and representation is a goal worth striving for. Social media has become the primary tool for finding information and connecting people. No longer does one need to have a great story, but the question now shifts to why are you the right person to tell this story? This workshop will help emerging writer-directors interested in being auteurs produce their stories and manage future relationships.

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CineVic’s Merry Members Mingler

8 December 2021

It’s been a while! And you’ve been busy, with lots of indie film projects on the go — so there’s plenty to chat about. Cap off 2021 with your fellow #yyj filmmakers and friends at the CineVic Merry Members Mingler!

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Film Equipment Overview w/ Daniel Carruthers

11 December 2021

Join CineVic’s Equipment Manager, Daniel Carruthers, to get up close and personal with some of our film and video equipment inventory. He’ll provide an overview of the basic setup and functions of a few items from each department including camera, lighting, and grip/dolly. This is our first in-person/hands-on workshop in a long time – with limited capacity – so reserve your seat now!

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Latest News

🚨 New Equipment Alert 🚨

July 9, 2021

IntroducingMatthews Doorway Dolly CineVic’s second shipment of new equipment for 2021 has arrived — check out your new set of wheels! The Matthews “Round-D-Round” Doorway Dolly has decades of proven versatility and durability, from its manufacturing base in Burbank, California to film productions around the world. Now we’re making this key piece of equipment available…

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🚨 New Equipment Alert 🚨

June 7, 2021

Introducing  Atlas Orion Anamorphic Lenses CineVic has received our first shipment of new equipment for 2021: a set of three anamorphic prime lenses that will take the look of your film to the next level! Anamorphics have a long history in Hollywood and Hollywood North — now we’re putting them in the hands of independent…

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Equipment Rental Rates REDUCED

January 19, 2021

Effective January 2021, CineVic members can now enjoy lower rental prices on the following gear: RED Scarlet 4K Camera FREE * This is a big deal, folks! * Black Magic Camera FREE Cinevate Dolly $25/day Liliput Monitor $25/day  

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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.

Woo Woo

2021 ­3:20 minutes ­ Directed by Tyson Laidler Woo Woo is a short super 8 film strongly inspired by my childhood love of big classic locomotive trains. As a kid, I was obsessed to the point of owning an electric train set and Thomas the Tank Engine bed sheets. On occasion, my parents would take…

Monday Morning (Step Back Dave)

2010 ­ 4 minutes ­ Directed by Arnold Lim Music video created for CineVic’s Reel­-to-­Reel event in 2010.

“G.G.” Official Music Video

2019   3:00 minutes   Directed by Joan Bessie This film was shot for CineVic’s One-Take Super 8 Event and premiered at Metro Studio Theatre in April 2019.

Racism & Cultural Appropriation in the Arts

March 25, 2021    86:00 minutes Filmmakers Panel with Simone Blais, Peruzzo, Adhel Arop, and Andy Hodgson – presented in collaboration with Vancouver Short Film Festival.

For the Birds

2008   2:15 minutes   Directed by Malcolm Johnstone Based on a true photograph. This film was made as part of a CineVic program for filmmakers to shoot on 16mm film and then edit digitally. Won Best Non-Student Short Film at the 2008 Somewhat North Of Boston (S.N.O.B.) Film Festival in Concord, New Hampshire.

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,…

A Temp at Crime

2010   8:15 minutes   Directed by Malcolm Johnstone A Comedic Thriller about a woman temping for the mob. The film was shot in August, 2010 and edited the following month. It had its World Premiere in the 2011 Myrtle Beach International Film Festival and went on to play in 8 more film festivals around…

We’re Screwed

2020   1:00 minute   Directed by Greg Nuspel Filmed during the Covid-19 lockdown. Short about man’s biggest problem.

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.  

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?

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.  

Fire Spell

2015    03:45 minutes    Directed by Joshua Zermeno, Written by Sarah Nicole Faucher An apprentice learns that wizards make mistakes that can not be undone by anyone else in the world.    

House of Glass

2017    04:11 minutes    Directed by Ft. Langley (William Wilkinson & Oliver Brooks) A satirical look at a day in the life of Donald Trump by directing duo Ft. Langley.  

All Clear

2015    04:08 minutes    Directed by Ft. Langley (William Wilkinson & Oliver Brooks) A music video for Aiden Knight.

ELA

2014  7:33 minutes  Directed by Denver Jackson Created for the 2014 CineVic Film Slam!  

Pity Party – Teaser Trailer

2018  1:10 minutes (trailer)  Directed by Ashley Good There’s no worse time to experience a mid-mid life crisis, than during the end of the world.

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.