Due to Covid-19 our public office hours remain temporarily closed. Events and programs continue to be held online, with plans for in-person events to return later in 2021. Equipment bookings are available by appointment, with a safety plan in place. Please use our rental request form.

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Short Circuit returns to screens around the world!

May 1 to 31, 2021

This year's festival has been expanded to run an entire month, and includes 50 films and filmmakers representing over 25 regions around the world. Check out our list of official selections, view the release schedule, get your questions ready for the filmmakers, and grab your tickets now!

Introducing 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

Short Circuit 2021

1-31 May 2021

The only Pacific Rim film festival in the world returns for our 9th annual showcase of short films from near and far!

An entire month of online screenings and events

50 short films in 10 on-demand programs

Dozens of filmmakers representing over 25 regions around the Pacific Rim

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Latest News

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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2020 Year in Review

December 18, 2020

How The Grinch Stole Film Festivus… Well folks, we’re sorry to say that the Film Festivus screening event is canceled this year due to lack of submissions and, well, everything else that’s going on. 😷 But now is not the time for sadness or despair — let us rejoice! Despite the pandemic, CineVic had quite the…

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Candidates for 2020-21 CineVic Board of Directors

September 17, 2020

CineVic is pleased to have a full slate of 9 candidates who have put their name forward to serve on our Board of Directors for the coming year. It is great to have some returning directors as well as some fresh faces and new voices. All current members are encouraged to join us at the…

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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.

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.

“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.

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

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

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

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

ELA

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

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.

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.

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.