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And that’s a wrap! Another great year of films!

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On Friday and Saturday, the Surrey International Film Festival wrapped up with two screenings, and an awards ceremony. This year, the festival showcased films from 8 different countries. Stay tuned for photos and more! Below are the list of winning films! Best Screenplay – presented by Imagine PR: “I Did it For Love” – Quinn Spickler, Simon Fraser University Best …

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Getting to know Australian filmmaker Philip Watts!

We went from the Netherlands to Australia and got a chance to talk to filmmaker Philip Watts who’s film “Bless You” will be playing on November 2nd at the Surrey International Film Festival. Check out our short interview below! Hello Philip! Tell us a bit about yourself, where are you from, and how did you get involved in filmmaking? I …

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Interview with “Little Freak” Director Edwin Schaap

Recently we had a little chat with filmmaker Edwin Schaap from Nieuwegein in the Netherlands. His film “Little Freak” is an Official Selection for the 2013 Surrey International Film Festival. Here’s a little about Edwin! Hello Edwin! Tell us a bit about yourself, where are you from, and how did you get involved in film-making? I was born and raised …

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Chris Thornley to Host 7th Annual Surrey International Film Festival

2010 Surrey Civic Treasure Award Recipient, Chris Thornley, will be hosting this year’s Surrey International Film Festival Awards Gala on November 2nd! A little bit about Chris Thornley: Vice President : thornley creative communications Surrey cultural business owner, arts advocate, philanthropist and musician, White Rock resident Chris Thornley is a graduate of both BCIT in Marketing and Advertising and Douglas …

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Lightyear Digital and Emerging Filmmakers Forum

A Priceless Award to the Top Film in each Category and the Winner of the Best of the Festival Lightyear Digital (www.lightyeardigital.com) owns and operates the legendary Charles Aidikoff Screening Room (www.aidikoff.tv) located on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills.¬† This prestigious private facility is used daily by the major studios, high-profile directors and producers, Hollywood stars and celebrities and The …

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FREE Editing Workshops at City Centre Library

Want to learn how to edit? Have a film, but don’t have the editing suite? This year, SIFF has partnered with the Computer Learning Centre at City Centre Library to deliver four FREE editing workshops using industry standard Adobe Preimere Pro. Space is very limited for these classes so make sure you sign up fast! Dates & times: September 20 …

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Filmmaking Workshops in Surrey

The Surrey International Film Festival helped run the Surrey Rewind to Roots Film Contest Workshops¬†with the Surrey Museum in early April and had great success with a few of it’s high school students! The workshops were completely free, sponsored by the Surrey Museum, and included a five day intensive workshop that covered screenwriting, cinematography, acting, and editing. Students were also …

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2012 Gallery

Check out all the action from the 2012 Surrey International Film Festival! The event took place from June 29th – 30th, 2012 at the Surrey Arts Centre. Films from all around the world were showcased at three different screenings, and awards were handed out to the top filmmakers!  

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View the winning films!

Check out this year’s 2012 winners here! NEVER EVER Dir. Nicole Provost W.J. Mouat Secondary After unintentionally being made aware of the responsibilities and nostalgia that come as you enter the adult world, Jenna and Melanie promise each other that they will never grow up. But as it often does, fate causes them to rethink their promise, and realize what …

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How to get your FREE tickets!

Festival Schedule: June 29th – High School Screenings – Studio Theatre 6:00PM – Red Carpet Starts 7:00PM – Screening Begins 9:00PM – Screenings End (Q & A if necessary) June 30th – Post Secondary/Professional Screenings – Studio Theatre 3:30PM – 5:30PM Film Screenings June 30th – Awards Ceremony Gala – Main Stage 6:00PM – Red Carpet Starts 7:00PM – Awards …

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