Female filmmakers front and centre at Vancouver Short Film Festival

Here in B.C., female filmmakers have a strong and very timely ally in the Vancouver Short Film Festival. Of the 37 films in this year’s program 14 of those have female directors at the helm.

“The female content this year was so strong. We’re really proud of that,” said Marena Dix, who co-directs the festival along with Zlatina Pacheva.

“I did the happy dance a bunch of times while watching good movies that turned out to be made by women.”

VSFF is a celebration of both professional and student B.C. filmmakers. Thirty-one films are vying for thousands of dollars in cash and in-kind services from festival supporters in the competition portion of the event. Another six films have been curated together to make up an After Dark horror film program....

Read full article written by Dana Gee here:

http://vancouversun.com/entertainment/festivals/female-filmmakers-front-and-centre-at-vancouver-short-film-festival

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