film

Carson Hoy TEASER PHOTO (Submitted photo: Swastik Sodankoor)

‘Night Drive’ video showcases music/film vision of Surrey’s driven Carson Hoy

‘The ideas I’m having are beyond the music and more about telling stories, visually,’ the Surrey-based artist says

 

Get Home Safe cast and crew members on location in South Surrey Nov. 6-7. (Donya Amini photo)

Young filmmaker returns to Semiahmoo Peninsula

Get Home Safe a passion project for writer-director Grayson Lang

 

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Surrey’s Shakti festival to show five films online over two days, Oct. 15-16

The word ‘shakti’ means ‘the female principle of divine energy, especially when personified as the supreme deity’

 

Director Denis Villeneuve and actor Javier Bardem are shown on the set of the Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ action “Dune,” in a handout photo. The Montreal writer-director has made headlines lately for trumpeting the importance of the cinematic experience and saying he hopes audiences will watch his sci-fi epic “Dune” in theatres. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.-Chiabella James **MANDATORY CREDIT**
Director Denis Villeneuve and actor Javier Bardem are shown on the set of the Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ action “Dune,” in a handout photo. The Montreal writer-director has made headlines lately for trumpeting the importance of the cinematic experience and saying he hopes audiences will watch his sci-fi epic “Dune” in theatres. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.-Chiabella James **MANDATORY CREDIT**
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Surrey-filmed ‘Emergence’ and 2 more online-only movies in KDocsFF festival this fall

9/11 doc kicks off festival on Sept. 16, plus a ‘Titanic’ tale in November

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Surrey school-filmed ‘Odd Girl’ set to debut on horror short channel

Director Rami Kahlon went back to L.A. Matheson to make the supernatural thriller

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Southridge Grade 12 student Helena Hockertz (inset) was awarded for her film portfolio that included Beginning to End to Beginning. (Contributed, YouTube)

South Surrey student receives $10,000 Scholastic scholarship

Grade 12 student Helena Hockertz received the Gold Medal Portfolio Award

Southridge Grade 12 student Helena Hockertz (inset) was awarded for her film portfolio that included Beginning to End to Beginning. (Contributed, YouTube)
Twilight Drive-In in Aldergrove (Aldergrove Star files)

Lower Mainland’s only drive-in movie theatre fires up big screen for spring break

Space Jam, Austin Powers, Clueless, The Lost Boys, and School of Rock play March 19 to 22

Twilight Drive-In in Aldergrove (Aldergrove Star files)
George Takei. (Photo: wikimedia.org)
George Takei. (Photo: wikimedia.org)
Nanaimo-raised singer Allison Crowe with director Zack Snyder on the set of ‘Man of Steel’ in 2011. Crowe performs a cover of Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah in the upcoming director’s cut of ‘Justice League.’ (Photo courtesy Clay Enos)

B.C. musician records song for upcoming ‘Justice League’ film

Allison Crowe’s close connection to director led to rendition of Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah

Nanaimo-raised singer Allison Crowe with director Zack Snyder on the set of ‘Man of Steel’ in 2011. Crowe performs a cover of Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah in the upcoming director’s cut of ‘Justice League.’ (Photo courtesy Clay Enos)
A scene from “Some People Have to Suffer,” a 1976 documentary movie that focuses on the sewage concerns of Bridgeview-area residents of Surrey. (Photo: National Film Board of Canada)

Film about filthy chapter of Surrey history now streaming on NFB.ca for free

Bill Vander Zalm and others in ‘Some People Have to Suffer,’ about Bridgeview’s sewage concerns

A scene from “Some People Have to Suffer,” a 1976 documentary movie that focuses on the sewage concerns of Bridgeview-area residents of Surrey. (Photo: National Film Board of Canada)
Kayden Bhangu, cast member of “Emergence: Out of the Shadows,” in a new video previewing the documentary film, due for release in 2021. (YouTube photo)
Kayden Bhangu, cast member of “Emergence: Out of the Shadows,” in a new video previewing the documentary film, due for release in 2021. (YouTube photo)
Extras in Promises include many who currently serve in uniform in law enforcement, the military and the Canadian Border Services Agency. Contributed photo

Movie traces Punjabi soldiers’ role in battle during Second World War

Surrey director and White Rock councillor participate in film project

Extras in Promises include many who currently serve in uniform in law enforcement, the military and the Canadian Border Services Agency. Contributed photo
The National Film Board of Canada is reminding Canada of its vast library of films and short films available for free online during the age of social distancing. (Photo submitted)

Self-isolating? National Film Board of Canada has over 4,000 free films online

A wide range of documentaries, animated films and short films are all on NFB.ca

The National Film Board of Canada is reminding Canada of its vast library of films and short films available for free online during the age of social distancing. (Photo submitted)
Director Arnold Lim takes a look at the shot on the set of the All-in Madonna short film shot on Piers Island in November 2017. (Photo by Robyn Thomas)

Black Press videographer to direct full-length feature, wins Telefilm grant worth $125,000

Arnold Lim to expand story of All-In Madonna with writer Susie Winters, producer Ana de Lara

Director Arnold Lim takes a look at the shot on the set of the All-in Madonna short film shot on Piers Island in November 2017. (Photo by Robyn Thomas)
Williams Lake Indian Band elder Mary Thomas shares her residential school survivor story during a School District 27 Orange Shirt Day celebration in Williams Lake’s Boitanio Park Friday. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo

B.C. Grade 8 student pens letter to premier on residential schools

Terrace teen writes current school curriculum underplays past violations of basic human rights

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Williams Lake Indian Band elder Mary Thomas shares her residential school survivor story during a School District 27 Orange Shirt Day celebration in Williams Lake’s Boitanio Park Friday. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow filmed on site at Cloverdale United Church on Jan. 3 and 4. (Sam Anderson)

‘Legends of Tomorrow’ crew transforms Cloverdale United Church for film shoot

Crews set up a prop graveyard that can be seen from Highway 15

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow filmed on site at Cloverdale United Church on Jan. 3 and 4. (Sam Anderson)
Actors Misha Collins, Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki spotted in downtown Cloverdale filming scenes for Supernatural. (Sam Anderson)

VIDEO: ‘Supernatural’ stars in downtown Cloverdale for day two of filming

Mark Pellegrino, Jensen Ackles, Misha Collins, Jared Padalecki spotted on 176 Street

Actors Misha Collins, Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki spotted in downtown Cloverdale filming scenes for Supernatural. (Sam Anderson)
The TV show Supernatural is in downtown Cloverdale today filming scenes for its thirteenth season. (Sam Anderson)

VIDEO: Cloverdale gets ‘Supernatural’ as fog, film crews descend

TV series Supernatural filming today in downtown Cloverdale.

The TV show Supernatural is in downtown Cloverdale today filming scenes for its thirteenth season. (Sam Anderson)