The tenth annual Vancouver Island Short Film Festival (VISFF) was a huge success with more than 770 people in attendance at three shows on Feb. 6 and 7.
“I couldn’t be more happy with this year’s VISFF,” said Festival Director Johnny Blakeborough. “We’ve been working hard for months preparing for the festival and wanted to make sure our tenth year was something special. With record breaking attendance and such a great response from our audience, it looks like we succeeded.”
This weekend’s Vancouver Island Short Film Festival (VISFF) will be giving away several prizes to festival attendees including a trip for two to anywhere Westjet flies.
Steff Gundling is no stranger to the Vancouver Island Short Film Festival. The filmmaker, who was awarded two prizes at the 2013 VISFF for her very first short film ‘Year Of The Living Dyingly’ will be showing her new documentary ‘Habit’ on February 6 and 7 at this year’s tenth annual show.
One of the perks of local film festivals is the opportunity to see the familliar faces of returning artists.This year, The VISFF welcomes the return of award-winning filmmaker-multitasker Todd Jones showcasing his fifth short film, a twisted dark comedy At Death’s Door.
When asked about the beginning of his love of filmmaking, Todd Jones travels back 20 years in memory to his student days in a TV production school.