19th Annual Festival Live In Nanaimo - March 22 & 23, 2024
Submissions Open Oct 10th, 2023
Stay tuned!
Full Festival Passes & Individual Programs
Tickets on Sale Dec 2023!
Live & Streamed
March 22nd & 23rd, 2024


If you are interested in volunteering for VISFF and for the festival, we would love to hear from you. If you love short films, indie films, experimental films, new filmmakers, and want to be involved, we’d love for you to be a team member. To do so, please contact us by emailing admin@visff.com

Thank you in advance for your interest in working with the 2023 Festival.

Current Coordinator Positions:

Festival Director and Sponsorship Coordinator – Zoey Heath
Responsible for the success of the Festival
Chairs Organizing Committee and manages all coordinators
Selects and Co-chairs the Selection Committee
Selects and Co-chairs the Judging Committee
Creates budget
Coordinates sponsorships
Applies for grants
Organizes after-party

Promotions Coordinator – Melisa Kahan
Creates media plan for the year
Writes Press Releases
Purchases and organizes advertisements
Liaises with Designer for ads, posters, and electronic imagery
Contacts TV Stations
Contacts Radio Stations
Updates our website and contacts other websites
Manages social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Youtube)

Submissions  – Greg Brown
Co-chairs the Selection Committee
Co-chairs the Judging Committee
Manages FilmFreeway
Creates and maintains submission catalog
Contacts local filmmakers and communities
Liaises with filmmakers about tech submission
Compiles Films for selection and judging committees

Event MC – Matt Carter