From Our Dark Side genre contest holds info session in Vancouver December 9

Women in Film & Television Vancouver is pleased to host a free information session about the From Our Dark Side Genre Concept Contest, followed by a seasonal meet-and-greet networking event.

Tuesday, December 9, from 7-10 PM

Location: Pull Focus, #4-306 Abbott Street (Buzz Code: #8) Vancouver, B.C. 

Don’t miss the opportunity to meet the producer and some of the mentors of From Our Dark Side. This competition is a national English-language contest seeking the best in Canadian female-driven genre film ideas, written by women.

Genre films can include thrillers, science fiction, fantasy, horror – or an imaginative combination of these.

The competition is supported by Super Channel, Telefilm Canada and Creative BC.


7 – 7:45 PM
Screening of the award-winning short film Doll Parts by Karen Lam, followed by a presentation and Q&A with contest producer Sharon McGowan and mentor Karen Lam.

7:45 – 10 PM
Join us for a networking meet-and-greet tuning into the holiday season.

If you wish, come dressed as your favourite genre character and surprise us with your mutant, zombie, fairy, extraterrestrial, Santa or vampire outfit – or just let your creative genie out of her bottle!

This event is open to members and non-members.
No registration necessary. No entry fee. Cash bar for refreshments.

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