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Vancouver mountain film fest unveils $5,000 grant

The Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival has unveiled a new grant to help an emerging Canadian filmmaker specializing in mountain film produce a project, which will premiere at VIMFF in the ...
November 29, 2016

The Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival has unveiled a new grant to help an emerging Canadian filmmaker specializing in mountain film produce a project, which will premiere at VIMFF in the following calendar year.

The recipient of the CDN$5,000 (US$3,700) Adventure Film Grant will also receive the opportunity to be mentored throughout the process by the in-house media team from the adventure clothing brand Arc’teryx, the grant’s funding partner.

“Our aim is to support the development of Canadian adventure filmmakers, promote self-propelled wilderness adventures and bring the resulting story to the VIMFF screen for our community to enjoy,” spokespeople with the film festival said in a statement.

The deadline for applications is Dec. 31, 2016. For more information on how to apply, click here.

 

 

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Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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