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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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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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