Karen Fowlie: International Women’s Day Free Concert “A Tribute to Canadian Women in Song”

Join Karen Fowlie (vocal/guitar), Terri Breeze (bass), Mal Temple (drums), Owen Thomas (electric guitar) and Mike Hurst (keyboards) for this pre-recorded live concert Wednesday Mar 8, 2021 at 5:00pm PST / 8:00pm ET. You will songs by Sarah McLachlan, Joni Mitchell, Shania Twain, Sylvia Tyson, Loreena McKennitt as well as “Moment in Time”, one of Fowlie’s Originals. The chat room will be open before and after the show.

Karen Fowlie is an award-winning singer-songwriter with deep musical roots in her community. Influenced by musical greats (Heart, Sarah McLachlan, Emmylou Harris, Jann Arden, Joni Mitchell, Chantal Kreviazuk, Carrie Underwood and more) Fowlie writes Alt. Country/Rock songs people can easily relate to. Karen has been recognized by B.C.’s Attorney General for her song writing and has also appeared as a special guest on a TV talk show. Fowlie and her band regularly entertain audiences and have released three singles in recent history.

VIFF Creator Talk: The Great North

The Great North, an animated sitcom premiering Feb. 14th on Fox, is created by the veteran writers of Bob’s Burgers, Wendy Molyneux and Lizzie Molyneux-Logelin. The series follows the Alaskan adventures of the Tobin family, as a single dad does his best to keep his weird bunch of kids close – especially his only daughter, Judy, whose artistic dreams lead her away from the family fishing board and into the glamorous world of the local mall. Featuring the vocal talents of Nick Offerman, Jenny Slate, Will Forte and Alanis Morissette, we’re in for a wild and eccentric ride with the residents of the town of Lone Moose!
VIFF is thrilled to host Emmy-winning creators, showrunners and executive producers Wendy Molyneux and Lizzie Molyneux-Logelin as they take us for a deep dive into writing and creating an animated tv series – from envisioning the town of Lone Moose, stocking it with eccentric residents to casting the superb vocal talents.

Presented by Creative BC
Supported by Pacific Screenwriting Program

Lozen: Goal Digger (Album Release) Live Show

A Facebook Live stream from “Temple of Lozen” performing her Goal Digger album in it’s entirety. Listeners will be offered a hybrid musical experience blending both acoustic, unplugged, and electronic versions of the songs. Lozen will also be sharing in depth backstories behind the making of the record, followed by a Q&A period and a handcrafted Lozen Mandala Pendant Necklace giveaway.

How to (Safely) Shoot Your Indie Film During a Pandemic

Have you been chomping at the bit to get cameras rolling on your next film project, but feel bogged down by isolation and public health guidelines?

CineVic presents How to (Safely) Shoot Your Indie Film During a Pandemic — an informative panel of local Victoria talent who have tackled the challenge of film production during Covid-19 restrictions over the past several months. Five experienced filmmakers will divulge the trials and tribulations of managing a distanced cast and crew without sacrificing the quality of your cinematic storytelling. They’ll also give some hot tips on how to follow protocols and resources published by WorksafeBC, ActSafe, DOC, CreativeBC, and others (hint: it’s more than masks, sanitizer, and six feet of space!)

Wednesday January 20th 2021 @ 7:00pm on Zoom

FREE for CineVic Members
(Email us at office@cinevic.ca to get the Zoom link)

$25 for Non-Members
(Register on Eventbrite – the Zoom link will be sent in your ticket confirmation email)

Meet our panelists:

Tamara Tulloch is currently serving as a Covid Compliance Officer/Health and Safety Supervisor for Air Bud Entertainment and Lighthouse Pictures inc. With 10 years as a set medic/craft service and the last 4 years as a paramedic and dispatcher for BC Ambulance – being able to tap into “insider knowledge” in the early days was vital to understanding the path and transmission of this virus in our midst. With an extensive education background in OH&S, in May 2020 she was asked to be at the forefront of covid protocol creation and implementation for the film/television/performance art industry and by late June was boots on the ground building Compliance and Enforcement teams all over the province. She is currently completing her 17th show in the Covid Era as lead for Covid Health and Safety with 3 more productions trained, crewed and beginning in the next month.

Libby Kaul has been involved in the indie film scene on Vancouver Island since 2016. She has a background in corporate administration and education but was drawn to the intense team environment of a working film crew while chaperoning her son to film sets in Vancouver and Los Angeles. She produced her first UBCP Ultra Low Budget short MIA in 2017 which won an Award of Distinction at the Canada Short Film Festival. She also produced Bump in the Night which debuted at the Telluride Horror Show in 2019. ​Libby was Location Manager for the short film version of All-In Madonna and worked as Second Assistant Director on the feature film Open for Submissions. During the pandemic, Libby has been advising on Covid Safety Plans and monitoring on-set regulations on local indie film productions.

Lukas Hanulak is a writer and director for film & television based in Victoria, BC. He was born in former Czechoslovakia, where his longtime passion for visual and emotional storytelling began, and where he has directed a dozen crime/drama series for major film and TV producers. As a writer, he co-created the award-winning film The Good Death, a story about voluntary assisted dying, that aired on many worldwide TV markets. He is a member of the Directors Guild of Canada, and his first Canadian production – the short film Empty Spaces – was made in December 2020, right in the middle of the pandemic.

Joyce Kline is a 2017 Leo Award winning Production Designer with a passion for visual storytelling. Formally trained as a visual artist, she draws on wide-ranging experience as a writer, playwright, dancer, home stager, theatre designer and storyboard artist. Joyce has exhibited across Canada and in Finland, had theatre pieces produced and workshopped in Victoria, Vancouver, and Toronto, received Ontario, Toronto and Canada Council visual arts grants, danced in Canada, England and France and taught drawing and visual narrative at Victoria College of Art. Her short film Cancelled Stamp, which she wrote, directed and co-produced in the midst of the pandemic, is currently in post production.

Justus Lowry was born to independent filmmakers and grew up exposed to cinema and making videos. After a Computer Animation program at The Centre For Digital Imaging and Sound (now the Art Institute of Burnaby), he spent half a decade doing freelance graphic design and photography before starting his own freelance media company in 2007, producing websites, advertisements, music videos, corporate videos, and TV commercials. Since then, he’s produced a variety of short culinary documentaries and two short documentaries about cacao. In early 2020 the international production of his first feature film about the chocolate industry was interrupted due to the pandemic, but he pushed through and the project is currently in post-production.

Hermann’s Jazz Club’s Virtual Christmas-Concert Gathering

Hermann’s Jazz Club from Victoria, BC, is hosting a Christmas Eve/Christmas Day multi-artist show by live cast! Featuring over 50 musicians pre-recorded from the club through-out December, the segment will be live streamed on YouTube. Musicians, families and audiences across the globe will be able to share the spirit of the holidays together in this virtual gathering and message their love to family/friends in distant (or down the block) living rooms through YouTube chat.

You’ll hear world-renowned musicians such as pianist Pablo Cardenas, whose varied styles are influenced by his Latin and Cuban heritage; David Vest, five-time winner of Canada’s national Maple Blues Award for Piano Player of the Year; Black Canadian Award’s Best Jazz and Soul Artist winner, Maureen Washington, and many more! In the spirit of giving and sharing music, viewer donations will go directly to Music Heals – a worthy charity dedicated to raising funds and awareness for music therapy in Canada.

Connect with our community this holiday on YouTube live stream and share in a musical experience from wherever you are.

Tune in at https://www.youtube.com/c/HermannsJazzClubLive/videos

Hermann’s Jazz Club’s Virtual Christmas-Concert Gathering

Hermann’s Jazz Club from Victoria, BC, is hosting a Christmas Eve/Christmas Day multi-artist show by live cast! Featuring over 50 musicians pre-recorded from the club through-out December, the segment will be live streamed on YouTube. Musicians, families and audiences across the globe will be able to share the spirit of the holidays together in this virtual gathering and message their love to family/friends in distant (or down the block) living rooms through YouTube chat.

You’ll hear world-renowned musicians such as pianist Pablo Cardenas, whose varied styles are influenced by his Latin and Cuban heritage; David Vest, five-time winner of Canada’s national Maple Blues Award for Piano Player of the Year; Black Canadian Award’s Best Jazz and Soul Artist winner, Maureen Washington, and many more! In the spirit of giving and sharing music, viewer donations will go directly to Music Heals – a worthy charity dedicated to raising funds and awareness for music therapy in Canada.

Connect with our community this holiday on YouTube live stream and share in a musical experience from wherever you are.

Tune in at https://www.youtube.com/c/HermannsJazzClubLive/videos

Crimson Witch Live at La Grange

The time has come!!!! After months and months of not being able to play for people, Crimson Witch will grace the stage once more!!!! This time though (thanks to the power of the world wide web), you can catch all the finger blistering, heavy rock and roll action from the comfort of your living room!!! Join us on Sunday, November 15 at 7pm PST for the ULTIMATE HEAVY METAL STREAMING EVENT!!!!!! It’s gonna be so great that you’ll be telling your grandchildren about it 50 years from now!!!! See yah then!!!! 🤟🤟🤟
Funded by Creative BC.