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Rain City: 72 Hour Film Noir Challenge

Rain City: 72 Hour Film Noir Challenge

Join us for the official gala screening party & awards celebration April 17th, 2016 at The Rio Theatre!
 Doors @ 1 PM | Show Starts w/ Classic Film Noir Shorts at 1:45 PM

Tickets $12 advance / $15 at the door

Online tickets available by clicking HERE

Must be 19+ w/ID for entry. Full bar service available

*Groupons and passes not accepted for this event

Show Starts w/ Classic Film Noir Shorts
1:45 – A special screening of Mackenzie Gray’s award winning Crazy 8s short “UNDER THE BRIDGE OF FEAR”. 2013
2:10 – Director Melanie Jones – “John Doe” 2007 Rain City winner for Best Director
2:20 – Director Darren Borrowman – “Meat Man” 2007 Rain City winner for Best Editing
2:30 – Director Danielle Bayliss – “Disillusionment of Anglesea Briggs” 2007 Rain City winner for Best Cinematography and Best Picture
INTERMISSION
3:00 – Director Clayton Flagg – “Wheels” 2009 Rain City winner for Best Cinematography
3:08 – Director Jesse Regimbal – “Chicago Pianos” 2009 Rain City Honourable Mention
3:16 – Director Darren Borrowman – “Pier Pressure” 2009 Rain City winner of Best Directing and Best Use of Rain
3:24 – Director Michael Ward – “Angel of the Sea” 2009 Rain City winner for Best Writing and Best Picture
INTERMISSION
5 teams took part in the 2016 Rain City Film Noir 72 Hour Challenge with the Common Theme of “Surveillance” given to the teams in their Inspiration Package along with a Prop and a Character Profile. Being seen by an audience for the first time is the 5 new short films made on an ironically sunny weekend in Vancouver from April 8th to 17th.
3:53 – Director Matthew Seagle – “Devil on my Shoulder”
4:00 – Director Brian Nygeun – “Sharky’s”
4:12 – Directors Cole Northey & Don Millar – “Off the Clock”
4:22 – Director Reilly Leivers – “Stranger to Intregrity”
4:34 – Director Darren Borrowman – “The Watcher”
Awards show for the winners of the 3rd Rain City Film Noir 72 Hour Challenge will be announced after the short film screening. Prizes for the teams include:
$1000 for BEST PICTURE
$500 for BEST DIRECTOR, sponsored by the Director’s Guild of Canada-BC District Council
$1500 rental credit for BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY sponsored by Fusion Cine
Free on-camera class for the BEST ACTOR, sponsored by Anthony Meindl’s Actor Workshop.
Get your tickets online at the web link for $12 or at the door for $15 each!
After the Rain City FIlm Noir event make sure to stick around and check out the second season of VanChan at the Rio Theatre starting at 6 pm. Showcasing local webseries that get voted back by the audience each month.

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