The Rio Grind Film Festival

Get your Grind on!

Get Your Grind On, Vancouver!

Join us at Vancouver’s favourite independently owned and operated cinema, the Rio Theatre, for the third Rio Grind Film Festival – an immaculate assortment of new and award-winning international, Canadian, indie, cult, sci-fi and horror shorts, features, and documentaries.

The Rio Grind Film Festival is currently accepting for submissions via FilmFreeway (**note: different cut off dates for features and shorts) of independent horror, action, grindhouse, erotica, fantasy, documentary, animation, science fiction, thrillers, short films and features from both Canada and around the world. We are pleased to present each filmmaking team selected to participate with passes (up to 2) to the Fest!

**PLEASE NOTE: The hard deadline for ALL features (including docs) is OCTOBER 14, 2016. The cost to submit is $40. Short films ONLY have an extended deadline to OCTOBER 21, 2016.

For more information, check out our FilmFreeway submission page HERE.

Our full slate of 2016 features, docs and shorts will be updated soon. Stay tuned!

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About The Rio

Voted the #1 Independent Theatre in Vancouver, the Rio Theatre is a multimedia venue featuring arthouse, mainstream and cult-classic cinemas as well as live entertainment. Built in 1938, the Rio has been fully restored with a state of the art digital projector, surround sound, a huge stage and 420 luxurious seats.

1660 East Broadway, Vancouver, BC

Phone: 604.879.3456

Info Line: 604.878.3456

Email: [email protected]

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