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This image released by Paramount Pictures shows Sonic, voiced by Ben Schwartz, in ‘Sonic the Hedgehog 2.’ (Paramount Pictures via AP)

‘Sonic 2’ steals weekend box office, but ‘Ambulance’ stalls

Movie speeds to top of charts, earns $71M in its opening weekend

 

The team canoeing down the Columbia River during a cold snap in Revelstoke in early 2021. (Contributed by Nick Khattar)

An expedition of learning: Local filmmakers document unique trip down Columbia River

Without a Paddle follows the journey of four snowboarders canoeing between Revelstoke and Mica dams

 

Left to right: Chuck Wills, Linda Wills, Katie Daughtry, Mike Takahashi, Dave Brennan, Ginny Enns, Lyle Enns of the Vernon Film Society. The society shut down in June 2021 after 37 years. (Submitted photo)

Curtain closes on Vernon Film Society

After a successful run of 37 years, the society is no longer running

 

Bret Hart makes his entrance to a WWF ring in Birmingham, England. Photo by Mandy Coombes https://www.flickr.com/people/42014225@N08, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license.

How 3 B.C. brothers convinced wrestling legend ‘The Hitman’ to star in their movie

Crowd-funded project to be third commercial release for Sewell brothers of Aldergrove

Bret Hart makes his entrance to a WWF ring in Birmingham, England. Photo by Mandy Coombes https://www.flickr.com/people/42014225@N08, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license.
Still from ‘This As Not a Ceremony’ (National Film Board of Canada)

Westbank First Nation-based filmmaker showcased at Sundance Film Festival

Ahnahktsipiitaa (Colin Van Loon) captivates audiences with a 360 degree Virtual Reality experience

Still from ‘This As Not a Ceremony’ (National Film Board of Canada)
Stephen Ingle works on a shot with Bastion Elementary music students at the piano beneath the giant treble clef for the school’s video entry in the CBC Music Class Challenge on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021. (File photo)

Community support helps former Salmon Arm ‘bad guy’ wrestler clutch career behind the lens

Stephen Ingle, aka Shotgun Stevens, transitions from flying elbows to full-time videographer

Stephen Ingle works on a shot with Bastion Elementary music students at the piano beneath the giant treble clef for the school’s video entry in the CBC Music Class Challenge on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021. (File photo)
Director Denis Villeneuve and actor Javier Bardem are shown on the set of the Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ action “Dune,” in a handout photo. The Montreal writer-director has made headlines lately for trumpeting the importance of the cinematic experience and saying he hopes audiences will watch his sci-fi epic “Dune” in theatres. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.-Chiabella James **MANDATORY CREDIT**
Director Denis Villeneuve and actor Javier Bardem are shown on the set of the Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ action “Dune,” in a handout photo. The Montreal writer-director has made headlines lately for trumpeting the importance of the cinematic experience and saying he hopes audiences will watch his sci-fi epic “Dune” in theatres. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.-Chiabella James **MANDATORY CREDIT**
Luke Stalker-Switzer won Emmy and Leo awards for his work on the film, Aliens Stole My Body. (Contributed)

Shuswap-raised artist wins Emmy, Leo awards sculpting creative creatures for film

Luke Stalker-Switzer recognized as part of team working on characters for Aliens Stole My Body

Luke Stalker-Switzer won Emmy and Leo awards for his work on the film, Aliens Stole My Body. (Contributed)
The Kelowna Taiwnaese Cultural Society and the Vancouver Taiwanese Film Festival will be hosting the first annual Okanagan Taiwanese Film Festival from Sept. 10 to Sept. 19. (Contributed)

Virtual Taiwanese film festival coming to the Okanagan

The festival will feature eight films that participants can view from home

The Kelowna Taiwnaese Cultural Society and the Vancouver Taiwanese Film Festival will be hosting the first annual Okanagan Taiwanese Film Festival from Sept. 10 to Sept. 19. (Contributed)
Experience the magic of cinema under the stars at Spallumcheen’s Caravan Farm Theatre’s second annual Outdoor Film Festival Sept. 3-5. The festival opens with the premiere of The Originals Sept. 3, followed by The Grey Fox Sept. 4 and Black Orpheus Sept. 5. (Caravan Farm Theatre photo)

Spallumcheen theatre delivers triple crown of films for outdoor festival

Second annual Outdoor Film Festival and Indigenous Short Film Showcase runs at Caravan Farm Theatre Sept. 3-5

Experience the magic of cinema under the stars at Spallumcheen’s Caravan Farm Theatre’s second annual Outdoor Film Festival Sept. 3-5. The festival opens with the premiere of The Originals Sept. 3, followed by The Grey Fox Sept. 4 and Black Orpheus Sept. 5. (Caravan Farm Theatre photo)
Spallumcheen’s Caravan Farm Theatre is adding an Indigenous Short Film Showcase to its annual Film Festival Aug. 25-Sept. 5. (Contributed)

Spallumcheen outdoor theatre adds Indigenous showcase to film festival

Caravan Farm Theatre’s annual festival Aug. 25 to Sept. 5 will include Indigenous short films

Spallumcheen’s Caravan Farm Theatre is adding an Indigenous Short Film Showcase to its annual Film Festival Aug. 25-Sept. 5. (Contributed)
A documentary will tell the story of a 19th-century cycling pioneer. (Stock photo)

Celebrate Go By Bike Week in Summerland with film of cycling pioneer

Virtual screening will be held May 31 to June 6

A documentary will tell the story of a 19th-century cycling pioneer. (Stock photo)
Revolutionary Love, a film showcasing youths response to vandalims of the rainbow crosswalk in Coldstream, has been chosen for the Reel 2 Reel International Film Festival for Youth, which is online April 13-24. (Revolutionary Love image)

Vernon youth take stance against LGBTQ2+ crosswalk vandalism in film

Reel 2 Reel International Film Festival for Youth features two local productions

Revolutionary Love, a film showcasing youths response to vandalims of the rainbow crosswalk in Coldstream, has been chosen for the Reel 2 Reel International Film Festival for Youth, which is online April 13-24. (Revolutionary Love image)
Nanaimo-raised singer Allison Crowe with director Zack Snyder on the set of ‘Man of Steel’ in 2011. Crowe performs a cover of Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah in the upcoming director’s cut of ‘Justice League.’ (Photo courtesy Clay Enos)

B.C. musician records song for upcoming ‘Justice League’ film

Allison Crowe’s close connection to director led to rendition of Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah

Nanaimo-raised singer Allison Crowe with director Zack Snyder on the set of ‘Man of Steel’ in 2011. Crowe performs a cover of Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah in the upcoming director’s cut of ‘Justice League.’ (Photo courtesy Clay Enos)
Okanagan Symphony Orchestra music director Rosemary Thomson in action at the podium. Photo by Lynda Miller.

Kelowna filmmaker gets funding to create new ‘Local Heroes’ documentary

The documentary will be focused on the director of the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra and Opera

Okanagan Symphony Orchestra music director Rosemary Thomson in action at the podium. Photo by Lynda Miller.
Spider-Island, filmed in Vernon, comes to the Towne Theatre Nov. 17 for three showings in support of the Canadian Mental Health Association. (Contributed)

Spider-Man back at the big screen, starring Vernon

Film in support of Canadian Mental Health Association debuts Nov. 17

Spider-Island, filmed in Vernon, comes to the Towne Theatre Nov. 17 for three showings in support of the Canadian Mental Health Association. (Contributed)
Change of Pace is a coming-of-age film set to begin shooting in Penticton Sept. 28, 2020. The film is currently seeking extras. (Change of Pace)

South Okanagan film production seeking extras

Change of Pace is set to begin filming in Penticton Sept. 28

Change of Pace is a coming-of-age film set to begin shooting in Penticton Sept. 28, 2020. The film is currently seeking extras. (Change of Pace)
Okanagan Screen Arts Society’s Lorraine Russell presents a scholarship to Rachel Gessing while Jax Dolman receives a scholarship from Vernon Towne Cinema’s Gerry Sellars. (Contributed)

Okanagan Screen Arts back in action, supporting students

Bursaries awarded to Lumby and Vernon youth pursuing arts

Okanagan Screen Arts Society’s Lorraine Russell presents a scholarship to Rachel Gessing while Jax Dolman receives a scholarship from Vernon Towne Cinema’s Gerry Sellars. (Contributed)
Screen Arts bringing films back to Vernon

Screen Arts bringing films back to Vernon

Towne Theatre expected to show Okanagan Screen Arts Society films in September

Screen Arts bringing films back to Vernon
A 16 mm film from Francois Arsenault’s collection shows a train journey from Vancouver to Revelstoke including a stop at the old CP Rail Hotel in Sicamous. (Reel Life/Youtube)

Vintage film shows train journey through Shuswap to Revelstoke

1932 footage purchased from estate sale by Vernon collector

A 16 mm film from Francois Arsenault’s collection shows a train journey from Vancouver to Revelstoke including a stop at the old CP Rail Hotel in Sicamous. (Reel Life/Youtube)