Watch Out #2: Audiovisual Media Events October and November 2013

by Omar Linares

Life after VIFF holds a few surprises for fall. October and November present us with events both in and out of Emily Carr; here are some of them, in chronological order:

October 25 to 27

Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival

The festival opens this Friday is at 7 pm with a gala night. For more details visit their website at:

Monday, October 28 7:30 pm


In celebration of International Animation Day

Featuring works by students from Emily Carr and Spain and England

Room 301

Friday, November 1st

5:00 & 7:00 pm

The Animation Show of Shows Vancouver

Student Screening & Regular Screening

Curated by Ron Diamond, this year the show will stop at Capilano University’s Bosa Centre for Film and Animation. The first screening is free for animation students, all other attendants are prompted to register for the 7pm screening. For registration and full program visit:

Monday, November 4

Final registration deadline for the 2014 Crazy8s 8 day filmmaking challenge

with final video pitches on November 10

Quoting their website:

“Aspiring filmmakers are invited to present their short film idea in a 5-minute video. Every year over one hundred teams apply.

40 semi-finalists are chosen to pitch in person to a jury of industry professionals.

12 finalists workshop their script with a professional story editor.

6 winners receive $1,000 and a production package provided by sponsors in the local production community with everything they need to make their short film in just 8 days.

Finished films are screened at a gala event to the who’s who of the Vancouver film industry.”

For more details visit:

November 15 to 16

2013 Vancouver Short Film Festival

Tickets are on sale in the 14th of November. For more details consult the festival’s website:

November 2, 16 & 23

10:00 am to 5:00 pm

The Canadian Cinema Editors association will be hosting editing workshops at VIVO Media Arts Centre. For prices and more details visit their website:

Suggestions for more events are welcome, just comment below or email at