Okanagan IndieFest: International Film Festival

The Okanagan Society of Independent Filmmaking (OSIF) is happy to bring back IndieFest for a third consecutive year!  This year we're going bigger and better!  Taking place in the sunny paradise of Kelowna, The Okanagan IndieFest is an international film festival dedicated to celebrating the artists participating while promoting the art of independent storytelling itself.

Our motto is: "Celebrating storytelling however a story is told."

In our first expanded year of multiple screenings, we will be holding different screening blocks throughout the day:

Afternoon Block Film Lineup - 2:00-5:00pm:

Idee Fixe by Miguel Quintero ~ Short Film

New World Old by Miles Crossman ~ Short Film

Lonnie Dixon - So Alone by Wapikoni Mobile ~ Music Video

For The Love of Salmon by Jan Vozenilek ~ Short Doc

The Call by Jim Henry ~ Short Film

The Oot n’ Oots - Dust Pan by Ezra Cipes ~ Music Video

Crimson and Blue by Randy Kirk ~ Short Film

Reasons You Should Eat Me by Doug Brown ~ Short Film

The Letting Go – Natalie Jean ~ Music Video

Casey Brown – This Is Home by Harrison Mendel ~ Short Doc

The Fourth Man by Randy Kirk ~ Short Film

Trevor Ingram - A Dance With Angels by Lucie Bakala ~ Music Video

Identity Crisis by Alicia van der Sluijs ~ Short Film

Lake Song by Douglas Gibbons ~ Short Film

Filmmaker's Gala and Awards Ceremony - Starting at 7:00pm:
 

The Certainty Machine by Cate McLennan ~ Short Film

Michael Huber - Sunlight Somewhere by Vince Eger ~ Music Video

Der Jude by Spencer Zimmerman ~ Short Film

Queen of Scream: Darby Mills by Melinda Friedman ~ Short Doc

Tin Hat Tramp by Jim Henry ~ Short Film

Beautiful Idiot by Harrison Mendel ~ Short Doc

Answers by Monique Angele ~ Music Video

Friendship Before Money by Justin MacGregor ~ Short Film

Down The Hill With Jack & Jill by Michael Gyori ~ Short Film

Rare Breed – Kudos by Aaron DeSilva and Jade Wolf ~ Music Video

Wild Coast by Kelsey Thompson ~ Short Doc

Ainhoa by Ivan Sain-Pardo ~ Short Film

The Curators by Stefan Matis ~ Short Doc

Super Bingo by Matthew Blecha ~ Short Film

After party location to be announced soon!

PRIZES:
Best Overall Film, Best Local Film, Best Doc, Best Music Video, & People's Choice Award.
Best Acting, Best Cinematography, Best Story, Best Audio, Best Production Design, Best Make-Up/Special FX, & Best Post-Production Visual Effects.

Schedule - *Approximate Times, May be Subjected to Change*:

Afternoon Block - 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Filmmaker's Gala - 7 p.m. - 11 p.m.

IndieFest is an All Ages Event! ** Some films may contain violence, coarse language and/or sexually suggestive scenes and not be appropriate for younger viewers **

The Okanagan Society of Independent Filmmaking (OSIF) is a registered non-profit film community based in the Okanagan Valley since 2003.  Members range from film industry professionals, to students, to those simply wanting to learn more about the filmmaking process.

OSIF is committed to education, opportunity, community service and fiscal responsibility. We provide our membership with networking opportunities, workshops, on-set experience, film events/screenings, production advice and the equipment necessary to enable our members’ ideas to come to life!

For more info about OSIF please visit: http://www.osif.org/