We're thrilled to announce our industry line up for the 6th edition of the Chilliwack Independent Film Festival this November 19-20 at Cowork Chilliwack. With 6 informative panels and talks there's something for everyone.


How To Sell Your Feature Film

November 19, 2022 11:00 AM
Informative panel on what it takes to sell and market your feature film. Want to know the best ways to get your feature picked up? Attend this. Featuring Canadian film distributor Ravens Banner, with representatives Kirk Cooper + Anelle Dehghani, plus Caroline Stern from Canoe Films, and previously Kaleidoscope.

Modern Secrets of Indie Feature Filmmaking

November 19, 2022 12:30 PM
Canadian screen award nominee Anthony Scott Burns, director of hit feature film Come True, discusses the secrets and practical tips of feature filmmaking. Anthony made Come True, which broke the top 10 best films of the year for 2021 in the New Yorker, for a million dollars with a crew of just six. A practical and informative talk for any aspiring feature filmmakers.

Filmmaking In The Fraser Valley

November 20, 2022 11:00 AM
Learn about filmmaking in the Fraser Valley from experienced artists right here in our community. The panel explores and discusses the challenges and strengths of filmmaking in this beautiful valley. Featuring Brendan Taylor (director of Chilliwack feature film "What Might Have Been Lost"), Daniel Sparrow (director of Abbotsford short film "The Divine Dance") and actor Alexandra Wallis (lead in Chilliwack short film "Tear You Apart"). Coffee and Continental breakfast available.

Documentary Filmmaking

November 20, 2022 12:30 PM
A fascinating conversation on making documentaries with a selection of our documentary filmmakers from the festival. Learn about the technical and ethical challenges involved in documentary filmmaking.

Diversity In Filmmaking

November 20, 2022 2:00 PM
An important, honest and necessary discussion exploring diversity in the BC film industry. The panelists share their experiences, struggles and thoughts on diversity in the film industry and how it impacts the different stages of production.