Celluloid Social Club April 17 celebrating National Canadian Film Day

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Screening Great Canadian Short Films in Celebration of

With Special Guests 2019 Oscar Nominees and Canada Screen Awards Winners David Fine & Alison Snowden (ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR)

Join the Event at:


Doors – 7:30pm Show – 8:00pm No Minors.
The ANZA Club, #3 West 8th Ave. at Ontario St., Vancouver, BC
Free Parking/close to Broadway/Main St bus routes/Skytrain
pay what you can sliding scale $5-$10 cash at door.

HOSTED by David C. Jones
Produced by Paul Armstrong
Technical Direction by Anaïsa Visser
Volunteer Coordination by Emily Weldon
Webmaster & Hot Shot Shorts Producer Robin Chan

ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR written and directed by David Fine & Alison Snowden and produced by Michael Fukushima. This 14 minute NFB animated comedy is about a group therapy session, with animals. It features an all Vancouver voice cast and was created in Kitsilano. Animal Behaviour was a 2019 Oscar nominee and a Canadian Screen Award winner and has also won numerous awards around the world.

THE GRAND GAMBLE, directed and produced by John R Taylor, Executive Producer Bill DeGrazio, DOP James Gill (Vancouver), DOP Chris Oliver (Cobourg), Edited by Rob Smith & Ruggero Romano, starring Michael Karl Richards is Mayor Stuart Mackechnie. Town Councillors are Jerry South as D’Arcy Boulton, Lee Tockar as Henry Ruttan, Simon Webb as William Weller, and Guy Fauchon as John Beatty. Bronwen Smith is Mrs Boulton. Forbes Angus is Prime Minister Sir Alan MacNab, and Chris Walters is Architect Kivas Tully. Documentary, 2018 – THE GRAND GAMBLE tells the story of ‘why’ and ‘how’ Victoria Hall in Cobourg, Ontario, came to be one of Canada’s most impressive civic buildings.
The premiere screening of this film about Victoria Hall took place on September 18, 2018 in the Concert Hall of that very building – playing to an audience of 250, with the Director, John R Taylor, present.

CC Written & Directed by Kailey Spear and Sam Spear, Produced by Natasha Wehn, Lauren Beason, Victoria Burkhart, DOP Nelson Talbot and Graham Talbot, Music by Leonty, starring Jewel Staite (CC) and Sharon Taylor (Lena). Sci-Fi/Drama, Crazy8s 2018, 14 minutes – In this suspenseful sci-fi, an AID (Artificially Intelligent Device) by the name of CC, has been leased by a nanny agency to Lena to help care for her daughter. When a violent incident occurs between CC and Lena, an investigative team is tasked with determining exactly what happened.

The Spear sisters also hope to be able to share the teaser for the their most recent short film: ALIEN: ORE

THE LIGHTSABER MAKER written & directed by Jeremy Brown, produced by Jessica Rivers and Lori Zei, DOP Jason Irish, music by Shawn Penner, starring Scott Patey as Valin Horn. 11 min., Mockumentary, 2018 – Valin Horn is the galaxy’s only maker of artisanal lightsabers. This is his story.
Winner – Best Mockumentary at the Canadian International Comedy Film Festival
Winner – Best Mockumentary at the Portland Comedy Film Festival
Winner – Best Mockumentary at the Falcon International Film Festival
Winner – Best Actor (Scott Patey) at the Azure Lorica Fan Film Awards
Nominated – Best Film at the Azure Lorica Fan Film Awards
Official Selection – Hollywood Comedy Shorts Film Festival
Official Selection – GeekFest Year 6


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