Dawson City International Short Film Festival 2014 / Education and Outreach / Film Screening / KIAC Fundraiser / Live Music / Performing Arts

BB&VV: A night of Music and Film

Sunday, January 17th. 7PM. Live Music by Barnacle Bob followed by the film works of Veronica Verkley (some of which feature Barnacle’s music). Films included will be animations that Veronica has done for other filmmakers and her own works including A Working Cats Guide to the Klondike. There will also be a display of artifacts from some … Continue reading

Dawson City International Short Film Festival 2014 / Film Fest

2014 DCISFF Award Winners

As challenging as it was to sort through hundreds of submissions in order to put on the 15th Dawson City International Short Film Festival, it’s even harder to pick the winning entries. The DCISFF screenings offer so many quality short films, in a wide variety of genres and formats, and spanning the gamut from hilarious to heartrending,  that juries … Continue reading

Dawson City International Short Film Festival 2014 / Film Fest

The Big Finish

With almost a hundred films to watch, plus workshops and social events, all packed into an intense three days, you might think the attendees at the 15th Dawson City International Short Film Festival had had enough by the time Sunday night’s last screenings rolled around. But, judging from the size and enthusiasm of the final audience, this was far from … Continue reading

Dawson City International Short Film Festival 2014 / Film Fest

Sunday Barby Sunday

Attendees at the 15th Dawson City International Short Film festival took it to the streets on Easter Sunday.  At suppertime, they were treated to the now-annual DCISFF Street Party and Barbecue out on Princess Avenue, in front of the KIAC building. As has now become traditional, members of the Dawson City Volunteer Fire Department were out to flip … Continue reading

Dawson City International Short Film Festival 2014 / Film Fest

Emerging Artists Screening a Fan Favourite

Rach year the DCISFF has one special screening, titled Out of the Cold, devoted entirely to emerging Yukon artists — those who are having films shown for the first time. With several local filmmakers and their subjects in attendance, this Easter Day matinee is consistently one of the most popular events of the entire Film Fest … Continue reading

Dawson City International Short Film Festival 2014 / Film Fest

Helping Yukon’s Filmmakers Get Funded

One of our missions here at the Klondike Institute of Arts and Culture (KIAC)  is to support artists and art creation. So, among the film screenings, get-togethers, and workshops at the 15th Dawson City International Short Film Festival were several invaluable information sessions for  Yukon’s filmmakers. Their objective was to help those looking to create films in the … Continue reading

Dawson City International Short Film Festival 2014 / Film Fest

The Kids Are Alright

Today’s first screening showed that talented filmmakers can come at an early age. The 2 p.m. Yukon Youth showing featured 11 short films by Canadian kids, including five by Yukoners. From the whimsical to the profound, and from animation to documentaries, the young artists displayed real creativity in their stories and their production techniques. Not surprisingly, films … Continue reading