Crazy8s Films 2017 is Launching
October 4, 2016
Crazy8s is once again inviting aspiring filmmakers to submit their short film idea in a 5-minute video pitch for one of the leading film events in BC.

#Crazy8sFilms17 Info Session & Registration Launch

Sunday, October 16th, 1pm - 5pm Doors 12:30pm
RIO Theatre, 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver, BC

Free at attend. Discounted Registration $50 fee only at Oct 16 event.

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Final Registration Deadline Wed Nov 2 ($60)

Video Pitches Due Mon Nov. 7

Application form can be downloaded at:

Six winners will receive $1,000 and a production package worth tens of thousands of dollars – almost everything you need to make your film - in just 8 Crazy days!

Finished films will be screened to the who’s who of the Vancouver Film Industry at a Gala Screening on February 25th, 2017 at the Centre (this year over 1,750 people attended), followed by a not-to-be-missed After-Party at Science World followed by submissions to film festivals and markets nationally and around the world.

It’s fast! It’s fun! It’s Crazy!


The application fee of $50 (cash or cheque payable to Crazy8s Film Society) and completed application form should be brought to the registration session.

Or applicants must drop off or mail in an application and the $60 late registration fee (don’t mail cash) which must be received by 5pm Nov. 2 to (open 9am – 5pm weekdays):

Crazy8s Production Office
Suite 600 - 736 Granville Street
Vancouver, BC V6Z 1G3


Apply Wednesday, November 2 in person at the Celluloid Social Club at the ANZA Club between 7:30pm - 10pm.

Video pitches will be due 9:00pm Mon. Nov. 7, 2016.

A video pitch jury will then select the top 40 projects to pitch in-person to a jury of Industry professionals in late November. The jury will choose 12 finalists who will be paired with a professional story editor to craft their script before presenting it again to the jury. Based on the strength of the finished scripts, 6 winners will be chosen. Production and post-production will take place from Feb. 10 – 17, 2017.

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