Catharine Parke’s Short Doc Very Good Dirt to screen at #VIWIFF2015


***update: Catharine Parke’s short documentary Very Good Dirt will screen in the shorts section “Around the World in Eight Shorts” on Saturday, March 7th, at 7 PM at the 2015 Vancouver International Women in Film Festival. WIFTV President Carleen Kyle spoke with Catharine about her film a few months ago for the blog post below.***

Catharine Parke wears many hats. The WIFTV member is an accomplished documentary and factual television professional winning Leo Awards for Best Direction in an Information or Lifestyle Series for Get Stuffed, Best Screenwriting in a Documentary Program or Series for Ice Pilots NWT and a Producer nomination in the Best Information or Lifestyle Series category for She’s Crafty.

I called her up to ask about her short documentary, Very Good Dirt being selected by Telefilm Canada for the 7th edition of Not Short on Talent.

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Behind the Lens: Amy Belling, DOP of torture doc-drama Stress Position

DP Amy Belling

DP Amy Belling

It’s been a busy couple of years for cinematographer and producer Amy Belling. In that time, she has lensed five features as well as shorts, music videos and a television series. I manage to squeeze in a chat with her on the same weekend her feature, Stress Position, is opening theatrically in VancouverContinue reading