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Caught between a dream and a nightmare, Greyson is being preyed on by a creature that took the form of Naomi, the woman he loves.

Thomas Chretien

Thomas comes from the world of animation. After working on Le Gouffre(2014), his biggest animated project so far, he wanted to try his hand at live action. Since then, he has directed a few live action shorts, and fell in love with the Vancouver film community.

Presented as Part Of WestCoast Shorts – All About Life


A retired army general and his live-in nurse find they are not alone in a house filled with dark secrets....
13 min | Thomas Affolter | | World Premiere | English / Vietnamese | NA
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Starring Canada''s Drag Race legend Kendall Gender, STAY is a tender exploration of relationships. Kaleb (Ivy ...
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Meet Melody; at fifteen, she is outspoken, intelligent, creative, and dreams of performing in her school talen...
15 min | Ava Maria Safai | | BC Premiere | English, Farsi | English
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During a snowy Chinese Spring Festival, a chance encounter between a postman Aiden and Jerome, a PHD student w...
15 min | Thomas Mai | | Western Canada Premiere | Chinese Dialect + English | English
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Upon his return from being away, Romeo re-visits his memory of asking out his long time friend, Cece. We unrav...
5 min | Carlo Fortin | | English | NA
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Phil Planta, Wai Sun Cheng
Nhi Do / Gabriel Carter
FeatureD on
Badass Film Festival, Vancouver Horror Show, The Rio Grind Film Festival, Portland Horror Film Festival, Indie X Film Festival
Award Winner
Best Local Short Film (Badass Film Festival), Best Writing (Badass Film Festival), Best Scare (Vancouver Horror Show), Best Horror Short (Indie X Film Festival)

Festival passes

This year, VAFF 2023 FESTIVAL, screening programs in person and virtual will be organized into various series in order to better highlight the diverse content in our festival. These Series include Spotlight Series, Documentary Features Series, Narrative Features Series, Westcoast Shorts Series, Canadian Shorts Series, International Short Series, Animation Series, VAFF Industry Insight Series and Special Events.

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Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas

88 W Pender St 3rd floor, Vancouver, BC V6B 6N9

Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas

88 W Pender St 3rd floor, Vancouver, BC V6B 6N9