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We haven’t scheduled our next PechaKucha Night yet, but in the meantime you can watch some presentations, look at our map to see if there are any scheduled PKNs in nearby cities, or have a look at the long list of upcoming events, to see if there’s one you can attend!

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Old Growth Film

BY DANIEL PIERCE
@ VOL 46 ON OCT 18, 2018

Daniel Pierce takes us on a passionate and informative journey through the history of forestry and logging in British Columbia, Canada. His documentary "Heartwood" encapsulates his passionate and his will to share this history and inform us of the potential futures. 

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Go Big!

BY KATIE MCDONALD
@ VOL 46 ON OCT 18, 2018

Kathleen McDonald started making films when she was a little girl, and she has grown that passion into a career. Recently she finished her iconic film "Finding Big Country" that took her on the search for prolific Vancouver Grizzlies player Bryant "Big Country" Reeves. When the NBA team left Vancouver so did Reeves, and Kathleen was determined to find him. 

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Falling Up

BY NORM LI
@ VOL 46 ON OCT 18, 2018

Even the greats fall down sometimes, but for Norm Li his work always stands up. Tune in to hear his journey from childhood to the big screen. 

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A Square Becomes a Circle

BY JORGE ESTRADA
@ VOL 47 ON NOV 29, 2018

Jorge takes us through the journey of his life as a square who becomes a circle. Not too sure what that means, well tune in to hear his beautiful story of growth and aspiration. 

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Coming of Age and a Love for Film

BY SHAUN INOUYE
@ VOL 46 ON OCT 18, 2018

From comic books to Showcase Review to violence in a small town, Shaun Inouye takes us on the captivating journey through his childhood and into his role as Programming Associate at the Cinematheque. 

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Filmmaking - From There to Here

BY MEREDITH HAMA-BROWN
@ VOL 46 ON OCT 18, 2018

Family, friends, and hard work. Meredith Hama-Brown dishes where she comes from and some of the hard work it takes to execute a strong vision. Tune in for her advice on navigating your way to success in the world of acting and filmmaking. 

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Journey to Freaks

BY ZACH LIPOVSKY
@ VOL 46 ON OCT 18, 2018

Just one week prior to PKNVan Zach Lipovsky won the BC Emerging Filmmaker Award for his film Freaks on the same stage he is presenting on now. He tells the story of the filmmaking journey that got him there, and the people and films along the way. 

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Building of a Film Practice

BY SOPHIE JARVIS
@ VOL 46 ON OCT 18, 2018

Sophie Jarvis takes us on the journey of her career, from student filmmaker to award-winning Director. 

 

VANCOUVER Blog

Leave My Heart in Vancouver


 
"I wanted to take a risk and try something new."
In 
Leave My Heart in Vancouver from PechaKucha Night Vancouver Vol. 28, After an experimental phase in her youth, Shawna Olstenlonged for a marketing spot in the action sports industry. She only had one, tiny stipulation: she had to do so in the city of Vancouver. Here Shawna speaks of her trials, triumphs, but mostly her gratitude to the city that raised her. 

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About the City's Organizers

  • Becki Chan

    As a designer, I have worked in a range of disciplines, including brand interiors, exhibitions, public installations and jewellery design. In addition, I am the editor of The Proof on VancouverIsAwesome. I love my community in Vancouver. I am thrilled to be an organizer for our PechaKucha Nights!