Student Films

In The Blink Of An Eye – Trailer

Directed by Janalee Budge

A short documentary film about an extreme Whistler athlete, Don Schwartz who discovers 25 years after a tragic helicopter crash that leaves him with 3rd degree burns to his face, that he suffers from PTSD.

Trading Point

Directed by Tom Barton

When Ben, a struggling photojournalist, stumbles upon a drug deal involving a hero police officer, he believes he’s found the scoop that could save his career. But when the dirty cop starts appearing in his day-to-day life, Ben starts worrying for the safety of himself and his loved ones. Ben must decide whether to make the information public and expose the corruption, or risk losing his job to protect his family.

Barbarian Press – Trailer

Directed by Sarah Race

A short documentary that tells the story of Jan and Crispin Elsted, who for over 30 years have made fine art books by letterpress. They live in Mission, BC Canada.

West Coast music video

Directed by Saskia Viet and Sam Steele

Music video for the song “West Coast” by Diana Boss and Elle Wolf. This music video by Saskia Viet and Sam Steele was completed near the end of the Foundation Film Program.


Directed by Ali Rashti & Russell Bennett

Meathead is a film noir set in a future world where eating meat is illegal. This film is a tribute to the “Meatless Mondays” campaign to raise climate change awareness.

Mars Barb

Directed by Milena Salazar

Barbara Keith lives in Surrey, BC and wants to go to Mars with Mars One, a mission that plans to establish the first permanent human settlement in the Red Planet.

I Am God

Directed by Aharon Jinjihashvili

How to Rest in Peace

Directed by Marybeth Deen & Dylan Hartley

A seven minute film that digs into the dirty details of death and decomposition. If you think worms are gross, you haven’t heard what happens to a body that’s been embalmed and locked away in a steel casket, buried underground in a concrete vault. The film also explores the topic of “green burial,” and how it contrasts with current conventions in death-care.

Diagnosis: Shy

Directed by Dylan Hartley and Troy Terwiel

Being able to talk openly and exhibit social bravado puts you ahead in our extroverted culture. Where does that leave Dylan who struggles with shyness? 

Show Me Your Teeth

Directed By Katherine Krampol

Show Me Your Teeth is an exploration of the underlying desire for a perfect smile. As an actress, Katherine Krampol found herself unable to smile confidently because of her one crooked tooth. This off-beat comedy travels from a glitzy dental office in Vancouver to her parents’ homeland of Romania where dental care practices were often barbaric.

The Dirty Dozen

Directed by Leslie Kennah & Dylan Hartley

Are there toxic chemicals in your cosmetics? U.S. researchers identified 10,500 industrial chemicals used as cosmetic ingredients, including carcinogens, pesticides, reproductive toxics, endocrine disruptors, plasticizers, degreasers and surfactants. Learn more at

Kids On The Block

Directed by Ashley Chapman

Kids on the Block is a story about a group of people who have decided to raise their young children in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. It explores the power of childhood innocence, trust, and belonging in a neighbourhood largely devoid of families.

Kids These Days

Directed by Maryel Sparks-Cardinal