Virtual Coffee Chats

Program Overview

For emerging and seasoned filmmakers, producers, directors, screenwriters, actors and everyone who wants to know more about the industry, WIFTV Coffee Chats feature moderated conversations with special guests and are often a great way to hear and meet a variety of different people in the film community in Vancouver.

This month’s Coffee Chat guests will be VIWFF’s programmers and some of the filmmakers, who will be talking about all that’s in store for this year’s festival.

Key Dates

February 21, 2023
Meet the VIWFF Programmers and Festival Sneak Peek
March 21, 2023
No Coffee Chat scheduled due to VIWFF
April 18, 2023
Save the date!
May 16, 2023
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June 20, 2023
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July 18, 2023
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Past Guests

Meet the VIWFF Programmers and Festival Sneak Peek (February 21, 2023)

How I Became Director Without Film School (January 17, 2023)

Vancouver Asian Film Festival Highlights (November 8, 2022)

Storytelling Runs Deep (October 18, 2022)

Directing Crazy8s and Beyond! (September 20, 2022)

In Conversation: Indigenous Screen Office and Black Screen Office (August 26, 2022)

Working Across Disciplines with Nya Lewis from VQFF/Out On Screen (August 16, 2022)

Getting Into the Industry with Katannya “Kat” Yee from Creative BC (July 19, 2022)

The Power of Mentorship & Networking with Eva Thomas and Sarah Kelley (June 21, 2022)

Creating Documentaries with Social Impact with Jen Sungshine (May 17, 2022)


Watch all of our Coffee Chats here!


Free of charge until further notice. Everybody is welcome to join WIFTV coffee chats, regardless of membership status.