Women In Film & Television Vancouver


The Spotlight Awards Gala 2009 will be held on Saturday March 7th, 2009, at the Vancity Theatre, Vancouver's premier film festival venue, on Seymour Street in Vancouver.

A spirited celebration of the perseverance, dedication and achievements of British Columbian women in Film, Television and Entertainment Technologies. This unique event celebrates the spirit of British Columbian women in film, television and entertainment technologies.

The Spotlight Awards Gala™ features an awards presentation, V.I.P. cocktail reception, entertainment, sponsor exhibits, and a fabulous silent auction, set in the chic, urban environment of the Vancity Theatre, Vancouver’s premier film festival venue. This year’s Gala will be the culmination of a 5-day Women-in-Film BC Festival, with all screenings, programs and VIP events happening in the same venue. Not just another awards ceremony - our guests get up close and personal with our highly creative and dynamic honourees in an evening that captivates and entertains.

Now in its ninth year, the event never fails to sell out. By supporting the Spotlight Awards Gala, you are joining Women In Film & Television Vancouver in recognizing and celebrating the extraordinary achievements and dedication of our extremely talented filmmakers.

Past recipients have included: Shelley Gillen, Head of Creative Affairs for Movie Central; Trish Dolman, founder of Screen Siren Pictures Inc.; Susan Fox, Online Film Services; Sara Diamond, Artistic Director for Television & New Media - Banff Centre for the Arts; Rae Hull, Regional Director for CBC Television; Rob Egan, President and Chief Executive Officer of British Columbia Film; and Patricia Gruben, Director of Praxis Centre for Screenwriters.