Directing

Sophie Jarvis is a Vancouver-based writer and director whose films have screened internationally. She holds a BFA in Film Production from Simon Fraser University, and had the honour of participating in the 2013 Berlinale Talents. Her short film The Worst Day Ever premiered in 2012 at the Toronto International Film Festival and won the award for Best Direction at the 2013 enRoute Film Festival. Since then, she has directed numerous short films with the generous support of agencies like the Canada Council for the Arts, the British Columbia Arts Council, Bell Media’s BravoFACT fund, and the National Film Board.

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photo by Alejandra Samaniego

photo by Alejandra Samaniego

Sophie Jarvis is a Vancouver-based writer and director whose films have screened internationally. She holds a BFA in Film Production from Simon Fraser University, and had the honour of participating in the 2013 Berlinale Talents. Sophie’s short film THE WORST DAY EVER premiered in 2012 at TIFF and won the award for Best Direction at the 2013 enRoute Film Festival. Since then, her films continue to garner awards and recognition world-wide. Sophie’s work is notable for a strong sense of tone, and the ability to make the absurd seem naturalistic and real. 

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Pecha Kucha talk here, from Vol.46 at the Vancouver Playhouse

 

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