Last night I attended the Vancouver International Film Festival Canadian Images Gala Party at Joey’s on Burrard. Guests sipped on wine, beer and cocktails and ate tasty flatbread pizzas, kobe meatballs, tuna tacos, and more.

Gabrielle Miller –Actress “Corner Gas”

Actors -Joyce Robbins (l), Jacqueline Robbins (r) “Chloe and Attie” and Judy Kaplan (c) Co-Director of “In The Garden”

Brandon Roots (l)- Director of Photography “Bedford Park Boulevard” ; Alexander Von Hofmann - Director “Tinglewood”;Alison Titulaer - Actor; Felix Thompson (r) – Director ”Bedford Park Boulevard”

Crew of "A Fine Young Man" - Kevan Funk -Director (l), Benjamin Loeb--Cinematographer, Ken Tsui- Production Design, Dustin Wadsworth -Gaffer, Jenny Summerstein - Continuity

I spent the night talking to film directors, writers and actors from Canada as we as from around the world.

The Vancouver International Film Festival, which is the biggest showcase of Canadian film in the world, will screen 87 Canadian films including 30 from British Columbia.

The Vancouver International Film Festival runs through October 15, 2010.

By: Richard Wolak