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Behind the Screen

Filmmaker Chat: Meet the Young Filmmakers

Runtime 60 mins
Streaming Information
  • Online Only

This Live Event Takes Place Sep 27, 4:00 PM (MST)

Finn Wolfhard stars in the Netflix Original Series STRANGER THINGS and the upcoming Calgary-shot GHOSTBUSTERS: AFTERLIFE. In 2020, Finn made his solo directorial debut with NIGHT SHIFTS, a 2020 CIFF selection playing in our LUV & LOL Shorts Package.

Weston Snider is a 16-year-old filmmaker from Rosebud, Alberta. He has been making short films since the age of 6 but only started taking the film seriously at the age of 13. DICHROME is his latest, a 2020 CIFF selection in our Alberta Spirit Shorts Package.

Currently, in his fourth year at Parsons School of Design, Lije Morgan is pursuing a BFA in illustration with a focus on animation. He enjoys working in many mediums such as print, clay, 2D, and 3D, combining them whenever he gets the chance. His latest short, INTERDIMENSIONAL PIZZA PUSHERS is a CIFF 2020 selection in our Family Affair Shorts Package.


This event will be moderated by Ingrid Vargas.
Ingrid Vargas is a writer, director, and producer with a strong handle on the nuances that make everyday life extraordinary. Her work thoughtfully reflects her experience as a Colombian- Canadian, and a woman forging a career as an artist in Canada.