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Whistler Film Festival 2018 Interview with Jason Whyte

Still from 20 Minutes to Life

20 MINUTES TO LIFE is about Olivia, an elementary school “good kid” who has her very first detention. She imagines it as a prison, complete with guards, barred windows, and a prison warden. Once there, Olivia must befriend the “bad kids” and figure out how to solve 20,000 math problems in 20 minutes in order to escape.” Director Veronika Kurz on 20 MINUTES TO LIFE which screens in the Shortwork program at the Whistler Film Festival.

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WIDC Announces Vancouver Career Advancement Module Director Participants: Supported with the participation of TELUS STORYHIVE

Organizers of the Women In the Director’s Chair program are pleased to announce the four directors selected to take part in the WIDC Career Advancement Module (CAM) at the Vancouver International Women In Film Festival, March 5 to 11, 2018.

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Hometown Love: Former Resident Wins Filmmaking Award

The Motion Picture Production Industry Association of British Columbia (MPPIA) Short Film Award 2017 goes to former Terracite Veronika Kurz.

Her short film, “20 Minutes to Life” is a comedy about nine-year-old “good kid” Olivia and her very first school detention.

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Emerging Director Veronika Kurz Stands Out in Tight Competition for the 2017 MPPIA Short Film Award

The Motion Picture Production Industry Association of British Columbia (MPPIA), Creative BC and the Whistler Film Festival are pleased to congratulate Veronika Kurz on her winning pitch for short film project 20 Minutes to Life.

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