Norm Coyne hopes to lay down that stronger foundation for young aspiring filmmakers in Prince George and across northern B.C. as he and his UNLTD Media and Events team have unveiled the Great Northern International Film Festival (GNIFF).
The four-day event set for September next year will showcase local, regional and international artists’ work with over 100 films expected to play on the silver-screen in an Oscars-style setting.
Coyne is confident this festival, which has been in the works for the past two years, has the potential to bring unseen movie-making skills in Prince George into the spotlight and encourage youth to network with industry professionals.
“For me, I’m like, I just want to make sure I’m doing whatever I can and accessing the youth is a great way to do that,” said Coyne when PrinceGeorgeMatters asked the question.
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