2021 Scholarship & Bursary Awards

Each year Kelowna Film Society invites applications for scholarships or bursaries from students in full time, post-secondary Film Studies programs and also from local film makers. Funds are generated, throughout the year, from any excess of expenditure over entrance fees collected, at weekly film screenings, throughout the year.  This year the board decided to utilize…
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2019 Scholarship & Bursary Awards

In 2019, KFS awarded Sinead Grewcock funding for her web series Bike Pals. Due to Covid19, Sinead had to postpone the shoot for safety. Bike Pals is a 6 episode series, with a cast of professional working actors volunteering for a 14 day shoot. This was all arranged pre-pandemic. All of the costumes, gear, and…
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2020 Scholarship & Bursary Awards

Each year Kelowna Film Society invites applications for scholarships or bursaries from students in full time, post-secondary Film Studies programs and also from local film makers. Funds are generated, throughout the year, from any excess of expenditure over entrance fees collected, at weekly film screenings, throughout the year. For 2020, we also participated with the…
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2018 Scholarship & Bursary Awards

Each year Kelowna Film Society invites applications for scholarships or bursaries from students in full time, post-secondary Film Studies programs and also from local film makers. Funds are generated, throughout the year, from any excess of expenditure over entrance fees collected, at weekly film screenings, throughout the year. This year we did not have any…
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2017 Scholarship & Bursary Awards

[caption id="attachment_3006" align="alignleft" width="294"] Bursary recipient Brendan Taylor, KFS Brenda Gilbert, and Scholarship recipient Dylan Monteith[/caption] We awarded Dylan Monteith a scholarship last year when he left George Elliot Secondary School in Lake Country. He has now successfully completed his  first year at Capilano University. He has had a variety of opportunities to learn different aspects of…
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2016 Scholarship & Bursary Awards

For 2016, the Kelowna Film Society awarded three scholarships to students attending Capilano University in North Vancouver.  After reading the following profiles, you will see why we think that Capilano must be impressed with the calibre of students that transfer from SD#23 to their programs! [caption id="attachment_2785" align="alignleft" width="276"] Dylan Monteith, scholarship winner from Lake…
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Scholarship and Bursary Award History

The Kelowna Film Society is pleased to offer scholarships or bursaries each year in support of students in film programs. Similar support may also be available for local film projects. Thanks to the steady audience attendance, the Society is able to aid budding film students and local filmmakers with substantial scholarships and grants. At the…
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2015 Scholarship & Bursary Awards

We were pleased to be able to award $6000 in scholarships this year thanks to you, our dedicated film goers. Yannie accepted her award at our AGM in June. Parents accepted on behalf of Bo and Malibu who were both out of town. We hope that when you read the following information on these students,…
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2014 Scholarship & Bursary Awards

These awards were presented at the 2014 Annual General Meeting of Kelowna Film Society(KFS) which occurred in June 2014. [caption id="attachment_2188" align="alignleft" width="441"] Pictured from L to R Malibu Taetz, Chelsea McIvoy (film maker), Patrick Parry, Kiano Zamoni (film maker), Brenda Gilbert (KFS Board), Bo Rouck[/caption] A total of $7250 was given to two film…
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Scholarship or Bursary Support for Students and/or Film Projects

The Kelowna Film Society awards scholarships and grants to promote filmmaking in the Okanagan. Thanks to a loyal audience of cinema buffs, the Society is again offering significant financial assistance to local film students and established filmmakers. This year support is again offered to students who plan to attend approved post-secondary film programmes, and to established…
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