Tickets and Passes
SINGLE TICKET PRICES
Early Bird Rate: before Oct 20, 2016 – 11:59pm PST – Online purchase only
$12 | Opening Film, Spotlight Film, Centrepiece Film, Closing Film Screenings
$ 8 | Evening Screenings (screenings after 6pm)
$ 6 | Matinee Screenings (screenings before 6pm)
$12 | VAFF Industry – AIM³ Summit single session | $30 – all sessions
$30 | OPENING NIGHT FILM + GALA RECEPTION
$20 | CLOSING NIGHT FILM + AWARDS CEREMONY & AFTER PARTY
Regular Rate: Oct 21 – Nov 6, 2016 – It’s available online.
$15 | Opening Film, Spotlight Film, Centrepiece Film, Closing Film Screenings
$10 | Evening Screenings (screenings after 6pm)
$8 | Matinee Screenings (screenings before 6pm)
$15 | VAFF Industry Insight Seminar Series – single panel | $40 – all sessions
$35 | OPENING NIGHT FILM + GALA RECEPTION | Gala Reception only $20 (Cash Bar)
$25 | CLOSING NIGHT FILM + AWARDS CEREMONY & AFTER PARTY | Party only $ 10 (Cash Bar)
VAFF GROUP RATE
The group rate is only available before the festival from Oct 1 to Nov 2.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire group rate details.
Includes Opening Film, Spotlight Film, Centrepiece Film, Closing Film Screenings, Industry Insight Panel and all Special Events & Screenings. Membership fee included. Only 200 VIP passes available to the public! Receive the VAFF VIP treatment with complimentary priority access to all film screenings, all special events, VIP swag bag, and receive exclusive discount with specific venue partners at the festival. Mingle with filmmakers, actors, and other industry guests.
$88 | Before Festival (Oct 1 – Nov 2 – 11:59pm PST) Buy now!
$150 | During Festival (Nov 3 – Nov 6)
VAFF PASS HOLDER has full access to Special Industry Events:
1. INDUSTRY COCKTAIL RECEPTION:
Industry-only festival opener, just steps from the VAFF screening venue.
November 3 | Thursday | 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
2. INDUSTRY NIGHT PARTY:
Insider-only party, just steps from the VAFF screening venue.
November 4 | Friday | 10:00 pm
3. CENTERPIECE CELEBRATIONS:
Intimate industry party just steps from the VAFF screening venue.
November 5 | Saturday | 10:00 pm
4. OPENING NIGHT FILM + GALA RECEPTION:
Thu, Nov 3 | Film screening at 7pm | Gala from 9:30pm to Midnight
Venue: Alexander Gastwon, 91 Powell Street, BC , Vancouver
Before festival $30 | During festival $35 | Gala Reception only $20
Kick off the 2016 Vancouver Asian Film Festival with the opening gala. Meet filmmakers and local film industry guests. Cash bar.
MUST BE 19 TO ATTEND – ID MAY BE REQUESTED.
5. CLOSING NIGHT FILM + AWARDS CEREMONY & PARTY:
Sun, Nov 6 | Film screening at 7pm | Party from 9:30pm to Midnight
Venue: Sai Woo, 158 East Pender street, Vancouver BC
Before festival $20 | During festival $25 | Gala Reception only $10
Wrap up this year’s VAFF and unwind with filmmakers, industry and VAFF volunteers. Cash Bar.
MUST BE 19 TO ATTEND – ID MAY BE REQUESTED.
HOW TO BUY TICKETS
After October 1, 2016, the entire festival program lineup and advance ticket/pass purchase will be available here.
Box Office: The VAFF 20 Box Office (cash and credit card sales) in the lobby of the Cineplex Odeon International Village, 88 W. Pender St., Vancouver, is open during festival dates November 3-6, 2016 inclusive, at the following times:
Thu, Nov 3 | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Fri, Nov 4 | 11:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Sat, Nov 5 | 11:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Sun, Nov 6| 1:30 pm – 8:00 pm
As many of the films have not been previously classed by Consumer Protection BC, under BC law, only members of the Vancouver Asian Film Festival Society (VAFF) can attend the Film Festival and members must be 18 years or older. The membership is non-transferable and the fee must be paid before admittance to any program. Please carry the membership card with you at all times during the festival. Membership cards must be shown along with program tickets to enter any screening
To receive VAFF’s annual membership, complete the VAFF membership form and pay the $2 membership fee after which you will be provided a membership card. The VAFF membership form will be available at the theatre.
REFUNDS & EXCHANGES & LOST VIP PASSES
No refunds or exchanges on general admission tickets, group tickets, and special event tickets except in the case of program cancellation. Please keep your ticket stub. No refunds or exchanges on VIP Passes. Lost VIP Passes will be charged $30 for replacement and original VIP Passes will be cancelled.
VIP / INDUSTRY / MEDIA PASSES / SPECIAL GUESTS
A VIP, Industry, Media, All Access passholder MUST present at the lineup and MUST arrive 30 minutes before the start of the program. 15 minutes prior to the start of the program, the reserved seats will be released and passholders will be placed in the rush ticket line along with other regular audience members in the order of each person’s arrival. As well, please give yourself ample time to park. Possession of a pass does not guarantee seating.
RUSH TICKETS FOR SOLD OUT SCREENINGS
In the event of a sold out program, a limited number of rush tickets may become available immediately before the show. A separate line for each sold out program will be formed outside the venue box office approximately one hour before show time. As tickets become available, they will be sold to individuals in line order while supplies last.