Nominations and prizes for our 48hr Blood and Gutz horror contest

Sigil entered a team into the 2018 Blood and Gutz Horror film making contest. Of 40 teams each were tasked with writing, producing and finishing a horror type movie within 48hrs. There were three secret ingredients that we needed to incorporate that we only received at the last minute. It had to “Holiday” Themed, needed to showcase a Flashlight and we needed to have the phrase “What is that supposed to mean” in there some where.

We pulled together some old friends and shot Autumn 2006.

We were honored at the awards ceremony to find out not only that we were finalists but that we had been nominated for many awards.

Nominated for Best Picture, Best Actor (Pavel and Tyson), Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography and won the award for BEST DIRECTOR.

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You can watch our silly little movie right here.

Vancouver Web Fest 2018 another great sucess.

Another great year for the Vancouver Webfest, the premier event in North America for Web Series and VR content. And what a busy couple of days. 

This year we were asked to present the award for Best VFX in a Webseries to Strowlers from Seattle, US. Always impressed with the level of quality VFX in these webseries, people are really putting in their all. 

Presenting the Award for Best VFX

Presenting the Award for Best VFX

Was lucky enough to sit on a panel where we talked about  "VFX for Indie film" along side Chris Orchard or Orchard VFX, and Adam Stern of Artifex Studios. We discussed techniques and procedures that indie film makers can use to get some quality shots for their budgets. 

And last but not least Sigil Digital's own Brewstars was nominated for Best Pilot. 

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Over all it was an amazing event put on by the wonderful Suzette Laqua and Paula Hoffman.

Ryan and Arthur's Gift Production Manager Ritesh Matlani   

Ryan and Arthur's Gift Production Manager Ritesh Matlani