News & Events

August 18, 2014

Three weeks until principal photography starts on A Wife's Nightmare!

July 25, 2014

"A beautiful, intelligent and entertaining film; a celebration of imagination and adventure." Read some review excerpts from The Games Maker's South American theatrical run!

May 6, 2014

We are proud to announce that our feature documentary Hue: A Matter of Colour won Best Independent Production at Montreal's Vues d'Afriques International Film Festival!

May 2, 2014

Tomorrow night's the night! Don't miss our TV movie A Daughter's Nightmare this Saturday, May 3rd at 8/7c on Lifetime. Here's a sneak peek!

April 28, 2014

Torontonians, catch the last Hot Docs screening of our feature documentary The Boy from Geita this Friday, May 2nd! Tickets & info here.

April 25, 2014

"[The Boy from Geita] is a superbly crafted motion picture that finally instills in us some semblance of hope for the future." (via The Film Corner)

April 25, 2014

"Harrowing and poignant... With its searing images, [The Boy from Geita] is both ode to human resilience and ingenuity, and indictment of human cruelty and stupidity." (via The Globe and Mail)

April 23, 2014

Our upcoming TV movie A Daughter's Nightmare premieres this Saturday, May 3rd at 8/7c on Lifetime! In the meantime, check out the lyric music video for the song "In Case of Fire" written and performed by the lovely Emily Osment!

April 14, 2014

Our own Vic Sarin sat down with The Vancouver Sun to share his experience making his new feature documentary The Boy from Geita. Read the article here.

March 18, 2014

We are very excited to announce that our documentary The Boy from Geita will premiere at this year's Hot Docs Canadian International Film Festival! Click here for screenings & tickets.

March 17, 2014

Mark your calendars: Hue: A Matter of Colour will screen at the ReelWorld Film Festival on April 5 in Toronto and April 11 in Markham. Click here for more information.

February 18, 2014

We just released the first official poster for our upcoming TV movie A Daughter's Nightmare! Be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter (@sepiafilms) and Instagram (sepia_films) for more news and updates!

January 30, 2014

In anticipation of the US Premiere of Hue: A Matter of Colour at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival next week, director Vic Sarin sat down with the Santa Barbara Independent for a quick interview.

January 15, 2014

We are proud to announce that our feature documentary Hue: A Matter of Colour will screen at the Mumbai International Film Festival as well as the Santa Barbara International Film Festival in February. Click the links for more details!

January 13, 2014

The Canadian Screen Awards have just nominated Jessica Lowndes for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role for our TV movie A Mother's Nightmare. Congrats Jessica!

January 2, 2014

Happy New Year from the Sepia Films team!

November 26, 2013

Don't miss the world broadcast premiere of our feature documentary Hue: A Matter of Colour on Documentary Channel tonight, 6PT/9ET!

October 27, 2013

It's a wrap on A Daughter's Nightmare! Go behind the scenes with this exclusive video from Global News featuring our lead actors Emily Osment, Gregg Sulkin & Paul Johansson and our producer Tina Pehme!

October 7, 2013

Filming begins on A Daughter's Nightmare! Our new TV Movie starring Emily Osment (Hannah Montana), Paul Johansson (One Tree Hill), Victoria Pratt (Mutant X), Gregg Sulkin (Pretty Little Liars) and Richard Karn (Home Improvement) will premiere on Lifetime in early 2014.

September 30, 2013

Hue: A Matter of Colour director Vic Sarin shares some insight on his new documentary in these interviews with The Georgia Straight and North Shore Outlook.

September 4, 2013

We are proud to announce that our feature documentary Hue: A Matter of Colour will have its World Premiere at this year's Vancouver International Film Festival on Saturday, September 28 at 9pm at SFU Woodwards. For more info & showtimes, visit viff.org.

August 28, 2013

A Sister's Nightmare star Kelly Rutherford talks about being a mother and taking on the challenging role of Jane Rydert in our upcoming TV movie (via Lifetime Moms).

August 12, 2013

Mark your calendars: A Sister's Nightmare will premiere on September 7 at 8/7c on Lifetime in the US, and September 14 at 9PT on Movie Central and 9ET on The Movie Network in Canada.

August 12, 2013

Gossip Girl fans, get excited: co-stars Kelly Rutherford and Matthew Settle reunite for A Sister's Nightmare! (via The Huffington Post)

July 30, 2013

Ed Asner joins the cast of The Games Maker! (via The Wrap)

June 28, 2013

Have a sneak peek at our upcoming feature The Games Maker, starring David Mazouz and Joseph Fiennes. The film is currently shooting in Argentina and is due for a 2014 release (via Reuters).

June 25, 2013

Get a glimpse into the making of A Sister's Nightmare with this exclusive & unedited video interview with star Natasha Henstridge (via Shaw TV Okanagan).

June 21, 2013

Watch A Sister's Nightmare director Vic Sarin, producer Tina Pehme and star Matthew Settle talk about their experience filming in the beautiful Okanagan region (via Global News).

June 16, 2013

That's a wrap on A Sister's Nightmare! Our upcoming TV movie, directed by Vic Sarin and starring Kelly Rutherford (Gossip Girl), Natasha Henstridge (Species), Peyton List (Jessie) and Matthew Settle (Gossip Girl), is currently in post-production and will air on Lifetime in September.

March 25, 2013

Our very own Vic Sarin just won the CSC Robert Brooks Award for Documentary Cinematography for his stellar work on Desert Riders. Congratulations, Vic!

February 25, 2013

We are proud to announce that our very own Vic Sarin has been nominated for two awards by the Canadian Society of Cinematographers, namely the Robert Brooks Award for Documentary Cinematography for Desert Riders, and the TV Drama Cinematography Award for A Mother's Nightmare. Congrats Vic! Click here to see the full list of nominees.

February 6, 2013

Just a friendly reminder that A Mother's Nightmare will have its Canadian premiere on Movie Central on February 14, 2013 at 9PT/10MT!

January 2, 2013

Happy New Year from the Sepia Films team!

December 16, 2012

A Shine of Rainbows makes Reel Life with Jane's list of 40 Great DVDs to Rent.

December 6, 2012

Watch out, Canada: A Mother's Nightmare will air on Movie Central on February 14, 2013. Don't miss out on adding a deliciously dark twist to your Valentine's Day!

November 30, 2012

Review round-up: The Other View and Planet of Terror find In Their Skin compelling and terrifying!

November 14, 2012

Get more insight into the actors' experiences working on In Their Skin in these interviews with stars Selma Blair (via I Am Rogue) and James D'Arcy (via Indiewire).

November 13, 2012

"In Their Skin deals with [envy and identity theft] in a sophisticated manner and is extremely successful in doing so." (from Ain't It Cool News).

November 8, 2012

Variety also has some nice things to say about In Their Skin: "Close's judicious script provides for a long, ominous buildup that Regimbal milks with crafty restraint." Read the full review.

November 8, 2012

Dread Central and Hey! Look Behind You! have some nice things to say about In Their Skin!

November 8, 2012

Want to know more about the making of In Their Skin? Fangoria sat down with director Jeremy Regimbal and stars Josh Close, Rachel Miner and Quinn Lord to talk about their experience.

October 28, 2012

Review round-up: In Their Skin gets some love from Best Horror Movies, From Midnight, With Love and Truly Disturbing.

October 28, 2012

Learn about the making of In Their Skin in these interviews with star Selma Blair (via IFC) and director Jeremy Regimbal (via Shock Ya).

October 22, 2012

What's next for In Their Skin director Jeremy Power Regimbal? Find out in this interview with Flixist.

October 17, 2012

Don't miss In Their Skin coming to theaters across Canada on October 26th and USA November 9th!

October 11, 2012

In Their Skin is on the homepage of IMDb!

October 4, 2012

Apple Trailers premieres the official trailer for In Their Skin.

October 1, 2012

We are proud to announce that following its September 29 premiere and September 30 repeat, A Mother's Nightmare has become the highest rated co-production that Lifetime has had in 2012!

September 28, 2012

Apple Trailers will exclusively release a new trailer for In Their Skin on October 4th. Stay tuned!

September 27, 2012

In Their Skin (formerly Replicas) gets a new poster from IFC! In Their Skin arrives on VOD and On Demand October 4 with a limited theatrical run November 9.

September 24, 2012

A Mother's Nightmare premieres on Lifetime Saturday, September 29! Watch an exclusive preview here.

September 6, 2012

A Mother's Nightmare makes the cover page of Reel West! Read the feature online here.

September 6, 2012

Two new American festival dates added for In Their Skin, a.k.a. Replicas! View the full list here.

August 28, 2012

Replicas keeps making the rounds on the festival circuit throughout Europe and North America! Take a look at the upcoming events here.

August 27, 2012

Following Replicas' Canadian premiere at Fantasia Fest 2012, Ain't It Cool News' own Billy The Kidd sits down with director Jeremy Regimbal to talk about the film. Read the interview here.

August 9, 2012

Replicas gets another great post-Fantasia Fest review from Horror-Movies.ca!

August 7, 2012

Entertainment Maven calls Replicas "One of the best movies I've seen at Fantasia 2012." Read the full review here!

August 2, 2012

"Regimbal, making his directorial debut, demonstrates a real skill for building squirmy unease simply through dialogue exchanges..." Find out what else Fangoria has to say about Replicas, following its Canadian premiere at Montreal's Fantasia Fest.

July 11, 2012

We are proud to announce that our very own Vic Sarin has been nominated for the 2012 Allan King Award for Excellence in Documentary by the Director's Guild of Canada for his feature documentary Desert Riders! View the full list of nominees here.

July 10, 2012

Jessica Lowndes and Grant Gustin discuss A Mother's Nightmare in this exclusive preview from ET Canada, complete with a sneak peek at the film!

July 10, 2012

Replicas screened yesterday to a sold-out crowd for its European premiere at Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival, Switzerland! Next up for Replicas will be Fantasia Fest 2012 for its Canadian premiere.

July 5, 2012

The A Mother's Nightmare cast and writer Shelley Gillen talk about their characters and their experience filming the project in this video from Shaw TV Okanagan.

June 17, 2012

The stars of A Mother's Nightmare discuss meeting their fans while filming in Kelowna, BC in this article from The Province.

June 14, 2012

A Mother's Nightmare stars Jessica Lowndes and Grant Gustin talk about their experience filming in Kelowna, BC in this video interview with Castanet.

June 10, 2012

Is the Okanagan a film-friendly region? CHBC News inquires with the cast and crew of A Mother's Nightmare on location in West Kelowna, BC. Watch the video here.

June 6, 2012

Following its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival 2012, our thriller Replicas has been picked up by IFC Midnight with plans of a theatrical and VOD release in 2013! Read more from The Hollywood Reporter and Variety.

June 4, 2012

A Mother's Nightmare is buzzing on Twitter!

June 1, 2012

Our upcoming project A Mother's Nightmare is currently shooting in Kelowna, BC! It stars Annabeth Gish (Pretty Little Liars), Jessica Lowndes (90210) and Grant Gustin (Glee) and will air on Lifetime at the end of 2012. A Mother's Nightmare will also get a limited theatrical release.

May 11, 2012

Don't miss Vic Sarin's feature documentary Desert Riders, airing this Sunday, May 13 at 8PM ET on the CBC Documentary Channel. Be sure to also "Like" the film's Facebook page for future updates!

May 4, 2012

Replicas wins Best Narrative Film in the Tribeca Film Festival 2012 Flixist Awards!

April 30, 2012

Replicas gets another great review from Quiet Earth!

April 25, 2012

If you find yourself in New York this weekend, be sure to buy tickets to Replicas' final Tribeca Film Festival public screening this Sunday, April 28! And in the meantime, check out this great review from Flixist.com!

April 18, 2012

Twitch picks Replicas as one of its top 15 most anticipated films of this year's Tribeca Film Festival!

April 18, 2012

Replicas makes another Tribeca Film Festival top 10 must-see films list, this time from The Movie Banter!

April 17, 2012

Replicas is one of the ten must-see films at this year's Tribeca Film Festival according to the International Business Times!

April 16, 2012

Wondering what sets Replicas apart from other home invasion films? Get some insight from director Jeremy Power Regimbal in this exclusive feature from Bloody Disgusting.

April 12, 2012

The blogosphere is buzzing again as a first exclusive clip from Replicas leaks online! Check it out on Twitch, Dread Central, Fangoria, Bloody Disgusting and Arrow in the head.

March 20, 2012

Reminder: the Tribeca Film Festival's World Premiere of Replicas will be held on Saturday, April 21 2012. Go to tribecafilm.com for ticket presale and other screenings.

March 8, 2012

Replicas's official selection as part of Tribeca Film Festival's Cinemania lineup gets a shout-out from The Province.

March 8, 2012

The web is buzzing with news about the upcoming Tribeca Film Festival's Cinemania lineup, which includes our feature film Replicas! Read news stories from Variety, Entertainment Weekly, Bloody Disgusting, Fangoria and We Are Movie Geeks.

March 8, 2012

We are proud to announce that our feature film Replicas will have its international premiere at this year's Tribeca Film Festival! Head over to tribecafilm.com for the full lineup and screening info.

November 15, 2011

Vic Sarin's new feature documentary Desert Riders is having its international premiere at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam. Read more in this article from the Hollywood Reporter.

October 5, 2011

Get some insight from Vic Sarin and fellow globe-trotting Canadian filmmakers in this article from The Province.

October 3, 2011

Metro News Vancouver talks about Vic Sarin's feature documentary Desert Riders, which recently premiered at the Vancouver International Film Festival. Read article here.

September 30, 2011

Read about Desert Riders and director Vic Sarin in this extensive article from today's Vancouver Sun.

September 28, 2011

Vic Sarin's upcoming feature documentary Desert Riders is the Vancouver Courier's Pick of the Week!

September 28, 2011

Vic Sarin's upcoming feature documentary Desert Riders gets 3.5 out of 4 stars from The Globe And Mail. Read review here.

September 26, 2011

What does Film mean to Vic Sarin? Find out in this video love letter from the Vancouver Sun's coverage of the Vancouver International Film Festival.

September 25, 2011

Desert Riders, the new feature documentary from director-cinematographer Vic Sarin, will have its world premiere at the Vancouver International Film Festival on Saturday, October 1st, 2011. With stunning visuals and compelling testimonials, Desert Riders shines a light on the unfamiliar and controversial world of camel racing, one of the Middle East's most popular sports. Screenings and tickets at viff.org.

August 31, 2011

Our upcoming feature documentary Hue is one of 16 projects to get financing from the Canada Media Fund's POV Program. Learn more here.

August 31, 2011

Josh Close, lead actor in REPLICAS, a Sepia Films and TSM Entertainment upcoming feature film release, wins a Gemini for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role for Sleepyhead. Congratulations Josh!

March 17, 2011

A Shine of Rainbows is out now on DVD! Sepia Films, 20th Century Fox (US), Entertainment One (Canada) and High Fliers (UK/Ireland) are thrilled to announce the release of A Shine of Rainbows. Available at these fine retailers:

Blockbuster, Borders, CBA Retailers, Netflix, Redbox, Walmart, Sam's Club,

Rogers Video, HMV, London Drugs, Superstore, Videotron, Amazon

February 18, 2011
Catch A Shine of Rainbows this weekend at the Providence Children's Film Festival » view

February 17, 2011
A Shine of Rainbows opens tomorrow at the Century Cinema in Letterkenny, Co. Donegal. Look out for screenings in other regions over the coming weeks » tickets & showtimes

February 12, 2011
A Shine of Rainbows is coming to theatres across the UK and Ireland - details coming soon!

February 3, 2011
A Shine of Rainbows is nominated for a Genie! Congratulations to Vic Sarin & Catherine Spear and Dennis Foon » view

December 7, 2010
The Hollywood Reporter announces commencement of principal photography on Replicas » view

November 22, 2010
Countdown begins on Replicas. Principal photography starts in one week » view

November 2, 2010
Fox & E1 Entertainment announce nationwide DVD release of A Shine Of Rainbows. Look for it in all major national retailers St. Patrick's Day 2011 » view

October 26, 2010
Partition selected to headline the Sikh Arts & Film Festival 2010 in Orange, LA Nov 19-21 » view

October 25, 2010
Pre-production starts on The Replicas » view

October 7, 2010
Telefilm green lights The Replicas » view

September 1, 2010
A Shine Of Rainbows is chosen to feature in The Milwaukee Film Festival "Take One" program for children» view

July 26, 2010
A Shine Of Rainbows wins Best International Film at the Okanagan International Film Festival» view

July 15, 2010
A Shine Of Rainbows is coming to Ireland and the UK! High Fliers Films will be releasing the film in theatres before the end of the year. Keep an eye on local listings for more details or check out High Fliers' website here» view

June 6, 2010
A Shine Of Rainbows takes home the Leo Award for Best Screenwriting in a feature length drama. Congratulations to writers Vic Sarin, Catherine Spear & Dennis Foon! For a complete list of winners» view

June 3, 2010
Catch A Shine Of Rainbows at the Berkshire International Film Festival in Massachusetts this Saturday and Sunday. See festival website for details» view

May 3, 2010
A Shine Of Rainbows is nominated for 6 Leo Awards including Best Feature Length Drama » view

May 1, 2010
Congratulations to John Bell who was awarded the Jury Prize for Best Actor for his work in A Shine Of Rainbows at the Newport Beach Film Festival

April 30, 2010
A Shine of Rainbows opens in Indianapolis at the Keystone Art Theater, Nashville at the Regal Greenhills and the Carmike Thoroughbred and Irvine at the Regal Westpark. Check local listings for showtimes.

April 23, 2010
A Shine of Rainbows opens in Chicago at the AMC Pipers Alley 4, Landmark Renaissance Highland Park, Regal Lincolnshire 20 & AMC South Barrington 30. Check local listings for showtimes.

April 17, 2010
Special East Coast Premiere Engagement of A Shine Of Rainbows April 17, 18, 24, 25 at the IFC Center NY » view

April 15, 2010
Premiere benefit screening with Aidan Quinn benefitting the American Ireland Fund & The International Children's Media Center. For tickets click "view" to visit the website » view

April 9, 2010
A Shine of Rainbows is coming to theatres in Canada on April 9th!
Check local listings for showtimes.

March 27, 2010
Congratulations to Vic Sarin for being awarded the prestigious Kodak New Century Award. » view

March 1, 2010
A Shine Of Rainbows wins the Director's Choice Award for Best International Film at the Sedona Film Festival.

February 22, 2010
A Shine Of Rainbows is nominated for a WGC Screenwriting award for Best Feature Film. » view

January 11, 2010
A Shine Of Rainbows is nominated for Best Original Score by the Irish Film & Television Awards. The award ceremony will be held on Saturday February 20th in Dublin. » view

January 4, 2010
A Shine Of Rainbows is nominated for Best BC Film by Vancouver film critics. Awards to be announced at the awards ceremony on Monday January 11th. » view

December 18, 2009
A Shine Of Rainbows receives the prestigious Truly Moving Picture Award, an honor which "recognizes and honors filmmakers whose work explores the human journey by artistically expressing hope and respect for positive values of life". » view

December 12, 2009
A Shine Of Rainbows receives a Special Mention for "brilliant acting and a touching message" at the Ale Kino! Film Festival in Poland.

December 5, 2009
A Shine Of Rainbows takes home the Children's Jury Award for Best Feature Film at the Belfast Cinemagic Film Festival.

November 1, 2009
A Shine Of Rainbows is awarded first prize at the Chicago International Children's Film Festival - Children's Jury- English Language Feature Film.

October 24, 2009
A Shine Of Rainbows wins the Audience Choice Award for Best Dramatic Feature at the Heartland Film Festival.

October 2, 2009
A Shine Of Rainbows opens the Vancouver Film Festival to rave audience reviews.

The Vancouver Sun on A Shine Of Rainbows » view

Director Vic Sarin on A Shine Of Rainbows in The Globe And Mail » view

September 30, 2009
Connie Nielsen on A Shine Of Rainbows in The Vancouver Province » view

September 12, 2009
A Shine Of Rainbows had its North American Premiere to rave audience reviews at the Toronto International Film Festival. » View festivals gallery

September 10, 2009
A Shine Of Rainbows in the Vancouver Province » view
A Shine Of Rainbows on the CBC » view

September 10, 2009
A Shine of Rainbows screens as an official selection at the Chinese International Children's Film Festival

September 9, 2009
A Shine Of Rainbows is selected to open the Vancouver International Film Festival. Screening and Opening Gala- Thursday October 1st. www.viff.org

September 4, 2009
A Shine Of Rainbows is invited to screen as an Official Selection at the Times BFI London Film Festival October 14-29. www.bfi.org.uk

September 4, 2009
A Shine Of Rainbows will screen at the largest children's film festival in North America- the Chicago International Children's Film Festival, October 22 -November 1, 2009. www.cicff.org

June 3, 2009
A Shine Of Rainbows takes home the Audience Choice Award at the Ibiza International Film Festival. www.ibizaiff.org