Film Introductions by:

matt mcdowell

Matt is a filmmaker living here in Vernon. He teaches guitar at Center Stage in Vernon and filmmaking at the Centre for Arts & Technology in Kelowna. He's also the star of the YouTube channel 52 at 52!


Scott John is a film and animation producer based in Vernon.  He is internationally certified as a Project Management Professional in addition to being a highly trained and experienced process management expert, having attained the highly coveted designation as a Six Sigma Black Belt.  Scott was also awarded the Canadian Forces Decoration for his service in the Military Police both domestically and overseas.

Award-winning past projects have included the animated short films, A David Lynch Family Christmas; The Gnome Who Knew Too Much; and A Fist Full of Beans. Scott also produced the theatrically released and nationally broadcast feature film The Beast of Bottomless Lake, filmed in the Okanagan region of British Columbia.

In addition to his behind the scenes business roles, he also works in creative capacities including motion capture artist and voiceover work.  He received the Kim Selody award for Outstanding Performance in Mime.

Sally Evans

Kelowna born, Sally has been playing her guitar and singing her heart out for audiences since the early days of the coffee houses in Kelowna! Since then, her experience has expanded to include rock and country bands and musical theatre.  Sally’s other passion is working in  recreation with seniors in care and has loved her job for over 35 years! Getting involved with OSA has opened up the exciting world of film for her and she says there is no better place to be than the Towne Theatre on a Monday night!

Pre-film music in the lobby provided by:

Les copeland

Local musician Les Copeland provides pre-show musical entertainment in the lobby.
Here’s a link to his latest album: One More Foot in the Quicksand
And his biography: Les Copeland Bio

a Few Pictures...