The very important people who execute the actions of running the society.
Executive Director - Zachary Tannar
With our beautiful locations and growing talent, Zach believes in the potential of filmmaking here on Vancouver Island. Born and raised in Nanaimo, Zach's passion for filmmaking developed from writing stories as a child and picking up a camera at the age of fifteen. Looking for filmmaking collaborators motivated Zach to start the Hub City Cinema Society, and it has been thrilling to see how our creative and supportive filmmaking community continues to develop.
His short film "Framed" was accepted into the 2014 Victoria Film Festival, and "Princess Syndrome" premiered at the 2018 Vancouver Island Short Film Festival.
Education Coordinator - Arpen Jhajj
Arpen has had an interest in film and television since chilhood and enjoys being a part of the Nanaimo film community as a camera operator and cinematographer. He is passionate about teaching and enjoys anything film, photography, and music related. Arpen looks forward to being a part of the growing future of Vancouver Island film.