Incorporated in 2019, Vandelso Productions, Inc. is a film production company based in Kamloops, BC. Owner Vesta Giles is a writer, director, and producer in Kamloops. Her Movie of the Week, Daughter for Sale (Odyssey Media, Inc.), aired on the Lifetime Network USA (2017).
In 2018 she wrote and directed the short film, When I’m Dead (Telus Storyhive Digital Shorts 2018). She was also a finalist in the Women in the Director’s Chair Short Works Edition for her short film script, A Moment of Your Time. Near the end of the year she received another Telus Storyhive grant for a Music Video. Take Down These Walls is a song composed by Brian Tate and performed by Vancouver’s City Soul Choir. The video was performed in artistic ASL featuring deaf artist Landon Krentz. It was released on May of 2019 and has played at the Toronto Independent Film Festival and the Orlando Film Festival.
Vesta was a runner up in the From Our Dark Side writing competition sponsored by WIFTV for her web series proposal, “The Gentleman’s Guide to Practical Pathology”. Take Me Home, the pilot episode for Allegory won the web series category in the People’s Pilot writing competition.
In 2019 Vesta was a recipient of a Banff Storyhive Fellowship and finished writing / directing / producing a documentary on the Dirt Chix – a women’s mountain biking group from Kamloops for Telus Optik. The Dirt Chix: Making Time is now available on Youtube and Telus Optik on Demand.
Vesta has refined her crew to a tight group of camera and audio professionals with a shared vision who are passionate about storytelling, work well together and produce high quality programs.