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October, 2002 - Jacqueline appears at the Stargate convention in Blackpool, England, representing her recurring Stargate-SG1 character, the and ancient Hindu evil alien goddess, Nirrti.

September-October, 2002 - The Vancouver International Film Festival features Women in Film's famous Martini Madness; and Jacqueline presents the WIFVV Artistic Merit Award at the VIFF Closing Gala Ceremony to Flower & Garnet's Jane McGregor, and Special Mention to Punch's Sonja Bennett.

September, 2002 - Jacqueline is a semi-finalist in the prestigious Chesterfield competition with her feature screenplays London Calling and The Right, and a semi-finalist in the Austin Film Festival Screenplay Competition with London Calling.

September, 2002 - Jacqueline appears on stage in the lead role of Joanna in the Canadian premiere of John Glore's The Company of Heaven at the Vancouver Fringe Festival and recieves a Rave Review.

September 5, 2002- Jacqueline presents ten short films made by WIFVV members in her capacity as Women in Film Screenings chair, at Summer Shorts 2002 at the Pacific Cinematheque in Vancouver.

August, 2002 - Jacqueline reprises her role as Nirrti in Stargate SG-1. Jacqueline shares story credit for the new episode, entitled "Metamorphosis" with James Tichenor. Watch for it!

August 24, 2002 — Jacqueline's latest short film LOOK was one of the top ten films screened for an audience of 1000 at the 48 Hour Fast Film Festival Gala at Vancouver's Commodore Ballroom, and won Best Editor. reelfastfilms.com

August 16-17, 2002 — Jacqueline writes, directs and oversees edit of 48-hour competition short film LOOK with a ten-member team: featuring Eli Gabay, Dion Johnstone, Sean Holler; cinematographer Jane Weitzel; editor Fredrik Thorsen; production manager Nancy Welsh; sound recordist Daniel Hawkes; camera assistant Michael Van Kuyk; production assistant Jessie Kergan

July 18-19, 2002 — Jacqueline attends a CBC/BC Film sponsored pitching workshop for her short competition script 50 Questions, as one of ten (out of 300) finalists in the CBC/BC Film '50' Contest.

June, 2002 — Jacqueline's short film script Bad Call is a winner in the Praxis 72-hour Hour "Out of the Hat" Script Contest

Spring/Summer 2002 — Currently developing a group project with fellow WIDC participant directors Annie Bradley, Maureen Bradley, Shirley Cheechoo, Susan Duligal, Patti Henderson, Andrea Mann, and Shandi Mitchell.

May 13, 2002 — Jacqueline is re-elected as President of Women in Film & Video Vancouver at the Transitional Dinner.

May 10, 2002 — Jacqueline Samuda accepts, on behalf of WIFVV, the Leo Award for Outstanding Performance by an Organization at the Celebration Leo Awards Ceremony on Friday night at the Vancouver Playhouse.

Thursday May 9, 2002 — Women in Film & Video Vancouver Annual General Meeting. Jacqueline makes speeches and offiates over board of director's election.

Sunday February 24, 2002The Alibi Unplugged Script Reading Series presents London Calling & The Canadian Film Industry — a discussion with Katherine Monk, Charles Lazer and Jacqueline Samuda at The Sutton Place Hotel, Vancouver. The first draft of London Calling — Jacqueline's third feature screenplay — was recently completed during a Writer Fellowship with BC Film. February's moderator, Charles Lazer, is Executive Producer of the syndicated TV series Beastmaster.

February 22, 2002 — Introduces WIFVV at the 2002 Spotlight Award Gala and presents Lifetime Member Award to Past President Joyce Thierry.

January 25, 2002 to February 11, 2002 — Attends the Women in the Director's Chair Workshop at the Banff Centre for the Arts (co-sponsored by Creative Women Workshops). In this Sundance-like intensive, Jacqueline is one of eight emerging female directors honing their directing skills with the support of over 100 film professionals (including mentor Nanci Rossov).


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