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17th April 2015

Banff Media Festival Announces The 2015 Rockie Award Nominees

Banff World Media FestivalThe Rockie Awards, held each year at the Banff World Media Festival is the largest program competition of its kind, with industry members from over 40 countries participating in this prestigious awards program. The Rockie Awards celebrates narrative content across 26 categories in drama, documentary, kids, and digital. Nominees come from many nations around the world, and they are chosen by over 350 international entertainment and media industry professionals. Visit the Rockie Awards page to view clips and learn more about the nominees: Read the rest of this entry »

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9th March 2015

ACISE-LA Golden Maple Awards Open For Nominations

acise-laACISE-LA (Academy of Canadians in Sports and Entertainment- Los Angeles) is proud to announce the first annual Golden Maple Award’s timetable. The Golden Maple Awards were created by ACISE-LA to promote and honour Canadian TV talent and athletes in the United States and will be timely done for to boost Canadian talent visibility during Emmy nomination campaigns. Read the rest of this entry »

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5th March 2015

Creative BC And BC Arts Council Announce 2015 Interactive And Arts Innovation Fund Recipients

creativebcCreative BC and the BC Arts Council would like to congratulate the recipients of the 2014-2015 Interactive and Arts Innovation Funds. The Interactive Fund is a partnership between the two organizations, and helps to support the productions of high quality, original interactive digital media content and software applications. This year a record number of 114 applications were submitted, and the Interactive Fund is able to support the following nine organizations: Read the rest of this entry »

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5th March 2015

Telefilm Canada Announces Winner Of The 2014 Guichet D’or Award

Telefilm CanadaAt an event held yesterday morning, Telefilm Canada presented its eighth annual Guichet d’or award to director and screenwriter Xavier Dolan for his film Mommy, the French-language feature that had the highest domestic box-office earnings in 2014, at $3.3 million. The award comes with a cash prize of $40,000 ($20,000 for the director and $20,000 for the screenwriter). Attending the event were actress Anne Dorval, producer Nancy Grant of Metafilms, Victor Rego, Senior Vice-President – Marketing and Distribution, of Les Films Séville, Anick Poirier, Vice-President of International Sales, also of Les Films Séville, as well as several major players in Canada’s audiovisual industry. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd March 2015

27 CMF-Funded Productions Win 51 Canadian Screen Awards

Canada Media FundThe Canada Media FundThe Canada Media Fund (CMF) congratulates the winners and nominees of the 2015 Canadian Screen Awards, which have been recognized for their excellence by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television, and industry professionals at a series of events which culminated with last night’s televised gala. A total of 27 CMF-funded productions won 51 Canadian Screen Awards, including top winners such as Call Me Fitz, Degrassi, Sensitive Skin, Tales from the Organ Trade, Bomb Girls, and the Fan’s Choice Award, Lost Girl. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd January 2015

Creative BC Slate Development Fund Recipients Announced

BC Film And MediaCreative BC has announced the recipients of the 2014/15 Slate Development Fund, a provincially funded program, administered by Creative BC, that provides BC-based film or television entertainment companies with an envelope of money to support the development of two or more eligible film, television or web series projects. The fund is intended to leverage investment from the private sector, develop a presence in the international marketplace and encourage the use of digital platforms for marketing, distribution and audience engagement. Funding is in the form of a non-recoupable advance of up to $25,000. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd January 2015

Banff World Media Fest Looking For Rockie Award Jurists

Banff World Media FestivalThe Banff World Media Festival 2015 is looking for producers, directors, writers, broadcasters, distributors and critics to determine the BEST content in the world’s biggest program competition across 26 genres. The Rockie Awards Program Competition is the Festival’s signature event, recognizing quality television and web content from around the world and is a prestige coveted by producers of the world’s most prolific shows. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th January 2015

Record-Breaking Year For Canada At 2015 Sundance Film Festival

Telefilm CanadaTen Canadian feature films will be screened at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, a record for Canada at Sundance. This outstanding selection will also include five shorts and three video installations.  With 10 feature films out of a programmed 123 features, Canada will present the third-largest line-up at Sundance—accounting for 8% of the overall selection—after the United States and the United Kingdom. The Sundance Film Festival runs from January 22 to February 1, 2015, in Park City, Utah. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd December 2014

Rockie Awards Early Bird Submission Deadline Coming Up

Banff World Media FestivalIt’s now December, which means the early bird deadline for the Rockie Awards is around the corner! The Rockie Awards is the world’s biggest program competition that honours the highest quality in television and digital programming. Celebrated at the Banff World Media Festival in June, the Rockie Awards is now accepting submissions across 26 categories. In addition to some of the world’s most critically acclaimed dramas and comedies, each year the Rockie Award nominee roster includes the most thought-provoking documentaries in current affairs and science, inspiring kids and animated material, engaging factual programs such as the best in lifestyle and reality TV, and some of the most innovative web content. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th October 2014

Ubisoft Montreal Chosen Golden Joystick Video Game Studio Of The Year

ubisoft canadaUbisoft Montreal was named Studio of the Year at the prestigious Golden Joystick Awards presented in London, UK. This prize, voted for by players around the world, was given to its President and CEO, Mr. Yannis Mallat, during the awards ceremony last Friday. This is the first time Ubisoft Montreal has won in this category. Read the rest of this entry »

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