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24th February 2014

The True Heroines Head To The Canadian Screen Awards

The True HeroinesThe True Heroines” received their first Canadian Screen Award nomination this year. The Vancouver based team behind the web drama series are walking the red carpet of the Canadian Screen Awards Gala at Sheraton Centre (123 Queen St W) on March 4, 2014. The carpet is being walked by “The True Heroines” team, including Jovanna Huguet (creator/star), Fiona Vroom (creator/star), Paula Giroday (creator/star), Michelle Ouellet (director), Nicholas Carella (creator/writer/producer), Nicholas Simon (producer) and Andrew Burke (producer). Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd February 2014

Canada Honours Its Stars Of The Awards Season At Inaugural Celebration In Los Angeles

Telefilm CanadaTelefilm Canada, the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television and the Consulate General of Canada in Los Angeles, in collaboration with Bell Media and the Toronto International Film Festival, will co-host a tribute celebrating Canadian excellence in the film and television industries. The event will take place in Los Angeles on Thursday, February 27th at L’Ermitage Beverly Hills. The invitees include Canadian Academy Awards nominees, select Canadian Screen Awards nominees, and other high-profile Canadian talent. Academy Award®-nominated filmmaker Norman Jewison (Moonstruck, Fiddler on the Roof, In the Heat of the Night) will act as Honourary Chair for the event. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd February 2014

Bell Media 2014 National Fellowship Program Now Accepting Applications For Banff World Media Festival

bell mediaBell Media has announced that applications are now being accepted for this year’s Bell Media National Fellowship Program. Selected recipients will receive full registration for the 2014 Banff World Media Festival (BANFF) and round-trip air transportation to attend the event, which runs June 8 – 11, 2014 in Banff, Alta. Applications will be accepted until Friday, March 21 at 5 p.m. ET. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd February 2014

World–Renowned Journalist Dan Rather To Accept 2014 Banff World Media Festival Lifetime Achievement Award

Banff World Media FestivalThe Banff World Media Festival has announced that Dan Rather will be presented the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the 35th annual Festival, being held June 8-11, 2014 in Banff.  The Award recognizes an individual who has significantly enriched the world of entertainment with their lifetime contribution to the industry. Past honorees of the Award include Sir David Attenborough, James Burrows, William Shatner, Larry King, and Christine Baranski. Read the rest of this entry »

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20th February 2014

Fan Expo Vancouver Adds Third Day

fan expo canadaFan Expo Vancouver™ 2014 is back – bigger, and better than before. With an extra day to embrace the best of Vancouver’s geekdom, fans are promised a lot more “pop” to go with the all-ages fan culture celebration of comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming. Last year, over 21,000 got their geek on at the Comicon of Hollywood North. Fan Expo Vancouver 2014 will now take over Hall B & C of the Vancouver Convention Centre’s West Building, providing 162,000 sq.ft and three days packed with full frontal nerdity. Read the rest of this entry »

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20th February 2014

WCT Annual Awards Recognize Excellence, Innovation And Willingness To Push Boundaries

Canadian Women in Communication and TechnologyWomen in Communications and Technology (WCT) today announced the names of 13 recipients of its prestigious Annual Awards, which recognize individual and corporate leadership in advancing women’s achievement in Canada’s rapidly growing digital economy. Formerly Canadian Women in Communications (CWC), the revamped and much expanded WCT organization now represents 2,500 women in professions and industries from traditional media and corporate communications to information management and technology. Read the rest of this entry »

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18th February 2014

Toronto Screenwriting Conference Opens The Telefilm Canada New Voices Award Call For Applications

toronto screenwriting conferenceThe Toronto Screenwriting Conference (TSC) is calling emerging screenwriters from across Canada to apply for the Telefilm Canada New Voices Award. The award grants five budding writers a complimentary registration to the fifth annual conference where they will learn from preeminent screenwriters including Academy-Award winning scribe of Little Miss Sunshine and Toy Story 3, Michael Arndt. The TSC takes place on April 5 & 6, 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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17th February 2014

Maestros Of Video Games Composer Panel Speakers Announced For PAX East

mini-orbyWhat does it take to write music for video games? Hear from six of the industry’s most accomplished composers with diverse musical backgrounds as they share their experiences and discuss the craft of scoring music for some of the most popular franchises in interactive entertainment. The PAX East 2014 composer panel Maestros of Video Games will feature award-winning composers: Read the rest of this entry »

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14th February 2014

Canadian Videogame Awards Changes Seasons

Canadian Video Game AwardsThe production team of Reboot Communications and EP Media announced today that the 5th Annual Canadian Videogame Awards (CVAs) will move to November 2014 in Toronto. This national award show celebrates excellence in Canadian-made videogames and has been held in Vancouver for the past four years. This date change will facilitate the proper amount of production and promotional attention for the CVAs and provide our country’s game-making community an annual end of the year celebration. Read the rest of this entry »

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13th February 2014

Let’s Do Coffee: How to Sell Yourself in an Interview

Canadian Women in Communication and TechnologyThere are few things more nerve-racking than the job interview.  Even the most poised and prepared can crumble under the pressure — but that need not be the case. Join Canadian Women in Communication and Technology (WCT) BC on Thursday, February 27th for the latest in our “Let’s Do Coffee!” series entitled, “How to Sell Yourself in an Interview.” Read the rest of this entry »

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