Film and TV
Halifax, March 18, 2013 - The WAVE Awards were presented Sunday, March 17, 2013 at Le Bistro during Women Making Waves, the third annual Women in Film and Television-Atlantic conference.
Toronto, ON – November 23, 2012 – Majumder Manor, a documetary series begins broadcasting on the W Network in January. We have details in our story and an exclusive video taped interview with star, Shaun Majumder.
Halifax, NS – September 19, 2012 – Comedian Gerry Dee is booked solid for his Life After Teaching Tour for 2012 and there are plenty of dates in the Maritime Provinces to catch him before the end of this year. Season 2 of Mr. D begins I(filmed in Halifax) on CBC Television in January. Season one of the hit television program averaged more than 800,000 viewers. Check the schedule in our story to see when he appears at a venue near you.
Toronto, ON – September 17, 2012 – Blackbird, a film written and directed by Jason Buxton of Nova Scotia, has been named “Best Canadian First Feature Film” at the Toronto International Film Festival. Buxton tied Brandon Cronenberg’s Antiviral. The award for Buxton comes with $15 thousand and was presented while the film was also being screened at the Atlantic Film Festival in Halifax. Read the rest of the story and watch a trailer through the headline link.
Halifax, NS – September 15, 2012 – The Atlantic Film Festival had the city of Halifax pumped with excitement. The opening night Gala at the Cunard Centre had everyone dressed to impress. Friday, the first of two sold out showings of The Disappeared Film packed the red carpet and took on an especially noticeable hint of excitement with the presence of star, Billy Campbell. Campbell was involved in a real life rescue at sea while on his way to the festival. Get the rest of the story through the headline link. Our report includes the complete list of winners announced at the close of the festival.
Toronto, ON – September 14, 2012 – There is a lot of deal making taking place at the Halifax Film Festival and the Toronto Film Festival. In Toronto, that has worked out for a Newfoundland film maker Nick Sexton has reached an agreement with Union Pictures in Toronto and Rink Rat Productions in St. John’s to produce a feature length motion picture from the short, "How To Be Deadly."
Toronto, ON – September 4, 2012 – The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television (ACCT) has announced its new CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS that recognize excellence in film, television and digital media productions. “The CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS are a true reflection of the multi-platform universe of today,” says Academy Chair Martin Katz. “News, sports and entertainment now come to us on screens of many sizes, with more to come. Through the CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS, the Academy will celebrate our talent and our productions with our industry and the Canadian public in one major national CBC broadcast,” adds Katz. Go to our headline link for the rest of the story.