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STORYHIVE Web Series Competition

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TELUS and Optik TV’s STORYHIVE is funding content creators in our community through two campaigns in 2014. The first in the spring awarded $200,000 in production funding and another ends on December 1st, awarding 15 $10,000 grants in BC and 15 $10,000 grants in Alberta, plus two $50,000 grants to produce and distribute a full […]

Sensitive Skin on HBO Canada

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HBO Canada is premiering a new half-hour series, Sensitive Skin, on Sunday, July 20, 2014 starring Kim Cattrall (Golden Globe® Award winner and Emmy® Award nominee) as Davina, and Don McKellar (Tony Award® winner) as her husband Al. The pair play a couple that has been married for 30 years and who recently moved from […]

Leo Awards 2014 Red Carpet

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The film and television industry in BC is full of talented individuals, both on screen, behind the camera and behind the scenes. Each year, the Leo Awards celebrate excellence in BC film and television production by not only awarding outstanding achievements but also by recognizing them in the first place. “Making fabulous television in Vancouver […]

Leo Awards 2014: Nominees

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Celebrating the best of British Columbia film and television, the Leo Awards will take place over three nights in downtown Vancouver, on Friday May 30th, Saturday, May 31st, and Sunday June 1st. Leo Awards 2014 “This year’s LEO AWARDS have seen a number of firsts,” said Walter Daroshin, president. “In addition to the record entries […]

Portlandiapalooza at The Rio Theatre

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The Rio Theatre is presenting a very special full day binge-watch session of the hit IFC series Portlandia, airing seasons 1 through 3 on the big screen for Portlandiapalooza on April 13th. There will be birds on things. Pickled popcorn. Artisanal grilled cheese sandwiches. A selection of some of Portland’s very best craft beer courtesy […]