Archive of posts tagged "awards"

Bucky Gunts Wins Emmy for Vancouver 2010 Olympic Opening Ceremony

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Bucky Gunts collected an Emmy Award this evening for his direction of the opening ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games for NBC. The biggest event this town’s ever seen took place just six month ago and for many it’s a very fond memory that will live with them forever. To celebrate, you can […]

Tourism Vancouver Wins Canadian Tourism Commission Award

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On the last day of the Go Media conference in Toronto awards were presented by the Canadian Tourism Commission in several categories and I was very proud to hear that Tourism Vancouver picked up “Best Online Media Centre”. Photo credit: ecstaticist on Flickr Tourism Vancouver has had many challenges over the last few years including […]

Surrey Mayor Dianne Watts Up for World Mayor

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Surrey Mayor Dianne Watts has been shortlisted for the 2010 World Mayor Prize. This is an international designation that honours mayors with the vision, passion and skills required to make their cities incredible places to live in, work in and visit. Additionally, it aims to show what outstanding mayors can achieve and raise their profiles […]

2010 Jessie Awards: Live Blog

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I am live at the Commodore Ballroom this evening for the 28th annual Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards. Tonight the very best of Vancouver theatre will be honored for their achievements over the past year. From Best Actor to Set Design in both big and small production, all will be recognized at tonight’s ceremony. I’m going […]

2010 Leo Awards This Weekend

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The 12th annual Leo Awards celebrating achievements in BC film and television will take place tonight and tomorrow at the Westin Bayshore. I interviewed the President of the Awards, Walter Daroshin for my new weekly events column for TV Week online. “We suggest that [the industry] just take one little pause for a weekend, once […]