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The 2016 UBCP/ACTRA Awards Nominees Are Announced

September 20, 2016 Vancouver, BC – This awards show is the only peer-adjudicated performer awards show in BC, lending a strong sense of professional pride to the nominees and winners. The red carpet gala will take place at the Vancouver Playhouse on November 12, 2016. “We are extremely proud to showcase our homegrown talent at […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 2016210 Views

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First B.C. wild salmon fisheries red-listed due to struggling salmon populations

September 6, 2016 VANCOUVER/HALIFAX — For the first time, the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch program has ranked four commercial British Columbia salmon fisheries as “avoid”, largely because of low population numbers. Today’s report includes assessments for chinook and coho salmon commercially caught in B.C. The report identifies 10 fisheries that represent about 99 per […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2016195 Views

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Twenty-Two Additional Canadian Films Announced in VIFF’s True North Stream

August 22, 2016 VANCOUVER, BC – Adding to its commitment to Canadian creators, the Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) announced today 22 additional Canadian feature films in two series, Canadian Images and Future//Present. In partnership with Telefilm, VIFF’s True North stream celebrates the extraordinary creativity and craft being demonstrated by Canadian storytellers from coast to […]

by pmnationtalk on August 23, 2016235 Views

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These rising filmmakers are finally bringing two-spirited stories to the screen – CBC

Indigenous and queer identities intersect at this year’s Vancouver Queer Film Festival Canada has a rich tradition of Indigenous filmmaking. But many of the resources and much of the interest have historically been focused on documentaries. These films form a critical part of the processes of decolonization and reconciliation (particularly in relation to the Residential […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 2016202 Views

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New WCMA Categories

CHECK OUT THE NEW WCMA CATEGORIES! The WCMA Board and staff have been hard at work to incorporate some new categories to the WCMA to help become more inclusive to the changing music industry. Check out all of the award descriptions below. INDUSTRY AWARDS Audio Engineering Award presented by OIART Whether it’s live or in […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2016371 Views

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Canada’s Coolest Film Festival’ Wraps

Whistler Film Festival wraps 15th edition with more high-profile premieres, attendees, and talent than ever before. CAROL takes the WFF Audience Award. Whistler, B.C. (December 8, 2015) : The 15th anniversary celebration of the Whistler Film Festival wrapped Sunday night, living up to its title as ‘Canada’s coolest film fest’ by hosting more premieres, filmmakers, […]

by pmnationtalk on December 9, 2015358 Views

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Funding Announced for Moosemeat & Marmalade Season Two

VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Nov. 24, 2015) – Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this press release. Mooswa Films is excited to announce today that Moosemeat & Marmalade will be back for Season Two on APTN in 2016, thanks to funding support from the Bell Fund and the Canadian Media Fund. Moosemeat & Marmalade, a […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 2015305 Views

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Canadian Folk Music Awards Announce 2015 Winners

Nov 09, 2015 Last night (November 8), the 2015 edition of the Canadian Folk Music Awards were held in Edmonton. Now, the names of this year’s winners are in. Prizes in 19 categories were handed out at the gala at the Citadel Theatre. Amelia Curran and Catherine MacLellan were the only multi-award winners, each taking […]

by ahnationtalk on November 9, 2015279 Views

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Canada’s coolest film fest’ rolls out 2015 film lineup

Hottest lineup to-date unveiled for Whistler Film Festival’s 15 th anniversary celebration. Over $160,000 in cash and prizes to be awarded by esteemed juries. Whistler, B.C. ( November 4, 2015): T he Whistler Film Festival (December 2 to 6, 2015) is proud to present its 2015 film lineup featuring fresh films from around the globe […]

by pmnationtalk on November 4, 2015310 Views

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B.C. backs major music event’s first time in Victoria

BreakOut West 2015 , a combined music festival, conference and awards show presented by the Western Canadian Music Alliance (WCMA), opens today in Victoria (Sept. 17-20), attracting diverse Canadian musicians, as well as industry leaders from across North America and Europe. Supported by $50,000 from the B.C. government, the Capital Region Music Awards Society submitted […]

by ahnationtalk on September 18, 2015506 Views

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