HGTV seeks Metro Vancouver homeowners or buyers for renovation TV series Worst to First

July 3, 2018Great Pacific Media, Industry News, Worst to First

Craig Takeuchi/ The Georgia Straight  If you’re a homeowner or buyer who is renovating or buying a Lower Mainland fixer-upper, here’s an option to consider. HGTV is searching for homeowners or buyers living in or moving to Metro Vancouver to be featured on the second season of their TV series Worst to First. The series follows … Read More

Home reno show looking for contestants

June 25, 2018Great Pacific Media, Industry News, Worst to First

Burnaby Now/ Chris Campbell Great Pacific Media is pleased to announce that HGTV Canada’s original home renovation series Worst to First is now casting homeowners and buyers in the Lower Mainland for its second season. Worst to First sees best friends, professional contractors, and the charismatic 2018 Leo Award winners for ‘Best Hosts in an Information, Lifestyle or Reality Program … Read More

Thunderbird Leo Award Winners 2018

June 5, 2018Great Pacific Media, Heavy Rescue: 401, Highway Thru Hell, Industry News, Kim's Convenience, Somewhere Between, Worst to First

Thunderbird took home 7 Leo Awards this year. Thank you to the Leo Awards and congratulations to all the winners below! BEST MUSICAL SCORE DRAMATIC SERIES James Jandrisch Somewhere Between – The Hunter and the Hunted BEST PICTURE EDITING DOCUMENTARY SERIES Tim Wanlin, Robert Landy Heavy Rescue: 401 – Skyway Thru Hell BEST SOUND DOCUMENTARY … Read More

Queen of the Oil Patch celebrates two-spirit Fort McMurray entrepreneur

June 5, 2018Great Pacific Media, Industry News, Queen of the Oil Patch

David Thurton/ CBC News Queen of the Oil Patch celebrates two-spirit Fort McMurray entrepreneur. Massey Whiteknife’s sassy, entrepreneurial and voluptuous style is coming to the small screen in a docu-series titled Queen of the Oil Patch. The part documentary and reality TV show premieres Tuesday night on the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network. It places the spotlight on Whiteknife, a two-spirited … Read More

APTN’s Queen of the Oil Patch celebrates two-spirit life in the macho north

June 2, 2018Great Pacific Media, Queen of the Oil Patch

Fish Griwkowsky/ Edmonton Journal  A compelling new documentary series tells the story of one man with two spirits — Massey Whiteknife and Iceis Rain. Whiteknife — a member of the Mikisew Cree First Nation and a Fort McKay resident — is a successful CEO and philanthropist with an occupational health and safety firm in northern Alberta. Outside … Read More

LEO AWARDS START OFF WITH TWO WINS FOR GPM

May 28, 2018Great Pacific Media, Industry News

Vancouver / May 28th, 2018 –  The Great Pacific Media team walked away with two awards this weekend at the Leo Awards for HIGHWAY and HEAVY RESCUE. The Leo Awards got off to a great start with HIGHWAY THROUGH HELL winning best sound in a documentary series and HEAVY RESCUE 401 winning best picture editing in a documentary … Read More

CBC’s 2018-19 Lineup Includes 17 New Series

May 25, 2018Atomic Cartoons, Great Pacific Media, High Arctic Haulers, Molly of the Denali

Joanna Padovano Tong/ World Screen Canada’s CBC has unveiled its 2018-19 programming slate, which comprises 17 new series and 36 renewals spanning a variety of genres. The new CBC Kids originals are Becca’s Bunch, a comedy from Jam Media; Big Blue, an underwater adventure from Guru Studio; Endlings, a sci-fi series from Sinking Ship; Kingdom Force, an action show … Read More