Leo Award Nominees 2018

April 30, 2018Entanglement, General, Great Pacific Media, Heavy Rescue: 401, Highway Thru Hell, I Am Heath Ledger, Industry News, Kim's Convenience, Never Steady, Never Still, Save My Reno, Somewhere Between, Thunderbird Releasing, Worst to First

The Thunderbird Group received 32 Leo Award Nominations this morning in 26 different categories. All Thunderbird nominees are listed below. Congratulations to all the nominees! “Through a system of peer adjudication, with final ballot tabulation by Ernst & Young Chartered Accountants, we are pleased to confirm the following 2018 Leo Award Recipients. We would like … Read More


April 25, 2018Great Pacific Media, Heavy Rescue: 401, Highway Thru Hell, Kim's Convenience, Thunderbird Films

Greg David/ TV Eh? With the 2017-18 Canadian television season ending soon, the networks are putting the finishing touches on their primetime lineups for 2018-19. That means celebrations for fans of shows that have been renewed and sadness for programs that won’t return. To help keep track of what’s been renewed or ending, we’ve put … Read More

Heartland, In Plainview, Calgary’s Spotlight Productions among top nominees for Alberta Film and Television Awards

April 17, 2018Kim's Convenience, Thunderbird Releasing

Eric Volmers/ Calgary Herald  Finalists for the awards, dubbed the Rosies, were announced Tuesday afternoon. The award show will be held May 12 at the Hyatt Regency in Calgary. Shaun Johnston is up for best performance by an Alberta actor for playing Jack Bartlett in Heartland. Interestingly, this pits him against himself not once but … Read More

Anne and other returning shows

April 17, 2018Kim's Convenience

The Canadian Press/ CBC  CBC also announced in December that a new, ground floor studio is coming to the Toronto broadcast centre, allowing visitors a behind-the-scenes peek at CBC Kids interactive, multi-platform productions. As for scripted, prime-time programming, CBC has already announced the return of the following programs for next season: the re-versioned Green Gables … Read More

Banff World Media Festival Nomination

April 9, 2018Industry News, Kim's Convenience

Kim’s Convenience was nominated for a Banff Rockie Award in the English Language Comedy category! Kim’s is in great company with this nomination. Other titles include: Black-ish, Grown-ish, Schitt’s Creek and The Goldbergs. The Banff Rockie Awards take place this summer at the Banff World Media Festival (June 10-13). This is the 39th year for … Read More

Hottest tickets in Canada: Five things to do across the country

April 3, 2018Kim's Convenience

Brad Wheeler/ The Globe and Mail  WINNIPEG COMEDY FESTIVAL Have you ever noticed CBC Radio’s Laugh Out Loud often features performances from the Winnipeg Comedy Festival? It’s no fluke – the decision makers at the publicly funded corporation don’t set up their microphones willy-nilly. The knee-slaps at the annual laugh fest are caused by Canadians, … Read More