THUNDERBIRD AWARDS NEWS

May 1, 2017Atomic Cartoons, Beat Bugs, Game of Homes, Great Pacific Media, Highway Thru Hell, Industry News, Kim's Convenience, Man in the High Castle, Some Assembly Required, Thunderbird Films

The Thunderbird Group has been busy! Over the weekend, Beat Bugs won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Preschool Animated Program. The program received 5 nominations, including Outstanding Directing and Outstanding Main Title. Series creator Josh Wakely attended the event, along with some of the Atomic Cartoons team. Congratulations to everyone involved! … Read More

Moving moments at this year’s Screenies

March 13, 2017Kim's Convenience, Thunderbird Films

Norm Wilner / NOW Toronto At two hours and 10 minutes, the 2017 Canadian Screen Awards gala telecast – Live! On CBC! – came in an hour and a half shorter than last month’s excruciating Academy Awards ceremonies. Sure, they awarded best picture and best director to Xavier Dolan and his insufferable It’s Only The … Read More

Orphan Black, It’s Only the End of the World win big at Canadian Screen Awards

March 13, 2017Kim's Convenience, Thunderbird Films

CBC Sure, there were some big winners at the final night of the Canadian Screen Awards (CSAs), with the sci-fi thriller Orphan Black, sprinter bio pic Race and the Xavier Dolan-directed It’s Only the End of the World taking home trophy after trophy. But it was the handful of heartfelt speeches that made for the most memorable moments during Sunday’s … Read More

KEVIN HANCHARD, MURDOCH MYSTERIES AND ANDREW PHUNG TAKE HOME TROPHIES DURING NIGHT 2 OF CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS

March 8, 2017Kim's Convenience, Thunderbird Films

Greg David / TV, Eh? Orphan Black‘s Kevin Hanchard, Murdoch Mysteries – A Merry Murdoch Christmas, Slasher‘s Wendy Crewson, Schitt’s Creek‘s Emily Hampshire, Baroness Von Sketch Show and Kim’s Convenience‘s Andrew Phung were among the winners in the Creative Fiction categories during Night 2 of the Canadian Screen Awards. Hosted by Seán Cullen, the non-televised … Read More

ANNOUNCING THE WGC SCREENWRITING AWARDS FINALISTS

February 28, 2017Kim's Convenience, Thunderbird Films

Greg David / TV, Eh? The Writers Guild of Canada is pleased to announce this year’s WGC Screenwriting Awards finalists. These are the only awards in Canada to focus solely on screenwriting talent. Screenwriters’ scripts for Kim’s Convenience, Odd Squad, Letterkenny, X Company, Private Eyes, Wynonna Earp, 19-2, Degrassi: Next Class and more are up … Read More