Thunderbird Receives 22 Canadian Screen Award Nominations

January 16, 2018Atomic Cartoons, Beat Bugs, Great Pacific Media, Heavy Rescue: 401, Industry News, Kim's Convenience, Never Steady, Never Still, Thunderbird Releasing

News Release/ Thunderbird Entertainment  The Canadian Screen Awards nominations were announced at a press conference in Toronto today. Vancouver’s Thunderbird Entertainment received 22 nominations across the companies. The Kim’s Convenience team received a total of 12 nominations, including Best Comedy Series, and Best Performance by an Actor and Actress in a Comedy Series. In the film category, Never Steady, … Read More

Canadian Screen Awards 2018

January 16, 2018Industry News, Kim's Convenience, Never Steady, Never Still

CBC NEWS Literary revamp Anne, crime drama Cardinal, TV sitcom Kim’s Convenience and historical drama film Hochelaga, Land of Souls are among the top contenders for the Canadian Screen Awards. Organizers unveiled the latest nominees Tuesday in Toronto for the annual celebration of excellence in film, television and digital media productions. The awards are administered by the Academy of Canadian Cinema … Read More

Never Steady, Never Still takes the big prizes at the Vancouver Film Critics Circle awards

January 9, 2018Never Steady, Never Still

Adrian Mack/ The Georgia Straight  Kathleen Hepburn’s Never Steady, Never Still collected another major accolade when it was awarded the prize for best Canadian film at the 18th annual Vancouver Film Critics Circle awards, held last night (January 8) at the Hyatt Regency’s Grille and Bar. You can catch the northern B.C.-set drama—which also yielded awards for director … Read More

Never Steady, Never Still nominated for best Canadian film

December 15, 2017Never Steady

Vancouverfilm/ Vancouver Film Critics Circle Kathleen Hepburn’s Never Steady, Never Still, a meditative portrait of a mother’s battle with Parkinson’s while her son comes to terms with his identity, is nominated for Best Canadian Film along with two other exceptional first features: Cory Bowles’ Black Cop, a timely satire about an African-Canadian police officer who fights … Read More

These are the Best Canadian Films of 2017

December 6, 2017Never Steady

Staff/ Tiff #SeeTheNorth at the Canada’s Top 10 Film Festival, January 12–21 After a year in which the issue has been viewed from many angles, the 10 features selected by TIFF for the 17th annual Canada’s Top Ten Film Festival prove that Canadian cinema is a mutable concept. This year’s lineup spans genres, forms, and even other nations, celebrating our … Read More

What it’s like to be a rookie in Canadian film

December 6, 2017Never Steady

Kate Taylor/ The Globe and Mail First-time directors on TIFF’s list of top homegrown movies share what they’ve gleaned so far – good and bad – from working in the Great White North. Every year, programmers at the Toronto International Film Festival screen all the feature films made in Canada, a category that now numbers … Read More

Never Steady, Never Still leads Canadian winners at Vancouver International Film Festival 2017

October 7, 2017Never Steady

Craig Takeuchi/ The Georgia Straight  As Canada commemorates its 150th anniversary, the Vancouver International Film Festival has been celebrating the accomplishments of Canadian filmmakers throughout its 36th edition. Tonight (October 7), VIFF announced the winners for B.C. and Canadian awards at the B.C. Spotlight Gala screening of Vancouver filmmaker Melanie Wood’s documentary Shut Up and Say … Read More

Never Steady, Never Still – VIFF 2017 Review

September 29, 2017Never Steady

Shane Scott-Travis / Taste of Cinema What at first feels like a small story of sentimental family struggles set amongst a northern BC backdrop (the film was shot in Fort St. James) gradually unspools with painterly precision into a naturalistic, sensual, and considerably-sized poetic canvas in Never Steady, Never Still, the assured directorial debut from … Read More