KIM’S CONVENIENCE TOPLINES ACTRA TORONTO AWARD WINNERS

February 27, 2017Industry News, Kim's Convenience, Thunderbird Films

Greg David / TV, Eh? ACTRA Toronto is proud to announce the winners of its 15th Annual ACTRA Awards in Toronto. Outstanding Performance – Female Jean Yoon (Umma) Kim’s Convenience, “Gay Discount” (Thunderbird Films) Outstanding Performance – Male Joey Klein (Bobby) We’re Still Together (Achromatic Media) Outstanding Performance – Voice Linda Kash (Gina Falcone) Fugget … Read More

Kim’s Convenience Received 11 Canadian Screen Award Nominations

January 17, 2017Beat Bugs, Great Pacific Media, Highway Thru Hell, Industry News, Kim's Convenience, Thunderbird Films

Etan Vlessing / The Hollywood Reporter Xavier Dolan’s Cannes grand jury prize winning movie It’s Only the End of the World, starring Marion Cotillard, secured a field-leading nine nominations, announced Tuesday, for the Canadian Screen Awards. And BBC America’s Orphan Black, where Emmy-winner Tatiana Maslany plays a dozen look-alike characters, nabbed a field-leading 14 nominations in … Read More

HEAVY RESCUE: 401 Premiere is Most-Watched in Discovery History

January 13, 2017Great Pacific Media, Heavy Rescue: 401, Industry News, Thunderbird Films

TORONTO (January 12, 2017) – An audience of nearly 720,000 people tuned in to watch the Jan. 3 debut of Discovery’s newest original Canadian series HEAVY RESCUE: 401, it was confirmed today, making it the most-watched premiere in the network’s 22-year history. To date, more than 3.3 million unique viewers – or nearly one in 10 Canadians – have tuned … Read More

Highway 401: Smash hit? 401 tow drivers focus of new reality series

January 10, 2017Heavy Rescue: 401, Industry News

Dan Brown / London Free Press You don’t have to tell Southwestern Ontarians that driving the Highway 401 can be hair-raising. Dangerous pileups, including some of the worst in Canadian history. Speed demons and left-lane bandits. Winter storms and white-knuckle conditions. Deadly crashes, delays, lane closings and fly-away truck wheels. Now, Canadians nationwide are getting a … Read More

THUNDERBIRD TO DEVELOP TELEVISION SERIES BASED ON FAYE KELLERMAN’S NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLING DECKER-LAZARUS NOVELS

November 29, 2016Industry News, Thunderbird Films

Vancouver, BC (November 29, 2016) – Thunderbird announced today that they are teaming up with David Salzman to develop a premium television series based on the New York Times best-selling Decker-Lazarus mystery novels authored by internationally renowned Faye Kellerman. The preliminary development will focus on The Ritual Bath, the inaugural book in the series and … Read More

Canadian TV stars coming to Ottawa, including Kim’s Convenience & Highway Thru Hell

November 21, 2016Great Pacific Media, Highway Thru Hell, Industry News, Kim's Convenience, Thunderbird Films

TV, Eh? OTTAWA, Nov. 21, 2016 /CNW/ – The Canada Media Fund (CMF) will host on November 22, 2016 a showcase event on Parliament Hill, bringing together the Minister of Canadian Heritage, the Honourable Mélanie Joly; her parliamentary colleagues; the on- and off-screen talent behind several Canadian productions; as well as audiovisual industry leaders and members … Read More

Highway Thru Hell: Documentary television as a force for good

November 17, 2016Great Pacific Media, Highway Thru Hell, Industry News, Thunderbird Films

Ian MacDonald / Eye on Canada Complex wrecks, brutal weather, fierce competition, the stress of being on call 24/7, and the trauma of witnessing tragedy firsthand. This isn’t your average 9-to-5 job. Currently in its fifth season, Highway Thru Hell is a television documentary series about the toughest men in the towing business and the … Read More

‘Beat Bugs’ season 2 air date news and updates: New season coming out this week; to feature no less than 50 Beatles songs

November 17, 2016Atomic Cartoons, Beat Bugs, Industry News, Thunderbird Films

Charles Lim / Christian Today Children from the around the world, and possibly their parents as well, are set to once again sing-along with animated young bugs as the highly popular children’s television series, “Beat Bugs,” returns for its second season. Netflix recently just renewed the show for its second season back in August, and … Read More