Thunderbird Entertainment Announces Start of Production on Season Five of CBC Original Comedy Kim’s Convenience

September 9, 2020Industry News, Kim's Convenience, News Releases, Thunderbird Films

Production of the Award-Winning Series Begins September 9, 2020 Season Five of the Hit Comedy Series to Premiere Winter 2021 on CBC Vancouver, Canada, September 9, 2020 – Thunderbird Entertainment Group Inc. (TSXV:TBRD, OTC – THBRF) (“Thunderbird” or the “Company”) is thrilled to announce that production of the next season of its hit CBC original … Read More

Thunderbird Entertainment Announces Two Senior Appointments

August 20, 2020Atomic Cartoons, Corporate News, News Releases, Thunderbird Films, Uncategorized

Colin Beadle named VP Human Resources for all Thunderbird Divisions Joel Bradley named Head of Production at the Company’s Kids & Family Division Vancouver, Canada, August 20, 2020 — Thunderbird Entertainment Group Inc. (TSXV: TBRD, OTC – THBRF) (Thunderbird or the Company) is announcing two senior appointments at the Company. Colin Beadle has been named VP Human … 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

Roger Deakins Wins Oscar for Best Cinematography

March 8, 2018Blade Runner, Thunderbird Films

Kristopher Tapley/ Variety  Cinematographer Roger Deakins is finally an Oscar winner. The celebrated lenser won on his 14th try for Denis Villeneuve’s sci-fi sequel “Blade Runner 2049.” Deakins has been a perennial presence at the Oscars, nominated for films like “The Shawshank Redemption,” “Fargo,” “No Country for Old Men” and “Skyfall” over the years. The American … Read More

‘Merci beaucoup’: Montreal visual effects company wins Oscar for Blade Runner

March 5, 2018Blade Runner, Thunderbird Films

The Denis Villeneuve movie also won for best cinematography General/ CBC News Montreal got a special shout-out at last night’s Academy Awards as Richard Hoover accepted an Oscar for best visual effects for Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049. Hoover works at Framestore, a company based in Montreal’s Mile End neighbourhood, which created the movie’s opening … Read More

Roger Deakins Finally Wins Best Cinematography Oscar After 14 Nominations

March 4, 2018Blade Runner, Thunderbird Films

Dave Quinn/ People Roger Deakins finally has his Oscar! After 14 nominations in the category, the celebrated director of photography has finally won Oscar’s Best Cinematography trophy. Deakins, 68, accepted the award on Sunday at the 90th annual Academy Awards for his work on Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049.  He beat out fellow nominees Hoyte Van Hoytema (Dunkirk), … Read More

Blade Runner 2049 wins Academy Awards for Best Visual Effects, Cinematography

March 4, 2018Blade Runner, Industry News, Thunderbird Films

Julia Bianco/ Looper The gorgeous visuals of Blade Runner 2049 are officially award winning. The movie took home an Academy Award for Best Visual Effects at the ceremony on Sunday night, beating out Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Kong: Skull Island, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and War for the Planet of the Apes. The trophy went to John Nelson, Gerd Nefzer, Paul … Read More

Roger Deakins, after winning an Oscar at long last: ‘A big part of me was saying, “please, please, no”

March 4, 2018Blade Runner, Thunderbird Films

Jessica Gelt/ Los Angeles Times The wait is over for “Blade Runner 2049” cinematographer Roger Deakins, who finally won an Oscar after 14 nominations that go back to 1994’s “The Shawshank Redemption.” Deakins was unfazed in the press room when a reporter mentioned that he began his career in the era of film stock. “On the … Read More

‘Blade Runner 2049’s Roger Deakins Finally Gets His Cinematography Oscar In 14th Try

March 4, 2018Blade Runner, Industry News, Thunderbird Films

Matt Grobar/ Deadline In his 14th go-round, Roger Deakins has finally won the Best Cinematography Oscar, scoring the victory Sunday for Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049, the long-awaited sequel to Ridley Scott’s 1982 sci-fi classic. “I guess I’d better say something, or else they’ll give me a jet ski, and I can’t see myself on a jet ski somehow,” … Read More