The first installment of the horror anthology series Channel Zero airs on Showcase in Canada and Syfy in the US. Filmed in Manitoba, Channel Zero: Candle Cove stars Paul Schneider and Fiona Shaw and centres on one man’s obsessive recollections of a mysterious children’s television program from the 1980s, and his ever-growing suspicions about the role it might have played in a series of nightmarish and deadly events from his childhood.
Body-switching comedy The Swap starring Peyton List and Jacob Bertrand will air on Disney Channel Friday, October 7th in Canada and the US. Filmed in Toronto in Spring, 2016, The Swap is based on the book of the same name by Megan Shull. In The Swap Ellie O’Brien (played by Peyton List) is a rhythmic gymnast with a pending make or break competition and Jack Malloy (played by Jacob Bertrand) is the youngest son in a hockey family vying for a varsity spot on his school team.
The Emmy nominations are in and the second season of Fargo is up for 18, including Best Limited Series. Congratulations to all the cast and crew who received nominations and to the whole team who made a great show! The Calgary Herald wrote a great article about some of the local talent: http://calgaryherald.com/entertainment/television/alberta-shot-fargo-net...
The family feature film shot in Churchill, MB will screen at the Gimli Film Festival on Sunday, July 24th as part of the festival's Kids Kuts program.
Get your tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/gff-2016-journey-home-the-sun-july-24-300pm-...
And check out what else the festival has going on - http://gimlifilm.com/
Original Pictures’ television movie A Bear Named Winnie, starring Oscar nominee Michael Fassbender (Steve Jobs, 12 Years a Slave, X-Men), is now available to rent from Canada Screens, a site curated by Canada’s top filmmakers to showcase Canadian film. A Bear Named Winnie was one of 10 films chosen to be added to the site this year.
For the second time, the producers of Fargo have won the David L. Wolper award for outstanding producer of long-form television.
The season 2 producers of Fargo: Noah Hawley, John Cameron, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, Warren Littlefield and Original Pictures' own Kim Todd were honoured with the award over the weekend in Los Angeles.
Congratulations to the team!