The Alberta-shot darkly comic crime series Fargo has netted 16 Emmy Award nominations for its third season, including recognition for a number of local crew members.
As more and more talent has moved to TV for long-form stories, the cinematic language of those stories has grown considerably to the point that the cinematography on shows like Game of Thrones, Better Call Saul, or Fargo and Legion rivals the work done on the big screen. It’s the latter two shows that are particularly interesting, as they’re both run by show-runner Noah Hawley, who approaches each season like one long feature film.
“Wonder Woman” star Eugene Brave Rock looked to a First Nations hero for inspiration.
The Alberta-native who grew up in the Kainai Nation channelled World War I hero Mike Mountain Horse for his role as Chief, an opportunist who trades with both sides of the war in the ultra-successful “Wonder Woman".
It’s a surprising fact, but there hasn’t been a feature film made in Alberta by a female director in up to fifteen years. That is, until now. Ice Blue, directed by Sandi Somers and co-written by Jason Long (Chokeslam), is the first film to kickstart what producer Scott Lepp hopes will be an upward trend in female directors in the industry.
SESQUI, a revolutionary 360-degree cinematic experience touring across Canada debuted Horizon on Thursday evening at the Telus Spark Centre in celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation.Horizon will be shown for free at the Telus Spark Centre on Neighbour Day, June 17, and Canada Day, July 1.
Red Deer College Motion Picture Arts grad Carlee Ryski landed the ‘Best Performance by an Alberta Actress’ award at the Rosies last month.
The annual gala for the Alberta Film & Television Awards brings out Alberta’s brightest stars and industry professionals to celebrate the year’s best in production. More than 50 Rosie Awards were presented, recognizing excellence in all aspects of Alberta’s screen-based content.
CANNES, France – The Cannes Film Festival, with its late-night soirees and throngs of paparazzi, isn’t an ideal place for children. Few of its movies are PG-rated, nor is much of the nightlife.
Yet at this year’s Cannes, kid actors have delivered many of the festival’s most memorable performances, often by not just equaling their better-known and taller co-stars, but by towering above them. It’s the year of les enfants.