Join AMPIA for the 25th Annual Billington Award Luncheon honouring Murray Ord on November 2, 2013 at the Delta Bow Valley in Calgary. Murray Ord’s career spans 35 years in the film and television industry in Alberta ranging from acting, production, and development to financing.
Here’s the lineup of speakers thus far confirmed for the 25th Annual David Billington Awards:
MASTER OF CEREMONIES:
Fred played the easily excitable barber Repeat Golightly in Jake and the Kid and, for six seasons, nasty City Councillor Jack Pierce on CBC’s DaVinci’s Inquest and Davinci’s City Hall. His high-end video production company, Lindisfarne Productions, cel;ebrated 29 years serving the media needs of corporate, governent and non-profit clients,. Fred received the David Billington Award in 2003 and Alberta’s Centennial Medal (2005) for his work in television and film.
With work spanning over 25 years, and as of the co-founders of Alberta Filmworks Inc., Randy has directed and produced over 90 hours of network television drama including Lonesome Dove, North of 60, Ray Bradbury Theatre, 21 Jump Street, The Song Spinner, A George Fox Christmas, Bad Faith, Burn: the Robert Wraight Story, Agent of Influence, Everest ‘82 and the TV Movie Crazy Canucks.
Capitalizing on the diversity of the landscape of Alberta has led John Scott through a lifetime journey of adventure in the movie industry. Scott’s first experience wrangling began in 1970 with Little Big Man, starring Dustin Hoffman, after which Scott went to Hollywood and gained invaluable experience and contacts. Scott has since worked on some of the biggest films to come to our Province, including Unforgiven, Legends of the Fall, Heaven & Earth and The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford.
Tom Cox is a key figure in the Canadian film and television industry. His work as a producer spans almost thirty years and includes feature films, dramatic series, television movies and documentaries. Projects Tom has worked on have garnered dozens of Canadian and international awards, including Wild Roses, Burn Up, North of 60, Tom Stone and Heartland. His recent co-producing credits include the feature films The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford and Brokeback Mountain. Tom is the former Chair of the CMPA Board of Directors as well as an active member of the Alberta Film Advisory Council, The Academy of Canadian Cinema and AMPIA.
PLUS OTHER SPECIAL GUESTS TBA!
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