Alberta media news, events, awards & personalities

CBC, CTV, GLOBAL and ROGERS Partner To Host The Red Carpet Portion Of The Canadian Screen Awards | March 9

Canadian Screen Awards 2014The second annual Canadian Screen Awards will once again unite film and television in one gala event, showcasing the country’s finest talent in one two-hour, star-studded celebration.  Who will walk the red carpet?  Who will take home the hardware?  Tune in Sunday, March 9, 2014 to find out!

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Oscar Night at the Varscona Theatre | Edmonton’s Most Hollywood Party | March 2

Oscars at the VarsconaStroll down the red carpet and pose for the paparazzi at the Varscona Theatre on Sunday March 2nd to celebrate the awarding of the 86th Academy Awards in a one of a kind Oscar event. Come and see the celluloid stars the way they were meant to be seen: Projected up on the big movie screen!

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Alberta Productions Nominated for 2014 Canadian Screen Awards

Canadian Screen Awards 2014Alberta productions received top honours from The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television at the announcement of the 2014 Canadian Screen Awards on January 13th.  Edmonton’s Tiny Plastic Men (airing on Super Channel) and  Blackstone (airing on APTN) both received nominations for Best Comedy Series and Best Dramatic Series, respectively.

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Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Seeks Nominations for Allan Waters Young Broadcaster of the Year Award

Canadian Music & Broadcast AwardsSteve Young, a great friend to the radio industry, passed away five years ago. He was always a champion of talent with a keen interest in promising young broadcasters.   CMW and “Friends of Steve Young” will again salute Steve with the “Allan Waters Young Broadcaster of the Year Award in Honour of Steve Young”.

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Alberta Filmmakers Win Awards Galore

Alberta Film TV AwardsAlberta filmmakers have recently won a number of national and international awards. At this year’s Directors Guild of Canada Awards, Alberta was well represented! Check out the DGC Award winners from Alberta and other awards recently earned by Alberta’s filmakers and media producers.

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I am Marilyn Jones, a news junkie with a penchant for publishing, politics, communications, gardening, hiking, reading, the arts and training nonprofit organizations in media relations and social media communications in Alberta (BA in English with Honours, U of A; Master of Publishing, SFU)