Alberta media news, events, awards & personalities

EIFF Presents Oscar Nominated Short Films | Feb 26 & 27 | Edmonton

OscarsThe Edmonton International Film Festival, in association with Shorts International and Magnolia Pictures, will present the nominees for Best LIVE ACTION Short Film and Best ANIMATED Short Film at public screenings in Landmark Cinemas 9 City Centre Edmonton (formerly known as Empire City Centre 9).

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5th Annual Nordlys Film & Arts Festival Features Two Alberta Films | Feb 14 – 16 | Camrose

Nordly Film Festival CamroseOn February 14-16, 2014, film-lovers from across Alberta will gather in Camrose, Alberta, for the 5th annual Nordlys Film & Arts Festival. Taking place in the historic Bailey Theatre on Main Street, the festival combines award-winning films from around the world with live performances by talented musical guests, including a Saturday night headline concert.

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Learn & Celebrate Excellence at AMPA’s 18th Annual Conference | March 20 – 22 | Calgary

AMPA ConferenceThe Alberta Magazine Publishers Association’s 18th annual conference, March 20-21 at the Carriage House Inn, Calgary, is an opportunity to connect with colleagues and hear industry experts from across North America share their insight, experience, and expertise on the topics that matter most in the magazine publishing industry.

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Make Fashion Gala: The Haute Couture of Wearable Technology | March 1 | Calgary

Make Fashion Gala CalgaryMake Fashion is an initiative that introduces talented Calgary designers to cutting edge new technologies, subject matter experts, and wearable technology. They are a collaboration of great minds who want to explore and demonstrate the convergence fashion and technology.

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All Ears: A Shared History of CKUA and CJSR to Air on January 5, 2014

CKUA Radio CJSR RadioAll Ears: A Shared History of CKUA and CJSR is the story, told by more than 25 of Alberta’s finest radio makers, of how public radio has come to hold a prominent and esteemed place as the true voice of Alberta’s diverse communities. Producers from both CJSR and CKUA joined forces to explore the connection between the two stations, in celebration of CJSR’s 30th anniversary.

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Marilyn Jones, Edmonton, Alberta ABOUT ME
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)