Canadian Academy Announces Canadian Screen Awards Nominees

The Canadian Academy announced this year’s nominees for the 9th annual Canadian Screen Awards.   In television, Schitt’s Creek leads with the most nominations with 21. Trickster and Cardinal: Into the Night follow close behind with 15 nods each. APTN is up for six awards, including Best News Anchor, National for Melissa Ridgen and Dennis Ward, Best News or Information […]

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Where to Watch the Biggest Films at this year’s Academy Awards in Canada

The 93rd Academy Awards are coming up soon and, what better way to gear up then by watching this year’s biggest flicks. Here’s how to watch some of the most-anticipated movies of award’s season. Mank (David Fincher), 10 nominations Mank transports you back to 1930s Hollywood, following the story of troubled screenwriter, Herman J. Mankiewicz as he […]

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10 Family-Friendly Indigenous Films & TV Shows to Educate Your Kids

A new study from Ryerson University called “Examining Children’s Animated Television in Canada” has shone a light on the representation of people of colour in this medium in 2018-2019. In the findings, 51% of human characters were white, while 49% were people of colour. Representation has increased though, as the previous study revealed 74% of characters were white. However, […]

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Ottawa moves to ‘Orange’ level this weekend, major theaters choose not to reopen

This week Premier Ford introduced new pandemic restriction ‘levels’ and at midnight Ottawa moved into the ‘orange level’. This allows restaurants, bars, gyms and fitness centres to open under restrictions. It also allows movie theaters to open, but most in Ottawa are choosing not to do so. Cineplex and Landmark cinemas have announced they will remain closed despite having the option to reopen under restrictions. According to […]

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imagineNATIVE Film and Media Arts unveils 2020 lineup of programming

On September 29th, imagineNATIVE Film and Media Arts went on Facebook live to share the lineup of Indigenous artists being showcased at the upcoming festival which takes place October 20-25, 2020. For the 21st annual festival, the Executive Director of ImagineNATIVE, Naomi Johnson, has said that the organizers have set out to continue “to present the best in Indigenous stories with the […]

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