yap films is very excited to announce the March 4, 2016 premiere of Loretta Lynn: Still a Mountain Girl on PBS American Masters at 9 pm
Most PBS affiliates are airing the documentary at 9pm. Below are some of the PBS channels and where to find them on the dial :). Please check your local listings for other times.
CBC's The Documentary Channel is also premiering nationally in Canada at 8:00PM.
Hope you can all tune in!
Please note that a number of PBS affiliates are in the middle of a pledge week, so American Masters is not being carried in its regular time by all stations. In Toronto, the following PBS affiliates are available:
“THE EQUALIZER” EXPLORES THE SCIENCE OF SPORT AND FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER PITS RECORD-SETTING ATHLETES OF TODAY AGAINST LEGENDS OF THE PAST ON THE NATURE OF THINGS, PREMIERING MARCH 3 ON CBC-TV
World-class champions Andre De Grasse, Sarah Hammer, Adam van Koeverden,
Paul Biedermann and Christina Obergföll determine whether technology gives them an edge in this original Canadian/German co-production
Every year, elite athletes go higher, faster, farther, setting new world records. Are today’s world record holders really better than the superstars of the past? Or do they get their edge from their high tech gear? What if the greatest high-performance athletes – present and past – could compete against each other on a level playing field? If competitive conditions were equalized, would today’s stars come out on top, or would they be beaten by heroes of the past? “The Equalizer”, a special one-hour investigation explores the impact of scientific advancements on personal bests in individual sports. The Canadian/German co-production premieres on THE NATURE OF THINGS with David Suzuki, Thursday, March 3 at 8 p.m. (8:30 p.m. NT) on CBC-TV.
'The Witch': Inside the Horror Movie of the Year
How a detail-obsessed filmmaker recreated Puritan-era New England and came up with an instant supernatural classic
Read full Rolling Stone Article Here
Making The Witch: The first great horror film of the year
Thanks to a disturbing period setting, a star turn from a newcomer, and the scariest goat in movie history
Read Full Entertainment Weekly Article Here
Production is underway in Santa Marta, Colombia on comedy feature Sundowners produced by our clients January Films (Julia Rosenberg) and Carousel Pictures (Tyler Levine) along with Daylight on Mars Pictures' Brian Robertson. The film is written and directed by Pavan Moondi (Diamond Tongues), with Jorge Forero, Paula Perez, and Diana Bustamante of Colombia’s Burning Blue serving as executive producers on the project. The $1 million film is shooting in Colombia until early March, when the production team and crew will return to complete filming in Toronto by the end of March. Tim Heidecker and Phil Hanley star in the lead roles, with feature roles for Born Ruffians lead singer Luke Lalonde, Cara Gee, Nick Flanagan, Nick Thorburn, and Leah Goldstein.
Sundowners tells the story of a struggling filmmaker who goes to Mexico to shoot a destination wedding, scamming his boss into thinking his best friend is a photographer in the process.
Made with the financial support of Telefilm Canada, the Canadian production is due to be complete by summer of 2016. The film is being distributed by Search Engine Films in Canada.
Read more: http://playbackonline.ca/2016/02/16/cameras-roll-in-columbia-on-sundowners/#ixzz40M8uzsL3
TORONTO, Feb. 4, 2016 /CNW/ - Envision Sports & Entertainment announced today the signing of Canadian women's soccer star and team captain, Christine Sinclair. The Toronto based sports marketing and athlete management agency will exclusively manage sponsorship, endorsements, public relations, and charitable and community initiatives on Sinclair's behalf.
"We are extremely proud that Christine chose to work with us," said Brian Levine, President of Envision Sports & Entertainment. "She is a spirited athlete, a proven leader and an incredible person. We look forward to supporting Christine in all her pursuits. As Christine turns her attention to the CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying tournament in Texas this month, we will begin exploring a variety of growth opportunities for her off the field. One focus will be working more closely with organizations that are as committed as Christine is to the growth of girls and women's soccer."
"I see the next few years as an opportunity to further my legacy as a player while laying the foundation to contribute to sport and youth development in other exciting ways," explained Sinclair when asked about the future. "I've been impressed by Envision Sports & Entertainment's commitment and big-picture approach to the athletes and organizations they work with and am excited by the possibilities that lie ahead."
Since joining the Canadian women's national team at aged 16, Sinclair has played in 232 international matches and along the way has become the all-time Canadian leader in goals scored. Currently tied for second in the world in all-time international goals by a female, she has participated in four FIFA World Cups and two Olympic Games, leading the Canadian team to a bronze medal at the London Olympics where she was the tournament's top scorer and chosen as Canada's flag bearer for the Closing Ceremonies.
In 2012, Sinclair was awarded both the Lou Marsh Trophy as Canada's Athlete of the Year and the Bobbie Rosenfeld Award as Canada's Female Athlete of the Year. She is also a recipient of a Diamond Jubilee medal. In 2013, Sinclair was inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame. Sinclair has also won five professional women's championship titles with three different teams along with two NCAA titles.
Sinclair joins Envision Sports & Entertainment's talented roster of athletes, which includes: Shawn Barber, World Champion pole vaulter; Brianne Theisen-Eaton, 2x World Championships silver medalist; Mark de Jonge, Olympic medalist and 2x World Champion sprint kayaker; Mandy Bujold, 2x Pan Am Games gold medalist flyweight boxer; Lanni Marchant, Canadian marathon record holder and Pan Am Games medalist; Karen Cockburn, 3x Olympic medalist in trampoline; and Simon Whitfield, 4x Olympian and 2x Olympic triathlon medalist.
About Envision Sports & Entertainment
Envision Sports & Entertainment works with athletes, sport organizations, not-for-profits, sponsors and media to create value across the sport and cultural landscape. Clients include Olympic athletes, sponsors, sport organizations and events.