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Industry News

CRTC GLR decision sent back for reconsideration

The Department of Canadian Heritage has sent the CRTC’s recent group license renewal decisions for English and French-language broadcasters back to the CRTC for reconsideration and hearings. The Governor in Council made the decision late Aug. 14 on thne advice of Minister of Canadian Heritage Melanie Joly and with the support […]

Alberta Trailblazer: Colin Low (1923 – 2016)

Cowboy, artist, storyteller and pioneering Canadian filmmaker; director, animator, producer, mentor and collaborator at the National Film Board of Canada, Colin Low was born in Cardston, AB on the borders on the Kainai Nation Indian Reservation, which became a subject of two of his later films. Low attended the Banff […]

Remembering Helene White

AMPIA is saddened to mark the passing of our long-time member, Helene White.  Helene was a true pioneer within Alberta’s screen industry. She launched Alberta’s first syndicated series Connecting, a talk show for teenagers, and produced the popular teen series Caitlin’s Way that aired for three seasons on Nickelodeon. Helene served on the AMPIA board as Vice President-South from 1986-1997 and […]