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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 […]

Fabian Wagner Wins ASC Award for Game of Thrones

Cinematographer Fabian Wagner, BSC, won his first American Society of Cinematographers award this February for the Game of Thrones episode, “Battle of the Bastards.”  Fabian will be joining Camera Operator Sean Savage for an in-depth discussion of filming this epic HBO series!  Special day rates are offered to IATSE members. Please […]