Alberta Team Awarded $1M in CineCoup Film Accelerator 

Edmonton filmmakers Aaron Kurmey, Ryan Hatt and  Kevin Johnson have been awarded $1M to make their action-thriller HIGH SCHOOL BRAWL. The team tied for first place in the CineCoup Film Accelerator and will be heading into production in 2016.

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The announcement was made at the 2015 Banff World Media Festival on Monday, June 8. The Final 5 Teams were placed in the hot seat before a jury including: Michael Kennedy, EVP Filmed Entertainment, Cineplex Entertainment; producer Dan Goldberg (Meatballs, Hangover series); Susan Curran, Director of Marketing at Starz Home Entertainment, CineCoup executives and the top CineCoup fan.

Congrats to our Alberta filmmakers! This will be a thrilling year to watch the film unfold. Watch the trailer below and follow High School Brawl on Facebook.