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Rosie Tickets Sold Out!

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Tickets are sold out for the Rosie Awards on April 27!

The Alberta Media Production Industries Association (AMPIA) is pleased to announce the finalists for the 45th annual Alberta Film & Television Awards, celebrating excellence and outstanding achievement in Alberta’s screen industries.

A total of 600 class (205) and craft (395) entries were submitted for consideration into this year’s awards, resulting in 323 total finalists; 129 class and 194 craft. For this year’s awards 59 industry professionals outside of Alberta adjudicated the submissions.

These productions, from commercials, new media, and both long and short form fiction and non-fiction are vying for 24 Class awards. In addition, Alberta’s talented screenwriters, costume and production designers, cinematographers, editors, directors, make-up artists, special effects artists, sound technicians and composers are competing in 33 Craft categories. Each winner shall receive the prestigious Rosie Award.

Of all finalists, 155 are from productions based in the city of Calgary, while 141 are from Edmonton-based productions. There were also 24 finalists from other communities in Alberta, including 12 from Red Deer. As always, some Edmonton productions used Calgary talent. Similarly, some Calgary productions employed Edmonton talent. This should be kept in mind when comparing the breakdown.

In Calgary SEVEN24 Films had the greatest number of finalists with 15, while Spotlight Productions had the second most, having produced or co-produced 11 finalists.

With a total of 19, Mosaic Entertainment had the greatest number of Edmonton finalists. Handful of Films was right behind, having produced or co-produced 18 finalists.

As for individual productions, Edmonton based Mosaic Entertainment’s “Caution: May Contain Nuts” has the greatest number of finalists, with 12. The production receiving the second most finalists is Calgary based SEVEN24 Films’ Heartland, with 9.

The 2019 Alberta Film & Television Awards will take place at a gala evening presentation on Saturday, April 27 at the Edmonton Convention Centre in downtown Edmonton. The reception will run from 5:00-6:30 PM with the supper and ceremony running 6:30-10:00 PM.

This year the Alberta Film & Television Awards, the oldest film and/or television awards event in Canada, is celebrating its 45th consecutive year of honouring its provincial production industry.

In order to qualify for an Alberta Film & Television Award a production must be produced or co-produced by a production company based in Alberta. For any craftsperson to be eligible he or she must have been a resident of Alberta for the 2018 calendar year.

Complete Media Release

Complete Nominee List

Summary of AMPIA Survey Results

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On March 13, AMPIA and other members of the Alberta Screen Industries Action Committee (ASIAC) met with Alberta Culture and Tourism Minister Ricardo Miranda to discuss potential improvements to the Alberta Production Fund. At the meeting, AMPIA discussed the results of our Membership Survey. AMPIA encourages members interested in participating in the next Alberta Screen Industry Action Committee meeting to RSVP via email for the meeting at Calgary’s Hotel Blackfoot in the Macleod Room on Thursday, March 21 at 2:00 PM.

Reminder: if you would like to share your individual story of success or personal interest in the business on the new Keep Alberta Rolling website, please contact Brock Skretting.

AMPIA and Banff Centre Complete Inaugural Story Studio

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A successful weekend introducing AMPIA and the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity‘s new sold-out Story Studio program has drawn to a close, and we’ve got the Facebook photo album to prove it! Thanks to everyone who took part in the two-and-a-half-day workshop addressing new approaches to storytelling, innovating with technology, and developing sustainable, creative production and business models for media content. In addition to all the attendees and speakers, special thanks to the Government of Alberta, Alberta Film and the rest of our sponsors:

Bell Fund
STORYHIVE
Edmonton Screen Industries Office
Telefilm Canada
The Branch for Arts and Culture (ATB Financial)
Calgary Film Centre
CMPA
DGC Alberta
William F. White

Stay tuned for details on future Story Studio workshops!

Become a Sponsor

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The Rosie Awards & Gala is the annual Alberta Film & Television Awards and primary fundraiser for AMPIA. The evening brings out Alberta’s brightest stars and industry professionals to honour and celebrate the year’s best in production. Over fifty Rosie Awards will be presented, recognizing excellence in all aspects of Alberta’s screen industries.

Rosie Wall – Media Board

SPONSORSHIP PRICE PERKS
SPOTLIGHT $2,000 2 tickets to the Rosies Gala

Add your logo to our Rosie Wall, where hundreds of Rosie Nominees and special guests will have their photos taken.

This sponsorship delivers the highest visibility possible and provides seamless promotional exposure, both during and well after the event.

High resolution photographs will be made available for your marketing purposes.

Note: This package can be an addition to any of the sponsorship packages below. 

Sponsorship Packages

Your sponsorship includes tickets to The Rosies Gala. Guests enjoy an evening of live entertainment and a gourmet meal at the Shaw Conference Centre. Celebrate with the creators of Alberta’s leading feature films, documentaries and internationally acclaimed television series!

SPONSORSHIP PRICE PERKS
PATRON $15,000 10 Premium tickets to the Rosies Gala

Prominent display of sponsor’s Logo in Rosie Awards printed materials, signage and Sponsors Reel

Full page ad (premium placement)

Exclusive sponsorship of a Premium Award, including the opportunity for the sponsor’s designate to present the award to the category winner(s)

Six digital ads with reciprocal web-link (colour or B&W) in AMPIA’s e-newsletter

PLATINUM $10,000 8 Premium tickets to the Rosies Gala

Prominent display of sponsor’s Logo in Rosie Awards printed materials, signage and Sponsors Reel

Full page ad (premium placement)

Exclusive sponsorship of a Premium Award, including the opportunity for the sponsor’s designate to present the award to the category winner(s)

Four digital ads with reciprocal web-link (colour or B&W) in AMPIA’s e-newsletter

GOLD   $5,000 6 tickets to the Rosies Gala

Prominent display of sponsor’s Logo in Rosie Awards printed materials, signage and Sponsors Reel

One half page B&W ad

Exclusive sponsorship of a Premium Award, including the opportunity for the sponsor’s designate to present the award to the category winner(s)

Two digital ads with reciprocal web-link (colour or B&W) in AMPIA’s e-newsletter

SILVER $2,500 4 tickets to the Rosies Gala

Prominent display of sponsor’s Logo in Rosie Awards printed materials, signage and Sponsors Reel

One quarter page B&W ad

One digital ad with reciprocal web-link (colour or B&W) in AMPIA’s e-newsletter

BRONZE $1,500 2 tickets to the Rosies Gala

Prominent display of sponsor’s Logo in Rosie Awards printed materials, signage and Sponsors Reel

One quarter page B&W ad

 2019 ROSIE AWARDS Sponsorship Package

Advertising Opportunities

Ad Specs and Art Guidelines

For more information, contact Bill Evans
email: bevans@ampia.org