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Adam Scorgie’s New Docs at The Culture Collective

By | Screenings

Award-winning documentary Filmmaker and Producer Adam Scorgie (The Good Son, The Culture High) will be featured as part of Edmonton’s Culture Collective 5th Variety Showcase at the Garneau Theatre on Thursday, September 24. Attendees will get a sneak peek at two of Scorgie’s upcoming documentaries:

ICE GUARDIANS
On-ice enforcers struggle to rise through the professional ranks of the world’s most prestigious hockey league, only to be confronted with a new found fight for the existence of the role itself. Featuring  Jay BaruchelChris Chelios and Dave Semenko.

IceGuardians

Adam Scorgie (right) with Gretzky Bodyguard and hockey legend Dave “Cement” Semenko.


CHASING EVEL: The Life Of Robbie Knievel

Robbie Knievel, 52 and the owner of 20 world records and 350 jumps worldwide, uncovers his life through his personal pursuit of sobriety and the need of continuing his father’s legacy by jumping once again.

Chasing Evel
The Culture Collective is Thursday, September 24 at the Metro Cinema (Garneau Theatre – 8712 – 109 St NW). Doors at 7 p.m.

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Cameron And Doyle: Sitcoms & March Madness

By | Membership Profiles

Cameron And Doyle are Edmonton-based indie filmmakers you’ll want to keep an eye on. The winners of the 2014 Gotta Minute Film Festival are co-writing/directing an original sitcom called Seven Day Weekend and making the most of their new AMPIA memberships, winning an incorporation licence from Bishop MacKenzie and scoring a private pitch session with Bell/CTV!  Read more on this ambitious duo…

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Filmmaker Andrea Beca

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Andrea Beça is a writer, director, producer, and editor from Edmonton, Alberta. She has a BA in English Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Alberta and an MLitt in Playwriting and Dramaturgy from the University of Glasgow. She ran an indie theatre company, Cowardly Kiss Theatre, for six years before moving into the world of film in 2013 with Kissing Habit Films. She has two dogs named Oscar Wilde and Lucille Ball Beça, and she thinks that sums her up pretty well.

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Edmonton Docs Make Oscar Long-List

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Two documentary filmmakers from Edmonton, AB are in the running for an Academy Award! Michael Jorgensen and Adam Scorgie are on the Oscar’s long list for their feature documentaries. Congrats to the Edmonton Producers and their Oscar-worthy teams!

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Filmmaker: Michael Maxxis

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Michael Maxxis. You’ve probably heard of this Edmonton Director. If not, think of your favourite Canadian bands and chances are, he’s made their music video. With acts like Billy Talent, Hollerado, Mat Mays, and Hot Hot Heat in his portfolio, Maxxis has been dominating the Much Music airwaves for the last ten years.

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