Category Archives: Motive

LEO AWARDS: ROGUE Wins Best Dramatic Series Over Vancouver Whydunit MOTIVE, BATES MOTEL, BEYOND & ICE

Best of produced-in-BC film and television. Leo Awards Gala tonight at Vancouver’s Hyatt Regency. Best Dramatic Series Rogue: John Morayniss, Matthew Parkhill, Robert Petrovicz, Nick Hamm – Producers – Winner. Best Direction 12 Monkeys: Steven A. Adelson Best Screenwriting This Life: Rachel Langer Best Lead Performance by a Male Van Helsing: Jonathan Scarfe. – Winner. Best Lead Performance by [...]

LEO AWARDS: Nominations for MOTIVE & Kristin Lehman, VAN HELSING & Christopher Heyerdahl, ARROW’s Emily Bett Rickards

Best of produced-in-BC film and television. Leo Awards ceremonies: May 27th, June 3rd and 4th at Vancouver’s Hyatt Regency. Nominations: Best Dramatic Series Bates Motel Beyond Ice Motive Rogue   Best Lead Performance Christopher Heyerdahl, Hell on Wheels. Christopher Heyerdahl, Van Helsing. Adrian Holmes, 19-2. Jonathan Scarfe, Van Helsing. Tom Stevens, Wayward Pines.   Best [...]

LEO AWARDS: MOTIVE, THE ROMEO SECTION, ARROW & CONTINUUM Lead Dramatic Series Nominations. MOTIVE Wins.

Best Dramatic Series WINNER. Motive. Rob Merilees, Rob LaBelle, Lindsay Macadam, Louise Clark, Ben Brafman, Erin Haskett, Dennis Heaton, Sarah Dodd, Daniel Cerone – Producers 19-2: Jesse McKeown – Producer Continuum: Tom Rowe, Matthew O’Connor, Lisa Richardson, Simon Barry, Pat Williams, Holly Redford, Rachel Nichols – Producers The Romeo Section:  Chris Haddock, Laura Lightbown, David Frazee, Stephen [...]

PREMIERE: Vancouver Whydunit Series MOTIVE’s Final Season Premieres Tuesday. Set Sale This Weekend.

Apart from the occasional putrid corpse has there ever been a TV series that showcased Vancouver’s beauty more than Motive? Known for its bold cinematic style, the CTV crime drama is unusual for two reasons: Vancouver plays itself not somewhere else and Motive is a whydunit not a whodunit. At the top of each episode, we learn [...]

WINTER 2016: FIFTY SHADES DARKER Filming, DEADPOOL in Theatres, LEGENDS OF TOMORROW, LUCIFER, SECOND CHANCE, THE MAGICIANS Premieres

Updated with revised dates. January 4th week. Filming hiatus ends and production resumes for War For the Planet of the Apes, Birth of the Dragon,  Supernatural, Once Upon a Time, Arrow, The Flash, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Bates Motel, The 100,  iZombie, Second Chance, Lucifer (in Los Angeles for first few days for inserts) and [...]

HIATUS: Christmas Filming Hiatus for ARROW, BATES MOTEL, THE FLASH, MOTIVE, ONCE UPON A TIME, SUPERNATURAL & More

Revised dates in bold. 2 WEEK HOLIDAY HIATUS FROM FILMING IN VANCOUVER: The 100 – December 17 to January 4. Arrow – December 19 to January 4. Bates Motel – December 19 to January 4. Birth of the Dragon – December 19 to January 4. DC’s Legends of Tomorrow – December 19 to January 4. [...]

LEO AWARDS: Gala with Host Christopher Heyerdahl. Winners MOTIVE, VIOLENT. Danny Virtue. Beverley Elliott.

The seventeenth annual Leo Awards, celebrating the best of B.C.-made television and film, had some big homegrown moments. Vancouver whydunit television series Motive and Vancouver band We Are The City’s Norwegian film Violent won the major awards. Inside the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, host Christopher Heyerdahl kept the affair elegant and classy. Kalyn Miles kept it [...]

TONIGHT: Vancouver Whydunit MOTIVE’s Victim Stunt Fall for Season 3 Finale

So that weighted dummy crashing through a windshield on Homer Street last February was Vancouver whydunit Motive’s season three finale Victim Maria Snow (Luisa D’Oliveria). And her boss, wealthy industrialist Neville  Montgomery(Victor Garber), is her Killer. What’s his motive? And can detectives Angie Flynn (Kristin Lehman) and Oscar Vegas (Louis Fereirra) prove it? I watched [...]

TONIGHT: What did Vancouver Whydunit MOTIVE Do to Angie’s Oldsmobile Hurst At The End of Season 3?

What did Vancouver whydunit Motive do to its signature car — detective Angie Flynn’s [1984 Oldsmobile Hurst]? Bad guys firebombed it in the  penultimate episode of season 3 last Sunday. Tonight’s season finale has detectives Angie (Kristin Lehman) and Vega (Louis Ferreira) called to a crime scene while looking at its burnt-out wreckage. The Oldsmobile [...]

LEO AWARDS: Night One With Hosts Veena Sood and Paul McGillion

Leo Awards Ceremony One hosts Veena Sood and Paul McGillion gratefully thanked the off-screen nominees who provide the “smoke and mirrors” that make on-screen actors look good. “Thank God for makeup,” joked Sood about 5:30 a.m. call times. And “thank you for the cleavage,” she quipped to costume designers as McGillion concurred, to a packed [...]

LOCATION: Vancouver as Vancouver on MOTIVE Season 3

Apart from the occasional putrid corpse has there ever been a TV series that showcased Vancouver’s beauty more than Motive? Known for its bold cinematic style, the CTV crime drama is unusual for two reasons: Vancouver plays itself not somewhere else and Motive is a whydunit not a whodunit. At the top of each episode, we learn [...]