Tag Archives: Jennifer Spence

BIG READ: Vote for BC Film/Doc (#mustseeBC) To Be Awarded Red Carpet Screening at Vancouver International Film Festival

Published September 19, 2013 on Vancouver is Awesome. Vote for whichever BC film or documentary you want to see at a red carpet screening of the Vancouver International Film Festival, which screens from September 26th to October 11th. It’s a new feature of this year’s BC Spotlight program, with a dozen made-in-BC projects vying for [...]

VIFF: Ben Ratner’s DOWN RIVER Inspired By His Friendship With Babz Chula

What happens when you lose your guide before you find your way? Inspired by director Ben Ratner’s long friendship with Vancouver actress Babz Chula, Down River tells the story of an older woman named Pearl (Helen Shaver) who guides three younger talents — artist Aki (Ratner’s wife Jennifer Spence), rock singer Harper (Colleen Rennison) and actress [...]

WEEK: September 2-8, 2013

Sunday, September 8th – Cedar Cove 1×09 And the Winner Is airs on the W network. The town’s charity bachelor auction starring Andie MacDowell, Dylan Neal and Elyse Levesque and directed by Martin Wood. Some auction scenes filmed in North Vancouver’s Deep Cove had to be reshot elsewhere because of too much rain. Sunday, September 8th [...]

LEO AWARDS: CONTINUUM Wins Best Dramatic Series & Six Other Leos

Vancouver-cop-from-the-future series Continuum came away the big winner at the Leo Awards last night. Creator and showrunner Simon Barry was scheduled to do red carpet interviews but by the time he began the media gauntlet the event had dissolved into happy chaos and was cut short so that the gala ceremony could wrap before midnight. [...]

LEO AWARDS: Brent Butt & Nancy Robertson Host Leo Awards on June 8th

Published May 29, 2013 on Vancouver is Awesome Hometown comedy couple Brent Butt and Nancy Robertson are set to co-host the 15th anniversary of the Leo Awards, celebrating the best of B.C.-made film and television, at the Westin Bayshore Hotel on Saturday, June 8th. Expect more than the usual hijinks with professional comedians as hosts [...]

LEO AWARDS: Film BECOMING REDWOOD & TV series CONTINUUM & ARCTIC AIR Top 2013 Nominations

Last night’s Leo Awards nominations, celebrating the best of B.C.-made film and television, favour Jesse James Miller’s 70s-era coming-of-age film Becoming Redwood, Vancouver-cop-from-the-future TV series Continuum and northern adventure TV series Arctic Air. The many tweets of congratulations to all the nominees today are a great way to recognize B.C.’s creative talent ahead of tomorrow’s provincial election. So [...]

WEEK: April 15-21, 2013

Sunday, April 21st – Continuum 2×01 debuts on Showcase. Invisible fighting at CBC Vancouver parking garage. Shown to be Kiera (Rachel Nichols) in her black high-tech cat suit. Mayor shot at Vancouver Public Library. Kiera meets Carlos (Victor Webster) at Vanier Park with the Burrard Bridge and West End as backdrop. And the crime scene for mayor shot at Vancouver Public Library [...]

BIG READ: CONTINUUM & Cosplay at Fan Expo Vancouver

Published April 21, 2013 on Vancouver is Awesome A year ago, Fan Expo Vancouver hosted the first panel for Vancouver-cop-from-the-future series Continuum. And what a year it’s been. Continuum debuted on Showcase as an out-of-the-box hit. Almost one million Canadians watched, making it 2012’s  number one cable drama here. Since sold to more than fifty [...]

PROMOS: Sneak Peek of CONTINUUM Season Two Premiere This Sunday – Updated

Ahead of tomorrow’s Continuum panel at Fan Expo Vancouver, Showcase released a sneek peak of Sunday’s season two premiere. I expect this will be what we see at the noon panel in Ballroom A at Canada Place tomorrow along with cast Rachel Nichols, Victor Webster, Erik Knudsen, Lexa Doig, Luvia Petersen, Stephen Lobo, Jennifer Spence [...]

SHOOT: Rachel Nichols & 250 Protester/Police Extras Film CONTINUUM 2×10 in Gastown’s Blood Alley

Continuum staged a big protest scene in Gastown’s Blood Alley today with Vancouver-cop-from-the-future Kiera Cameron (Rachel Nichols) shoved around in a crowd as hundreds of protester extras battled police extras in full riot gear. In one scene, Kiera ran out of the melee in her black high-tech cat suit, boots and a sky-blue jacket. But [...]

Vancouver’s own CONTINUUM Renewed for 2nd Season & Picked Up By US Network Syfy – Updated

Congratulations to Continuum creator/showrunner Simon Barry, cast, crew and Artifex Studios on a second season renewal of the hit sci-fi series whose first season was filmed and set in Vancouver 2012/2077. Barry announced the renewal to an enormous crowd at Fan Expo Canada in Toronto today, a crowd a gazillion times bigger than the one I [...]