Tag 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 [...]

CSA: MOTIVE’s Kristin Lehman & Louis Ferreira Up for Lead Performances & BLOOD AND WATER for Best Drama at CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS

Update: Orphan Black’s Tatiana Maslany and 19-2’s Adrian Holmes win for Best Lead Performances. Orphan Black wins for Best Drama series. Tonight is the Canadian Screen Awards televised gala hosted by Howie Mandel. It’s mostly a Toronto affair but Kristin Lehman and Louis Ferreira are up for their lead performances in the now-finished Vancouver whydunit [...]


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 [...]

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 [...]

LEO AWARDS: Vancouver Whydunit MOTIVE & American Scarlet Speedster THE FLASH Lead Dramatic Series Nominations

This year’s Leo Awards — honouring the best of BC-made film and television — boasts six nominees in the Best Dramatic Series category: CTV’s Vancouver whydunit Motive leads with 21 nominations; The CW’s breakout super hero hit The Flash has 8 nominations; Lifetime’s cancelled Witches of East End has 6 nominations; Showcase’s acclaimed time-wimey Vancouver series Continuum has 5 nominations; Alberta-shot [...]

SHOOT: Ryan Robbins & Kacey Rohl Film MOTIVE Season 3 at Former Pappas Furs Building in Vancouver

Tonight’s  Vancouver whydunit Motive had this scene of murder suspect Eric Sharpe (Ryan Robbins) arrested and marched out of his photography studio on the west side of Victory Square downtown. Motive filmed it last December in a rainstorm and I withheld these photographs because it seemed too much of a spoiler. But Eric Sharpe (Robbins) [...]

TONIGHT: Vancouver Whydunit MOTIVE Season 3 Premiere with Kristin Lehman & Louis Ferreira on CTV

Back together again in season three. Vancouver’s own whydunit crime drama Motive premieres season three on CTV tonight with the return of  Detective Angie Flynn (Kristin Lehman). She left the Homicide team at the end of last season after her partner Oscar Vega (Louis Ferreira) had to cover for her and shoot someone to save [...]


Vancouver’s timey-wimey Continuum, starring Rachel Nichols, Victor Webster and Eric Knudsen, and whydunit crime drama Motive, starring Kristen Lehman and Louis Ferreira, are up for Best Dramatic Series at the Canadian Screen Awards tonight, along with Toronto-filmed Remedy and past winner and this year’s favourite Orphan Black and Montreal-shot 19-2. Vancouver’s third big homegrown series Arctic Air wasn’t [...]