Tag Archives: Sara Canning

BIG-BUDGET: The Great Ape Escape at WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES Prison Set in Richmond

Is it time for the Great Ape Escape at the Prison set built for War for the Planet of the Apes in south Richmond? Filming resumes this week with some daytime shoots at the Tower Rock Armoury used as the Ape prison. And later there will be  a simulated battle that culminates in a massive [...]

SHOOT: Matt Reeves’s WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES With Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson & Steve Zahn Films on Long Beach, Vancouver Island

On Long Beach, Vancouver Island. #It has begun. @ApesMovies pic.twitter.com/6AZVzWfJXW — Matt Reeves (@mattreevesLA) October 17, 2015 It has begun. War between Apes and Humans. The rebooted billion-dollar-plus Planet of the Apes franchise — starring motion-captured Andy Serkis as Caesar– started filming its third installment War for the Planet of the Apes this week, with [...]

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 [...]

WEEK: August 5-11, 2013.

Sunday, August 11th – Neill Blomkamp’s sci-fi thriller Elysium, starring Matt Damon and Jodi Foster, tops weekend box office with estimated US$30.5 million and Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, starring Logan Lerman, ranks fourth with US$14.6 million. Sunday, August 11th – Cedar Cove 1×05 Suspicious Minds airs on the W network. Bob (Bruce Boxleitner) and Peggy [...]

MARATHON: Final Six Episodes of PRIMEVAL: NEW WORLD on Syfy Today

Scheduling setbacks have plagued dinosaurs-run-amok-in-Vancouver series Primeval: New World from the start. It debuted in Canada last autumn on the night that Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc on the New York City area. And had its succesful  run in the U.S. this summer interrupted by a third airing of Syfy’s Twitter sensation Sharknado. And today the [...]

WEEK: July 29 – August 4, 2013

Sunday, August 4th – The Killing’s 2-hour season three finale From Up Here/The Road to Hamelin airs on AMC.  Stephen Holder (Joel Kinnaman) meets with girlfriend ADA Caroline (Jewel Staite) at her work filmed on the level 5 walkway of the Vancouver Public Libary atrium. Adrian (Rowan Longworth) goes missing, filmed near Kerrisdale school. Sarah Linden (Mireille [...]

BIG READ: Vancouver Indie EADWEARD Stars Michael Eklund as Photographer, Cinema Pioneer & Murderer

Published August 1, 2013 on Vancouver is Awesome. A local biopic of 19th-century-photographer, cinema pioneer and murderer Eadweard Muybridge wraps filming today in Vancouver. Muybridge got away with killing his wife’s lover as the last American to ever be acquitted on the grounds of justifiable homicide for such a crime. With a story like this it’s [...]

WEEK: July 22-28, 2013

Sunday, July 28th – Vancouver-cop-from-the-future-series Continuum 2×12 Second Last airs on Showcase. In the penultimate episode of season 2 directed by Amanda Tapping, Kiera (Rachel Nichols) and Carlos (Victor Webster) must stop Travis (Roger Cross) after he gets his hands on a second CPS suit while Alec (Erik Knudsen) and Emily (Magda Apanowicz) try to escape [...]

WEEK: June 24-30, 2013

Sunday, June 30th – The Killing 3×06 Eminent Domain airs on AMC – Linden (Mireille Enos) & Holder (Joel Kinnaman) talk to the victim who got away; Seward (Peter Sarsgaard) faces his past; Bullet (Bex Taylor Klaus) struggles with the truth while in “The Jungle”. Sunday, June 30th – Falling Skies 3×05 Search and Recover [...]

WEEK: June 3-9, 2013

  Sunday, June 9th – Continuum 2×07 Second Degree airs on Showcase: Kiera (Rachel Nichols) & Carlos (Victor Webster) discover a juror on Julian (Richard Harmon)’s trial has been compromised and race to protect his family unaware that it’s part of a larger Liber8 plot to install Jim Martin (Tahmoh Penikett) as Mayor. Trial filmed [...]

LEO AWARDS: Niall Matter, Sara Canning & Miranda Frigon from PRIMEVAL: NEW WORLD

Vancouver’s dinosaurs-run-amok series Primeval: New World debuted on Syfy tonight in the U.S. as leads Niall Matter and Sara Canning attended the Leo Awards, the best of B.C.-made film and television. Looking-very-dapper Matter was nominated for his performance as Vancouver software genius Evan Cross and lead dino hunter in the show. Canning plays predatory animal [...]