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Insight Honoured with Producer Of The Year Award

The Banff World Media Festival (BANFF) has announced Insight Productions as the recipients of this year’s Producer Of The Year Award. The festival attracts over 150 Development Executives and a wide-ranging cross-section of television and digital media professionals from around the world. The 36th annual Banff World Media Festival takes place June 7-10, 2015 at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel in Banff, Alberta.

Big Brother Canada begins preparations for Season 4!

Sarah Hanlon won the show’s third season in its inaugural run on Global, claiming the $100,000 cash, a $25,000 gift card from The Brick and a trip worth $10,000. The season was consistently one the top 20 series across all conventional programming since its premiere, and has been renewed for a fourth season.

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Returning to CTV this summer with all-new teams and exciting, edge-of-your-seat challenges, THE AMAZING RACE CANADA is back for a third season of action-packed adventure. Hosted by Olympic champion and Canadian hero Jon Montgomery, Season 2 was once again the most-watched television program in Canada last summer with an average audience of 2.8 million viewers. Season 3 premieres premiere Wednesday, July 8 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV GO.

1.6 Million tune in for THE 2015 JUNO AWARDS

Jacob Hoggard, lead singer of the JUNO Award-winning band Hedley, hosted The 2015 JUNO Awards broadcast on CTV and CTV GO from Hamilton’s FirstOntario Centre and an audience of 1.6 million viewers across the nation tuned in!

The 2015 JUNO Awards had performances by Alanis Morissette, Arkells, Bobby Bazini, deadmau5, Hedley, Kiesza, Lights, MAGIC!, Sam Roberts Band, Shawn Mendes, and The Weeknd.


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Insight receives the inaugural Icon award, and other accolades at the Canadian Screen Awards

In recognition of its 35th anniversary, Insight Productions was honoured with the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television’s inaugural Icon Award. The new award has been established to recognize special achievements in the Canadian screen industry. The award was presented during the 2015 Canadian Screen Awards. Insight also received awards for Big Brother Canada, The Amazing Race Canada, and The 2014 JUNO Awards. Complete list here.


‘How to change the world’ generates a big buzz after its premiere at Sundance

Before it was the world’s largest activist organization, Greenpeace was the love child of an eclectic group of Vancouver neighbours (journalists, scientists, and hippies). United in their opposition to a U.S. atomic test on an Alaskan island, they sailed an aging fishing boat straight for the test site. Armed only with cameras and faith in the power of images, the rainbow warriors were born.

Insight’s feature length documentary How To Change The World, co-produced with MET Films, was nominated in the World Cinema Documentary Competition and debuted to great acclaim at its world premiere on opening night of the Sundance Film Festival (January 22nd, 2015).

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