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‘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).

Big Brother Canada returns March 23rd on Global TV!

Insight Productions’ Big Brother Canada will appear on Global for the first time this year, after spending its first two seasons on Slice. Big Brother Canada will air three times a week on Global: Mondays at 8 p.m., Wednesdays at 9 p.m. and Sundays at 7 p.m. The Big Brother Canada Side Show will air on Slice on Thursdays at 10 p.m. starting March 26 in a new, one-hour format. Big Brother After Dark will also air Monday through Sunday from 3 a.m. to 6 a.m. on Slice starting March 26.

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Insight receives 14 nominations for the 2015 Canadian Screen Awards

Insight Production Company Ltd. is headed to the awards ceremony with an incredible 14 nominations. The 2014 Juno Awards leads with 5 nominations, followed by The Amazing Race Canada with 4 nominations. Big Brother Canada and Johnny Reid: A Christmas Gift to You both have 2 nominations, and Top Chef Canada also picks up a nomination. The Canadian Screen Awards celebrate productions and talent who excel in front of the camera and behind-the-scenes in Canadian film, television and digital media.

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In advance of planned expansion, Insight CEO John Brunton & COO Barbara Bowlby today announced, effective immediately, showrunners Erin Brock, Lindsay Cox, and Mark Lysakowski have been made Senior Vice Presidents and Rahmiel Rothenberg has been promoted to General Counsel and VP, Legal & Business Affairs. To coincide with the expansion, Susy Papais was promoted to VP of Finance in March. In addition, Brunton and Bowlby announced the creation of an executive team that will focus on long-term strategic planning as Insight looks to grow the company and expand its global business. This newly struck senior management team is comprised of Brock, Cox, Lysakowski, Rothenberg, and Papais, along with Brunton and Bowlby.

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Insight Productions’ 35th Anniversary honoured with Academy Icon Award

Insight Production Company Ltd. is honoured to win the newly minted Academy Icon Award on its 35th anniversary, it was announced today by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television. The Academy Icon Award is an Academy Special Award presented by the Academy Board of Directors to mark important achievements in Canada’s screen industry.

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Joke or Choke set to air on The Comedy Network!

What happens when you give stand up comedians a topic for a new bit, with little time to prepare and no opportunity to test their material? Find out on Joke or Choke! Tune in to The Comedy Network on Friday, December 12th at 9 p.m. A half-hour stand-up comedy competition show that takes four of Canada’s funniest comics and pits them against one another on stage in front of a live studio audience in a no-holds barred comedic throwdown.

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