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Gordon Lightfoot film world premiere set for Hot Docs festival

We are pleased to announce Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind will premiere at this year’s Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival.  This documentary explores the career, music, and influence of legendary Canadian musical icon Gordon Lightfoot. With unprecedented access to the artist, the documentary follows Lightfoot’s evolution from Christian choirboy to troubled troubadour to international star and beloved Canadian icon.

More info HERE

A new batch of house guests enter the Big Brother Canada house for Season 7!

The hit reality series returns to Global’s schedule three nights a week on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. ET/PT, Thursdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT and Sundays at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

Arisa Cox returns to host the award-winning series and take viewers on a wild ride filled with socially savvy and not-so-savvy house guests, unpredictable twists, unforgettable challenges and some jaw-dropping drama.

All the info and live feeds HERE!


The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television announced that Insight Productions has received an impressive 21 award nominations for the 2019 Canadian Screen Awards.  This includes four nominations in the best program or series and special categories for The Amazing Race Canada; Big Brother Canada; Christmas Fury; New Year’s Eve 2017; Intervention Canada; The JUNO Awards & and Top Chef Canada.

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Insight Productions and Civilized, a digital media company and pioneering cannabis lifestyle brand, today announced a partnership to develop diverse, new content for broadcast and digital platforms.  This partnership, which is effective immediately, will see the two companies develop programming that champions and explores modern cannabis culture.  Insight and Civilized will develop multiple culture/lifestyle projects including docu series, cooking, science, and business series.  Insight’s Tanya Low, Vice President of Development, is overseeing the creative for Insight.  Derek Riedle, Civilized’s Publisher, will oversee creative direction for Civilized.

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Bill Underwood’s uniquely Canadian martial art – “Defendo”

Insight Productions CEO, John Brunton, produced a film in 1981 that focused on 84-year-old Bill Underwood, a specialist in his own brand of self-defense known as “Defendo”. Developed during the Second World War, this unique Canadian martial art became popular amongst police forces across North America. Aptly entitled “Don’t Mess With Bill”, this Academy Award nominated short film captured the incredible story of this fascinating and talented man.

The National Post revisits Bill’s captivating story HERE

Casting is now open for season 7 of The Amazing Race Canada!

The Amazing Race Canada is looking for new teams with a story to share about what has given them the confidence to take on an amazing adventure. Fans and aspiring racers with stories of strength, determination, and perseverance are invited to pair up with someone they know – a friend, sibling, parent, partner, or anyone else they share a relationship with – and submit an audition for the opportunity to embark on a once-in-a-lifetime expedition.