Monthly Archives: October 2015

The Documentary Association of Canada profiles filmmaker Brandy Yanchyk

DOC Alberta member Brandy Yanchyk is the subject of October’s DOC Member Spotlight, which profiles a DOC member from a different region across Canada each month.
https://docorg.ca/en/civicrm/mailing/view?reset=1&id=842

Brandy Yanchyk is chosen as a “Top 40 under 40” from Avenue Edmonton magazine

Brandy Yanchyk has been chosen as a “Top 40 under 40” from Avenue Edmonton magazine.
Read her profile here.
“Through her work as an award-winning documentary filmmaker, she sheds light on the issues, stories and people that make up our environment, and shares them on the world stage.”
Here’s a list of all the recipients.

Brandy Yanchyk tours “Finding Edge Road” across eight cities in Finland

Finding Edge Road” is airing next on CBC’s Documentary Channel in Canada on Dec 22 at 23:00 ET / 21:00 MT.

From October 30th to November 7th, 2015 Filmmaker, Brandy Yanchyk, will be showing her documentary “Finding Edge Road” across Finland in Lieksa, Joensuu, Kemi, Oulu, Mikkeli, Tampere, Helsinki and possibly Turku.

Most of the screenings are free.

Here’s the schedule for the tour:
Friday, October 30 – Screening in Lieksa
16–20
EDGE ENSI-ILTA
LIEKSAN KULTTUURIKESKUKSELLA
JÄRJESTÄJÄT: Kohtaamisia ryhmä | SPR,
AsPaKe-hanke, Lieksan Tukipiste,
PIELISENTIE 9-11, 81700 LIEKSA
Press: “Kanadalaisdokumentti Lieksan maahanmuuttajista pääsee valkokankaalle”

Monday, November 2nd – screenings in Kemi and Oulu
Kemi – 10am
Culture Centrum of Kemi
Marina Takalon katu 3
Press: FINDING THE EDGE ROAD – dokumentti siitä, kuinka maahanmuutto muuttaa ja haastaa pientä suomalaista kaupunkia

“Finding the Edge Road – elokuvatapaus”

16.00-18.00 room
HU106, University of Oulu.
klo 16.00-18.00,
sali HU106, Oulun yliopisto.

Tuesday, November 3rd – Screenings in Joensuu
(There are two screenings in Joensuu)

12.30-14.00
Karelia University of Applied Sciences
Main Auditorium
Tikkarinne 9, A, first floor
Karelia University of Applied
Sciences, Social Studies

16.15 – 18
Karelia UAS Media Studies Auditorium,
Joensuu Science Park
Länsikatu 15, 3A, 2nd floor, 80110 Joensuu
Karelia University of Applied
Sciences, Media Studies and University of
Eastern Finland, Social Sciences
Press: “Lieksassa kuvattu dokumentti rasismista tulee ensi-iltaan”

Wednesday, November 4th – Screening in Tampere
6.30 p.m.
Arthouse Cinema Niagara
Kehräsaari, Tampere
Tickets: 7 euros
Thursday, November 5th – Screening in Mikkeli

13.00-16.00
Mikkeli University of Applied Sciences,
Mikpoli-auditorium, Patteristonkatu 3, 50100 Mikkeli
Organizer: Mikkeli University of Applied Sciences, Juvenia – Youth Research and Development Centre, Contexts of Diaspora Citizenship – research project, funded by Academy of Finland
Press: http://www.lansi-savo.fi/uutiset/lahella/dokumentti-lieksan-somaleista-esitetaan-mikkelissa-torstaina-511-314090

Friday, November 6th – Screening in Helsinki
15:00 – 17:00
Think Corner Portania, Yliopistonkatu 3
Organized by the Department of Social Research, University of Helsinki
Press: https://helsinginyliopisto.etapahtuma.fi/Default.aspx…

Saturday, November 7th – Two screenings in Turku
VENUE: Mikonmökki, Puistokatu 13, Turku
TIME: Saturday, November 7th, 2015
Two screenings at 15:30 and 18:00.
The documentary will be shown with Finnish and English subtitles.
Cost: Free
ORGANIZER:
Mikaelinseurakunta

Brandy Yanchyk wins the GoMedia 2015: Wildlife Award for ‘The polar bear capital of the world’ for BBC’s The Travel Show.

Brandy Yanchyk has won the GoMedia 2015: Wildlife Award for her piece ‘The polar bear capital of the world’ for BBC’s The Travel Show. Click here to see the feature.

Click here to see the award video.

Wade Luzny, CEO and Executive Vice-President of the Canadian Wildlife Federation judged Brandy’s story. He said: “It was what Brandy reported and who she engaged… There is a lot we can learn from the people of the north and how to live in harmony with nature and adapt our ways.”

Employment Matters & Employment Matters Too airs on CBC’s Documentary Channel in November 2015

Employment Matters & Employment Matters Too will airs on CBC’s Documentary Channel in 2016.
Employment Matters & Employment Matters Too are about inclusive hiring for people with intellectual disabilties in Alberta and British Columbia.

Here is the promo for “Employment Matters” https://vimeo.com/132354432.

“Employment Matters” can be seen online at:
http://www.cbc.ca/player/News/Canada/Edmonton/ID/2673422140/

Here is the promo for “Employment Matters Too”: https://vimeo.com/134334215

“Employment Matters Too” can also be seen online at http://www.cbc.ca/player/Shows/ID/2674512411/