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Jesse Arthur Carroll has Found his Voice

Actor Jesse Arthur Carroll has found his voice with over 500 Voice-Over Credits

Credits include Amazon, Saks, Nintendo, Walmart, Toyota, and the voice of Backroad Truckers streaming on Hulu and airing on the History Channel in Canada, Jesse Arthur Carroll is in demand.

As an actor, Jesse stars in the short film Smoke Eaters premiering at the New Hampshire Film Festival screening on October 7, 2022

With over 500 voice-over credits, and being nominated for three “One Voice” Awards, Jesse Arthur Carroll is one of the fastest rising talents in the Voice Over industry. With high-profile clients that include Hilton, Princess Cruises, Orange Theory, Molson, Bareface Whiskey, Amazon, Saks, GoPro, Nintendo, Walmart, Cheerios, Honda, Toyota, and Dell Jesse is in demand. Jesse is also the narrator for Backroad Truckers’ first season currently streaming on Hulu and aired on “The HISTORY Channel” and the second season to air in 2023. Jesse is also honored to be chosen as a judge for the 2022 SOVAS, the voice-over industry’s highest awards event that is similar to the Oscars, Emmys, and Tonys.

Jesse has the lead and critical role as role Kurt in the short film Smoke Eater, which will be premiering at the New Hampshire Film Festival screening on October 7, 2022.  In Smoke Eaters, a young girl spends a day at the fire station in 1981 with her mother, the only female firefighter on the force, and witnesses what a typical day of work looks like. Jesse will be in attendance and included in the Q & A at the festival. Smoke Eaters will also be featured at other film festivals this year and will be airing on Crave in Canada.

The first role Jesse booked was on the TV series Travelers starring Eric McCormack.  Jesse has become a favorite booking a number of lead and critical roles in Hallmark movies that include A Summer Romance, Hailey Dean Mystery, Christmas on Holly Lane, and Christmas Pen Pals. Jesse is also in the role of Agent Mcgrath in the series The Imperfects now streaming on Netflix.

Jesse is also thrilled to join the cast of Alex Paunovic (Zero Contact) and Chad Rook (Siren) in the pilot for the TV Mini-Series Plains of Snow being produced by Nathan Easterbrook.  Plains of Snow is a grounded fantasy epic that explores how grief affects people and how that journey never truly ends.  This is a story that begins in darkness and against all odds finds the spark of hope, because grief is so much more than a melancholic experience.  Grief pushes us to change and evolve, something that our world is all too familiar with after the last few years. Plains of Snow also opens a door for a relatable conversation to be had about drug abuse and how our assumptions cloud what is really going on.

Born in Port Alberni Vancouver Island, raised in Victoria and Nanaimo before moving to Vernon BC at 18, Jesse then moved to Vancouver in his twenties. Jesse was a stand-up comedian for a decade, which included touring Australia in 2015 and 2016 where he performed in the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, The Perth Fringe, and Adelaide Fringe, and multiple venues in New Zealand. Jesse now resides and works in both New York City and Vancouver and is focusing on his acting and voice-over career.

Jesse Arthur Carroll is available for interviews upon request.

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CLA Partners and Atlas talent in the U. S represents Jesse Arthur Carroll. 

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Wesley MacInnes New Role in The Imperfects by Netflix

Multi-talented actor Wesley MacInnes takes on his next role in the new Sci-Fi Horror TV series “The Imperfects” currently in the top 3 TV shows globally on Netflix 

This singer/songwriter’s songs have surpassed 15 million streams under his stage name Wes Mack, and he has officially announced his upcoming single “Lookin For You” to be released in October 2022.

Multi-talented actor/musician/writer/director Wesley MacInnes takes on his next acting role in the new sci-fi Netflix series, “The Imperfects.” After an experimental gene therapy turns them into monsters, three twenty-somethings, played by Morgan Taylor Campbell (“Zoe’s Extraordinary Playlist”), Rhianna Jagpal (“Motherland: Fort Salem”), and Inaki Godoy (“Who Killed Sara”) band together to hunt down the scientist responsible and force him to make them human again, teaming up along the way with Dr. Sydney Burke – played by Italia Ricci (“Designated Survivor,” “Supergirl”). For fans of quirky super squads, think “The Umbrella Academy” meets “The Boys”. The Imperfects is currently in the top 3 TV shows on Netflix in the USA and Canada.

The Imperfects. Wesley MacInnes as Owen in episode 104 of The Imperfects. Cr. Courtesy Of Netflix © 2022

On the show, Wesley plays Owen Schultz, a geeky and altruistic young man who was also a victim of the experiment – but one whose powers take him down a unique and potentially destructive path. This engrossing genre-bending series ranges from wacky Scooby-Doo-esque hijinks to dark bloody horror, and is executive produced by Shelley Eriksen and Dennis Heaton (“The Order”), as well as the creative minds behind “Fargo” and “Van Helsing”. Other series stars include Rhys Nicholson, Kyra Zagorsky, Celina Martin, Jedidiah Goodacre, and more.

In addition to acting, Wesley is an international singer/songwriter under the stage name Wes Mack. His releases have yielded five Billboard top 10 hits, 20 CCMA and BCCMA nominations, over 15 million streams, and an international tour with Shania Twain. 

In October of 2022, he is set to release a brand new single titled “Lookin For You.” The song follows on the heels of his SiriusXM top two singles “Don’t Change” and “Ain’t Got You”, which have amassed over 1.3 million streams in the last year, as well as the hit song “Fighting” which he wrote for his friend and fellow country artist Tyler Joe Miller, which reached the top 10 on the Billboard charts in 2021. His upcoming single “Lookin For You” was co-written by Juno Award-winning member of The Washboard Union, Chris “Dunner” Duncombe, and a member of the 90s smash sensation Wave, Dave Thomson. Dan Swinimer, who is best known for his work with CCMA Award-winning artists Jojo Mason and Madeline Merlo, produced the upbeat love song.

Most recently, on the small screen in 2021, Wesley acted opposite to Kate Beckinsale in the Paramount+ dark comedy “Guilty Party”. While in theatres, he recently faced off with Liam Neeson in the action film “Cold Pursuit”.

Wesley pours his passion for performing in every role. He has a long list of television credits that include: “DC’S Legends of Tomorrow”, “iZombie”, “Motive” “The 100”, “Supernatural”, “Continuum”, “Smallville”, “Heartland” and “The Vampire Diaries”. He has also taken on roles in feature films, including “The Power Rangers Movie”, “Cold Pursuit”, “Magic Beyond Words: The JK Rowling Story”, “A Dog Named Christmas”, “Girl House”, and “The Phantoms”. 

On the other side of the camera, Wesley is an established music video director and has been nominated multiple times for director and video of the year at the CCMA, BCCMA, and Leo Awards.

Wesley is a Calgary native, who currently resides in Vancouver, where he continues to expand his ever-growing resume of impressive credits. From the largest stages and arenas to the director’s chair, from writing hit songs to creating characters as an actor; Wesley has established himself as a creative force of many forms.  

Wesley MacInnes is available for interviews and photographs upon request.

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Face to Face with David Returns for Season 4

Face to Face with David returns to OUTtv

David Oulton returns as host for the show’s fourth season airing on OUTtv beginning Wednesday, September 7th at 8 pm et/pt

David Oulton’s wildly successful talk show Face to Face with David is returning to OUTtv this fall on OUTtv with brand new episodes. Filmed in Banff, Alberta at the Rimrock Resort Hotel, the season features a stellar lineup of celebrity guests. 

Kicking off the season premiere is pop culture icon Raven Symone and her wife Miranda Pearman Maday. The pair joins David to discuss their married life, upcoming projects, and what being constantly in the public eye entails. 

Having grown from a small online series to now one of Canada’s most aired television series, the 13-episode fourth season doesn’t hold back. Additional guests include comedian Jimmy Carr, actress Miriam Margolyes, Heartland’s Amber Marshall, Real Housewives’ alum Gretchen Rossi, American Idol superstar David Archuleta, RuPaul’s Drag Race royalty Alaska Thunderf*ck, film star Dingdong Dantes, comedian Lisa Lampanelli, Below Deck Med’s Captain Sandy Yawn, and many other household names. 

“I keep saying how surreal it is that we’ve come so far with this little show, and I can’t wait to share the new season with OUTtv’s audience around the globe”, shared David Oulton, host and executive producer. 

Season four of Face to Face with David will premiere Wednesday, September 7 at 8 pm et/pt on OUTtv and OUTtvGo and air weekly. The series also airs daily in Canada on OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network, Slice, Movietime, Showcase, and additional networks. It is available to stream on Amazon Prime Video, the Global TV app, Apple TV, and Stack TV. 

David is available for interviews upon request.

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New Movie Bullet Proof

Vinnie Jones Persues His Runaway Wife in ‘Bullet Proof’

The action-packed feature film Bullet Proof stars tough guy Vinnie Jones with James C. Clayton, Lina Lecompte, and Janvier Katabarwa opens In US theaters on August 19, 2022

Bullet Proof will have an exclusive Canadian screening at Cineplex, International Village location, Friday, and Saturday August 19th and 20th at 7:00 pm with a Q&A with cast and director in attendance.

For immediate release, Vancouver BC: IndustryWorks Studios is pleased to announce that the action-packed and relentless film Bullet Proof will open in select theaters in North America on Friday, August 19th. Vancouver will have an exclusive screening at Cineplex, International Village location; Friday and Saturday on August 19th and August 20 at 7:00 pm with a Q&A with the cast and director in attendance.  Lionsgate is distributing the film in the U.S. and Canada this summer.  Bullet Proof will be available on Apple TV and On Demand.

Bullet Proof stars tough guy Vinnie Jones (SnatchLock Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels) as the ruthless drug lord Temple. The talented ensemble cast features breakout performances from Lina Lecompte (“Charmed,” and Monster High), Janvier Katabarwa (‘Deadpool 2Cold Pursuit) as the deadly character The Frenchman, and a lead performance by James C. Clayton as a cantankerous criminal mind who finds himself with a big bag of money and surprisingly with extra deliverable goods.

In Bullet Proof, a thief who only looks out for number one pulls off the robbery of a lifetime when he robs the psychotic drug lord Temple. The plan goes off without a hitch until the thief discovers a stowaway in his getaway car: Temple’s wife, Mia. With Temple and his top hitman, the deadly and mysterious hitman The Frenchman, in hot pursuit, and torn between making a quick getaway or taking a risky detour to help Mia escape her husband’s abusive grasp, the thief finds the only way to get out alive is to drive.

Directed by James C. Clayton in his directorial debut, with a screenplay by Cooper Bibaud & Danny Mac and a story by Cooper Bibaud & Danny Mac & James C. Clayton, the film stars Vinnie Jones, Lina Lecompte, James C. Clayton, Janvier Katabarwa, Danny Mac, and Philip Granger.


IndustryWorks Studios (“IWS”) is a feature film and tv production and distribution company under the direction of CEO Evan Tylor. He has successfully developed, produced, financed and distributed feature films, MOW’s and Original Series most notably Van Helsing for Netflix. As President & CEO Evan and the IndustryWorks label have been delivering high-quality production and introducing emerging new talent consistently to audiences worldwide since the company’s inception in 2005. The Company develops, finances, produces and distributes Feature Films, MOW’s, Mini-Series, and TV series.

IndustryWorks Studios continues to add to its vast growing catalog of films and series and remains one of the most active productions and worldwide distribution companies in Canada.

James C. Clayton and other cast are available for interviews upon request.

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Genre: Action. 

Distributor: IndustryWorks Studios Inc.

Cast: Vinnie Jones, Lina Lecompte, James C. Clayton and Janvier Katabarwa as ‘The Frenchman’

Executive Producer: Evan Tylor, Annie Storey, Caterina Scrivano, Stan Wertlieb, Barry Brooker, Matthew Robert Kelly.

Producer: Marc Petey, Jonnie Broi, James C. Clayton, Ryan Ennis, Paul Engstrom, Pieter Stathis, Ryan Petey, Zach Steele.

Story by: Cooper Bibaud, Danny Mac, & James C. Clayton.

Screenplay by: Cooper Bibaud & Danny Mac.

Director: James C. Clayton

Belmar Arts Center’s project Honoring David Sancious and his Mother

Belmar Arts Center’s piano-in-park project will honor David Sancious and his mother

In conjunction with the 150th anniversary, this year, of the city of Belmar, the Belmar Arts Center has announced its intention to donate a weatherproof piano to Belmar’s Pyanoe Plaza, in honor of original E Street Band pianist David Sancious and his mother, Stelma, who also played piano.

Stelma Sancious allowed David Sancious and his friends, including Bruce Springsteen, to rehearse in the garage of her house on E Street in Belmar; this is how the E Street Band got its name.

Those who wish to donate to this project can do so on the Belmar Arts Center web site,

According to the web site:

The town of Belmar has given us its total support from our very beginnings and is about to celebrate its 150th Anniversary and we at Belmar Arts Center would like to say thank you in a way that reflects our appreciation for their 18 years of generosity, support, and partnership. We have come up with an idea that will live beyond the sesquicentennial birthday celebration and contribute to life, music, and art in Belmar for years to come.

One of Belmar’s most acclaimed but least acknowledged former citizens, David Sancious, David grew up on “E” Street near 10th Avenue. He graduated from Belmar Elementary School where, with his mother’s additional tutoring, he learned to play piano. As a teenager, David met another teen at a coffee house in Asbury Park called “Upstage” and formed a band that practiced in David’s mother Stelma’s basement. That Freehold teen was, of course, Bruce Springsteen. The band that formed in Stelma Sancious’s basement needed a name, so they called themselves “The E Street Band” and the rest, as they say, is history.

We at the BAC would like to honor David and his mother by purchasing and installing a weatherproof piano in their honor in Pyanoe Plaza, the de facto town center of Belmar. Long after the dedication and anniversary celebrations are over, having this public piano will open the door to innumerable opportunities to bring live music to the center of town year-round.

Sancious played on Springsteen’s first three albums before leaving the E Street Band to tour and record with his own jazz fusion group, Tone. He later worked with Peter Gabriel, Sting, Eric Clapton, Santana, Seal and many others.

Emmanuelle Vaguier Starring in Hallmark New Movie Big Sky River

Award-winning actor and equestrian Emmanuelle Vaugier combines her two loves of acting and horses starring in Hallmark Channel’s movie Big Sky River

Big Sky River airs on Hallmark Channel Sunday, August 7, 2022, at 9:00 pm et/pt in the US and on W Network on August 12th in Canada

For immediate release – Award-winning actor Emmanuelle Vaugier stars in a leading role this summer for Hallmark Channel’s movie Big Sky River.  The movie is particularly special for Emmanuelle as she gets to combine her love of acting with her love for horses.  She stars with Kavan Smith (When Calls the Heart, You Had Me at Aloha) in the upcoming film. Big Sky River will be airing on the Hallmark Channel on Sunday, August 7, 2022, at 9:00 pm et/pt in the US and on W Network on August 12th in Canada.

Looking to take a break from New York City and place some real distance between herself and her ex-husband, Tara Kendall (Emmanuelle Vaugier) books a summer rental in Parable, Montana. The small, rural town endeared itself to Tara as a young girl and she credits her time in Parable for her love of horses and horseback riding. It’s the perfect place to heal, reconnect with nature and decide what’s next. She wasn’t looking for romance but then she meets her kind, handsome neighbor, Sheriff Boone Taylor (Kavan Smith). Boone has finally found his footing after losing the love of his life. He is kind to his new neighbor, a renter in for the summer, but he can’t deny that there’s something very special about Tara and he’d like her to stay for more than just one summer. 

Emmanuelle may be best known for her popular role as Charlie Sheen’s ex-fiancée Mia in the award-winning CBS comedy Two and a Half Men. For three seasons she also played Detective Jessica Angell on CSI: NY, leaving fans devastated when her role came to an end. 

For five seasons Emmanuelle was the vain and dangerously sociopathic character of the Morrigan on the innovative series Lost Girl. Emmanuelle was cast alongside Piper Perabo in the USA Network crime series Covert Affairs, where she played Liza Hearn, a journalist and blogger not afraid to push boundaries. She was also on the AT&T original series Rogue as Assistant District Attorney Regan Faulker alongside Cole Hauser (Yellowstone).

Other television appearances include her portrayal of Jane in the two-hour pilot of the adaptation of the comic Painkiller Jane, and a starring role in The CW comedy My Guide to Becoming a Rockstar. She has also heavily recurred on TV shows such as The CW’s dramas Smallville and One Tree Hill, as well as Mistresses on ABC and the FOX series Human Target

Recently, Emmanuelle played Sarah, a smart and accomplished professional in the television series The Potwins starring opposite Kevin Sorbo and appeared in the comedic television series Millennial Mafia as Francesca, a female mob boss who must manage a group of young adults who are thrust into adulthood when their mob-boss parents are sent to jail. 

Emmanuelle’s feature film endeavors are impressive with a number of credits to her name, including Saw llSaw IV, Secondhand Lions, with Michael Caine and Robert Duvall, 40 Days and 40 Nights, with Josh Hartnett, Susie’s Hope (a role for which she won best actress at the Greensville International Film Festival), It’s Christmas Carol! (which earned her a Leo Award) opposite Carrie Fisher, and Absolute Deception alongside Cuba Gooding Jr., to name a few. Emmanuelle is adding voice over actor to her list of projects as well, with many fans remembering her portrayal of the character Nikki in Need for Speed Carbon EA’s #1 grossing video game worldwide.  

Emmanuelle’s inner and outer beauty shines through as she is among the select group of women to be featured on ‘Maxim‘s Top 100’ list twice. She was also named fifth on Femme Fatal magazine’s 50 Sexiest Women on the Planet’, and was named ‘Sexiest Woman Alive’ for the sixth time by Smartasses Magazine. Emmanuelle has graced the covers of Maxim, Femme Fatal, Dolce Vita, Flare, UMM, Status, Modern Dog, LA Health, Vancouver View, Vancouver Lifestyles, Western Living Condo, Donato, Steppin’ Out, and Infamous. Emmanuelle also collaborated as a spokesperson for the Isadora cruelty-free makeup brand that believes in empowering everyone to embrace their unique beauty.

Off-screen, Emmanuelle is an avid animal lover. A project that is very close to her heart is her own 501c3 charitable foundation The Fluffball, which raises money for various animal charities. A dedicated equestrian, Emmanuelle competes on her horse Bunny. Emmanuelle paints to express her creativity and contributes a major portion of her sales to the many charitable animal rescue organizations she supports. 

Emmanuelle is available for interviews upon request.  Alex Cole at Elevate Entertainment in Los Angeles and Eric Edwards at Lucas Talent in Canada represent Emmanuelle. 

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Photo credit: Brandin Schaeffer, Hair and Make Up: Rachael Werren 

Feature Film River Road Starring Cody Kearsley

The Independent drama/thriller River Road starring Cody Kearsley, Lexi Redman and Steven Roberts will be available on Apple TV on August 3 then on Amazon and Google Play on August 12, 2022

The intense romance that starts with fun loving, hard partying soon spirals downward into a world of heroin and crime

For immediate release: Tall Grass Films are pleased to announce that their feature film River Road will be available to stream on Apple TV on August 3, 2022, followed by Amazon and Google Play on August 12th. River Road is about a musician, Travis (Cody Kearsley), who starts an intense romance with the fun-loving, hard-partying Zoe (Lexi Redman). They soon spiral downward into a world of heroin and crime. River Road is being distributed by Ohio-based Distribution Company Four by Three.

Written and directed by filmmaker Rob Willey, this gritty independent drama/thriller stars an incredibly talented cast including Cody Kearsley (Riverdale, Power Rangers, Daybreak) as Travis, Lexi Redman (Concrete Evidence) as Zoe, Steven Roberts (Tully, Beyond the Woods) in his 2021 Leo Award-winning performance as Fresno, Primo Allon (Altered Carbon, Godzilla) as Cole. Other cast include Sunee Dhaliwal, Aaron Pearl, and Melanie Rose Wilson. 

River Road is a drama centered on a musician, Travis (Cody Kearsley), who has just come off a successful club tour with his indie-rock band. Hoping to clean up his lifestyle after the hard-partying tour, Travis moves into his aunt’s cabin in Vancouver BC, which his aunt has left to him while she is living abroad.

Travis meets an attractive woman, Zoe (Lexi Redman), who he immediately has a strong connection with. Travis and Zoe soon fall into a dark downward spiral with their heavy drug use which leads to them committing armed robbery. Throughout the film, we also learn more about Zoe’s character, who may or may not be hiding some disturbing secrets regarding her past.

River Road received seven 2021 Leo Awards nominations (The Academy Awards of BC) including Best Picture, Best Director, Screenplay, and won for both Best Supporting Actor and Best Musical Score. River Road film played in multiple film festivals including the Toronto Independent Film Festival as well as in select theatres across North America through 2021/2022. The film also won the Crystal Pine Award for Best Musical score at the 2021 International Sound and Film Music Festival.

Rob Willey is a feature film and music video director from Victoria, British Columbia. Rob sang and played guitar in rock bands for years, which is where he first started directing music videos to promote their songs. His music video “Out of Your Head” won Best Music Video at the 2012 Vancouver Island Music Awards, and Rob soon became regarded as one of the top up-and-coming music video directors in Canada. In 2016 Rob wrote and directed his first full-length feature film Dark Cove. The independent thriller went on to receive critical acclaim, with calling the movie “…an incredible, strikingly unique psychological thriller.” Rob was inspired by the DIY independent filmmakers of Generation X such as Robert Rodriguez, Richard Linklater, and Doug Liman, and applied many of their guerrilla low-budget shooting techniques in his early work. 

After graduating high school in Okanagan BC, Cody Kearsley did three years of extensive acting and dance training at a musical theatre school in Los Angeles. Upon returning to Vancouver in 2016, Cody was drawn to the role of Travis in River Road as he has always wanted to creatively explore the world of drug addiction after being exposed to the darkness of the hard-partying Los Angeles show business scene in his late teens. Cody is best known for his role as football jock Moose Mason on CW’s hit teen drama series Riverdale, Cody was then cast alongside Matthew Broderick as one of the leads in the popular Netflix series Daybreak. He also co-starred with Bruce Willis in Breach.

Filmmaker Rob Willey and cast members are available for interviews upon request.  

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NWT Indigenous producer Kelvin Redvers launches production company, IndigiFilm

NWT Indigenous producer Kelvin Redvers launches ambitious new production company, IndigiFilm

The filmmaker garnered international attention for wearing Moccasins on the Cannes Red Carpet

Photo credit: Rhonda Dent

For immediate release: Vancouver, BC – Kelvin Redvers, the veteran Indigenous producer/writer (Deninu Kųę́ First Nation Northwest Territories) is launching a new film and production company, IndigiFilm. The BC-based companywill focus on developing and producing scripted and unscripted projects in collaboration with international and Canadian creatives.

IndigiFilm has already completed filming on its first feature Cold Road, in partnership with Crave. The thriller was written and directed by Redvers. The story revolves around  an Indigenous woman’s harrowing road trip to be with her dying mother in a remote northern First Nation. It was shot entirely in Alberta and the Northwest Territories. 

Development at IndigiFilm will be led by industry veteran Neil Thomas, co-creator of the international hit series Highway Thru Hell and showrunner on Discovery Canada’s Mud Mountain Haulers (S1). Thomas launched his own factual television career more than 25 years ago with the Emmy Award winning documentary Battle of the X-Planes (PBS – Nova). 

Mark Miller, co-founder of Great Pacific Media and the former president of Thunderbird Entertainment (Highway thru Hell, Air Show, Game of Homes) brings his years of experience to help advise, create and finance productions. 

“Our goal is to produce bold content that will resonate with audiences”, said Redvers. “With the hit making experience of Neil and Mark to support my vision, I believe IndigiFilm will be a global premium content creator. We want IndigiFilm to be a place broadcaster and streamers can feel confident that their investments in production will win audiences. IndigiFilm will be a place where Indigenous and non-Indigenous stories are told in an authentic way by a broad spectrum of creative voices backed by one of the most experienced production teams in North America.”  

Redvers recently made international headlines after an incident at the Cannes Film Festival. Redvers was ordered to leave a screening after he attempted to walk the red carpet in traditional Dene moccasins, formal wear for his culture. Cannes later acknowledged they made a mistake. The story went viral, stirring a conversation about cultural inclusivity. “What happened in Cannes underlines the need for more Indigenous presence in international media. We need to help bring a better understanding of who we are to the rest of the world.” 

Redvers is an award-winning filmmaker whose work has screened worldwide, including the Toronto International Film Festival. In 2018, he co-created CBC’s primetime unscripted series High Arctic Haulers (8×60). As a journalist he worked on CTV’s First Story where the first episode he produced/directed won a prestigious Jack Webster Award. He’s also the co-founder of the non-profit org “We Matter”, an organization that uses social media and video to share positive messages with Indigenous youth from across Canada, with the aim of reducing the rates of depression and suicide. For this work, he and his fellow co-founder, sibling T’anchay Redvers, were awarded Governor General Medals. 

Redvers is excited for this new chapter, saying: “It’s the exact right time for this company. The industry is craving diverse voices. IndigiFilm will deliver fantastic storytelling that meets this need, producing meaningful and entertaining media for the global marketplace.”

Kelvin Redvers will be in attendance at the Banff World Media Festival from June 12 – 15, 2022 and is available for interviews upon request.

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Backroad Truckers Season 2 is in production

Backroad Truckers Season 2 is in production

Big Time Decent Productions announces the second season of Backroad Truckers has been greenlit by Corus Entertainment to air on The HISTORY Channel® across Canada

The popular TV series was recently picked up by the streaming service Hulu in the United States

Matt Shewchuk, President & Executive Producer of Big Time Decent Productions is pleased to announce that the second season of Backroad Truckers has been greenlit by Corus Entertainment to air on The HISTORY Channel® across Canada in 2023. The popular TV series was also recently sold to the American subscription streaming service Hulu. 

Backroad Truckers is a docu-series about a special breed of blue-collar drivers who do whatever it takes to make a buck with their 4x4s on tough northern backroads. That means salvaging machinery from the woods, rescuing stranded drivers, and “hotshotting” vital cargo to remote businesses in impossible locations.

There are a number of exciting projects confirmed for Big Time Decent Productions, including Season 5 of Rust Valley Restorers, which will premiere on The HISTORY Channel in 2023, as well as a ramp-up of the company’s social media division with two original podcasts in production. The podcasts include a veterinary series called The Pawcast with Dr. Lauren and a collectible series called The Collectors Cast.

In addition, Big Time Decent has helped spin Backroad Truckers’ breakout star, Dale Kristensen, into a viral hit on TikTok with plans of launching a standalone YouTube channel.

Big Time Decent is also thrilled to be partnering with producer Rob Vroom of Vroom Productions to launch a new Montréal-based post-production facility called QC Post Media.

Last year, Big Time Decent expanded its support of local storytellers by providing $30,000 in post-production services to emerging Canadian filmmakers at the 2021 Whistler Film Festival with plans to do so again for the 2022 edition.


With Big Time Decent, veteran producer Matt Shewchuk has assembled a team of creators, writers, and editors in a 5,000 sq. ft. production and post-production facility with one simple goal: creating original content that thrills a global audience.

Beyond their development slate of scripted and unscripted projects, Big Time Decent also offers full production and post services for feature films, MOWs, and TV series. Their post facilities include 20 edit suites, a 5.1 sound mixing studio, and the most state-of-the-art color grading suite in Vancouver.

The production company’s team includes Matt Shewchuk, President & Executive Producer, René Brar, Head of Development, and Jeff Kinnon, VP of Factual.

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Rising pop/country star Scotty Berg signs with Predominant Studios

Rising pop/country star Scotty Berg marks career milestone by signing with Predominant Studios

The talented teenager is a singer/songwriter who has garnered millions of views on TikTok

Photo credit: Nicole Richard

He may be just 15 years old, but Scotty Berg has already left an indelible impression on the music scene, especially in Canada.

The rising pop/country singer, songwriter and TikToker has been performing since he was 10 years old and has progressed from busking for passing audiences to being invited and performing at SXSW in Austin, Texas.

Building a following from TikTok and Instagram, Scotty has tens of thousands of fans anxiously waiting for his first studio album release now that he has signed with Predominant Studios. With over 500,000 streams of his music and millions of views on TikTok, the anticipation is growing for what comes next for the young star.

His catalogue of previous releases includes the recently released singles You Don’t Have To Be Alone, an uplifting anti-bullying anthem and No Time to Waste, a song about living life with passion.

Scotty has garnered fan and industry accolades alike, winning numerous singing contests and being honoured with nominations for the City of Kelowna’s Civic Award for Teen Honour in the Arts, acknowledging his donations to non-profit organizations through performing at fundraising events.

The natural talent has drawn comparisons to Shawn Mendes – and for good reason. The charismatic young performer has the voice, talent, stage presence, drive and personality to follow the ascent of the fellow Canadian singer.

When Scotty isn’t on stage he enjoys cooking, golf, and hanging with family and friends.

Scotty Berg is available for interviews upon request. 

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