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Banff World Television Festival to Honouor Award-Winning Actor Colm Feore with "NBC Universal Canada Award of Distinction"

Paying tribute to an individual whose accomplishments and successes in the Canadian entertainment industry are exemplary, the Banff World Television Festival is pleased to announce SAG and Gemini Award-winner Colm Feore will be honoured with the "NBC Universal Canada Award of Distinction" at this year’s event. Read More

BWTVF 2007 Schedule Now Online

It’s all here for your full viewing pleasure ... the Master Classes, the "In Conversation" sessions, the networking opportunities, the BIG names, the BIG Commissioning Editors - check out the BWTVF 2007 Schedule.

And the BIG Names Just Keep on Coming . . .

Adding to its growing list of celebrated, high-profile speakers, the Banff World Television Festival confirms Carol Mendelsohn, Executive Producer and Showrunner of the number-one scripted drama series on television "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" (and Co-Creator/Executive Producer, "CSI: Miami" and "CSI: NY"), Antony Thomas, Director of internationally acclaimed documentaries "Twins; The Divided Self", "Man and Animal", "Death of a Princess", and "The Tank Man", and Rob Thomas, Creator and Executive Producer of the hugely successful series "Veronica Mars", for its 2007 Master Class sessions.
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Global Television Writers Apprentice Award

The Writers Apprentice offers an emerging Canadian writer with the unprecedented opportunity to gain significant experience by completing a four-week internship in the story department of a prime-time series. The winner will be selected by a Jury consisting of three jurors (one representative from Global Television, one representative from the Banff Television Festival Foundation and one representative from the broadcasting/production community). Apply Here

Enter the Quebecor Banff Convergence Fellowship 2007 by March 30th, 2007

The 2007 Quebecor Banff Convergence Fellowship will bring six industry professionals to the Banff World Television Festival and nextMEDIA to support their role in creating culturally diverse cross-platform content. The Quebecor Fellows will have their registration, accommodation and travel expenses covered as well as access to industry mentors. Don’t delay because the entry deadline is Friday, March 30th, 2007. For full details visit

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