Tatiana Maslany


Jason Priestley’s Cas & Dylan to open Whistler Film Festival

The mountain resort festival will close with the Sundance documentary The Crash Reel (pictured), a film about a halfpipe snowboarding rivalry from director Lucy Walker.


Tatiana Maslany triumphs at TCAs

The Canadian actor wins the award for Individual Achievement in Drama at the Television Critics Association (TCA) awards in Beverly Hills on Aug. 3.


Orphan Black to jump from Space to CTV for encore

The conventional TV debut for the Bell Media and BBC America co-production starring Tatiana Maslany (pictured) will take place Aug. 16.


Tatiana Maslany wins CCTA for Orphan Black

The Canuck actress (pictured) also received a nod in this year’s Television Critics’ Association awards, along with Orphan Black, Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood and William Shatner.

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Weekly roundup: Awards, festivals and distribution news

This week’s briefs include details of the VIP-heavy Cannes Film Festival screening of restored The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (VIPs pictured).


Orphan Black picked up by U.K.’s BBC Three

The news follows the recent 10-episode renewals from BBC America and Space for the clone conspiracy thriller produced by Temple Street Productions.


Space, BBC America order second season of Orphan Black

The 10-episode second season is slated to begin production later this year, to air in spring 2014.


Sean Garrity’s Blood Pressure rises on Toronto, Calgary screens

The psychological drama has been held over for a fourth week in Toronto, and for a second week in Calgary.


Orphan Black debut sets record for Space

The Canadian cloning drama (pictured) got a good lead-in from the return of Doctor Who as it drew 404,000 viewers for its Saturday night bow.


Tatiana Maslany, Shawn Doyle win at ACTRA Awards

Shannon Kook-Chun won for outstanding voice performance, while Shirley Douglas received ACTRA Toronto’s 2013 Award of Excellence at the Saturday awards event (Maslany pictured).


Orphan Black gets March premiere date

Joining the cast of the sci-fi thriller, which stars Tatiana Maslany (pictured) and will premiere on Bell Media’s Space, are Matt Frewer and Evelyne Brochu.


Kate Melville’s Picture Day takes Borsos award in Whistler

The rookie feature director’s coming-of-age story won the top $15,000 prize for best Canadian feature at the West Coast festival.