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British Columbia’s Knowledge Network announced today the finalists for the B.C. History Shorts Competition – Nelson Edition.
British Columbia’s Knowledge Network has commissioned a six-part series and interactive web site toshare the storiesof women and men who support, manage and work in the emergency department at Vancouver General Hospital. The series will engage audiences through real life stories inemergency health care and the role it plays in our day to day lives.
Thanks to generous donations and estate gifts since its establishment in 2007, the Knowledge Endowment has surpassed the first $1 million milestone.
Knowledge Network, in partnership with the Labour Heritage Centre, has commissioned a series of three half-hour documentaries telling the stories of ordinary people who played extraordinary roles in the evolution of our province.
Rudy Buttignol, President of BBC Kids, the national digital children’s channel, is pleased to announce Lisa Purdy as the station’s new Channel Director.
The CRTC approved today the acquisition of the category 2 specialty channel BBC Kids by Knowledge West Communications Corporation, a joint venture between BBC Worldwide and Knowledge Network Corporation. >More
Are the littlest people in your life beginning to spend time online? If so, visit Knowledge Network’s new kids website. >More
Are you an aspiring artist or filmmaker with a knack for storytelling? Have you thought about sharing your talent online and on television? >More
Knowledge Network Corporation and BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, have entered into a joint-venture to operate BBC Kids, a national digital children’s channel aimed at viewers ages 2-17. >More
BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, today announced that Knowledge Network Corporation has purchased the assets of BBC Kids from Shaw Media and BBC Worldwide, subject to CRTC ratification. This new agreement sees the formation of a new joint-venture between BBC Worldwide and Knowledge Network Corporation. >More
Today Knowledge launched a new, interactive space for British Columbians. With a fresh look and creative design, Knowledge.ca extends the television experience by streaming full length programs and promos, motivating interaction with programming, and providing new revenue opportunities. >More
Knowledge awards BC artists commission
Knowledge is pleased to announce that Vancouver’s Two Story Productions Inc. and Opus 59 Films Inc. have been awarded the commission to produce documentaries showcasing acclaimed British Columbia-based artists working in literary and visual art, music, dance, theatre and film. >More
Knowledge partners with Work At Play to develop new website
Knowledge has selected Vancouver digital agency Work at Play to design and develop its new website Knowledge.ca. >More
Knowledge awards BC First Nations languages commission
Knowledge is pleased to announce that Vancouver’s Bliss Productions, working with a team of First Nations directors, has been awarded the commission to produce creative documentaries that speak to the importance and value of British Columbia’s First Nations languages. >More
Knowledge Launches Storyville Documentary Initiative
Knowledge has launched an exciting new initiative to signal its commitment to creative documentaries. Storyville for independent producers will develop, pre-licence and commission filmmaker-driven creative documentaries for broadcast on Knowledge. >More
Knowledge Reaches All-time Record Audience Share
Knowledge reached an all-time record audience share of 5.3% in primetime for audiences 18+ for the week of February 22nd to 28th (BBM Nielsen Media Research). >More
Newly Rebranded Knowledge Launches Expanded Slate of Children’s Programming to Support Literacy and Early Learning
BC’s youngest viewers can choose from an expanded children’s line-up this fall on Knowledge. The province’s public educational media service is increasing its kids’ programming to all day, every day – from 6am to 6pm – with the launch of Knowledge Kids. >More
Knowledge Unveils New Programming Strands for Fall
Pass It On… BC’s public educational media service is re-launching this fall with an expanded slate of programming, 24 hours a day. >More
More Knowledge for BC: Public Educational Media Service Goes All-Digital, 24 Hours a Day
This fall, BC’s public educational media service builds on nearly 30 years of success with an exciting re-launch and new name. >More
Knowledge Network is where stories live that speak to our time. We are BC’s viewer-supported public broadcaster, providing commercial-free creative documentaries, arts and culture, and children’s programs from Canada and around the world. We play a vital role in supporting the independent production community in B.C. and the rest of Canada by commissioning, pre-licensing and acquiring documentary and children’s content for broadcast on Knowledge Network and Knowledge.ca.