Vancouver, BC (July 9, 2021) - Search and Rescue: North Shore and Haida Modern, both Knowledge Network Original commissions, took home a collective of four Leo Awards on Tuesday night, excelling in the documentary category. Search and Rescue: North Shore won Best Series, Best Direction and Best Musical Score for a Documentary Series, while Haida Modern was awarded Best Feature Length Documentary.
BURNABY– Knowledge Network announces a multi-year commitment to partner with Indigenous, Black and People of Colour (IBPOC) documentary filmmakers. This new initiative is aligned with the Canada Media Fund (CMF) Pilot Program for Racialized Communities and Indigenous Program. Over the next three years, Knowledge Network will work with six IBPOC production companies to commission six original documentaries, either feature-length, one-hours or half-hours.
Exciting announcements for 2021
Vancouver, BC (January 12, 2021) – On January 12, British Columbia’s public broadcaster, Knowledge Network turns 40, celebrating the milestone with a banner year of BC storytelling. In addition to the upcoming 4-part historical documentary series, British Columbia — A History, Knowledge Network commissioned 8 half-hour compilations made up of 78 original short films that shine a light on the history, art and culture that make BC truly unique.
The 5 episode cinematic documentary series debuts on November 10, 2020
Vancouver, BC (September 17, 2020) - Knowledge Network, British Columbia’s public broadcaster, announced today the debut of the brand new documentary series Search and Rescue: North Shore. Premiering on November 10, 2020 at 9:00 PM PST, the docu-series follows the highly skilled volunteer members of North Shore Rescue (NSR) as they find and rescue people in distress in the rugged mountains, canyons and forests of North Vancouver.
BURNABY- Knowledge Network Corporation’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Rudy Buttignol’s contract as President and CEO of the crown corporation has been extended to October 31, 2024.
Burnaby, B.C. (September 18, 2019): British Columbia’s Knowledge Network is hosting the world premiere of local filmmaker Amy Bohigian’s documentary Only in Nelson on Wednesday October 2nd and Thursday October 3rd at the Civic Theatre.
Burnaby, B.C. (September 10, 2019): The beloved animated hosts of Knowledge Kids for the past 10 years are starring in their very first special! Premiering this month, Luna, Chip & Inkie in he Festival of Wishes signals Knowledge Network’s ongoing commitment to high-quality children’s programming that entertains as it supports learning and social development.
Burnaby, B.C. (June 19, 2019): British Columbia’s Knowledge Network and the National Film Board (NFB) have partnered to increase awareness of Canadian Indigenous-made films. Knowledge Network will launch with 20 documentaries from the NFB’s Indigenous Cinema Collection on its streaming services, with 40 additional titles to be refreshed over the next three years, giving the films and filmmakers greater visibility in British Columbia.
BURNABY, B.C. - Knowledge Network announces Aaron Woodley’s appointment as its new Director of Network Brands, overseeing brands and promotion for British Columbia’s public broadcaster.
BURNABY – B.C. based Screen Siren Pictures has been commissioned to develop and produce a four-hour historical documentary series about the people, forces and events that shaped the province of British Columbia. The series, “1871” (working title), is scheduled for broadcast and streaming in 2021, on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the province's entry into Confederation.