BURNABY, BC - Knowledge Network has commissioned a 10-part documentary series on the work of paramedics and dispatchers at BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) responding to emergencies in the greater Vancouver area. Through real-life stories from the 911 call to the paramedic response on-scene and the ambulance ride to hospital, viewers will have an inside look at the challenges that dedicated professionals face daily.
Programs that will educate, inform, and in some cases, outrage
VANCOUVER - Today, British Columbia’s public broadcaster, Knowledge Network, announces the launch of a new documentary collection, Globalization and Its Discontents. Beginning September 13 and continuing through to the end of December, the collection consists of ten programs exploring the roots of the global economy and how that system has come to affect nearly every aspect of our day-to-day lives.
Highlighting Knowledge Network’s commitment to British Columbia’s storytellers
VANCOUVER - British Columbia’s public broadcaster, Knowledge Network is delighted to announce that its latest documentary and Knowledge Original film Shut Up And Say Something has been selected for the BC Spotlight Awards Gala at the 2017 Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF). Commissioned by Knowledge Network, the documentary by filmmaker Melanie Wood, makes its world premiere at VIFF and will leave audiences inspired by the talent being developed right here in British Columbia.
Knowledge Network to tell rich history of people, events and diverse culture
VANCOUVER - British Columbians of all ages can discover the stories behind the people, events and diverse cultures that have shaped B.C.'s rich history through a new documentary series and 150 documentary short stories.
BURNABY BC (February 9, 2017) – After two successful seasons, Knowledge Network is capping the award-winning series Emergency Room: Life + Death at VGH with two final chapters. Showcasing life in the ER during the busy holiday season, the final episodes offer a rare glimpse at what life is like during this hectic time of year for patients and hospital staff alike.
BURNABY BC (February 6, 2017) - British Columbia’s Knowledge Network, in partnership with Creative BC and the Canadian Media Producers Association - BC Producers Branch, is presenting an immersive international documentary masterclass for BC independent producers. The goal is to help develop projects in collaboration with influential international decision makers that appeal to global audiences.
BURNABY, B.C. - Knowledge Network is proud to announce that President and CEO Rudy Buttignol has been appointed to the Order of Canada. His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, announced the recipients of the Order of Canada on December 30, 2016.
BURNABY– Knowledge Network Corporation’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the reappointment of Rudy Buttignol as President and CEO of the crown corporation. The term is for five years ending in 2020.
BURNABY, B.C. - British Columbia’s Knowledge Network has commissioned a second season of the popular documentary series Emergency Room: Life and Death at VGH. The ambitious and gripping series brought in record breaking audiences for the public broadcaster when it debuted in January 2014.
HAIDA GWAII: ON THE EDGE OF THE WORLD, commissioned by British Columbia’s Knowledge Network and produced by B.C. filmmakers Charles Wilkinson, Tina Schliessler, and Kevin Eastwood, has won the Best Canadian Feature Documentary Award at the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival in Toronto.