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.
The 2015 Canadian Screen Awards nominees in film, television and digital media were announced this week by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television. Three Knowledge Network commissions were among those nominated.
“We are delighted by the national recognition for our commissioned documentaries,” says Rudy Buttignol, President and CEO of Knowledge Network Corporation. “Our support of B.C. and Canadian independent producers has not only led to multiple CSA nominations, but documentaries that continue to be relevant and popular with audiences in British Columbia.”
Burnaby, B.C. -- British Columbia’s Knowledge Network has received a $212,000 bequest from the estate of Doris Marion Beauchamp of Chemainus, B.C. It is the largest estate gift received since the establishment of the Endowment Fund in 2007.
“We are so grateful to Mrs. Beauchamp, a Knowledge Partner for many years, for her generosity and enduring support,” said Rudy Buttignol, President and CEO of Knowledge Network Corporation. “Her thoughtful gift to the endowment will ensure great programs continue to be premiered on Knowledge Network for years to come.”
Kate & Mim-Mim and Lah-Lah’s Adventures premiere September 1 on Knowledge Network and BBC Kids.
VANCOUVER, August 18, 2014 – British Columbia’s Knowledge Network and BBC Kids are set to premiere two made-in-BC series, Kate & Mim-Mim and Lah-Lah’s Adventures, on September 1. As the commissioning broadcasters in Canada for these two original children’s series, Knowledge Network and BBC Kids worked with many of Vancouver’s most talented members of the animation industry to bring the magic of these two series alive for audiences across Canada and around the world.
Encore presentation starts tonight at 10pm PT on Knowledge Network and online at knowledge.ca/er
VANCOUVER, June 2, 2014 – Knowledge Network’s ground-breaking documentary series Emergency Room: Life and Death at VGH won the People’s Choice and Best Documentary Series awards at the 16th annual Leo Awards held this past weekend in Vancouver.