Wednesday, 17 August 2011

CALL: Dogrib speaker sought by new one-hour CBC drama called "Arctic Air."

Please contact
Penny Gummerson at 604-625-6911 for more information....

Penny has asked for the following call to go out... 

".. I'm a Metis writer from northern Manitoba. I'm now living in Vancouver and working on a new CBC television series called "Arctic Air." I'm wondering if you know anyone who speaks Dogrib? I'm writing about a Dene character in my episode and would like him to speak his Dogrib language..."

"...The television show is a brand new one-hour CBC drama called "Arctic Air." We're still in preproduction and will be shooting in Yellowknife, NT and Aldergrove, BC. The series is produced by Omni Film Productions in Vancouver. You can reach me at the production office at: 604-625-6911. I don't think there's a website for the show, yet, but below you'll find an article that gives a little more info on what it's all about..."

Adam Beach Takes Lead In CBC's 'Arctic Air' Drama

9:39 AM 6/22/2011 by Etan Vlessing
Canadian-born Adam Beach is to play the lead role of Bobby Martel in 'Arctic Air,' a CBC drama about renegade bush pilots in the country's north and set to bow in winter 2012.

      TORONTO -- Adam Beach has joined the CBC's Arctic Air as the Canadian drama's lead.The series, set in Yellowknife, portrays renegade bush pilots at work and play in Canada's north.
Beach, who also stars in HBO's Big Love, will perform the role of Bobby Martel in the one hour created by Ian Weir and produced by indie Omni Film Productions.
Arctic Air is set to bow on Canada's public broadcaster in winter 2012.
On Big Love, Canadian-born Beach plays the character of Tommy Flute.
Beach's credits include the CBC's North of 60, Flags of Our Fathers and Law & Order: SVU.
Beach is also to appear in the upcoming Harrison Ford and Daniel Craig-starring movie Cowboys & Aliens.

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