Eight Nominations For Films Produced In Winnipeg For Farpoint Films And Middle Child Films

APRIL 12, 2019Farpoint Films and Middle Child Films are pleased to announce that two of their recently produced, and made-in-Manitoba, films – Room For Rent and Sorry For Your Loss – received eight Canadian Comedy Awards nominations earlier today.

Room For Rent
was nominated for Best Feature, Best Performance in a Feature (Mark Little and Mark McKinney), Best Writing in a Feature (Matthew Atkinson), and Best Direction in a Feature (Matthew Atkinson).

Sorry For Your Loss was nominated for Best Feature, Best Performance in a Feature (Bruce Greenwood), and Best Writing in a Feature (Collin Friesen).

The 19th annual Canadian Comedy Awards is an annual awards ceremony celebrating notable Canadian comedians for achievements in Live, TV, Film, Radio and Web comedy. The awards will be presented at a reception on Sunday, June 2, 2019.

“We're excited that both Room For Rent and Sorry For Your Loss are nominated for eight Canadian Comedy Awards,” said Kyle Bornais of Farpoint Films. “Each film is unique and funny and the talent in-front of the camera and behind it deserves to be recognized.”

Room For Rent is available on iTunes and Crave. Sorry For Your Loss is opening next month in theatres across Canada.

Room For Rent was produced by Kyle Bornais and Justin Rebelo, co-produced by Robert Scarborough, Scott Gfeller and Shawn Myrick, and executive-produced by Tony Wosk, Scott R. Leary, Jay Firestone, John Laing, Mark Gingras, and Mark Satterthwaite.

SFYL was produced by Kyle Bornais and Tony Wosk, and executive-produced by Scott R. Leary, Jeff Sackman and Berry Meyerowitz.

FARPOINT FILMS SELLS 52 HOURS OF IN-HOUSE CREATED UNSCRIPTED TELEVISION PROGRAMMING

OCTOBER 9, 2018Farpoint Films announced today the sale of 52 hours of new, in-house created, unscripted television to both Rive Gauche Television and Kew Media Group. The programs - My Misdiagnosis, I Survived, and I Hostage – were filmed mostly in Manitoba and crewed by more than 30 film and television professionals in Winnipeg.