Screen Shot 2019-04-12 at 3.13.52 PM.png
Screen Shot 2019-04-12 at 3.03.12 PM.png

April 12, 2019 - Farpoint 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.