Vancouver, B.C. – Vancouver-based True Calling Films has been nominated for an internationally acclaimed Cannes Award for their work surrounding the story of Kylik Kisoun Taylor, who runs an authentic arctic experiences tourism company that connects people with Inuit culture in the heart of the arctic.
Cannes has formally invited the Vancouver-based company to attend the prestigious film and television industry awards happening this September.
“Being nominated for a coveted Dolphin trophy at Cannes is an incredible honour,” says Martin Fisher, President and CEO of True Calling. “As such a young company, it’s staggering to have been recognized amongst the very best in the world. Our team here in Vancouver is committed to telling stories of people who love what they do, with the overarching goal of uncovering what makes people happy, and in turn, helping to make the world a better place.”
The Heart of the Arctic episode tells the unique story of Kylik Kisoun Taylor, an Entrepreneur, Cultural Ambassador and Guide. His work and passion is sharing and showcasing the Inuit culture, the animals, the land, and the community in an authentic way.
To date, the two-year-old company has created a 50-episode series on the pursuit of revealing real and honest stories in an effort to inspire people to pursue the things they find most meaningful. The episodes are currently distributed through Discovery Education to tens of millions of viewers in over 50 countries.
The Vancouver-based company will be attending Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards, happening September 27th and 28th, which will honour the world’s finest film productions. True Calling is nominated in the category of Tourism Films for Heart of the Arctic.
For more information on True Calling, visit: http://truecallingcanada.com/
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About True Calling: Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, True Calling is a media company is dedicated to sharing stories of people who have uncovered what they love to do. Working directly with Canadians from coast to coast, True Calling reveals real and honest stories in an effort to inspire people to pursue the things they find most meaningful. True Calling is comprised of a team of 20 filmmakers, writers, and designers. The company is self-funded and the only company in the world successfully making films like this independently.
About Cannes: The Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards are annually honouring the world’s finest corporate films, online media and TV productions, in one of the most important film centers: Cannes, France. It is the only festival for corporate films taking place in Cannes, the city famously known for feature films and advertising productions. The international competition is open to film producers, clients, agencies, TV stations,
as well as students.
Eddie Tabakman LBMG
etabakman [at] lbmg.ca