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RK Media Production’s Ron Kuipers and CBC’s Diana Swain team up for project Smilezone

Ron Kuipers is the owner of RK Media (www.rkmediaproductions.ca), a freelance producer and writer, ex-Winnipeg Jets sportscaster who has worked with CTV and CBC.

Ron was in recently with his wife  Diana Swain from CBC recording a voiceover for Smilezone (www.smilezone.com), a non-profit organization that specializes in creating “a place, space or case that can put a smile on every kid’s face”

From the CBC website:

Diana’s work is frequently seen on The National and CBC Television’s flagship investigative program “The Fifth Estate”. Diana also regularly fills in for Peter Mansbridge as anchor of The National.

In more than a quarter century of reporting on stories around Canada and around the globe, Diana has developed a reputation for compelling interviews and uncovering stories that Canadians care about.

In A Song 2011 wins Cogeco Star Award in ‘Best Entertainment’ category

From TVCogeco’s In A Song website:

Studio In A Song 2011 was honoured in the TVCogeco 2012 province-wide Star Awards as the winner of the Entertainment category! Producer James Spalding would like to give thanks to all of our crew (Michelle & Michelle, Michael & Michael, Alex, Matt, William, Souren) the folks at River 16 Recording Studio (Rob, Steve, Danny), Long & McQuade and most of all our host John Serré and his wife Claudette, without  whom this program would not be possible. You should all be very proud!

It was a blast to be part of this production. Lots more to come for the series so stay tuned!

Cinema 16 in the studio today!

Cinema 16 meets River 16 for upcoming documentary Oil to Water. Bill Anderson from Classical 96.3fm was the excellent talent (pictured right) with Cinema 16 owner Sandy Thomson (middle) and Melissa (left) from Pacific West.

In 1970, G.A. (Sandy) Thomson launched a small film production company, using a 16 mm Bolex camera. Cinema 16 write, direct and distribute high quality film productions of vintage aircraft, warbirds, ships and industrial facility restoration projects.

Visit Cinema 16’s website for more info on the Burlington film production!