Access7’s Saskatchewanderer Wins Best Community Television Production at Yorkton Film Festival
Monday, May 29, 2017
Regina, SK – Access Communications’ Saskatchewanderer 2016 took home the national award for Best Community Television Production on the weekend at the Yorkton Film Festival. The show is produced by Tourism Saskatchewan, in partnership with Ministries of Agriculture, Economy, Parks, Culture and Sport, and Aristea Artists; through the work of Neil Fisher and Dana Lesiuk.
Saskatchewanderer 2016 was one of two nominations in the category for Access. The other nomination was award winning RezX, a community-produced indigenous lifestyle show.
“With two nominations and the win, we couldn’t be more excited about the quality of our community programming on Access7,” said Access Communications Community Programming Manager Wade Peterson. “Through our community producers, production staff and social media support, we will continue to build momentum with our upcoming programs on the horizon.”
Saskatchewanderer highlights all the great things to see and do that make Saskatchewan a great place to live, work, play and visit. All episodes of the program are currently available on AccessOnDemand for AccessTV subscribers in available communities.
Access7 generates thousands of truly local first-run programming hours each year in over 90 communities across Saskatchewan. Access Communications is proud of its longstanding partnership with the Yorkton Film Festival, through sponsoring the Access Communications Yorkton Film Festival High School Film Competition and by providing provincial coverage of the event.
Access7 is Saskatchewan’s community channel, and offers AccessTV subscribers incredible access to local Saskatchewan programing. For more information on Access7 programs, visit www.MyAccess.ca/Access7.
Access Communications is a 100% Saskatchewan-owned not-for-profit co-operative that is committed to providing exceptional communications and entertainment services. Our staff, our customers, our volunteers, and our partners are all part of the Access family. We are proud to be part of the communities we live in, reinvesting 100% of our earnings into the over the 230 Saskatchewan communities we serve.
For more information contact:
Access Communications Co-operative
Phone: 306-565-5352; toll free: 1-866-211-6334 ext. 5352