She Kills Me
Full season of 13 episodes to be broadcast on Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN)
Victoria-based Less Bland Productions in association with APTN and Drama Camp Productions is pleased to announce the premiere of She Kills Me. The series will begin broadcasting January 8th.
She Kills Me is a 13-episode series of comedy specials that will shine the spotlight on over two dozen hilarious, established and up-and-coming Canadian female comics, including Dawn Dumont, Sharon Shorty, Carilynn Nicholson, Katie-Ellen Humphries, Sharon Mahoney, Carolyn Mark and Karen Brelsford. This half-hour series features some of the funniest and fiercest female comedians in Canada. Each episode will feature one Aboriginal and one non-Aboriginal performer.
The series will offer a broad range of comedy genres. In addition to stand-up performances, the series will include sketch comedy, music, storytelling and variety performance. She Kills Me was taped in front of a live audience at Victoria’s Metro Studio. The show is created by Executive Producer, Kirsten Van Ritzen; and produced and directed by Ian Ferguson and Leslie D. Bland.
Funding support for She Kills Me is provided by APTN, the Canada Media Fund, Film Incentive BC, and the Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit. Local sponsors include Accent Inns, Carriero the Studio, Ocean 98.5 and Jack FM.
For further information or an interview please contact: Leslie Bland at [email protected] or (250) 590-4386 Sheldon McRae, APTN, [email protected], (604) 986-9843 ext. 234
ABOUT DRAMA CAMP PRODUCTIONS:
Drama Camp Productions was incorporated by Ian Ferguson and Leslie D. Bland. Its mandate is to produce film and television projects that have distinctive Aboriginal content, and which enable Aboriginal people to share their stories and convey them to a domestic and international audience.
September 1, 2013, marked the 14-year anniversary of the launch of the first national Aboriginal television network in the world with programming by, for and about Aboriginal Peoples to share with all Canadians and viewers around the world. APTN is available in approximately 10 million Canadian households and commercial establishments with cable, direct-to-home satellite, telco-delivered and fixed wireless television service
providers. The network launched its high definition channel, APTN HD, in the spring of 2008. APTN does not receive government funding for operations but generates revenue through subscriber fees, advertising sales and strategic partnerships. APTN broadcasts programming with 56% offered in English, 16% in French and 28% in Aboriginal languages. For program schedule or for more information, please contact APTN at (204) 947-9331 or toll-free at 1-888-278-8862, or visit the website at http://aptn.ca/