Category Archives: Film / TV

Night for Rights Gala 2016 in support of JHR


Night for Rights Gala in support of Journalists for Human Rights brought together many media, political and sports legends to celebrate the best of human-rights based reporting. The evening featured Annual Human Rights Reporting Award, videos from the field, updates from JHR-trained journalists and a dynamic live auction. Our host Darriel Roy had a chance to speak with CTV National News Chief Anchor and Senior Editor Lisa LaFlamme about her experiences. @JHRnews @OTSNmedia

Eligible Magazine's TIFF Bachelor Party 2016


This year's annual Eligible Magazine TIFF Bachelor Party featured The Bachelorette and Bachelor in Paradise favourites Robby Hayes,​ ​Jared Haibon, Brett Melnick and Vinny Ventiera and past Bachelor in Paradise star, Tenley Molzahn. Our host Darriel Roy had a chance to speak with some of the bachelors about their experiences on the show. #BachelorNation @EligibleZine @OTSNmedia

2nd Annual Magic Bus Gala in New York City


We were On The Scene at the 2nd Annual Magic Bus Gala in New York City hosted by Abhishek Bachchan, Georgina Chapman and many more. The event raised much needed funds for the Magic Bus program which is one of the world’s highest-impact, low-cost scalable programs –utilizing sports as a catalyst for education. OTSN host Darriel Roy had a chance to speak with Magic Bus founder Matthew Spacie as well as Bollywood celebrity actor Abhishek Bachchan. @MagicBus_USA @OTSNmedia

The B.L.A.C.K Ball 2016


Actors Stephan James and Shamier Anderson hosted the First Annual B.L.A.C.K.(Building A Legacy in Acting Cinema and Knowledge) Ball during the Toronto International Film Festival. This exclusive invite-only party brought all the top filmmakers, actors, and celebrities all under one roof at Brassaii. OTSN host Darriel Roy had a chance to speak with brothers Stephan and Shamier as well as Director X on the Red Carpet. @theblackball16 @OTSNmedia

NKPR It House X Producers Ball 2016

We were On The Scene at the 2016 NKPR It House X Producers Ball - a 5 day event where celebrities could relax and have some fun - during Toronto International Film Festival. OTSN host Darriel Roy had a chance to speak with the "Property Brothers" Jonathan and Drew Scott as well as NKPR Founder Natasha Koifman. @ProducersBall @OTSNmedia

TIFF Summer Soirée with Alec Baldwin

Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) hosted a Summer Soirée with a celebrated guest actor and producer Alec Baldwin. Our host Darriel Roy had a chance to talk with Alec before his exclusive onstage conversation moderated by Johanna Schneller at TIFF Bell Lightbox. @tiff_net @OTSNmedia

Canada Reads 2016

Canada Reads is an annual debate where five Canadian panellists take up defending novels that offer different takes on the same theme: starting over. Our host Darriel Roy had a chance to speak with Vinay Virmani who's defending The Hero's Walk by Anita Rau Badami as well as Bruce Poon Tip, defending Birdie by Tracey Lindberg. @CBCBooks @OTSNmedia

Comicon 2016 in Toronto with Karen Allen and Casper Van Dien

The 2016 Comicon held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre was a massive success with celebrity photo ops, autograph signing sessions and costumes! OTSN host Darriel Roy had a chance to speak with Tovah Feldshuh from The Walking Dead, Casper Van Dien from Tarzan and Starship Troopers and Karen Allen from Indiana Jones. @FanExpoCanada @OTSNmedia

2016 Canadian Screen Awards Red Carpet

Canada’s 4th annual Canadian Screen Awards honours the talented and inspiring in categories such as television, film and digital media production. The awards celebrate Canadian productions and talents who surpass expectations in front of the camera and behind the scenes. This years awards was hosted by Canadian actor and comedian Norm Macdonald, who had the audience in an uproar of laughter throughout the night. He even advocated a new name for the Canadian Screen Awards—The Candy, in honour of the late comedian John Candy. A sweet gesture for such a beloved actor and comic.

Let us not forget another treasured Canadian icon, who was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award — Martin Short. He is best known for his work on the television programs Second City Television and Saturday Night Live, which Short and Candy starred in along side each other. Short as well is celebrated for comedy films such as Three Amigos, Father of the Bride and many more. The Lifetime Achievement Award honours the outstanding contributions to the Canadian film and television industries. His work in the industry has been an influence not only in Canada, but in the United States as well. Worldwide he has generated quite the following with his sharp comedy and renowned characters. Throughout his success he has still remained a passionate fan of the industry at home in Canada. The award sincerely went to a deserving, hard-working and entertaining Canadian legend. @Academy_NET @OTSNmedia

RIVER wins Best First Feature at Canadian Screen Awards 2016

RIVER wins Best First Feature at Canadian Screen Awards 2016

On The Scene Network host Darriel Roy was at the special press screening of Jamie M. Dagg’s first feature film which won him multiple awards including Best First Feature at Canadian Screen Awards. We had a chance to speak with the film's director Jamie Dagg as well as the main actor Rossif Sutherland. @Elevation_Pics @OTSNmedia