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TLN Original Documentary Wins Big Across the International Film Festival Circuit

TLN Original Documentary Wins
Big Across the International Film Festival Circuit

TLN Media Group is proud to announce that its original documentary Malocchio Moderno: A Superstition That Shaped The Italian Culture, has won a series of awards across the international film festival circuit including:

    • Florence Film Awards – Best Feature Documentary and Best Original Score
    • REALE Film Festival MILANO – Best International Film
    • CIFT TORONTO – Official Selection
    • Vegas Awards – Best Indie Feature – Award of Excellence
    • -Best Director/Feature – Award of Prestige
    • Hollywood Gold Awards – Gold Award – Feature Documentary
    • -Silver Award – Original Score

TLN Media Group’s newest original documentary tells the story of an ancient superstition that has wreaked havoc on the psychological development of many Italian-Canadian children. It’s called the ‘Malocchio’. The malocchio translates to mal=bad and occhio=eye or otherwise referred to in English as the evil eye. According to Italian folklore, those giving the malocchio can cause harm to others. Told through the personal life experiences of its Writer and Director, @Anthony Sarracco, this compelling story explores the fear and fascination with this centuries-old superstition, and its subject matter will undoubtedly resonate with Italian-Canadian viewers who will have their own unique stories to share.

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International Forum on Peace, Security and Prosperity

TLN Media Group was a supporting sponsor of the inaugural International Forum on Peace, Security and Prosperity which took place , virtually on February 18/19,2021.  This unique multilingual conference brought together leaders, policy-makers, researchers, students, and the wider public with representatives of justice, public order and the profession of arms through conferences, online events, and publications.  The international conference traced historical lessons and sacrifices, to help with the exchange of ideas that promote world peace with future generations.

As Canada’s most influential multicultural media organization, TLN Media Group supports the forum with segments in English and Italian airing across our TV channels (TLN and Mediaset Italia), and on our associated websites and social media accounts.

To learn more, be sure to watch our exclusive TLN Connects and Nota Bene video interviews below:

TLN Connects Videos

Ambassador Alex Bugailiskis on Peacekeeping with Students & Military Service

Alex Bugailiskis, Canadian Ambassador and High Commissioner to Italy, joins TLN Media Group host Antonio Giorgi to discuss the roles of young Canadian and Italian citizens when recognizing our history and maintaining peace.

Addressing Conflict Resolution with UN Ambassador, Bob Rae

Ambassador to the United Nations, Bob Rae, joins TLN Media Group host Camila Gonzalez to discuss how the International Forum on Peace Security and Prosperity addresses the different forms of conflict resolution, and the importance of maintaining peace without violence.

International Forum on Peace, Security and Prosperity

TLN Media Group host Antonio Giorgi is joined by Italian Army Commander, General Maurizio Angelo Scardino in Sicily, to discuss the importance of recognizing our troops and continuing to establish peace.

Nota Bene Videos

L’ambasciatrice Canadaese in Italia: insegniamo ai giovani ad amare la Pace

Aleksandra Bugailiskis ha aperto ufficialmente l’importante conferenza internazionale con sede in Sicilia.

Forum su Pace, Sicurezza, Prosperita’: parla il Generale Scardino

TLN Media Group è orgoglioso di sponsorizzare questo Forum internazionale multilingue che riunisce studenti, militari e diplomatici di Canada ed Italia: le lezioni imparate dai precedenti conflitti devono essere tramandate alle nuove generazioni per non ripetere gli stessi errori che condussero a tragedie inimmaginabili.

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TLN TV Presents: The 42nd Annual Canadian Ethnic Media Association (CEMA) Awards for Journalistic Excellence

A TLN Special Presentation: The 42nd Annual CEMA Awards
Sat, Jan 23, 2021 | 5P/ET

TLN Media Group Canada’s most influential multicultural media company is proud to partner with Canadian Ethnic Media Association (CEMA) to present the 42nd Annual CEMA Awards for Journalistic Excellence on TLN Television, Saturday, January 23 at 5P/ET.

Through this collaboration, the best work of some of Canada’s top multicultural journalists over the past year will be showcased from coast-to-coast in a special 90-minute television presentation.

As multicultural media leaders that have championed the production of culturally significant TV and digital media for nearly 4 decades, TLN Media Group is proud to partner with CEMA to celebrate the hard-earned achievements of professionals alike in the multicultural media industry.

The CEMA Awards recognize outstanding achievement in the categories of Print, Radio, Television, Internet, Podcast News, Podcast Feature, Documentary, Innovation, and, new this year, Community Engagement.

This year’s CEMA winners are:

PRINT

Joanna Chiu, Journalist, Toronto Star, for Confessions of a Model Minority

RADIO

Dora Konomi, and Irene Anargyrou, Hosts/Producers, Doralicious Show, Agape Radio for Save Baby Michael

TELEVISION

Raul Dudnic, Producer, Noi Romanii, OMNI Television for The Ethnic TV Producers

INTERNET

Camille Dundas, Editor-in-Chief, ByBlacks.com for The Allyship Series

PODCAST – NEWS

Ed Gough Jr., aka Dr. Vibe, Producer/Co-Host, The Dr. Vibe Show, for R U Listening? The Black Community Speaks! Politicians Listen!

PODCAST – FEATURE

Renato Zane, Producer/Anchor for Covid: Coast-to-Coast

DOCUMENTARY FILM

Les Sereda and Steve Glassman, Producers/Directors for Dancing on Eggshells. The Making of Shumka’s Ancestors and Elders

INNOVATION

Haytham Hamad, CEO and Chief Editor, Hala Canada Media.

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Vita Shtivelman, Project Creator, Et Cetera, for “In Flanders Fields” – A Canadian Multilingual Project

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TLN Media Group Congratulates Camila Gonzalez on her recent feature in “Latinos Magazine”

TLN Media Group Congratulates Multicultural TV Personality Camila Gonzalez
on her recent feature in “Latinos Magazine”

Huge congrats to leading Hispanic Canadian Multicultural TV personality Camila Gonzalez of TLN Media Group on her recent feature in the January issue of “Latinos Magazine”!

A rising influencer in the Canadian media landscape, Camila continues to be a part of the growing presence of Latino culture in Canada.

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First Juventus Goal | Exclusive Interview with Federico Chiesa

First Juventus Goal | Exclusive Interview with Federico Chiesa

December 4th, 2020, By: TLN Editorial Staff

This week’s Champions league match for Juventus was one for the history books. Juventus vs Dynamo Kyiv featured Stephanie Frappart, the first female referee to officiate a men’s Champions League match, marking a progressive step forward from UEFA. In addition, the match will forever be remembered by Juventus Striker Federico Chiesa, who scored his first goal in a Juventus uniform and his first ever goal in the Champions League tournament. Touted as a future superstar, Chiesa impressed in the 21st minute scoring the first of 3 Juventus goals in their victory against Dynamo Kyiv.

After the match, Chiesa tuned in from Italy to chat with Halftime Show Host Camila Gonzalez about the historic night. When asked about the feeling of scoring his first goal he proclaimed, “to see the ball in the back of the net, it was amazing”. Chiesa went on further about talking to his family after the goal, noting how he scored his first goal 20 years later after his Father’s first goal, “it was a perfect night”.

Even with a historic performance, Chiesa is not content yet, highlighting the importance of the upcoming Derby della Mole when Juventus takes on their regional rival Torino. “It is going to be sad not to see our fans there against Torino, it is an important game, and we have to win it” Chiesa stated.

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Spezia Forward Emanuel Gyasi on his first time in Serie A “playing against these teams every weekend is a challenge”

Spezia Forward Emanuel Gyasi on his first time in Serie A “playing against these teams every weekend is a challenge”

Spezia Forward Emmanuel Gyasi called in from Italy for an exclusive interview with TLN Halftime Show Host Camila Gonzalez this past week. Gyasi was able to shed light on some of the pressing questions soccer fans have worldwide about the Serie B graduate team who are now competing in the Serie A, the top flight of Italian football.

When asked about the mission of the team for this 2020/2021 season, Gyasi stressed that to remain in the top tier is the number one priority. Gyasi also shared his experience playing against Juventus, and specifically Ronaldo, whom he shared a photo with on his Instagram account. Spezia has shocked spectators with a strong start to the season, and hope to continue the momentum as the season progresses.

November 21 2020
Author: TLN Editorial Staff

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Pitbull to Perform with Band of Frontline Workers During the 21st Annual Latin Grammy Awards®

Pitbull to Perform with Band of Frontline Workers During the
21st Annual Latin Grammy Awards®
Thursday, November 19th on Univision Canada and TLN TV –
Now on Free Preview Across Canada

TORONTO, ON – (November 17, 2020) – Latin GRAMMY® and GRAMMY® winner Pitbull will be joined by frontline workers for a special performance in honor of their courageous efforts and continued support during the global COVID-19 pandemic as part of the exclusive Canadian broadcast of the 21st Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards®, this Thursday, November 19th on Univision Canada and TLN TV.

The band, made up of current frontline workers and responders, includes: Major Frank Fernandez on drums, physician’s assistant Debi Kuiper-Tomas on bass, and Captain Eddy Alarcon and Lieutenant Troy Maness on guitar. The performance will also feature background vocals by Sergeant Liz Bremer, labor and delivery registered nurse Kim Fleurinord, firefighter Adrian Ballard, and registered nurse, firefighter, paramedic and retired U.S. Air Force Major Marlon Ferdinand.

There are no words to express gratitude for the selfless work of all the frontline workers and health professionals who continue to labor heroically during these incredibly challenging times to help fight the spread of COVID-19. The resilience and strength that these brave men and women have shown embody the very values that we should try to uphold, not just within the music industry, but also as human beings.

With the contribution of respected artist, entrepreneur and activist Pitbull, and following the theme “Music Makes Us Human,” the reimagined Latin GRAMMY® telecast will be a celebration of musical excellence through diverse stories of hope, community and a renewed sense of purpose.

“Noche de Estrellas” Pre-Show – 7P/et LIVE, exclusively on Univision Canada

Latin GRAMMY Awards®– 8P/et LIVE, on Univision Canada and TLN TV – NOW ON FREE PREVIEW ACROSS CANADA

For more information, visit univision.ca and tln.ca.

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TLN Media Group Presents Exclusive Canadian Broadcast of 21st Annual LATIN GRAMMY Awards®

TLN Media Group Presents Exclusive Canadian Broadcast of the
21st Annual LATIN GRAMMY Awards®
Thursday, November 19th on Univision Canada and TLN TV –
Now on Free Preview Across Canada

Noche de Estrellas Pre-Show – 7P/et Exclusively on Univision Canada

Awards Show – 8P/et on Univision Canada and TLN TV

The countdown is on to the biggest night in Latin Music with TLN Media Group’s (TMG) exclusive Canadian broadcast of the 21st Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards® on Thursday, November 19th.

This year’s reimagined broadcast will be anchored from Miami and feature performances by your favourite artists from different cities around the globe including Ricky Martin, Marc Anthony, J Balvin, Bad Bunny, Karol G and Alex Cuba.

Plus catch exclusive interviews with TLN Media Group host and music expert Camila Gonzalez leading up to and during the Live broadcast across the Univision Canada and TLN TV on-air and social platforms.

The show will be a celebration of musical excellence and the power of music to bring us together, through diverse stories of hope, community and a renewed sense of purpose. Although 2020 has been difficult, TMG as a multicultural influencer has persevered to continue to bring communities together, and this time thorough the strong connection of music. As “Music Makes Us Human”, TMG could not be prouder to showcase all the talented performances of the 21st Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards® to help bring our community the hope and joy of music during these unprecedented times.

“Noche de Estrellas” Pre-Show – 7P/et LIVE, exclusively on Univision Canada

Latin Grammy Awards Show – 8P/et LIVE, on Univision Canada and TLN TV

TLN TV and Univision Canada are NOW ON FREE PREVIEW ACROSS CANADA

For more information, visit univision.ca and tln.ca.

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TLN Media Group Welcomes Lilla Stuart

TLN Media Group Welcomes Lilla Stuart

(Toronto, ON) November 9, 2020 – TLN Media Group (TMG) welcomes Lilla Stuart who joins the company as Brand Management Lead.

This new role will focus on amplifying TMG’s traditional, digital and experiential media platforms through marketing, communications, creative and production services and as well as through the company’s digital media assets.

Stuart has made her career in broadcast marketing, working with Bell Globemedia, Bell Media and Canada’s Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium. She previously held a role at TLN as a consultant.

“Lilla returns to TLN well positioned to work with our multi-talented marketing and promotional team as we begin to integrate our traditional media and digital services,” says Aldo Di Felice, TLN Media Group President.

For more information contact:

Bruna Aloe, Senior Director of Marketing & Communications 416.744.5745 │ [email protected]

About TLN Media Group (TMG)

At 35 years young, the original single ethnic TV channel “Telelatino” has grown and evolved into TLN Media Group, an independent, immigrant-owned organization. TMG is Canada’s most influential multicultural media company, connecting communities through storytelling and shared experiences.

As a multicultural advocacy leader, TMG selects, curates, produces and commissions unique and culturally significant TV and digital content distributed both in Canada and worldwide through TMG Worldwide Media Distribution.

TMG’s flagship TLN TV channel has evolved into an English language friendly channel providing multiculturally rich content. Additionally, TMG operates Canada’s most widely distributed foreign language TV channels led by Spanish language leader Univision Canada and top Italian language services Mediaset Italia Canada and TGCOM24 news network. TMG also launched and manages Canada’s first and only Heritage language channels for kids, Telebimbi and Teleniños; EuroWorld Sport TV, a channel dedicated to sports fandom; and is active in producing and promoting cultural events and festivals. For more information visit www.tlnmediagroup.com.

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TLN Media Group Continues To Show Local Love With The Canada United Extended Small Business Relief Fund

TLN Media Group Continues To Show Local Love With The Canada United Extended Small Business Relief Fund

TMG prides itself in supporting local businesses, especially minority owned independent businesses in the Hispanic, Italian, and other ethnic communities.  In partnership with the Canada United campaign which TMG was a leading supporter of this past summer, the Government recently launched the Canada United Small Business Relief fund, and is now accepting applications. This Relief Fund will offer small businesses up to $5,000 to aid in the COVID-19 recovery efforts.

To show our support for this cause, TMG is running an on-air campaign across its family of channels providing the communities it serves with the information needed on how to apply to the fund with segments in English, Spanish and Italian.

Watch the TMG segments below  and visit gocanadaunited.ca for application information and what is needed to get started.