NOW MAGAZINE PUBLISHES THIRD-ANNUAL CANADA’S RISING SCREEN STARS ISSUE
TORONTO, ON, April 14, 2021 – Media Central Corporation Inc. (CSE: FLYY, FSE: 3AT) “MediaCentral” or the “Company”) today announced that its wholly own subsidiary, NOW Magazine (“NOW”) has published its Canada’s Rising Screen Stars issue.
Much of Canada is locked down due to the pandemic, but the country’s film talents are persevering. To highlight the country’s best and brightest new actors and filmmakers, NOW Magazine has teamed up with sister publication the Georgia Straight to produce the third-annual Canada’s Rising Screen Stars issue and highlight the acting and directing talent you need to know about.
Timed to coincide with National Canadian Film Day, the feature has profiled buzzy up-and-coming talents such as Simu Liu, Kawennáhere Devery Jacobs, Deragh Campbell, Connor Jessup and Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers.
This year, we’re celebrating six potent voices from the Vancouver, Montreal and Toronto areas who are finding ways to stay busy and complete projects – and, in some cases, land Canadian Screen Awards nominations – during the pandemic.
On the cover is actor and recording artist Kiawentiio, the youngest talent to be featured in Canada’s Rising Screen Stars, and star of Tracy Deer’s gripping Oka crisis drama Beans. Other 2021 subjects are Black Bodies director Kelly Fyffe-Marshall, Violation directing duo Madeleine Sims-Fewer and Dusty Mancinelli, Vancouver actor Valerie Tian and Montreal filmmaker and visual artist Caroline Monnet.
Lockdowns meant that NOW couldn’t host a traditional photo shoot for this issue, so the publication sent this year’s talent disposable cameras to take self-portraits and bring readers into their bubbles. Naturally, the assignment worked out great because these ace talents know their way around a camera.
Read this year’s Canada’s Rising Screen Stars issue here.
About Media Central Corporation Inc.
Media Central Corporation Inc. (CSE: FLYY, FSE: 3AT) is an alternative media company situated to acquire and develop high-quality publishing assets starting with the recent acquisition of Vancouver Free Press Corp., the purchase of NOW Communications Inc. and the launch of digital cannabis platform CannCentral.com and ESports outlet ECentralSports.com.
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About Vancouver Free Press Corp.,
Vancouver Free Press Corp., owns and operates Georgia Straight and straight.com. Established in 1967 as the news, lifestyle, and entertainment weekly in Vancouver, the Georgia Straight has been an integral part of the active urban West Coast lifestyle for over 50 years. The Straight’s print edition is published weekly on Thursdays and daily on-line at www.straightc.om The Georgia Straight delivers an award-winning editorial package of features, articles, and reviews. Regular coverage includes news, tech, arts, music, fashion, travel, health, cannabis, and food, plus Vancouver’s most comprehensive listings of entertainment activities and special events. Vancouver Free Press Corp. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Central Corporation Inc. (CSE: FLYY, FSE: 3AT).
About NOW Central Communications Inc.
NOW Central owns and operates NOW Magazine and nowtoronto.com. Since 1981 NOW has been Toronto’s news and entertainment voice, published in print every Thursday, and daily at nowtoronto.com. NOW has been a leading publication, defining and pioneering the independent and alternative voice for more than 38 years. NOW Central Communications Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Central Corporation Inc. (CSE: FLYY, FSE: 3AT).
About CannCentral Inc.
With unique daily content appealing to both new and experienced cannabis consumers, Canncentral is poised to become the leading digital publisher for all things cannabis. Canncentral Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Central Corporation Inc. (CSE: FLYY, FSE: 3AT).
ECentralSports is a dynamic digital destination for eSports fans in search of the latest in news, competitive gaming coverage, analysis, events, lifestyle features and gaming culture. ECentralSports is a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Central Corporation Inc. (CSE: FLYY, FSE: 3AT).
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