Category Archives: Media Launch

February 07

2019 CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS NOMINEES ANNOUNCED CANADIAN ACADEMY TO HONOUR THE KIDS IN THE HALL, DEEPA MEHTA, MARY WALSH & STEPHAN JAMES WITH SPECIAL AWARDS @The Globe and Mail Building -Thurs., Feb. 7th,2019

Today, the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television (the Canadian Academy) announced the nominees in 135 film, television, and digital content categories for the 2019 Canadian Screen Awards, as well as the special awards that will be announced on air including The Kids in the Hall, who will receive the Academy Icon Award, Deepa Mehta, […]

February 03

Super Bowl Media Night Party@Georgia Aquarium-225 Baker St NW, Atlanta, GA -Tuesday, January 29, 2019

The Atlanta Super Bowl host committee invited us to their exclusive Media Party. Held annually and solely for those with an NFL/Super Bowl Media credential, there were almost 1000 media personnel from around the globe in attendance.  Premium open bar with only top shelf liquors, plentiful food stations catered by none other than Oscar Chef: […]

January 31

2019 Super Bowl Opening Night@State Farm Arena, Atlanta, Georgia-Monday, January 28, 2019

By Kimberly Samnang On Monday night, the craziness of Super Bowl week finally began. The Patriots and Rams took turns meeting with reporter after reporter after reporter at Opening Night. We heard from the likes of Tom Brady, Bill Belichick, Sean McVay, Jared Goff, Rob Gronkowski, Todd Gurley, Wade Phillips, and nearly every other player and coach for the Rams and Patriots. I […]

November 23

Cakes Cove hosts Christmas Eat Everything confectionery party (Holiday Eat Everything Room) -1074 St. Clair Ave. W., Toronto -Tue. Nov. 20, 2018

Photography By Jesse Read We were invited to an amazing holiday party at “CAKES COVE”, the schedule including an Edible Room, Holiday chocolates and other sweet displays. Then attendees had the opportunity to eat the room… ornaments and all the Cupcake decorating with Sam Lapointe, Confectionery Chef, Chocolatier and Cake Designer Sam Lapointe, the mad scientist, owner and […]

September 18

KENSINGTON MARKET JAZZ FESTIVAL 2018-400 Musicians Play Over 200 Shows-Friday, Saturday, Sunday September 14, 15, 16, 2018

The third annual Kensington Market Jazz Festival was the best one yet. Deemed by Brad Wheeler of the Globe and Mail as “wildly successful,” the new kid on the Toronto jazz festival block is the brainchild of founding director, acclaimed musician, philanthropist and Officer of the Order of Canada, Molly Johnson. Born in Kensington Market, […]

September 09

“Suite on the Sixth”During TIFF@Rock-It Promotions-Fri.,Sept.7th,2018

This was a four-day event,  and guests were encouraged to explore and take part in each brand , fully immersing themselves into each product and service offering. SimplyProtein fuels guest with healthy protein packed natural snacks including bars and chips to get them through their busiest of days. Non-GMO, high protein, free from artificial sweeteners and flavours, […]

August 13

ROGERS CUP Semi-Finals & Finals Saturday, Aug.11th – Sunday, 12th, 2018 @Aviva Centre

Photography By A.J.Lam & Press Conference Interview By Kimberly Samnang On Saturday, Rafael Nadal World No 1 ranked tennis player, beat Karen Khachanov 7-6 (7-3) 6-4 to set up a final with Stefanos Tsitsipas at the Rogers Cup.       The final match up was set for Nadal on Sunday, as he was looking […]

July 25

Stars Crowd Red Carpet, Party for West Coast Premiere of Sony Pictures Classics’ THE WIFE Hosted by Rakuten Kobo, Ahmad Tea, and Bartenura Wines.

All photos credit Michael Simon, Startraks photo Stars Crowd Red Carpet, Party for West Coast Premiere of Sony Pictures Classics’ THE WIFE Hosted by Rakuten Kobo, Ahmad Tea, and Bartenura Wines In a harbinger of early awards buzz for director Björn Runge’s film for Sony Pictures Classics, THE WIFE, A-list celebrities turned out in force […]

June 26

Veuve Clicquot, Canada’s most popular champagne, Presents – “Yelloweek” -Thursday, June 21st to Sunday, June 24th, 2018 @Clicquot Café, 146 Ossignton Ave.

By Kimberly Samnang photography by A.J. Lam and Anoulone Souphommanychanh Veuve Clicquot, Canada’s most popular champagne, brought Yelloweek back for the sixth consecutive year. We were invited to an exclusive media preview on Wednesday, June 20th, 2018.   This year, Veuve Clicquot launched the first-ever pop-up: Café Clicquot, inspired by Madame Clicquot’s passion for embracing life and […]

June 25

Italian Contemporary Film Festival&The Moda Fashion Event(ICFF)-Thurs.,June 14th-Fri.,June 22nd,2018

By Kimberly Samnang & Photography By A.J.Lam Inaugurated as a grassroots non-profit film festival in 2012, the Italian Contemporary Film Festival has grown to become one of the largest Italian film festivals outside of Italy. Each year, the ICFF is proud to present an inspiring lineup – the best from newly released Italian and international […]

June 17

The Art of Banksy” Curated by Steve Lazarides @213 Sterling Rd. – Tues., June 12th, 2018

We had the privilege to attend a special afternoon Preview for – “The Art of Banksy” Curated by Steve Lazarides, followed by the Opening Party night party with an attendance of  over 1000 guests. On hand were – Corey Ross, President & CEO, Starvox Exhibits Michel Boersma, Senior Vice President Family Entertainment & Theatre, Live Nation. Steve Lazarides, Curator […]

March 17

PFAFF Porsche – Cars N’ Coffee – 2018-03-17

By Sorin Sim Photos by: Sorin Sim & Bill K   This year’s season opener Cars N’ Coffee was hosted by PFAFF Porsche in Vaughan. Even though temperatures lingered below 5°, the turnout was impressive. In addition to the standard breakfast served, PFAFF Porsche also handed out swag this year. The new Porsche Carrera T […]

March 08

The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada’s (PDAC) Sunday, March 4th-7th, 2018

Attendance at the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada’s (PDAC) 2018 Convention totalled 25,606—a clear sign that the mineral exploration and mining industry has regained its swagger and is building momentum. The annual PDAC Convention in Toronto—the world’s premier mineral exploration and mining convention—attracted investors, analysts, mining executives, prospectors, geologists, Indigenous peoples, government officials, and […]

March 02

Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors Preview@AGO-Tues.,Feb.27th,2018

Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors, is the exhibition which explores the evolution of the celebrated Japanese artist’s infinity rooms, and this will be the most significant North American tour of her work in nearly two decades. Following its debut at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden on Feb. 23, 2017, which is the organizing institution, Yayoi […]

February 08

Leigh Steinberg’s 31st Annual Super Bowl Party @ Minneapolis, Saturday, February 3, 2018

By Kimberly Samnang and Images By A.J.Lam The Leigh Steinberg Annual Super Bowl Party was an extravagant get-together of some of the Nation’s most influential people. With thousands of high-profile guests, from NFL owners and athletes to celebrities, politicians, corporate CEOs, entrepreneurs, and media personalities,it proved to be one of the single greatest networking opportunities […]