Knowledge Network Winning Pitch

Knowledge Network president Rudy Buttignol (left) and Murray Battle, Knowledge Network director of independent production and presentation (right) were at Touchstones Nelson on Sunday where they awarded Nelson filmmaker Amy Bohigian (centre) with a $30,000 film contract to produce a series on local history about Nelson and the Kootenays. Bohigian’s […]

Distribution Deal

Films Media Group out of New York City has picked up Conceiving Family to distribute to the educational market. I am very excited that we’ve found the right home for the film – for the next 7 years. Films Media Group works with schools K-12, colleges and universities, and educational […]

A Watershed Moment

It is a watershed moment for gay marriage in the U.S. and November is National Adoption Awareness Month in Canada and the U.S. No better time than now to keep social progress moving FORWARD and buy a copy of my film, Conceiving Family! Click here for more information and to […]

Festival Announcements

Conceiving Family was awarded Best Documentary Feature at the 7th Annual Women in Film Festival held at the VanCity Theatre in Vancouver, BC. Dancing with the Moon, a short animated documentary by local filmmaker, Katherine Pettit, was named Best Animation at the festival. These films premiered in Nelson together back […]

Basin Stories – Transformation of the Valleys

Watershed Productions will be working with the Columbia Basin Trust in coming months to tell the stories of at least 30 Basin residents who have experienced the transformation of the valleys since the 1964 Columbia River Treaty. Both Amy Bohigian and Rachel Schmidt will be travelling across the Basin to […]

The TransConnect Film Project

Rural Transcapes – A New Documentary

Rural Transcapes is a topical film that profiles four transgendered individuals who have chosen to live in the rural area of the Kootenays. Christopher Moore is one of the people featured in the film and is the founder of the TransConnect Program, which provides outreach services to transgendered folks around […]

Conceiving Family DVD’s now on sale

The time has come! DVD’s of Conceiving Family are on sale directly off the website now. Go to the Conceiving Family film page and see how to order one now. Already, hundreds of people have laughed and cried in classrooms and theatres across BC. Now that the DVD is available, […]

Big Wig Support

Conceiving Family screened at the Adoption Awareness month kick-off event in Kelowna. The evening was coordinated by Maryann Fiske and her team at the Ministry of Child and Family Development. Mary McNeil, the Minister of Child and Family Development, created a video message to share prior to the screening. She […]

CBC Interview

Amy Bohigian was interviewed about her latest film, Conceiving Family, on CBC’s North by Northwest on June 11th. If you missed it, listen to her conversation with Paolo Pietropaolo. Activate the blog post and then click here for the podcast.