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Wooden Giant Released

Our documentary “Wooden Giant” has now been released! It was such a privilege to tell the story of grain elevators in Sexsmith Alberta. These Wooden Giants are such an important

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The Invincible James Lee To Air on AMI

As some of you who follow us on social media (www.facebook.com/checkeredowl www.twitter.com/checkeredowl) know, we have been working on several original documentary projects over the last 6 months. One of the

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Watch Afterlight Now

We consider it an amazing privilege that we get to create such a wide variety of projects. We love shooting music videos, commercials, documentaries, and live concerts; however, our very favourite

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Afterlight Trailer Out Now!

The official trailer for Afterlight is out now! Edited by Jose Luis Gonzalez with music from Luke Dowler. Tickets for the premiere at: https://gplt.ca/show/world-premiere-afterlight-tv-pilot-screening/  

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Tickets Selling Quickly for Afterlight!

Tickets are available now for the premiere screening of Afterlight in Grande Prairie! But they are moving quickly, get yours now at: https://gplt.ca/show/world-premiere-afterlight-tv-pilot-screening/ As a little teaser here is a behind the scenes

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PARDS Documentary Airing on AMI

All of you who follow us on social media (www.facebook.com/checkeredowl, www.instagram.com/checkeredowl, www.twitter.com/checkeredowl) you may have seen that we recently spent a few days at PARDS (Peace Area Riding for the Disabled Society)

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Afterlight – STORYHIVE Project

As I have alluded to previously this summer and fall was full of some amazing projects and opportunities for Checkered Owl. One of our biggest projects was the creation of Afterlight.

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Commercial Work – Erik Gault

Hey! Sorry for the delay on updates to this page. We have been absolutely slammed lately and I’ve had so much to highlight that we now have some catch up

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Black Indie’s New Album Is Out Now!

Black Indie’s new album Soul Dancer is available now wherever you get your digital music! It’s so good. Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/7lDLZmsma9p9piTavZzDZ7 Bandcamp: https://blackindiemusic.bandcamp.com/ iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/soul-dancer/id1210547367 Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Soul-Dancer-Black-Indie/dp/B06XCS29Y2

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My #1 Facebook Tip

I have written about this before. But, it was bundled in with a bunch of other ideas and I want to make sure it’s in one clear, easy to access place.

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The Final Death Of Music Downloads

At this moment I am listening to The Carolina Chocolate Drops’ album “Leaving Eden” on Spotify. I listen to it often. Before that I was listening to Mos Def and before

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Let’s Talk About The Haters

Don’t read the comments. Don’t feed the trolls. Shake It Off. The advice is all good, but in those moments when you encounter a genuine hater, it’s a remarkable thing.

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Caleb Hart Releases Debut Solo Single

Caleb Hart has released a new single “Beautiful Disaster”. The single is Hart’s solo debut (recently launching a solo career alongside his ongoing work in Canadian reggae band Tasman Jude). The

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New Tasman Jude Single

On November 10th Tasman Jude released their new single ‘Gold’ and it is off to a huge start. After it’s world premier on Vibe 105.5 in Toronto (Shout out to Carrie

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Checkered Owl needs your help!

As many of you know a big part of working in the arts these days is gathering up your troops and garnering votes! There are good competitions and bad ones, but

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New Tasman Jude Single & Lyric Video

The first single from Tasman Jude’s upcoming record ‘Gold’ is out now! You can check it out on iTunes/Apple Music Here: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/palm-trees-single/id1020709951 Spotify here: https://play.spotify.com/album/2M1F4bG7XtyO0YR8QyuAmv Or watch the new lyric video below! Enjoy.

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Fan Voting Contests: Friend or Foe?

I started this post awhile ago, before our site was attacked and subsequently taken through an overhaul. At the time we were just headed into “Searchlight” season, in which your

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And we’re back!

Hey thanks so much for dropping by! As you probably noticed the Checkered Owl site was down for a while after being taken down by hackers. I used that opportunity to

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