291 Film Company Cinematic Television



May 25, 2018
May 25, 2017: Ageless Gardens Garners Six Leo Award Nominations!

 Ageless Gardens is tied for the most number of nominations in the documentary category. The Leo Awards are handed out on May 26th and June 2nd. It is nominated for:

 Best Documentary Series (Mark Bradley, David Springbett, Ian Toews - Producers)

 Best Direction (Ian Toews - "Healing Plants")

 Best Cinematography (Ian Toews csc - "Healing Plants")

 Best Picture Editing (Jason Nielsen - "Healing Plants")

 Best Sound (David j. Taylor - "Healing Plants")

 Best Musical Score (Amanda Cawley - "Healing Plants")

February 18, 2018: The Garden Show Podcast with Charlie Dobbin
February 13, 2018: Zoomer Week in Review: Libby Znaimer talks with Charlie Dobbin about Ageless Gardens
February 9, 2018: Charles Adler Tonight - The Astonishing Benefits Of Gardening! (Interview with Producer/Director Ian Toews)
February 6, 2018: RCI (Radio Canada International): Video documentary series: The wonders of gardens and gardening, by Marc Montgomery

Seeing Green: Ontarians Planted More Than One Million Trees in 2017 by Adam Grant
March 8, 2018: Q&A: Ageless Gardens – Embracing Adaptive Gardening by Adam Grant
March 1, 2018: Q&A: Ageless Gardens – The Positives of Community Gardening by Adam Grant
February 22, 2018: Q&A: Ageless Gardens – What to Know About Wild Gardening by Adam Grant
February 15, 2018: Q&A: Ageless Gardens – The Therapeutic Side of Gardening by Adam Grant
February 11, 2018: This Is The Perfect Season For Ageless Gardens (SERIES REVIEW), by James Bawden
February 10, 2018: Ageless Gardens to Premiere Feb 12th! Trailer, Review, & Episode Guide, by Two Hungry Blokes
February 8, 2018: Q&A: Ageless Gardens – The Payoff of Healing Plants, by Adam Grant
January 30, 2018: Ageless Gardens Premieres February 12 on VisionTV by Adam Grant


February 14, 2018: Victoria News, "New gardening series sprouted roots in Victoria" by Don Descoteau
February 14, 2018: Moose Jaw Express, "New TV Series by Moose Javian-born producer explores benefits of gardening" by Sasha-Gay Lobban
February 12, 2018: Toronto Star, "Ageless Gardens digs into the connection between gardening and those who devote time to it."


April 17, 2018

"Becoming Water: Art and Science in Conversation," a short film produced by 291 Film Co and U of S is making international waves. Story by Shannon Boklaschuk


February 13, 2018
Ageless Gardens, Season One full episodes now streaming on www.visiontv.ca.

"Wild Medicine" - Join wild foragers Sinclair Philip and Ben Hircock, as they forage for mushrooms on the west coast of Vancouver Island and discuss their medicinal qualities.

"The Control Freak" - Famed gardening author and journalist Marjorie Harris reflects on a lifetime of gardening in this humorous webisode.  She simultaneously proves that she could've had a second career in stand-up comedy!

"Healthy Soil" - David Greig has been a vermicompost practitioner for decades. He shares his thoughts on the importance gardening from the ground up.

"Garlic Flats" - Prairie sculptor Vic Cicansky looks back on the origins of his artwork, inspired by over 70 years in the garden.

"A Nighttime Tonic" - Wild food writers and instructors Danielle Prohom Olson and Jennifer Aikman forage in a nearby forest, and then make a medicinal drink from the ingredients.

"Art in the Garden" - Artist and instructor Merina Rael volunteers to teach English to recent immigrants, while simultaneously creating art with them in her garden.