Mayor Valerie Plante is trying to promote Montreal as a good place for Hollywood to make movies. So we take the opportunity to talk to people in the industry to see just how well we stack up against other film hubs. And it appears that the business is growing steadily year after year, though it can still be a bit of a struggle for many of those who make it a career.
Guest(s) : Kevin Woodhouse, Actor, Producer Toula Drimonis, Journalist Robert Frank, Journalist Teresa Picciano, Actress
CityLife examines issues that affect all anglo Montrealers in an engaging and accessible way. Host Richard Dagenais and his team delve into politics, public transit, roadwork, the environment, the economy, immigration, social issues, culture and much more. Each CityLife show zeroes in on a particular subject or issue unfolding in Montréal, often with original approaches and creative coverage of local stories you may not find anywhere else.
Richard Dagenais was born, raised, educated and, continues to be employed, in Montréal. Twice nominated for ACTRA National Radio Awards, he works in Montréal television and radio as a host, anchor, reporter and writer. He is a singer, songwriter, and musician who has performed the anthems for the Expos and Alouettes. He's married with one son and two nutty dogs. He enjoys sports but hates going to the gym; he goes, but he hates it! He's got a blog and he tweets, too!