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Be-Communications Founded

May 15, 2005

Be-Communications Founded

B e-Communications (BEC) was founded as a privately held entity operating in the communications industry, focusing on the following areas: • Publishing • Advertising Sales • Marketing Research and Consulting • Media content production Our Mission Statement To create high caliber, quality programs and services, serving both consumers and advertisers, through the innovative combination of separate media vehicles with the intention of producing a marketplace where transactions become more meaningful for all participants. Publishing The Be-Log™ Our launch product, The Be-Log ™, was to be  a weekly printed blogzine with a controlled circulation per market. The accompanying website consists of additional editorial and commercial content adding value to the printed format. We intended to launch September 2nd, 2005 in the Greater Toronto Area and expand to include five of the major metropolitan areas of…

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AnteRockstar – Webseries

June 6, 2006

AnteRockstar – Webseries

A Trans-media docu-drama exploring the journey from insignificance to Rockstar.  Anterockstar chronicles the triumphs and tribulations of independent musicians in Oshawa, and the Greater Toronto Area. Promising to strip the PR sheen off your television screen, videographer and aspiring “rockstar” Tamara LeClair uncovers the unvarnished reality hiding behind the raw performances of her subjects, and exposes herself to unimaginable risk as she continues to doggedly pursue a public career, politicking her way into the headlines. Through an Intimate lens AnteRockstar exposes the blood sweat and tears masked by the capitalization of the idolatrous myth of the mainstream media of sex, drugs, and rock’n’roll. Set against the backdrop of the personal story of the average woman’s pursuit of a professional career in the performing arts; controversy and stigma quickly steal the limelight from her focused attempts at vocal prowess.   Anterockstar began as a webcast intended as a measured response to reality television trends, and has evolved to a compound analysis of the impact of media on music, and the people who consume it. AnteRockstar originally premiered on on www.phyte.ca and promoted on www.youtube.com since June 2006.  AnteRockstar was Migrated to it’s own branded platform www.anterockstar.com in 2008, and…

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PHYTE Magazine & Internet Broadcast Channel

September 13, 2006

PHYTE Magazine & Internet Broadcast Channel

Be-Communications brings Media back to reality, via an innovative platform…. PHYTE Magazine & Internet Broadcast Channel A Content driven website profiling locally produced weblogs, webcasts, photography, art, and music under one distribution channel. A new Medium that gives something back to the consumers, Entertainment , Food for the soul and the senses… Our web property, www.phyte.ca, focuses on delivering free high quality professional content for the user.  We intend to position ourselves in the marketplace as a premium online vehicle…

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The Spot

January 15, 2008

The Spot

Summary The Spot is a new media production and performance facility to be located in Oshawa, Ontario. The Spot offers artists of all genres a location to produce, and exhibit their work by providing facilities, talent and equipment resources in order to encourage collaboration and learning. The only facility of its kind in Oshawa, The Spot also provides artists an opportunity to monetize their work by hosting and broadcasting performances, exhibits, as well as offering consignment space for merchandise.

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A Farewell to Oshawa: a Breast Cancer Benefit Concert

June 20, 2009

A Farewell to Oshawa: a Breast Cancer Benefit Concert

  Starring long time Kings of the Toronto Indie Music Scene, The 3Tards, in their final performance in Oshawa, this historic show happened in an open air setting, Oshawa’s Memorial Park.  Supporting performances by favorites The Groopies from Toronto, and Oshawa’s own sons and daughters, Caution Inc., and Black Cat Attack, rounded out the lineup. The 3Tards Final Oshawa Show was more than a rock concert.  Activities surrounding the show would aim to raise funds and awareness for Breast Cancer Research, including a busking fundraising competition, street performances, online auctions of exclusive show merchandise, and on-site silent…

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15 minutes of Fame

July 7, 2011

15 minutes of Fame

“15 Minutes of Fame” was a weekly television series aired on RogersTV Durham featuring up and coming comics competing open mic style in various venues throughout Durham Region for an opportunity to perform a 15 min opening set at the Durham Region Comedy Festival’s  Gala Show. Weekly episodes feature 6 comics. Bottom three comics were eliminated within the broadcast, with three comics each episode promoted to participate in online voting for one week. Winner of online voting round that week moves on to a spot in a final round in episode 6. Episode 6 eliminates two more of our top 5 comics, sending three finalists forward for a final two week round of online voting. The finale episode will reveal our winner and losers, profile our winner, and document the…

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Studio 0 – Production Facility

April 1, 2013

Studio 0 – Production Facility

Studio 0 is a new media production and performance facility to be located in Oshawa, Ontario. Studio 0 offers artists of all genres a location to produce, and exhibit their work by providing facilities, talent and equipment resources in order to encourage collaboration and learning. The only facility of its kind in Oshawa, Studio 0 also provides artists an opportunity to monetize their work by hosting and broadcasting performances, exhibits, as well as offering consignment space for merchandise.    

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Progress 0!

May 1, 2013

Progress 0!

“Progress 0!” a product of the Canadian Bureau for International Education What’s it like to travel 10,000 kms from home to study in a foreign country? Watch Progress0! and find out! “Progress 0!” is an innovative community building program designed as a fully reciprocal cultural exchange between the Canada, and the Federative Republic of Brazil, through the auspices of The Canadian Bureau for International Education. Progress0! In September of 2012, Canada started receiving thousands of Brazilian students as part of the Science Without Borders program. Funded by the Brazilian Government, Science Without Borders aims to send over 100,000 Brazilian students to study internationally. The Government of Brazil is funding 75,000 scholarships and a further 26,000 are being funded by the private sector. Currently there are more than 1,300 undergraduate Brazilian students in Canada enrolled in the program, in 77 different universities across the country. Our goal with Progress0! is to show how these students are living and explore their thoughts about the program, presenting their routine and opinions. Progress0! will document the experiences of over 30 students, at 10 universities: • Oshawa Uni. of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) • Toronto University Of Toronto and York University • Guelph University…

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