November 11, 2016—SK Films (SK) is proud to be named as the 2016 recipient of the Nature Inspiration Awards for Best Canadian Business.  This prestigious award was presented to CEO, Jonathan Barker and  Executive  Vice-President, Wendy MacKeigan in Ottawa on November 9 for their excellence in natural history programming and for the supporting multi-platform educational outreach campaigns, with a specific focus on local engagement.   

The Nature Inspiration Awards, presented by the Canadian Museum of Nature, recognize individuals and organizations that, through their work or specific projects, encourage Canadians to take an interest in natural history, create links with nature and contribute to its preservation.

“We couldn’t be more proud of the work that SK’s team has done over the years to raise awareness of important global issues such as threatened wildlife/migrations and the serious pressures on our most precious resource—water” through The Water Brothers series on TVO, Radio-Canada and Knowledge Network and in over 40 countries around the world says Jonathan Barker.  “We are very grateful to be recognized and to be in the company of such dedicated individuals, organizations and businesses that are striving to make a difference.”

SK Films’ projects range in scope from their award winning eco adventure series—The Water Brothers t—to acclaimed and inspiring Giant Screen/IMAX® releases such as Flight of the Butterflies(2012) and its upcoming release, Amazon Adventure (April 2017).

About SK Films
SK Films is an award winning creator and distributor of cutting edge 3D and 2D natural history and other fact-based content for multiple platforms from giant screen/IMAX® cinemas to mobile applications. Working with world-leading creative talent, scientists and experts and with an unwavering commitment to quality, our mission is to entertain and inspire audiences and immerse them in the awe and wonder of the natural world and mankind’s role in it. SK Films was co-founded by Jonathan Barker and the late Robert Kerr, co-founder and long-time CEO of IMAX Corporation.

Source: SK Films