Mind Set Go
In its second season, the expanded version of the original documentary series Mind Set Go (8 x 60’) follows the three-month wellness journey of eight Canadians as they discover the barriers preventing them from optimum health in mind, body, and soul. In each episode, one participant seeks to understand and overcome their negative coping behaviours, all with the encouragement and insight of various Canadian Paralympian & athlete experts who have triumphed over their own adversity and learned that a positive mindset is the key to overcoming barriers. At the end of three months, each participant tackles a physical objective that reveals how their lives and attitudes have progressed over the course of their journey to health. Mind Set Go airs Wednesdays at 8:00 pm ET/5:00pm PT on AMI-tv starting January 30th. Viewers can also watch episodes online at http://www.ami.ca/category/mind-set-go. The series features Integrated Described Video (IDV) and is accessible to audience members who are blind or partially sighted.
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Man vs. Machine
1997 was a momentous year for Canadian sport: Jacques Villeneuve was the first Canadian to win the Formula 1 World Championship, and Larry Walker was the first Canadian to win the National League MVP. In the wake of their exceptional achievements, both Villeneuve and Walker were shortlisted to win the Lou Marsh Trophy as Canada’s outstanding athlete of the year, and so the 1997 judging panel faced an impossible decision. Only one of these great athletes could win, and Villeneuve was ultimately awarded the honour.
Through their own words and alongside those of their families, coaches, teammates and rivals, MAN VS. MACHINE reveals the extraordinary career paths that saw Villeneuve and Walker reach such great heights in these traditionally ‘non-Canadian’ sports, while members of the 1997 Lou Marsh judging panel reveal how they finally came to their controversial decision - one that is still being questioned to this day.
MAN VS. MACHINE is produced by Anaïd Productions in association with Bell Media and directed by Simon Ennis. The documentary is part of the Canadian Screen Award-winning 6-episode original series ENGRAVED ON A NATION which returns exclusively to TSN.
Consistently recognized as one of the Global 100 most influential independent production companies by Realscreen Magazine, Anaïd Productions produces award-winning, dynamic, and internationally recognized real-life and dramatic television series. Anaïd is committed to creating diverse programming with high production values and compelling content, often irreverent and always entertaining.
The Anaïd in-house development and production teams are passionate, creative, and professional. Working collaboratively with a talented pool of accomplished writers, directors, editors, and craftspeople in the Canadian production community, Anaïd consistently delivers premium quality television programming to its broadcast clients.