by: James Hutchison - What do cannibals feasting on blood-thirsty vampires in Van Helsing and lonely singles finding love in Hallmark’s A December Bride have in common?  They’re just two of the many stories director David Winning has brought to the screen.    FULL INTERVIEW
COMING SOON      w/ Lataevia-Ceianna Beezer | Co-Host


December 11, 2021 by: Naomi Skwarna - Hallmark's American yuletide?  It's Made in Canada.                                                                                                                   ARTICLE                             FULL SCAN
December 3, 2021.  With David Gray, Angela Knight. We speak with film director David Winning about the release of his 20th Hallmark film, The Nine Kittens of Christmas, premiering on Sunday.     AUDIO
November 18, 2021.  Join legendary author/speaker Rex Sikes as he is accompanied by special guests each week live on the L.A. Tribune TV network available worldwide online and on ROKU TV in over 50,000,000 homes. This week Rex's guest is prolific film and television director David Winning.         FULL ZOOM INTERVIEW
November 16, 2021 by: Bill Brioux - Hallmark's Winning formula: Calgary director and "Kittens"                                                                                       AUDIO AND ARTICLE
JOHN ARC SHOW May 13, 2022. by: John Arc. Legenday Van Helsing and Friday the 13th The Series Director David Winning.             VIDEO INTERVIEW    
THE HEART OF SHOW BUSINESS April 1, 2022.  by: Alexia Melocchi.   YES MANCanadian Director David Winning has shot 43 features, and 29 series, and has 180 TV credits overall. And he has yet to turn down a job.  Join me in this inspiring conversation about being the master of your creative fate, the importance of running a happy set, and behind-the-scenes tales on those popular Hallmark Movies. AVAILABLE ON APPLE, SPOTIFY, GOOGLE Podcasts ...  PODCAST LINK
            VIDEO ON YOUTUBE      
THE VANCOUVER SUN January 16, 2021 by: Dana Gee - Busy Hollywood North keeps Canadian director on home soil.  Director David Winning's resume is an impressive mix of Hallmark happiness and Van Helsing vampires.           FULL SCAN
CALGARY HERALD December 10, 2020  by: Eric Volmers - Christmas Cheerleader:  Calgary expat David Winning is the go-to guy for holiday TV movies.
DICE GEEKS INTERVIEW 22 April 2020  MATT DAVIDS DICE GEEKS INTERVIEW  Prolific film and TV director David Winning joins me on the podcast to discuss his career, filmmaking, and TV industry. David has directed episodes of Earth: Final Conflict, Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda, Stargate Atlantis, Van Helsing as well as many feature films and movies of the week.  PODCAST INTERVIEW
TV GUIDE ARTICLE November 2019  How Hallmark Took Over TV
BRIOUX.TV 21 August 2019  Hallmark’s Summer Night’s list: Another Winning effort tops Hallmark’s Summer Night’s list
The Canadian Press July 26, 2019 by:  Bill Brioux - It's Christmas in July on many Canadian movie sets as Hallmark boosts production
Hallmark Films 29 June 2016   HOLLYWOOD COMES TO SOOKE

Pop Culture Podcast

2019 Phantom Dark Dave sits down and conducts an interview with the director of the 1997 film- Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie.      LINK
Vancouver Province December 12, 2018 by: Eric Volmers - Calgary Director has become Mr. Christmas.  Sci-fi and horror veteran David Winning finds an unlikely niche with feel-good holiday fare.  FULL LINK                                    ARTICLE SCAN
Calgary Herald December 7, 2018 by: Eric Volmers  - Mr. Christmas: How Calgary filmmaker David Winning found a niche with wholesome, holiday TV movies
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HALLMARK FANS 11 November 2017.  by: Ruth Hill   My Devotional Thoughts.   INTERVIEW
Calgary Herald January 8, 2015 by: Eric Volmers - Mutant Invasion  Strathmore location transformed into post-apocalyptic, smalltown Middle America     Front page  Article  Article
ALBERTA PRIMETIME                     CTV 23 December, 2016   Alberta ex-pat who is the director behind some of your favourites, including holiday movies.              TV INTERVIEW  w/MICHAEL HIGGINS    7 MINS.
Calgary Herald November 29, 2014 by: Eric Volmers  - Calgary native David Winning directs Christmas TV movie
New York Times (US) November 21 2014, by: Mike Hale, "'Christmas Under Wraps' Among Top 5 Holiday TV Movies"     Article
"Calgary Herald" (Canada) 21 January 2012, pg. C6, by: Eric Volmers, "Calgary Director gets shot at a Succubus"
"Reel West Magazine" (Canada) May/June 2011, Vol. 26, Iss. 3, pg. 13, by: Ian Caddell, "Profile: Director David Winning"    Article
"The Province" (Canada) 12 June 2011, pg. B4, by: Glen Schaefer, "Gunless Takes Best Feature at Leos"
SORBO WRITER INTERVIEW 24 May 2010 by Jan/ Editors.  Interview with director of Andromeda series.   LINK
"Sci-Fi Magazine" (USA) February 2010, Vol. 16, Iss. 1, pg. 8, by: Jeff Berkwits, "Sinbad Sets Sail Again"
"Calgary Herald" (Canada) 15 August 2009, pg. D1, by: Eric Volmers, "Calgary filmmakers celebrate creativity"
Calgary Herald" (Canada) 19 January 2009, pg. D1, by: Eric Volmers, "Hollywood's Hired Gun"
Article - Full Article - Page Two
"Santa Monica Mirror" (USA) 20 November 2008, Vol. 10, Iss. 24, by: Nunzio Fazio & David Katz, "Let the Bidding Wars Begin"
"Fangoria" (UK) 5 September 2008, by: MJ Simpson, "There's SOMETHING About Sci Fi"
BLOG TALK RADIO 19 June, 2008 by Diane Wild, "Upcoming TV, eh? Blogtalkradio show: Director David Winning.      LINK
NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO     USA NPR HOUSTON 19 April, 2008   NPR THE FRONT ROW, with Bob Stevenson.  12 minute interview
"Hollywood Reporter" (USA) 20 September 2007, by: Etan Vlessing, "Dern, Sampson on trail of "Swamp Devil"  LINK
"Hollywood Reporter" (USA) 15 March 2006, pg. 4, 27, by: Kimberly Nordyke, "Lifetime's 'SINS' Catch Up With Bell"
"Vancouver Sun" (Canada) 15 March 2006, pg. C3, by: Lynne McNamara, "Driven Director"       Article
Stargate Ultimate / The Scifi World 22 June 2005 Interview by Gilles Nuytens for Stargate Ultimate / The SciFi World.   Directing Andromeda Series.   INTERVIEW LINK
"Starburst" (United Kingdom) December 2003, Iss. 61 Special, pg. 36-42, by: Steven Eramo, "Winning's Streak"
"Vancouver Sun" (Canada) 16 November 2002, pg. D22, by: Lynne McNamara, "The Backlot: Dufferin Gate to shoot two new series" Pax Movie Begins Production.
"Variety" (USA) 7 October 2002, by: Tamsen Tillson, "'Birds' flies off with Directors' Guild Canada awards"
"Canadian Press" (Canada) 16 August 2002, pg. E2, by: John McKay, Canadian Press, "Directors Nominate Calgarian; David Winning a contender"
"Calgary Sun" (Canada) 9 August 2002, pg. GO13, by: Kevin Williamson, "Dino-might for Calgarian"
"Calgary Sun" (Canada) 16 April 2002, pg. 49, by: Sun Staff, "Director Honoured"
"Calgary Herald" (Canada) 6 March 2002, pg. B7, by: Bob Blakey, "Calgarian Finds Dinotopia"
"Toronto Star" (Canada) 24 November 2000, by: Jim Bawden, "Toronto Doubles as Harlem in the '30's"
"Vancouver Province" (Canada 12 March 2000, by: Lynne McNamara, "Home Boy"   Article
"The Vancouver Sun" (Canada) 4 December 1999, by: Alex Strachan, "Second Chances a Winning Proposition"
"Calgary Herald" (Canada) 26 March 1994, by: Bob Blakey, "SHOWCASE PRIME TIME: Ghosts galore as kids try scaring each other"    Article
CTV CFCN NEWS ITEM March 1992   Dana Black on AMPIA nominees.    VIDEO CLIP
"Calgary Herald Sunday Magazine" (Canada) 13 January 1991, by: Brian Brennan, "Winning Ways"
Cover Photo.
1 - Article
2 - Article
3 - Article
4 - Article
"Calgary Herald" (Canada) 16 October 1990, by: Wendy Dudley, "City shows its heart to filmmaker"      Article
"Calgary Sun" (Canada) 4 October 1990, by: Louis B. Hobson, "Being Bad is Good for Actor Ironside"
"Calgary Herald" (Canada) 18 February 1990, by: Wendy Dudley, "Friday the 13th: Director, Series a Winning Combo"  Article    PHOTO
"Calgary Herald" (Canada) 18 December 1989, by: Wendy Dudley, "Video Wins Raves in LA"    Article
"Los Angeles Times" (USA) 11 December 1989, by: Kevin Thomas, "Writer-Director Stashes a Dark but Comic Debut in 'Storm'"
"Alberta Report" (Canada) 30 October 1989, by: David Burns, "The Thriller-maker's Winning Ways"
"Alberta Venture" (USA) Volume 2, no. 2 Spring 1988, by: Editors,"Film"
"Hollywood Reporter" (USA) 18 January 1988, Film Review "Storm"
"Calgary Sun" (Canada) 27 November 1987, by: Mary Jane Kletke, "Storm Breaks for Director" Article
Calgary Herald" (Canada) 27 November 1987, by: Fred Haeseker, "Winning Streak" Article
"Calgary Herald" (Canada) 27 November 1987, by: Fred Haeseker, "Action Thriller Promising Debut for Filmmaker"      Review
"Hollywood Reporter" (USA) 3 November 1987, by: Linda Kupecek, "Canada"
"Calgary Magazine" (Canada) September 1987, by: Linda Kupecek, "The Winning Way"
Article 1
Article 2
Article 3
Article 4
"FLARE Magazine" May 1987, by: Linda Kupecek, "Winning Ways" Bachelors   Article
SATURDAY NIGHT MAGAZINE (Canada) May 1987, by: John Colapinto, "Bright Lights: In Suspense"
CFCN CTV NEWS ITEM 9 March 1986.  Marie Hohtanz news clip on AMPIA WIN.





Additional Press below 1979 - 2004



"Calgary Sun" (Canada) 16 August 2004, pg. 30, by: Lisa Wilton, "Calgarian Enters Stargate"
"Vancouver Sun" (Canada) 11 August 2004, pg. C4, by: Lynne McNamara, "Winning's Atlantis Will Premiere on Movie Central"  Article
"Calgary Herald" (Canada) 24 July 2004, pg. C1, by: Editors, "Calgary Director Flying High"  Article
"New York Times" (USA) 16 July 2004, by: Virginia Heffernan, "Atlantis Mystery Is Solved; Now, About the Wormhole"
"Calgary Herald" (Canada) 7 April 2004, pg. C2, by: Herald News Services, "Calgary Sci-Fi Director has Winning Formula"    Article
"Vancouver Sun" (Canada) 24 November 2003, pg. C2, by: Lynne McNamara, "For Millikin it's 21 Jump Street and Beyond"
"Reel West Magazine" (Canada) November 2003, Vol. 18, Iss. 6, pg. 24, by: Editors, "Columbus Conquered"
"Calgary Herald" (Canada) 24 October 2003, pg. D4, by: Shelley Boettcher, "Calgary filmmakers celebrate 25 years of inspiration"
"Calgary Herald" (Canada) 19 September 2003, pg. E2, by: Herald News Services, "Winning a Winner: 3 awards in Columbus"
"Gauntlet, The (University of Calgary)" (Canada) 4 September 2003, pg. 34, by: Jeff Kubik, "Weathering the Storm"
"Fast Forward Calgary" (Canada) 4 September 2003, by: Jason Lewis, "Filmmaking 101: David Winning's top ten ways to save money while making his first film"
"Calgary Sun" (Canada) 3 September 2003, pg. 41, by: Louis B. Hobson, "Calm Before the Celebration"
" Calgary Herald" (Canada) 30 August 2003, pg. ES1, by: Shelley Boettcher, "A Creative Storm"      Article
"CalgarySun" (Canada) 26 August 2003, pg. 6, by: Chris Gerritsen, "Storm Survivors Get Together"
"Calgary Herald" (Canada) 20 June 2003, pg. E2, by: Herald Editors, "Calgarians Behind Crime Fantasy Television Movie"
"Vancouver Sun" (Canada) 12 May 2003, pg. C4, by: Katherine Monk, "Bouquets for Vancouver Director's Film: Winners List"
"Vancouver Province" (Canada) 11 May 2003, pg. A23, by: David Spaner, "It's a Flower & Garnet Sweep: Winners List"
"Reel West Magazine" (Canada) February/March 2001, pg. 9 & 30, by: David Winning, "Beginnings"
Part 1 - Part 2
"Calgary Sun" (Canada) 24 February 2001, pg. 42, by: Kevin Williamson, "Winning Streak: Calgary Director gets chance of a Lifetime"
"Calgary Herald" (Canada) 22 February 2001, pg. B11, by: Bob Blakey, "Chances Of A Lifetime" Article
"Calgary Sun" (Canada) 23 January 2001, pg. 6, by: Chris Gerritsen, "Winning The Bronze"
"Toronto Sun" (Canada) 19 January 2001, pg. 51, by: Claire Bickley, "Twice In A Lifetime Finale Rewritten"
"The Toronto Star" (Canada) 21 October 2000, by: Rita Zekas, "Who Says You Can't Go Back Again?"
"Toronto Star" (Canada) 17 March 2000, pg. C12, by: Jim Bawden, "Carver Convincingly Troubled in Rare TV Outing" - Article
"Calgary Sun" (Canada) 18 March 2000, pg. 48, by: Tyler McLeod, "Winning Assignment: Lifetime Makes Calgarian Think Twice"
"Hollywood Reporter" (USA) 23-25 July 1999 by: Joan Van Tassel, '"Don't Look Behind You' - Review" Article
"Edmonton Journal" (Canada) 28 August 1998, pg. C3, by: Marc Horton, "Canadian Action Movie Looks Too American"
"Calgary Herald" (Canada) 16 April 1997, by: Canadian Press, Editors "Calgary Director Wins first Film Prize" Article
"Calgary Herald" (Canada) 5 April 1997, by: Paul Gessel, "Spielberg Looks to Canada"
"Star Phoenix, Saskatoon"  (Canada) 1 April 1997, Edmonton, Canadian Press, "Albertan enjoys chance to direct Power Ranger film"     Article
"Calgary Sun" (Canada) April 1997, by: Canadian Press, "Winning Earns Honors"
"Vancouver Sun" (Canada) 16 April 1997, by: Canadian Press, "Calgary Director wins Houston Prize"  Article
"Calgary Herald" (Canada) April 1997, by: Canadian Press, "Calgary Director Wins First Film Prize"
"Los Angeles Times" (USA) 28 March 1997, by: Kevin Thomas, "Power Rangers Encounter 'Turbo'-Charged Villainess"
"Calgary Sun" (Canada) 27 March 1997, by: Louis B. Hobson, "Power Surge: Calgary Director Force Behind Kids Action Flick"
"Hollywood Reporter" (USA) 27 March 1997, by: David Hunter, "'Turbo: Power Rangers' - Review"
"Daily Variety" (USA) 27 March 1997, by: Joe Leydon, "Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie - Review"
"Calgary Herald" (Canada) 27 March 1997, by: Bob Blakey, "Calgary-born Director David Winning goes Turbo with Power Rangers Movie"   Article
"Premiere" (USA) March 1997, Vol. 10, Iss.7, pg. 24+26, by: Christine Spines, "Cinemascope: Turbo: A Power Rangers Adventure"
"Calgary Herald" (Canada) "Calgary Herald" (Canada), 22 August 1996, by: Canadian Press, "Calgarian's film to premiere at Montreal Festival"
"Calgary Herald" (Canada) 2 August 1996, by: Ken McGoogan, "You Can Go Home" Article
"Calgary Herald" (Canada) 2 July 1996, by: Damien Inwood, "Enfant Terrible? Sean Young has a tough edge, but motherhood has mellowed her."    Article
"Calgary Sun" (Canada) 29 October 1994, by: Louis B. Hobson, "Lurking In The Dark" Article
"Calgary Herald" (Canada) 28 October 1994, by: Bob Blakey, "Afraid?" Article
"Calgary Herald" (Canada) 9 May 1994, by: Bob Blakey, "City Director's Work Showcased"
"Alberta Report" (Canada) 8 May, 1993, by: Editorial, "ALBERTANS  Winning with thrillers"    Article
"Calgary Sun" (Canada) 27 April 1992, by: Louis B. Hobson, "A Winning Performance"
"Calgary Herald" (Canada) 25 March 1992, by: Fred Haeseker, "Action Thriller Major Step for City Director" Article
"Calgary Herald" (Canada) 25 March 1992, by: Fred Haeseker, "Bad Boy Mike steals Killer Image" Article
"Edmonton Journal" (Canada) 25 March 1992, by: Fred Haeseker, "Filmmaker exhibits Winning Touch" Article
"Variety" (USA) 1 October 1991, by: Editors, "Image Acquires 'Killer' Rights"
"Calgary Herald" (Canada) 1 October 1990, by: Wendy Dudley, "Director nabs Big-name Actors"
"CNN Showbiz Today" (USA) 17 February1989, by: Dennis Michael, "Storm: Video Review"      Article bottom quote
"Calgary Herald" (Canada) 18 January 1989, by: Wendy Dudley, "Calgary filmmaker brings horror to TV"     Article
"Toronto Star" (Canada) 29 January 1988, by: Peter Goddard, "Storm a Dreamy Thriller with a Comic Twist" Article
"Globe & Mail" (Canada) 4 December 1987, by: Stephen Godfrey, "A Storm Warning" Article
"Calgary Sun" (Canada) 13 November 1987, by: Mary Jane Kletke, "Winning Has a Winner"
"Globe & Mail" (Canada) 27 February 1987, by: Stephen Godfrey, "Young Filmmaker on Winning Streak" Article
"Alberta Report" (Canada) 19 January 1987, by: Stephen Lequire, "Winning with a Camera"
"Calgary Herald" (Canada) 19 January 1987, by: Fred Haeseker, "Local production's a wrap as final scenes are shot"    Article
"Calgary Sun" (Canada) 13 January 1987, by: Mary Jane Kletke, "Winning Big"
"Playback Magazine" (Canada) 12 January 1987, by: Editors, "Cannon Gets a Winning Film"
"Hollywood Reporter" (USA) 24 December 1986, by: Linda Kupecek, "Canadian to Direct Cannon Feature"
"Calgary Herald" (Canada) 17 December 1986, by: Fred Haeseker, "Calgary Filmmaker sells his First Feature" Article
"Hollywood Reporter" (USA) 18 March 1986, by: Linda Kupecek, "Canada"
"Globe & Mail" (Canada) 10 March 1986, by: Gwen Dambrofsky, "Newcomer, Veteran Share Film Prizes"
"Calgary Herald" (Canada) 9 March 1986, by: Editors, "Storm Tops Movie Awards"  Article
"Edmonton Journal" (Canada) 9 March 1986, by: Canadian Press, "Calgary Film earns Top Award"
"Edmonton Journal" (Canada) 9 March 1986, by: John Dodd, "Storm Sweeps AMPIA Awards"   ARTICLE
"Calgary Herald" (Canada) 9 March 1986, by: Canadian Press, "Storm tops Movie Awards"
"Kingston Whig-Standard" (Canada) 15 January 1986, by: David Barber, "Canadian Film is Good Effort for an Inexperienced Director"
"Vancouver Sun" (Canada 31 December 1985, by: Marke Andrews, "18 Films Compete for Genie Honors"
"Ottawa Citizen" (Canada) 15 November 1985, by: Noel Taylor, "Usher turns Filmmaker to tell Sly tale of Greed" Article
"Hollywood Reporter" (USA) 12 November 1985, by: Linda Kupecek, "Canada"
"Cinema Canada" (Canada) November 1985, by: Brian Lewis, "Storm: Review" Article
"Calgary Herald" (Canada) 20 October 1985, by: Don Truckey, "Directing Starts in the Heart"  EDITORIAL   Article
"Chronicle Herald Mail-Star" (Canada) 10 October 1985, by: Canadian Press, "Winning Pushing Storm to the Top"
"Star Phoenix, Saskatoon"  (Canada) 10 October 1985, by Gwen Dambrofsky, "Calgarian struggles to get film in theatres"   Article
"Calgary Herald" (Canada) 9 October 1985, by Gwen Dambrofsky, "Budding filmmaker has that Winning spirit"    Article
"Edmonton Journal" (Canada) 20 September 1985, by: John Dodd, "A kid takes movie making by storm" FULL COLOUR SCAN   Article
Entertainment Calgary TV News 1985 Entertainment Calgary.  Larry Day visits the STORM soundmix.  VIDEO LINK
"Maclean's Magazine" (Canada) 9 September 1985, by: Wayne Grigsby, "Competition for Cannes"
"Calgary Herald" (Canada) August 1985, by: Fred Haeseker, "Storm A Winner on All Fronts" Article
"Calgary Herald" (Canada) 31 August 1985, by: Fred Haeseker, "Montreal World Film Festival: Home-grown film debuts"    Article
"Globe & Mail" (Canada) 28 August 1985, by: Jay Scott, "Alberta Storm Is All Sunshine"
GLOBAL EDMONTON TV 5 July 1985.  Good Good Morning Interview with Lorraine Mansbridge.  VIDEO CLIP

"CFCN Television CTV" 9 May 1985   This Week with Marie Hohtanz.  Michael Kevis, Thom Schioler, David Winning.  VIDEO CLIP INTERVIEW

"Calgary Herald" (Canada) 18 April 1985, by: Fred Haeseker, "Movie could be Alone on Cannes Trip"
GLOBAL NEWS CLIP 1984   LARRY DAY  Movie Show clip on Sequence sale and Storm.  VIDEO CLIP
1984   Deborah Lamb and Louie Koutis  MOVIE SHOW   VIDEO CLIP
"CFCN Television CTV" 18 January 1984.  This Week with Marie Hohtanz.  Stan Edmonds & David Winning.  VIDEO LINK INTERVIEW

"Calgary Herald" (Canada) 7 October 1983, by: Fred Haeseker, "Shooting Ends on Local Movie"    Article
"Calgary Herald" (Canada) 1982, by: Bill Musselwhite, "Keep an eye out for All Star Comedy promising team.   Article
"TV TIMES" (Canada) 1982, by: Martin Morrow, "Comedy finds its way to Channel 10"     Article
"TV TIMES" (Canada) 6 November 1981, by: Martin Morrow, "Profile emphasizes professional quality"   Article

"Calgary Herald" (Canada) 29 February 1980, by: Fred Haeseker, "Young Calgary Filmmaker Looking Forward to the Big Time"
"Alberta Report" (Canada) 31 August 1979, by: Dunnery Best, "Making Movies on The Cheap"    Article
"Calgary Herald" (Canada) 17 August 1979,by: Joy-Ann Cohen "Wanted: Script Writers and Producers"    Article    PHOTO