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Survivalists, Bears and the Strength to Survive: Major TV Series Filmed in Northern Saskatchewan Premiers on The HISTORY Channel

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It is viewed as one of the hardest trial of human will and endurance. Additionally, it arrives at you directly from the wilderness of northern Saskatchewan.

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Season 10 of the famous true to life endurance series Alone airs this Thursday, June 8, on The Set of experiences Channel (A+E Organization). The show, which follows ten survivalists who were dropped off last fall in unidentified, remote locations near Reindeer Lake, about 220 kilometers northeast of La Ronge, is produced by award-winning media company Wavelength Entertainment in collaboration with ITV and Creative Saskatchewan.

The participants of “Shooting Alone” were greeted by members of the Woodland Cree First Nation, Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation, and the government of Saskatchewan. The contestants fight to survive in the harsh, unforgiving conditions with only a few survival tools and camera equipment to self-document their experiences. The contestant who survives these conditions longest wins a $500,000 grand prize.

Parks, Culture, and Sport Minister Laura Ross stated, “We are thrilled to be able to support productions that are filmed in Saskatchewan.” In terms of the positive economic effects on our province, projects like this have numerous benefits.”

Inventive Saskatchewan gave $818,534 to the creation through the Component Film and television Creation Award.

Ross stated, “The grant program will only support Saskatchewan labor, goods, and services.” This implies that each dollar contributed is spent here – on offices, teams, rentals, advanced administrations, and in our lodgings, eateries and cooking administrations. Our economy benefits from this investment.

Alone is estimated to have spent more than $2.3 million in Saskatchewan, primarily in the northern region.

Over the most recent two years, yearly financing for Innovative Saskatchewan’s Element Film and TV Creation Award has developed from $2 million to $12 million.

Erin Dean, CEO of Creative Saskatchewan, stated, “This is one more example of Saskatchewan’s film and television sector beginning to blossom.” Production companies are taking note of Saskatchewan’s diverse topography, which includes prairie grass, sand dunes, and now our remote wilderness. We have been promoting this diversity. We can’t wait to see these come to life!”

This venture is supposed to see an expected $4.3 million of positive monetary results once again into Saskatchewan.

Wavelength Entertainment Producer Chris Triffo stated, “Film is an industry just like agriculture, mining, or oil and gas.” I want every young person to be aware that this is a career option. I will not be leaving Saskatchewan, which I adore.

Alone is distributed worldwide by A+E Networks, which also owns the rights to the format. It airs on The Set of experiences? Channel on Thursday evenings.

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