Banff World Television Festival – Achilles Media (24 yrs.)*
2006 marks the Banff Festival’s 27th Anniversary. Fred’s been writer/host/producer/disembodied voice of their awards shows- or various combinations thereof- for 24 of the 27 years. He’s also hosted panels, live morning talk shows, interviewed world-class celebrities, created and voiced promotional materials, moderated questions from the audience directed at special guests and performed stand-up comedy.
“The Banff World Television Festival is known as much for its personalities as its location and panels. Fred Keating was even more hilarious than last year and made a fabulous Festival host.”
Malcolm Silver, Silver Screen Magazine
“He is not exactly a fixture like the mountains. But he is one of the prime fixtures of the Festival!”
Norman Horowitz, former Head of Columbia Television
Film & Television Awards - Alberta Motion Picture Industries Assoc. (24 yrs.)*
AMPIA celebrates its 32nd Annual Awards ceremony in 2006 – televised as usual. Fred’s written and/or hosted 24 of the 32 ceremonies over the years.
“As Master of Ceremonies, Fred Keating was his usual self, meaning everything went smoothly and people were generally kept in stitches by Fred, whose witty barbs were targeted at just about everyone.”
Alberta Film & Television Industries Association Newsletter
More testimonials and inspiring passages (page 2) from brave clients who have had Fred write and host their annual events for many years.
* indicates Keating wrote some or all of the scripts for these presentations.