My next acting project premiers March 25th on CityTV. Hope you can check it out 🙂 Highlights of the show for me were, (in no particular order)… Working with, Terry Chen who is my old buddy from Continuum days! And look, I was able to find a photo of us 🙂 Working with Jessica LucasContinue reading “The Murders TV Series”
I know I’ve been posting a lot but it seems there is a lot going on! I didn’t want you to miss this fun interview I did with the amazing Lynn Colliar of Global BC. Fun fact, Lynn is married to the son of my principal from Kelowna Secondary School in grade 8! I onlyContinue reading “Global BC Interview with Lynn Colliar”
Check out this interview I did for “Who are you BC”. I got to chat with the lovely Dominic Ball and talk about myself 🙂 What a privilege! You can check out the episode here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Sw8scdKrsk As always, thanks for watching! 🙂
I used to be a fan of the old ReBoot back in the 90’s. Now, I get to play a part in the re-imagined version. How cool is that?! A major bonus was getting to work with my old Continuum colleagues Omari Newton and Nicholas Lea. Here are some shots I stole from the ReBootContinue reading “ReBoot: The Guardian Code goes live!”
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Girl likes boy. Boy likes girl. Girl gets bit by dog, things get complicated. Hey guys, guess what? I’m Directing a short film called Dog Bite in December and I would love you to join my team. You can do that by donating, liking and sharing our Indiegogo campaign. Our lead actress is the amazingContinue reading “Directing a short film about a Dog Bite”
Yup! I’m in a play!! And not just any play… this is a play the world needs right now. Come and check out this star studded cast at The Vancity Cultch LAB April 15th-22nd @ 8pm. Here’s some info about the play… ARTery Collective is proud to bring its inaugural production of John Cariani’s Almost, MaineContinue reading “Almost, Maine by John Cariani”
Come check out a short film called Moonshot playing at the Vancouver Short Film Festival this weekend!
I’ve been meaning to share this for a while. If you haven’t seen the new Music Video I Directed what are you waiting for? Click HERE to check out the latest single & music video by Miss Quincy and The Showdown, “You Remind Me Of Myself”. Published on Jul 22, 2016 MISS QUINCY & THEContinue reading “New MUSIC VIDEO I Directed :)”
Hello world. It’s been a long time since I shared some of my thoughts on acting. So, here we go 🙂 This acting /life lesson all started when my wife and I had the following conversation… Jessie: “I don’t think it’s good when you get an audition on a Monday.” Me: “Why?” Jessie: “Because when youContinue reading “Why Auditions on Mondays used to hurt.”
I am happy to announce my involvement in the latest rendition of the celebrated video game, Gears Of War. Sorry, can’t tell you about the game itself or the characters… what I can tell you is I worked on the motion capture side which was incredibly fun! The people at The Coalition and StoryLab Productions wereContinue reading “Gears Of War 4!”
Hello Everyone! About 8 months ago I had the pleasure of Directing a Music Video called ‘Damn You’ for Miss Quincy And The Showdown. A female fronted Vancouver band which includes Jody Peck, Jessie Robertson and Jen Foster. You can now watch the video exclusively on Exclaim Music at this link. Oh yeah… and we have a wrap partyContinue reading “Damn You Music Video Release!”
Looking back… I worked on the 4th and final season of Continuum. It was a bittersweet parting of ways with a good friend. Neither of us wanted the relationship to end but we knew we had to say goodbye. At least we have our memories forever engrained on the celluloid:) Some other fun endeavours: BecameContinue reading “Wow! What a year!! 2015 Recap”
I’m excited to announce that I will be attending the AMC Expo (Australian Movie & Comic Expo) in Melbourne on October 17th & 18th, 2015! I’ve wanted to go to Australia ever since I was 18! I remember falling in love with the accents and wanting to bask in the sun & surf so bad!! Well, a bunchContinue reading “This is for the Aussie fans!”
Tomorrow is a very exiting day for Continuum fans in North America! The 2nd episode of Continuum Season 4 will be released on Showcase (9pm et/pt) and Syfy will be airing our Season 4 premier in the US (11pm et). I will be joining many of my cast mates for a live tweeting session so make sureContinue reading “Continuum on Syfy Live tweeting is on! And guess what? I’m going to be in the movie “Moon Shot””
Hello 🙂 It’s been a while since my last post. What a beautiful and busy summer! I Directed a movie called Writing Kim, I got married in June and now Season 4 of Continuum is about to air! Yes I got married:) And of course I’m going to share a couple photos! Photo Credit: AinsleyContinue reading “Continuum Season 4, getting married and Directing my first Feature.”
What the hell have I been up to anyway? Oh.. that 🙂
Well said and worth a read 🙂
Hello fellow actors and industry friends. I’m pleased to announce that starting January 2015, I will be joining the staff at AMAW (Anthony Meindl Actor Workshop) Vancouver. My journey to the school began with a desire to bring more of myself into my acting. My good friend, and acting coach, Alison Araya suggested I auditContinue reading “I’m joining Anthony Meindl Actors Workshop (AMAW) in 2015 as a Teacher!”
As some of you know I own a tattoo studio located in the heart of Vancouver’s historic Gastown area. This SUNDAY DECEMBER 7th we are holding our 2nd Annual Art Show Fundraiser. Proceeds go to North Shore Rescue (A volunteer mountain rescue team). Come get your xmas shopping done while supporting this worthy cause. ItContinue reading “Liquid Amber Tattoo’s 2nd Annual Art Show Fundraiser”
I am so proud of my Continuum family!! We pulled in 8 Leo Awards including Best Dramatic Series and Lexa Doig’s win for Best Supporting Actress. The night itself was filled with tons of fun! Lexa decided to spoil her daughter a bit by renting a Limo… so Lexa, Mia, Myself, Jessie and Omari gotContinue reading “Continuum wins 8 Leo Awards!! Woowhoo!”
Thank you to the wonderful Steve Eramo from SciFi And TV Talk for this heartfelt interview! When I finished reading this I thought, “Yeah, that about sums me up.” 🙂 Enjoy the read!
Raw Beauty Talks is a site which fosters conversations about “…beauty, confidence and self-love.” I had a great time at the photo shoot with photographer Ainsley Rose. We went to 2nd beach in Vancouver and she snapped her shutter as we talked about life, friends and our silly dogs. This experience was a friendly reminderContinue reading “Raw Beauty Talks – Interview”
Glen Schaefer, writer for The Province, did a nice piece on Continuum and the character I play, Jasmine Garza. He also got Simon Barry, show creator/writer/producer, and Rachel Nichols, who plays the lead Kiera Cameron, to chime in. The actor you see in the photo with me is Eric Knudsen. We like to refer toContinue reading “Province Article – Luvia Petersen’s on screen terrorist hits the fan sweet spot”
Here is a nice little article by my good friend Denise Sheppard about my CSA nomination which includes some very kind words from the incomparable Simon Barry. I share this nomination with Simon, the Continuum family and our amazing fans 🙂 I was so surprised to receive this nomination and it has left me feelingContinue reading “Daily Xtra article re: my CSA nomination”
I will be appearing on the CW TV series ‘The Tomorrow People’ on January 22nd. Make sure you tune in!!! I will try to live tweet the episode if I get a chance 🙂 Cheers, Luvia xo
A while back I conned good friend and colleague Omari Netwon to dress up as the “sad bee” from Blind Mellons, No Rain video. He agrees and we never looked back… But I suppose I should start at the beginning… My girlfriend Jessie Robertson (bass) collaborated with Jen Foster (drums) & Laura Lee Shultz (leadContinue reading “Music Video – Starring Luvia Petersen”
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Luvia and I went to New York for 2 weeks in September, and I am now getting around to finally posting some pictures. I took about 900 photos while I was there and going through which ones to post has made me fall in love all over again. It’s…
I was invited to attend Dragon Con this September. For those of you not in the know… Dragon Con is an annual Sci-Fi Convention held in Atlanta Georgia. I was there with my fellow Continuum colleges Jen Spence and Brian Markinson. I had an amazing time, met amazing fans and am crossing my fingers weContinue reading “Dragon Con 2013 – Continuum Panel w/ Jen Spence, Brian Markinson & ME!”
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I got an email from the director of programming at the Vancouver Queer Film Festival the night before the closing night gala urging me to attend the last night of this wonderful festival where I was able to indulge myself in queer cinema for 11 days. Looking back now, that…
Hey Peeps. I will be participating in a great event going down Aug. 10 (1 to 4 p.m.) by the Bob Loblaw Queer Arts Society at the Performing Arts Lodge Theatre (582 Cardero). The panel includes a Q&A with agents, directors and actors, moderated by the wonderful David C. Jones, and followed by a reading ofContinue reading “Hollywood North: Continuum’s Luvia Petersen tries to make future safe for queer actors”
To download the Xtra West Publication I was in click HERE
Hi peeps. It’s been a while since my last diary entry and what better time then after some good news?! I woke up this morning to find out Continuum Season 3 has a green light. I am so happy for the creators of this amazing show and for the cast & crew! It has beenContinue reading “Continuum cleared for Season 3!”
Interview w/ The Province Live Chat today… Monday June 3rd @ 10:30 am. Tune in and ask a question or two 🙂
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At the Vancouver Fan Expo this year I was lucky enough to tag along with the hosts of the VMR (Visible Minority Report), Luvia Petersen and Omari Newton, as they interviewed the incredible Nichelle Nichols. If you don’t know who Nichelle is, well let’s just say she has a…
I hope to see you at one of these conventions so that we can meet and geek out together!!! Vancouver Fan Expo: Featuring Comic, Anime, Science Fiction, Horror and Gaming. The event has evolved into a spectacular, annual, multi-media even with prestigious acclaim, becoming North America’s 3rd largest event of its kind. Location: Vancouver ConventionContinue reading “Sci-Fi Conventions in Vancouver & Atlanta.”
Did you know I am involved in a Podcast with none other then famed actor and Continuum co-star Omari Newton?! What to check it out? You can go to Itunes and subscribe to our feed. Just search, The Visible Minority Report and voila! You can also click HERE to go to our blog.
Tune in to twitter on Friday March 15th at 3:00 pm PST as Garza (aka @Luvia_Petersen) takes over the Continuum Twitter feed. @ContinuumSeries #LIBER8! #Rise Up!
I did this interview back in 2012 with the amazing Daniel Boileau who was one of my first acting teachers! I love this man 🙂
I’m very proud to be a part of the hit TV Series Continuum! Working with amazing people everyday is in itself a reward… however, it’s always great to receive accolades from others who enjoy watching! We have been nominated for 5 awards including: Best Dramatic Series: “Continuum” (Timely Productions Inc.) Simon Barry, Tom Rowe, PatrickContinue reading “Continuum Receive’s 5 Nominations from The Academy of Canadian Cinema”
I had the honor and privilege of singing a couple songs with 90’s alternative grunge band Dating Myself at Vancouver’s West End Festival a few weeks ago. What an awesome time I had!! I would like to share a video clip from the event with you… But before I do… I would like to encourageContinue reading “Having fun with 90’s band “Dating Myself””
Would it surprise you if I said I didn’t even know Falling Skies was shot in Vancouver? Shame on me! It is my JOB to know what is shot here… and so I have punished myself with the appropriate amount of lashes. Audition Process: Falling Skies is cast by Heike Brandstatter and Coreen Mayrs. MyContinue reading “Working on TNT’s Falling Skies with Director Greg Beeman”
Hello Bloggers, Tweeters and other web-crawler friends! Sorry it has been so long since my last post! I’ve been doing a lot of outside activities because Vancouver is actually having a nice summer! People tell me they can’t imagine living in a place that rains so much. They ask me if I get depressed orContinue reading “Continuum Season Two Confirmed! Now what?”
Roger Cross and myself were interviewed today on Shaw TV’s Urban Rush. Michael Eckford & Fiona Forbes were the perfect hosts! Funny, witty and engaging. I would go back in a heart beat… even if I wasn’t being interviewed. The whole Urban Rush crew make it so welcoming, it’s just a fun place to be!Continue reading “Urban Rush Interview”
Continuum airs Sunday May 27th 9pm ET
Click the above picture to be taken to the NEW Continuum Website where you can view this on set photo along with others in the gallery section.
That’s a wrap…. Five months has past since I heard those sweet words from my agents mouth; “You booked the role.” For those of you who don’t read all my blog entries (shame on you) let me bring you up to speed. Around late December of 2011 I got a call from my agent. SheContinue reading “May 27th at 9pm… what will you be watching? Continuum on Showcase.”
Reunion Pictures today announced that production is underway on Continuum, an original one hour drama-action series about a policewoman from 2077 who travels back in time and teams with a present day cop to track down escaped convicts from her future. Continuum is slated to premiere in Canada on Shaw Media’s specialty channel, Showcase inContinue reading “Continuum TV Series Airs on Showcase”
I sit here on my comfy couch writing you with sore muscles and an elated heart! The sore muscles come from a “superman punch” which I executed yesterday about 50 times with the tutelage of stunt god, and all around amazing guy, Kimani Ray Smith. The elated heart is due to the fact that IContinue reading “First two Episodes of Continuum”
Hello everyone. I’ve been thinking about writing a new post but I didn’t have anything to write about. Guess what? I do now 😉 I got ‘THAT’ phone call two days ago. You know the one… Jodie “Hi Luvia, this is Jodie. I can’t talk ’cause I’m on a plane. (side note: you know yourContinue reading “2012 starts off with an “Out of Time” bang”
From November 12th – 15th, 2011 I shot an independent short film alongside an amazing Vancouver cast and crew. I realized some important facts about myself, the industry and the importance of story. What did I learn about myself? It’s simple really… I’m doing what I’ve always wanted to do! I’ve arrived, I’m an actress,Continue reading “Shooting a short film”
Phone rings, I look at my call display… it’s my agent. My heart jumps, this phone call has great potential. It could be an audition, a booking or perhaps every casting director in the city wants to have a party in my honour because I am so amazing. Okay maybe not, but I would certainlyContinue reading “I long to hear those 3 beautiful words…”
Contrary to what my mother might tell you, I was not born an actress. Sure I played with imaginary friends. I also conducted interpretive dance performances in front of my grandparents camera. My acting journey didn’t truly begin until I turned 25. At the time I was working as a sales associate at a VideoContinue reading “My path to becoming an actress.”
“What have you done, anything I would know?” This is usually the first question I get when I come out as an actress to a group of new people. I don’t mind the question; I do feel a little shy unraveling my resume in front of people. In all honestly I should probably let goContinue reading “What I’ve done as an actress?”
Tonight I am meeting with none other than Mr. Daniel Boileau of DB Studios to create a new demo reel!! I am super excited to post it.
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