NEWS AND REVIEWS

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"Pay In Full" written, directed and produced by Alza, gets Canadian  Television  Distributions and it is a hit a  Reelworld.ca Film Festival, with a sold out screening.

 

"Walter Alza is delicious as the testosterone-driven, boorish Walter Slavic" - john doyle, globe & mail

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"Canada's very own bad boy" - ctv eTALK Daily


Walter Alza on CTV & More

Walter Alza & Alza Acting Studio, on the talk show The Being Frank Show! Watch Walter Co Starring On Flashpoint

Join Walter Alza TONIGHT (April 5th) - from 8 to 9 p.m. - "LIVE" on the GREEK CANADIAN HOUR on CHTO AM1690 radio- The show can be heard streamed live on the web at: www.am1690.ca He'll talk with show host Caterina Papadopoulos about his film PAY IN FULL and the REELWORLD Festival - as well as The Alza Acting Studio and his background in the film and acting industry. Don't Miss it!

Checkout Walter's new movie trailer! PAY IN FULL

Walter Alza TV, Print, & Radio National Interviews and appearances USA and abroad in Jim Sheridan’, 50 cent Film Get Rich Or Die Trying & other films.

Jimmy Kimmel Show
BET
Much
Toronto One
The Movie Network
Access Hollywood
Vh1,
LATV,
Telemundo,
Univision
OC station red carpet.
E!
CBS
Zdon Juan
Playboy Channel
Maxim Spanish Edition
LA NY TV (some of these shows are watch by 8 million viewers and more)
CADA DIA CON MARIA ANTONIETA (National)
PRIMER IMPACTO (National)
AZTECA AMERICA (Azteca)
COTORREANDO Y BUENOS DIAS (Telemundo National and Local)
TITULARES Y MAS (Telemundo National)
LOS ANGELES EN VIVO
National and Local)
AL EXITO TV (Ch 22 Local)
DE TODO UN Poco National)
TAPED TV interview with

Syndicated)
La Vibra Houston
Vida en el Valle
La Prensa San Antonio
KINT-FM Radio

New York Post Tempo (NY)
KMEX CH 34 (Local ˆ Syndicated)
La Vibra Houston
Vida en el Valle
La Prensa San Antonio
KINT-FM Radio
Hora Hispana Newspaper
Como Magazine
Excelsior Newspaper
Latino Press Services
Bridgez Magazine
Tu Dinero Magazine
Catalina Magazine
Suenos ˆ Ivan Cruz
Latinhop magazine
La banda elastica
Centinel Miami, Flor, NY
Hispanic magazine
New York Post Tempo (NY)
Bridgez Magazine
Tu Dinero Magazine
Catalina Magazine
Suenos – Ivan Cruz
Latinhop magazine
La banda elastica
Centinel Miami, Flor, NY
Hispanic magazine
Rogers
The Toronto

POCO (KWHY Local)
TAPED TV interview with America Salinas
GRUPO REFORMA (Online 4 websites)
TAPED TV interview with Zuliana Gonzalez
AL ROJO VIVO
Showbiz Weekly
El Mundo Latino News
Omni 2

Latino Press Services
Hora Hispana Newspaper
Como Magazine
Excelsior Newspaper
CTV E talk daily Walter: Canada’s very own bad Boy
Inside Jam
Star Tv Walter A Scene Stealer
City TV
Toronto Sun TV
Reel To Reel
Rogers one on one
Global TV Daily Show with Anwar Knight
The Toronto Sun
The Star
The Ottawa Sun
Playback
Metro News
National Post
Orgullo Latino
Orgullo Hispano
Torontohispano.com
Toronto Sun (coming up)New York Post Tempo (NY)
Bridgez Magazine
Tu Dinero Magazine
Catalina Magazine
Suenos ˆ Ivan Cruz
Latinhop magazine
La banda elastica
Centinel Miami, Flor, NY
Hispanic magazine

CBC
Vida Latina News
The Mississuaga News
The Toronto Star
The Globe and Mail
TV Guide
Latin Vibes
OMNI 1
EL Popular
Playback
Playback Cecilia Bogran
KMEX CH 34 (Local ˆ    

Recent Awards include:
·ReelWorld Trailblazer Award Winner,

The ReelWorld Trailblazer Awards recognize individuals who are
pushing the boundaries and creating new standards of excellence in
the Canadian entertainment industry. Each ReelWorld Trailblazer is an
up-and-coming voice contributing to the diversity that makes Canada
such a vibrant country; an individual in the entertainment industry
approaching the craft in new ways and making great strides.

On Sunda , ReelWorld Film Festival was pleased to
honour Mississauga-based actor/filmmaker/new media artist/educatorWalter Alza, a principal cast member in the TV show, Metropia, and an activist of diversity initiatives in entertainment for his achievements and contributions to the Canadian film and television industries.

CTV ETalk Daily Walter. Canada’s very own bad Boy

Star Tv Walter, A Scene Stealer

Walter gives a Powerful Performance in Get or Die Trying!- -Walter is an amazing actor that is passionate about every role he plays.
He truly becomes the character he is playing. Acting is a craft he has perfected!- Bina Pandya host of One on One at Rogers Television

-Walter Alza Nails the part as a homicidal killer in Get Rich Or Die trying- Mississauga News

"Walter Alza gives an IMPRESSIVE performance as the hot blooded Yugoslavian Igor and the

Quiet Italian workman in the feature film "Three and a Half" Liz Braun, The Toronto Sun

****Walter Alza Winner of The Trailblazer Award 2005**** "Metropia" starring Walter Alza receives 4 STARS from The Globe and Mail.

Walter Alza is the changing face of television. He represents an emerging trend in Canadian programming. The Mississauga News

Walter Alza Moderating, Chair Panels, Conferences on Diversity, Acting, Art & Politics. January 11, 2006

ALLIANCE OF CANADIAN CINEMA TELEVISION AND RADIO ARTISTS, CBC press conference talking on behalf of 21000 union actors

Walter Alza joints a great line up of actors at CBC press conference talking on behalf of 21000 union actors and industry members challenging the leaders of Canada's political parties to tell Canadians where they stand on the issues of Canadian content, cultural funding and foreign ownership. Walter Alza, (Metropia, Get Rich Or Die Trying),Wendy Crewson (Sex Traffic, 24), Luba Goy (The Royal Canadian Air Farce), Shirley Douglas (Robson Arms), Dan Lett (Made in Canada), Miriam McDonald (Degrassi), Deb McGrath (Getting Along Famously), Colin Mochrie (Getting Along Famously), Cara Pifko (This is Wonderland), Fiona Reid (My Big Fat Greek Wedding).

January 14 2006
Actra Awards Outstanding Performance On a Lead or Supporting Character, Final Jury

November, 2005
Trade Roots: Presenting Aboriginal Arts Conference
Panel discussion helping emerging performers get a better understanding about the perils of making a living as a performer.

October
*Innoversity 2005 Omni Television Spotlight: Metropia - Guest Speakers: Madeline Ziniak, VP & Station Manager, OMNI Television; Funder, Consultant Paula J. Smith, Co-Creator, Producer, Writer; Walter Alza, Actor, Metropia Cast Member.

*Oct ACTRA Toronto Performers FALL Conference. Your Episodic TV Gig Moderated by Walter Alza. Jayne Eastwood, Peter Outerbridge, Michael Riley, Julie Stewart, Kristopher Turner and Alberta Watson discuss the demands that are faced by TV series regulars and recurring and guest actors.

Oct - Nov LA, Toronto Press Junket Get Rich or Die Tryin’ and Panel on diversity

* Nov 17-20 Queens International Film Festival in NY panel on Actors & Diversity.

The first Latin-Canadian to be cast in a Lead in a series in Canada, rising Toronto star Walter Alza, has 4 new film and television projects. In Paramount Pictures' new 6 time Oscar nominee Jim Sheridan-directed feature film, "Get Rich or Die Tryin'" about rapper 50 Cent, Alza Co stars as Raoul Del Gato, an intense and controlled Colombian drug lord who runs the streets of New York. He plays a jealous, hot-headed Russian room-service waiter, Slavic, in Ken Finkleman's new hotel series slated for a January broadcast on CBC. Alza's Lead role in "Metropia" is Andreas Maradona, a modern Don Juan who owns a nightclub. And the up coming Feature films In Between Medium Raw.

 

"Get Rich or Die Tryin

CTV E talk daily Walter: Canada’s very own bad Boy

Star Tv: Walter A Scene Stealer

Walter Alza represent an emerging trend in Canadian program - The Mississauga News

"An impressive Performance by Walter Alza" Liz Brawn from

The Toronto Sun -

Walter Alza Opening doors and Creating New Roads.   Hispanic Pride News Jan 2005 (Orgullo Latino)

The Globe and Mail: Metropia 4 stars ****

Metropia   OMNI.2, Mon to Frid, 11:00 p.m.& 11:30; OMNI.1, Sundays, 9

"Redemption, Tears & Trains"  a film by Walter Alza -----"Absolutely visually stunning", Sharon Lewis, CBC ZeD host

The ReelWorld Trailblazer Award Winner 2005

The ReelWorld Trailblazer is presented to up-and-coming voices contributing to the cultural diversity making Canada such a vibrant country; an individual in the film and video industry finding new ways to approach the craft; a professional making great strides.

CTV E talk daily Walter: Canada’s very own bad Boy
Jimmy Kimmel Show, Nov 11
Star Tv Walter A Scene Stealer

Ever the pioneer in his chosen craft of acting, Walter is now making Canadian theatrical history. Alza is the first Spanish/Canadian actor to have a leading role in a series in Canada. TV GUIIDE , & DIARIO POPULAR

THE MISSISSAUGA NEWS quotes, "Walter Alza is the changing face of television.. "

"Walter is the first Hispanic/Canadian to have a lead role in a series in Canada". DIARIO Popular & TV GUIDE

"Walter Alza, The Most Recognized Latin Actor In Canada"

Mundo Latino News (Dec 24, 2004)

The Albanian Times Newspaper quotes " Walter Alza as the Best Actor of The Year"

Liz Brawn from The Toronto Sun -

Walter Alza gives an IMPRESSIVE performance as the hot

blooded Yugoslavian Igor and the quiet Italian workman in the feature film "Three and a Half"-

while ShowBiz Weekly Toronto quoted in its weekly magazine that -A multi-talented actor.

It is hard to summarize Walter Alza, but if we would really have to we would say that when talking about him eclectic becomes an understatement. Walter is the bearer of loyalty, a fighter for the underprivileged and lover of peacefulness - all in one. www.salsaspot.com

 

Hispanic Pride News Jan 2005 (Orgullo Latino)

"...It is hard to summarize Walter Alza, but if we would really have to we would say that when talking about him eclectic becomes an understatement. Walter is the bearer of loyalty, a fighter for the underprivileged and lover of peacefulness - all in one..."

www.salsaspot.com

The Globe and Mail: Metropia 4 stars ****

Metropia  OMNI.2, Mon to Frid, 11:00 p.m.& 11:30; OMNI.1, Sundays, 9

"This talented actor's extensive and diverse body of work, has made him the most recognizable Latino actor in Canada. Aside from his achievements within the Latin community, Walter is the hope for those that wish to follow in his footsteps."

- El Mundo Latino News, Ana Romero-Ramos

Ever the pioneer in his chosen craft of acting, Walter is now making Canadian theatrical history. Walter is the first actor of Argentinean/Latin descent to play the lead character in any series ever produced in Canada!!!

More info @ www.walteralza.com

Walter Alza

 

AWARDS
-ReelWorld Trailblazer Award Winner, 2005
-Gold Ribbon Awards, honoring excellence in private broadcasting. Metropia Drama
-Alza recipient of the 2004 Award of Merit from the Multi Mansions Association.

-Host of miss Albanian 2005 Proceeds from the event will be donated to the handicap foundation.

-AluCine Latin & Canadian Film and Video Festival 2005
Making it in Mainstream: Walter Alza, a Personal profile. Panel At University of Toronto

-Host of the “The New Talent Fashion Show”, Proceeds from the event will be donated to the Betsalem Organization that assists with displaced children on the streets of Colombia.

-Sponsor ES Team™ Productions Ms Latina Canada World™ 2005

 

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