Tanner is a Canadian media personality and entertainment host best known for his work on the Cineplex Pre-Show.
His began his career in radio, attracted to the entertainment industry by his passion for music and pop culture. During his time on the air, he conducted hundreds of interviews with a variety of musicians, actors, and entertainment icons, often connecting Canadians with their favourite nostalgia-infused personalities. Eventually, he took his show on the road, travelling across Canada to interview guests at some of the country’s largest Comic Cons and Entertainment Expos, and before long, he was joining them on stage as a host and panel moderator. In 2015, Tanner saw an opportunity to take his passion to the national level and auditioned for the Cineplex Casting Call, where he was voted by Canadians as the new Pre-Show Host. Today, in addition to hosting panels and weekly radio segments, he now appears on movie screens across Canada. As a producer and host of the Pre-Show, he travels internationally to bring fans the latest in Hollywood news and behind-the-scenes experiences. On any given day, he can be found on the sets of blockbuster films, interviewing actors and directors, or working with experts to bring audiences inside the industry. And, of course, he is there before every movie to host Canada’s favourite game, TimePlay!
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If you’ve seen a movie at Cineplex in the last several years, you’ve seen Tanner Zee — but who is he?
Tanner Zee is taking dinner at a nondescript restaurant when he overhears a quarrel between two young ladies seated at a table not far away. “That’s him, that’s totally him,” one of them insists to her companion. “That’s the guy!” Her companion isn’t so sure. “Like, no way,” she rejoins. “He’d be in Hollywood.” <read more>
Tanner Zipchen brings a bit of the Prairies to Hollywood
While you’re waiting for your movie to start, you’ve likely looked up from your smartphone to catch Tanner Zipchen’s eye. As the host of Cineplex’s Pre-Show, he’s up there on the big screen doing all the hard work of interviewing the internationally famous for our enjoyment. (Can you pass the popcorn please?) <read more>
Calgary Expo: Jeremy Renner says what he can about Hawkeye, The Avengers’ fallible hero
Jeremy Renner and Cineplex Pre Show host Tanner Zipchen took to the Corral arena stage for a question and answer session with fans of the Marvel Universe star in Calgary on Sunday. <read more>
Saskatoon radio personality lands Cineplex gig
When Tanner Zipchen was a kid, people made fun of him for having a large head. They didn’t know how right they were. Zipchen’s face will be two storeys high on movie screens across Canada thanks to the Cineplex Casting Call, a contest to become a host on the theatre chain’s pre-show. <read more>
9 Things That Make People From Saskatchewan Cringe
According to Cineplex Pre-Show host and Saskatoon native Tanner Zipchen. <read more>