A documentary on the true plight of the mentally ill moved from the asylums of the 50’s to the asylums of jail and the streets
A Feature Film Shooting Spring 2018.
THE RED SAIL
A Feature Film based on the award winning novel “Lost: A Memoir” by Cathy Ostlere. An Irish/Canadian Co-production.
In Post Production
A series of 16 half hour documentaries for television celebrating the artisans, artists, and life of the Canadian west.
PICKING UP AND DROPPING OFF
A co-production with Jaffe Braunstein Films, is an original ABC Family Movie produced in association with Is or Isn’t Entertainment for ABC Family starring Scott Wolf (Party Of Five), Amanda Detmer (Saving Silverman) and Eddie McClintock.
TWELVE MILE ROAD
A co-production with Fox Television Studios, and Jafe Braunstein Films, written and directed by Richard Friedenberg (A River Runs Through It) and starring Tom Selleck (In & Out, Three Men and a Baby) for CBS and City TV.
INTO THE WEST
A Co-Production with TNT with executive producer Steven Spielberg with Dreamworks distributing, Into the West is an epic tale of two figures during the American colonization of the west, one white and the other Native American. Jacob Wheeler leaves his dull life behind to strike out west, while Loved By the Buffalo faces his destiny to try to fight a prophecy that his people will be wiped out by the settlers. Jacob marries Loved By the Buffalo’s sister Thunder Heart Woman, uniting the two families while around them relations between the two races crumble. Nominated for 16 Emmys and a Golden Globe for Best Mini-Series, the series stars Josh Brolin, Gary Busey and Keri Russell.
WORD OF HONOR
A co-production with Jaffe Braunstein Films for TNT and Hallmark, Word of Honor is a military/legal drama written by Tom Topor (The Accused), Jacob Epstein and Leslie Greif, based on the novel by Nelson DeMille. Ben Tyson (DON JOHNSON), a Vietnam veteran, thought he had left the conflicts of war behind him.
A co-production with Jaffe Braunstein Films, UNDERCOVER CHRISTMAS is produced in association with Carlton America for broadcast on CBS and CityTv. The show stars Jamie Gertz and Tynne Daly and swept the ratings with 18 Million viewers.
A movie adaptation of a popular novel by Jackie Collins, HOLLYWOOD WIVES: THE NEW GENERATION, is produced by Patriarch Pictures Film in association with Voice Pictures and Carlton America for broadcast on CBS and CityTV.
LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE
A Co-production Mini-Series with Touchstone Television, a Division of Disney, eight-year old Laura Ingalls has always lived in the Big Woods of Wisconsin with her ten-year old sister Mary, her dad Charles and her mom Caroline. But as more and more settlers move into the woods, the Ingalls’ livelihood, and even their very lives, come into jeopardy.
A Co-Production with Muse Entertainment, this TV drama tells the true story of a bungled and obstructed manhunt for a serial killer who could and should have been imprisoned after his first crime. Two young officers, each separately investigating a rape and murder, captured the culprit, but because of legal red tape, jurisdictional chaos and incompetence, the suspect was allowed to continue his rampage until he was finally arrested and imprisoned several murders later. Nominated for Best TV Movie and Best Direction at the Geminis.
SAVING GRACE (PILOT)
A Co-production with Fox Television, Grace (Holly Hunter), is a smoking, heavy drinking, and promiscuous Oklahoma City detective. In the series opener, Grace meets her “last-chance” angel, when after a night of drinking she runs down and kills a pedestrian with her Porsche. When he disappears, the person she struck is also gone and it’s as if the accident never happened. With her best friend’s help (Laura San Giacomo), Grace discovers that her “victim” is actually an inmate on death row, who is also visited by “Earl” on a regular basis.
A Co-Production with Fox Television, directed by Dennis Dugan (Happy Gilmore), Allen Karroll (Tom Everett Scott) has a crappy job and a girlfriend who’s upset that he hasn’t proposed yet – but his real problem is his neighbor who does everything he can to make Karroll’s life miserable.
On Christmas Eve the ghost of Jacob Marley appears and tells Karroll he’ll be visited by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future, and that he’ll be forced to reexamine – not his life, it turns out, but the life of his neighbour!
CHILD OF MINE
A UK-Canada Co-Production with Kudos Film & Television for ITV, from the makers of Spooks (MI5), comes a haunting feature-length drama about the powerful and dangerous bond between a mother and daughter. When an adopted daughter appears to be hiding a deadly secret, her mother is forced to find the strength to confront the girl’s past, even though it means putting her own life at risk and jeopardizing everything she cherishes…
TWELVE MEN OF CHRISTMAS
Twelve Men of Christmas: A Co-Production with Fox Television starring Kristin Chenoweth and Josh Hopkins. A high-powered New York publicist finds herself in Montana promoting a charity calendar after being betrayed by her boss and fiancé. Unfortunately, matters of the heart are just as complicated in the wilds as they are in the big city.
THE DEATH OF NANCY EATON
A Co-Production with Muse Entertainment. On June 21st, 1985, Nancy Eaton’s battered and mutilated body is discovered in her apartment. The murder sets off media frenzy; the Eaton’s are the closest thing to royalty in Canada. The press and the public are hungry for details of the story, the murder, the investigation and the trial. The primary focus of press attention is on the beautiful young victim with thousands of words written describing every facet of her life. This film shows that the portrait painted by the press was all an illusion.
A Co-Production with Muse Entertainment and Equity Pictures in Germany for Animal Planet, newly graduated veterinarian Dr. Andrew McDonald (JONATHAN SCARFE) doesn’t know what to expect on his first day as an intern at a rural veterinary hospital. He has moved across the country to work with the legendary Dr. Cyrus Gachet (MIKE FARRELL), an aging eccentric head surgeon of THE CLINIC.
IT MUST BE LOVE
A Co-Production with Jaffe Bronstein for CBS, starring Ted Danson (Cheers, Becker) and academy award nominee Mary Steenburgen (Life as a House, Joan of Arcadia). Directed by Steven Schachter, the movie is inspired by a true story of a divorce-bound couple who learned the hard way to truly appreciate their life together. One of the highest-rated TV movies of the year.
LIVING THE MUSIC
A Performing Arts Documentary on Decidedly Jazz Danceworks for CTV and Bravo. Nominated for Best Arts Documentary at the Gemini Awards by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television, and at the Yorkton Short Film Festival. A celebration of jazz dance with one of Canada’s foremost dance groups.
Changing Climate: A France-Canada Co-Production with Capa Films, France 2 and Whiz Films. In December 2007 The United Nations’ Panel on Climate Change received The Nobel Peace Prize for its studies on global warming. Its predictions for the future of our planet are alarming. Changing Climates, Changing Times is based on its most recent findings. Set in the future in the year 2060, climate predictions made at the beginning of the 21st century have turned out to be dramatically true.
MANON RHEAUME: THE WOMAN BEHIND THE MASK
This one hour doc tells the life story of Manon Rheaume, the Quebec goalie who became the first woman to play in the NHL. Manon was the first female to play Junior A hockey, the first to attend an NHL training camp, and the first woman in sports history to play in professional sports with men. It documents the fairytale rise of Manon Rheaume and the obstacles she had to overcome – the pressure, the negative media and the loneliness. A story of courage and incredible character, Manon achieved her dream – to play – and inspired a generation of young women.
TERRI CLARKE REAL
A documentary/Performing Arts Special on country western singer Terri Clarke for CMT, portraying the life of the singer, her troubled divorce, her special relationship with her mother, and her early beginnings, and ups and downs in the music industry. Shot in the Badlands in Alberta, it also features Jan Arden, her friend and singer.
GOOSE ON THE LOOSE
A family feature starring Chevy Chase and Joan Plowright about Randall the Talking Goose who’s being fattened up by the school principal (Chase) for a culinary contest and the young boy and his sister who try to save him.
THE PERFECT MAN (HEARTSTRINGS)
A feature comedy about a young woman who turns 30 and hasn’t found the perfect life and the perfect man. With Phyllis Diller and Michelle Little.
Based on the story of the Mountain Meadows Massacre, on September 11, 1857, where a group of fanatical Mormons attacked a wagon train of settlers in Utah, September Dawn is a Romeo and Juliet love story about a young Morman man who falls in love with a Christian girl. Starring John Voight and Terance Stamp.