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Burden of Truth

By Myriam Kessiby / December 04, 2019 / Posted in: Canadian Success Stories

Burden of Truth

In Burden of Truth – season 1, Toronto attorney Joanna Chang (Kristin Kreuk) comes back to her hometown in Manitoba for a case that ends up being nothing like she thought it would be. She has to uncover the layers to reveal the truth behind her work, her family, and everything she stands for. A woman who has to change her views in a story that is bigger than the people involved in it — in a way, Joanna Chang has to learn what it means to be herself. Something that executive producer Kyle Irving and his team at Eagle Vision knew all along. .. read more

Coroner

By Myriam Kessiby / August 15, 2019 / Posted in: Canadian Success Stories

Coroner

When we sit in front of our TV to watch our favourite series, we rarely think about how much work it took to bring it to the screen. Production itself is a gigantic undertaking — but even before the cameras can roll, teams must navigate the bureaucracy involved in creating and distributing a TV show. Because of that complexity, most ideas never leave the development stage. Like many other shows before, the Canadian drama television series Coroner could have died several times during the process. Michael Prupas, founder, president and CEO of Muse Entertainment, tells us what happened... read more

This Hour Has 22 Minutes

By Myriam Kessiby / July 16, 2019 / Posted in: Canadian Success Stories

This Hour Has 22 Minutes

What was supposed to be a six-episode satirical series during the 1993 federal election became the longest-running scripted comedy show in Canadian history... read more

Mission Kathmandu: The Adventures of Nelly & Simon

By Myriam Kessiby / June 07, 2019 / Posted in: Canadian Success Stories

Mission Kathmandu: The Adventures of Nelly & Simon

It takes a lot of effort, energy, tenacity and audacity to reach the peaks of the Himalayas. This is a journey similar to that of Nancy Florence Savard and her team, as they embarked on the production of the 3D animated film Mission Kathmandu: The Adventures of Nelly & Simon. Like the characters in the movie, the producer encountered several challenges along the way, without ever losing sight of her goal. Here is the story behind Mission Kathmandu... read more

Biba

By Myriam Kessiby / May 09, 2019 / Posted in: Canadian Success Stories

Biba

In our current era where tablets and smartphones are ubiquitous, it can be hard to engage children in traditional outside play to get them to move. So, when the warmth of spring comes back, it’s time for kids to get away from their screens and go outside to hit the playground. Or is it? What if a screen could actually be the best tool to get children to spend more time away from it? That’s the idea behind a suite of mobile games created by Biba Ventures. From the company’s production studio in Vancouver, the CEO Matt Toner tells us the story behind the fun... read more