Production Partners & Affiliates
Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN)
Established in 1992 and maintained by government funding to broadcast in Canada’s northern territories, APTN aquired a national broadcast licence in 1999. It airs and produces programs made by, for and about Indigenous peoples in Canada and the United States.
Canada Media Fund
The Canada Media Fund is a public-private partnership founded on April 1, 2010, by the Department of Canadian Heritage and the Canadian cable industry. It is used to fund the creation of original Canadian content and support the Canadian media industry.
Indigenous Screen Office
The Indigenous Screen Office (ISO) is an independent national advocacy and funding organization serving First Nations, Inuit and Métis creators of screen content in Canada.
The Rogers Group of Funds has been supporting Canada’s independent film and television producers since 1980 through its Telefund program. It provides financing assistance for the production of quality Canadian television programming.
Indigenous Screen Office
The Manitoba Film and Video Production Tax Credit provides eligible Manitoba productions with a fully refundable tax credit and is administrated by Manitoba Film & Music.
Nu Media Films
Nu Media Films is a community driven video production company in Winnipeg, Manitoba. It was founded in 2011 by Jordan Molaro, a proud Anishinaabe / Métis storyteller, producer, director and editor. Jordan also runs the Nu Media Program, a film and new media training course for First Nation youth.
Carte Blanche Films
Carte Blanche is an independent television production company that was established in 2008 by producer Tracy Legault. With facilities in Sudbury and Ottawa, Carte Blanche has produced for broadcasters like APTN and TVO. The company provides training incentives to regional talent interested in careers in film and television.
AirMagic Special Effects
AirMagic was incorporated in 1988 and quickly grew from a boutique pyrotechnics company to a full service special effects provider. Headed up by Mark Fine, an expert in his field, AirMagic provides consultation, design and production as well as rentals, sales and service.
Codes Pro Media
Codes is a leading media supplier dedicated to serving the film and television industry in Canada. Incorporated in 1994, Codes carries an extensive range of products including hard drives and other storage media.
Front Row Insurance
Front Row Insurance is an entertainment insurance broker specializing in the film and music industries as well as theatre companies, photographers, rental houses and other related businesses. They have offices in Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, Halifax, L.A. and New York.
Kaha:wi Dance Theatre
Kaha:wi is an Indigenous dance company founded in 2005 by Artistic Director Santee Smith. Kaha:wi means “to carry” in the Kanien’kéha (Mohawk) language and is the traditional name for Santee’s family. The dance company’s home community is Six Nations of the Grand River and the home city is Toronto.
Pie offers studio and gear rentals to the film, television and music industries. They have six studios ranging from 850 to 6,000 square feet with grid heights from 9 to 24 feet. Their helpful staff ensure that shoots run smoothly, and there are plenty of support areas for cast and crew between takes.
Trew Audio is devoted to the art of location sound recording for film, video and television production. The rent, sell and service pro audio equipment in markets worldwide, including local branches in Toronto and Vancouver. Their helpful staff stand ready to help resolve any issues that come up on set.
Vistek has renowned provider of audio and video equipment to the film, television and photography industries for over 40 years. Their helpful staff provide great advice, technical support and professional consultation. They offer rentals, sales and service and carry all the top brands of equipment.
William F. White
For 60 years, William F. White International has equipped Canada’s film and television industry with the most extensive and technologically advanced rental inventory in the country. They support productions of all kinds, from tentpole studio feature films to experimental proof-of-concept web shorts and everything in between.