The Hotlist

Updated: Sept 29, 2022

What’s happening in Northern Ontario Film, TV, and Digital Media.

COVID-19 Recovery

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In Production

Essex County

TV Series

Production Company
Essex Season 1 (FGM) Inc.

North Bay

Prep
Start: Jun 06, 2022
End: Aug 05, 2022

Principal
Start: Aug 08, 2022
End: Oct 05, 2022

Executive Producer(s)
Jeff Lemire
Andrew Cividino
Christina Piovesan
Ellis Kirwan

Director
Andrew Cividino

Line Producer
Karen Harnisch

Production Manager (PM)
Jordan Delic

Production Coordinator
Billy Ray Fong

Director of Photography (DOP)
James Klopko
 

Production Office Address
333 Fraser Street
North Bay, ON. P1B 3W8

Office Email
essexcountyproduction@gmaill.com

Christmas at the Drive-In

TV Movie

Production Company
HP Drive In Productions Inc.

North Bay

Prep
Start: Sep 06, 2022
End: Sep 25, 2022

Principal
Start: Sep 26, 2022
End: Oct 13, 2022

Producer(s)
David Anselmo

Director
Don McBrearty

Line Producer
JAMES MOU

Production Manager (PM)
JAMES MOU

Production Coordinator
Keitha M. Redmond

Director of Photography (DOP)
Johnathan Yapp

Production Office Address
1765 Jane Street
North Bay, Ontario. P1B 3K3

Office Email
hp.janestreet@gmail.com

Upcoming

Heads You Lose

Feature

Production Office Address
1220 Dundas St East
Toronto, Ontario. M4M 1S3

Sudbury

Prep
Start: Mar 17, 2023
End: Apr 14, 2023

Principal
Start: Apr 17, 2023
End: May 12, 2023

Producer(s)
Jonathan Bronfman
Andrew Bronfman
Ryan Reaney
Doug Murray
Kyle Leydier

Executive Producer(s)
William G. Santor
Andrew Chang-Sang
John Hills
Fiona Grant Leydier

Director
Kyle Leydier

Office Email
andrew.bronfman@gmail.com

Office Phone
416.807.6691

Contact Made: the Unknown Intelligence Communication Project

TV Series

Production Company
Bad Beagle Shock-u-mentaries

Sudbury

Prep
Start: Oct 03, 2022
End: Oct 17, 2022

Principal
Start: Oct 17, 2022
End: Nov 07, 2022

Producer(s)
Steven J Hazen

Executive Producer(s)
TBA

Production Office Address
175 Baker Drive
Nairn Centre, ON. P0M2L0

Office Email
stevenjhazen@unknownintelligencecommunicationproject.com

Office Phone
7052800999

Potential & Rumours

Project Telephone

Feature

The Bends

Feature
North Bay
Winter 2022

Tenaya

Feature

Wrapped Productions Inc.
 

Thunder Bay

Prep
Start: Sep 01, 2022
End: Sep 23, 2022

Principal
Start: Oct 01, 2022
End: Nov 16, 2022

Producer(s)
Laura Friedmann
Kyle Schmalenberg

Executive Producer(s)
Mary Darling
Clark Donnelly

Director
Kyle Schmalenberg

Victoria Anderson-Gardner

Line Producer
Kelly Saxberg

Production Manager (PM)
TBD

Production Coordinator
TBD

Director of Photography (DOP)
Jon Elliot

Production Office Address
509-99 Davisville Avenue
Toronto, ON. M4S0A8


Office Email
kyle@wrappedproductionsinc.com

Office Phone
6133297579

Joey & Jolene

Feature

Production Office Address
78 Dovercourt Rd
Toronto, ON. m6j3c3


Prep
Start: Apr 14, 2023
End: May 13, 2023

Principal
Start: May 14, 2023
End: Jun 14, 2023

Producer(s)
Nida Marji
Cece King

Director
Cece King

Line Producer
Nida Marji

Director of Photography (DOP)
TBD

Wrapped

Someday at Christmas

TV Movie

Production Company
HP Someday Christmas Productions Inc.

Sudbury

Prep
Start: Aug 23, 2022
End: Sep 07, 2022

Principal
Start: Sep 09, 2022
End: Sep 25, 2022

Producer(s)
David Anselmo

Director
Ernie Barbarash

Line Producer
James Mou

Production Manager (PM)
James Mou

Production Coordinator
Keitha M. Redmond

Director of Photography (DOP)
Johnathan Yapp

Office Email
hp.janestreet@gmail.com

Office Phone
705 995-4353

My Old Ass

Feature

Production Company
Scythia Films, Lucky Chap

Parry Sound

Prep
Start: Jul 18, 2022
End: Aug 12, 2022

Principal
Start: Aug 15, 2022
End: Sep 21, 2022

Producer(s)
Daniel Bekerman
Tom Ackerley

Director
Megan Park

Line Producer
Daniel Bekerman

Production Manager (PM)
Lori Fischburg

Production Coordinator
Madison Helpert

Director of Photography (DOP)
K2

Zombie Town

Feature

Production Company
ZT Productions Inc.

Sudbury

Prep
Start: Jul 20, 2022
End: Aug 12, 2022

Principal
Start: Aug 17, 2022
End: Sep 14, 2022

Producer(s)
John Gillespie, Micheline Blais

Executive Producer(s)
John Gillespie, Robert Wertheimer, Paco Alvarez, Mark Holdom

Director
Peter Lepeniotis

Line Producer
Robert Wertheimer

Production Manager (PM)
Lorraine Ward

Production Coordinator
Seana O'Neill

Director of Photography (DOP)
Rudolf Blahacek

Production Office Address
828 Beatrice Crescent
Sudbury, ON. P3A 3E5

Office Email
zombietownmovie@gmail.com

CIVIL

Feature

Production Company
ELECTRIC PANDA ENTERTAINMENT

North Bay

Principal
Start: Aug 22, 2022
End: Sep 16, 2022

Producer(s)
Yas Taalat
David j Phillips
Chantal Kemp
Mackenzie Donaldson

Director
Mackenzie Donaldson

Line Producer
Dominic Ewenson

Production Coordinator
Stephanie Nakashima

Director of Photography (DOP)
Ashley Iris Gill

Office Email
civilproductionoffice@gmail.com

Crew Requirements
Assistant makeup, production assistants, drivers, set photographers

Beyond Black Beauty

TV Series

Production Company
Sinking Ship (Beyond) Productions Inc.

North Bay

Prep
Start: Jun 20, 2022
End: Aug 02, 2022

Principal
Start: Aug 03, 2022
End: Sep 29, 2022

Producer(s)
Leif Bristow
Agnes Bristow
Blair Powers
Carla De Jong
Pilar Golden
Matt Bishop
JJ Johnson
Patrice Theroux

Director(s)
Alicia K. Harris
Alison Reid
Mars Horodyski

Production Manager
Susan McGrath

Production Coordinator
John Petti

Director of Photography
Ray Dumas
Amy Belling

Background Casting:

Ainslie S. Wiggs

ainsliecasting@gmail.com

Letterkenny

TV Series

Production Company
Get'Er Done Productions 7 Inc.

Sudbury

Prep
Start: Aug 08, 2022
End: Sep 02, 2022

Principal
Start: Sep 06, 2022
End: Sep 29, 2022

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