DIGGSTOWN

Television Series | Drama  

Creator/Showrunner

Floyd Kane 

Diggstown is a unique and compelling procedural legal drama featuring enthralling characters and multifaceted storylines shot on location in Halifax. This captivating drama follows Marcie Diggs (Vinessa Antoine), a star corporate lawyer and avid surfer who reconsiders her priorities after her beloved aunt commits suicide following a malicious prosecution. Landing at a legal aid office, Marcie is driven by one thing – to never again allow innocent lives to be destroyed by the justice system.

Currently in production of season 3 (2021) 

 

Broadcasters      

CBC, BET, FOX   

 

Links: IMBD, Trailer

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ANGELIQUE'S ISLE 

Feature Film | Thriller

Writer                           

Michelle Derossier       

Directors 

Michelle Derossier & Marie Helene Cousineau

 

Inspired by a true story, ANGELIQUE'S ISLE is a thrilling tale of perseverance and survival set during the great copper rush of 1845. When newlyweds ANGELIQUE, a young Ojibway and CHARLIE, her voyageur husband, are left stranded by prospectors on Lake Superior's Isle Royale during a brutal winter, Angelique must find the inner strength to overcome the threats of a treacherous wilderness, starvation and her increasingly possessed husband.   

Awards & Screenings

San Diego International Film Festival - Won, Festival Award and Kumeyaay Eagle Award

American Indian Film Festival - Won, American Indian Movie Award, Best Film (Marie-Hélène Cousineau and Michelle Derosier), Best Actress Julia Jones,Best Supporting Actress Tantoo Cardinal

Links: IMBD , Trailer

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THE INCREDIBLE

25th YEAR OF

MITZI BEARCLAW 

Feature Film | Comedy ​

Written and Directed By

Shelley Niro 

As Mitzi Bearclaw turns 25 years-old, she is faced with a tragic decision – stay in the big city to pursue her dream of designing hats or leave her boyfriend and return home to her isolated reserve to help care for her sick mother.

Awards & Screenings

TIFF – Film Circuit 

AGO – Special Screening 

ImagiNATIVE Film Festival

Regent Park Film Festival 

Victoria Film Festival 
 

Links: IMBD 

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JEAN OF THE JONESES 

Feature Film | Comedy ​

Written and Directed By

Stella Meghie

Awards & Screenings

TIFF - Official Selection, Discovery
Independent Spirit Awards - Nominated, Best First Screenplay
​SXSW - Official Selection, Narrative Spotlight

SXSW - Nominated, SXSW Gamechanger Award

Zurich Film Festival - Nominated, Golden Eye, Best Int'l Feature Film
Black Reel Awards - Nominated, Black Reel, Outstanding Original or Adapted Screenplay, TV Movie or Limited Series
LA Film Festival - Official Buzz Selection 

Canadian Screen Award - Nominated, Original Screenplay

Champs-Élysées Film Festival - Won, Prix du jury / Won, Audience Award for American Feature Film / Won, Variety’s Coup de Coeur Award

American Independent - Won, Variety’s Coup de Coeur Award

Links: IMBD, Trailer

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ACROSS THE LINE 

Feature Film | Drama 

Written By                     

Floyd Kane               

 

Directed By

Director X 

Inspired by true events, ACROSS THE LINE tells the story of the deep-rooted racial tensions within several Nova Scotia communities, undoing the lives of three students at a local high school. Over the course of a few days, the film portrays the destructive nature of racism and its part in the circumstances that led to the riots at Cole Harbour High School.

Awards & Screenings

Atlantic Film Festival – Won, Best Atlantic Feature Film
Canadian Film Fest – Won, Best First Feature; Won, Best Actor 

Beverly Hills Film Festival - Official Selection 

Boston International Film Festival - Official Selection 

Links: IMBD Trailer

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THE IMPOSSIBLE SWIM 

Feature Film | Documentary ​

Directed By

Larry Weinstein and Ali Weinstein 

The Impossible Swim follows 16-year-old Maya Farrell as she attempts to swim across Lake Ontario at its widest point. With mentors, Marilyn Bell, the first person to cross the great lake, and coach Vicki Keith, the most accomplished swimmer in marathon history, Maya is determined to reach the shore, no matter what.

Awards & Screenings

Nominated - Canadian Screen Award Best Biography or Arts Documentary Program

Links: TSNTrailer

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BEAT THE WORLD 

Feature Film | Drama

 

Written and Directed By

Robert Adetuyi

BEAT THE WORLD follows three dance crews from around the world, as they prepare to do battle at the Beat The World competition held in Detroit. 

The film features choreography by Sho-Tyme, Brazil’s Pink Ladies, Germany’s The Flying Steps, Japan's Gogo Brothers and phenomenal parkour artists Chase Armitage and Nathan Barris from the UK’s 3Run Media.

Links: IMBD Trailer

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JOZI H

Television Series | Drama  

Jozi H, a hospital where modern medicine meets traditional African healing. Diseases no longer found in the first world remain a deadly challenge for interns at Jozi H, who are forced to become experts in trauma while also dealing with the fallout of high volumes of violent crime. On their own personal "tour of duty", the key characters in Jozi H, originally from Canada, the U.S. and Britain, along with a local mix of doctors and nurses, band together to form a dedicated team of overworked and underpaid team of healthcare workers.

Awards & Screenings

Gemini Awards – Nominated, Best Dramatic Series;  Nominated, Best Direction in a Dramatic Series; Nominated,  Best Performance/Actress in a Guest Role
Leo Awards – Nominated, Best Direction in a Dramatic Series

 

Broadcasters      

CBC, SABC 

 

Links                 

IMBDTrailer  

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HIGH CHICAGO 

Feature Film | Drama ​

Written By                 

Robert Adetuyi         

 

Directed By 

Alfons Adetuyi

 

Inspired by true events, HIGH CHICAGO is the story of  Sam (Salmon), a hard-drinking father of three, ex-Navy man, ex-miner, and soon to be ex-husband, who takes to gambling in order to bankroll his plan to open a drive-in theatre in Africa. 

Awards & Screenings

ReelWorld Film Festival - Won, Outstanding Canadian Feature; Won, Audience Choice 
African Movie Academy Awards – Nominated,  Best Diaspora Feature
Los Angeles Pan African Film Festival – Nominated,  Best Director First Feature
Canadian Cinema Editors Award – Nominated,  Best Editing/Feature Length Dramatic
Chicago Black Harvest Festival of Film and Video – Official Selection
Montreal International Black Film Festival – Official Selection
Boston Roxbury International Film Festival – Official Selection
Cinefest Sudbury International Film Festival – Official Selection

Links: IMBD Trailer

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NORTH/SOUTH

Television Series | Drama  

Creator/Showrunner

Floyd Kane 

NORTH/SOUTH, follows the colliding lives of four families struggling for a position within Nova Scotia's construction industry. Delving into the clashes between the 'haves', the 'have nots' and everyone in between, the series highlights the forbidden romances, class warfares, and corporate power structures that exist within the lives of each family grasping for a position in this game. 

Broadcasters      

CBC   

 

Links                 

IMBD, Trailer

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EKHAYA: A FAMILY CHRONICLE 

Television Series | Drama  

Written By                     

Clarence Hamilton        

 

Directed By 

Alfons Adetuyi

Set prior to the release of Nelson Mandela, EKHAYA chronicles the life of Darryl Malgas (Eric Miyeni) and his family, through their journey riddled of fears, hopes, joys and heartbreaks during the repeal of apartheid.

Awards & Screenings

Geneva International Film Festival/Tout Écran – Honourable Mention, Best New Dramatic Series 
Gemini Awards – Nominated, Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role

Broadcasters      

CBC, SABC 

 

Links                 

IMBDTrailer

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SKIN DEEP 

Television Series | Factual   

Creator/Showrunner

Amos Adetuyi

SKIN DEEP takes a revealing look into the emotional and costly journey of an increasing number of women and men who choose to redesign and alter their bodies in pursuit of "beauty".

Awards & Screenings

Gemini Awards – Won, Best Lifestyle Series

Broadcasters      

Slice, Oxygen 

 

Links                 

IMBD,  Trailer

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IT AIN'T ALL JAZZ

Feature Film | Documentary ​

Writer                                                   

Alfons Adetuyi & Amos Adetuyi       

 

Director

Alfons Adetuyi

IT AIN'T ALL JAZZ, profiles three of Canada's most prolific Afro Canadian musicians: Wray Downs, Sonny Greenwich, and Archie Alleyne.

Broadcasters      

BravoTV   

Links: IMDB, Trailer