Darcy Waite stars as Kevin Cardinal, aka DJ Burnt Bannock, a struggling Cree DJ who realizes that if he is going to achieve his dreams of success, he needs to make a mega move to prove to the world, and himself, that he is seriously talented. Too bad he’s about to do it all wrong. Produced by Eagle Vision, the series is part of the Short Form Digital Series (Fiction) Production Program and will air on APTN Lumi.
Darcy is the creator, writer and star of DJ Burnt Bannock. His story editor (and the director of DJ Burnt Bannock) is Rebecca Gibson, Partner & Head of Development for Eagle Vision.
KindaTV launched on YouTube in 2014 under the name VervegirlTV. In 2016, the channel rebranded to KindaTV and launched the hit web series, Carmilla. Since then, the channel has grown to 266,000 subscribers and has become a hub for fun, high quality, female-fronted and LGBTQ+ content.
Shaftesbury launched KindaTV to be an incubator for discovering and fostering new Canadian content creators, both in front of and behind the camera, including Gwenlyn Cumyn, Karen Knox from Slo Pitch, Katie Bird Nolan and Lindsay Tapscott at Babe Nation, and many more with the help of various programmes as part of the Bell Fund.
Christina Jennings, is the CEO of Shaftesbury Inc, the company behind KindaTV.
La Base: Lex and Wasiu is not the typical “opinion” webseries you find on the web. Their experience of modern Quebec is in keeping with the image of the majority of young people who grew up in an urban, multicultural and multilingual environment: they are completely and authentically Quebecois, but they accept their gap in relation to Quebec culture "mainstream".
The series, which is now resuming for a second season, is produced by Impact Television. As part of the Short Format Digital Series Program, the series is broadcast on ICI Tou.tvtv
La Dump is a series created and directed by Maude Morissette that tells the story of a family of puppets: Belle et Barbe (Donald Trump's illegitimate son) and their adopted multi-ethnic children, Spoon and Spatula. These unique unloved ones live with lots of colorful friends in a curious underground village called La Dump.
First in Canada: broadcasted on Youtube and Facebook, this bilingual series is entirely designed with special effects and on a green background. The series was funded by the Format Digital Series Program.
Maude writes, is artistic director, acts, directs and produces the series and is now in pre-production for the third season of The Dump.
SHINE TRUE is an 8-part documentary series celebrating the trans and gender-non-conforming community by helping them overcome dysphoria and anxiety and getting them to a place where they can freely and finally present in the way they feel.
The series, produced by Vice Media Group and Michelle Mama (who also directs), will air on OutTV and is part of the TV Production Program at the Bell Fund.
Zarqa is about a bitter, selfish Muslim woman who can't handle it when her ex-husband gets married to a younger, skinnier, white yoga instructor. So in a fit of vindictiveness, she decides to compete by telling everyone on Facebook, she’s coming to the wedding with a white brain surgeon named Brian. Produced by Zarqa Productions and Fundamentalist Films, the series is part of the Short Form Digital Series (Fiction) Production Program and will air on CBC Gem.
Zarqa Nawaz (Little Mosque on the Prairie), who created the series, is set to write and produce Zarqa along with Claire Ross Dunn and Sadiya Durrani.