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June 8, 2020

I have the sailing bug. It’s a well known affliction—one where you can’t stop thinking about getting out on the open water, sometimes in the company of friends, always exploring and enjoying the open air all around you. Since 2010 I have organized an annual trip on Lak...

Award-winning producer Byron A Martin (Resident Evil:Afterlife, Land of the Dead) and Jim Donovan’s production shingle Undertow Entertainment  have teamed up with LA’s management and production company MoJo Global Arts to develop screenwriter Michael F. Stewart’s lates...

June 6, 2020

Jim Donovan directed Nia Vardalos in this television movie based on the true story of serial murderer Stacey Castor. This marks the 3rd film Jim directs for the “ripped from the headlines” series at Lifetime Network and Sony Television.  The project was produced by Van...

May 28, 2020

After earning 6 nominations at the 2020 Canadian Screen Awards, Believe Me won the top prize in the Best Television Movie as well as Best Screenplay categories! This year's gala was presented remotely from Toronto, and the filmmakers and cast celebrated via Zoom watch...

May 7, 2017

RJ Featherstonhaugh plays Nolan Gaillard, a tough Irish kid from the wrong side of the tracks in Montreal. He’s the troubled yet talented striker for the Montreal Thunder, the fictional team of our story. RJ was not only a gifted actor who reminded me of a young Willem...

May 7, 2017

My crew on Le Siège, a mix of Montreal veterans and Acadian diehards, are many of the same people I had working alongside me on Le Clan — my last show shot here in New Brunswick, produced for SRC by Cécile Chevrier, an Acadian Producer.

Jean-Pierre Gauthier, my director...

May 3, 2017

Shooting soccer was the toughest challenge for me. In doing the research we looked at different film and sports series, such as Friday Night Lights and City of God among many others.  We also looked at sports coverage of soccer and other sports. You quickly realize jus...