August 3, 2020

Poisoned Love, The Stacey Castor Story wins 2 Leo's at the 2020 Online Gala, for Best Production Design and Best TV Movie! This film is the 3rd Jim Donovan has directed for the "ripped from the headlines" series at A&E-Lifetime. His first title, Believe Me, won a covet...

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...

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...

May 1, 2017

Moncton, May 1st 2017 – We’re on day 8 of 36 on this new adventure in the Maritimes. It’s my 3rd time here in as many years working on a show, and I’m surrounded with people who have an insatiable passion for making films.

Our story revolves around the hardships a small...

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