Company Overview

Shaftesbury is an award-winning creator and producer of original content for television, film, digital, and brands. Shaftesbury's current slate includes 12 seasons of Murdoch Mysteries for CBC, UKTV, and ITV STUDIOS Global Entertainment, two seasons of detective drama Frankie Drake Mysteries for CBC, UKTV, and Kew Media, three seasons of critically acclaimed thriller series Slasher for Netflix, as well as new primetime series Rex for CityTV/Rogers Media, and Departure for Global/Corus Entertainment. Shaftesbury's digital arm produces original digital, convergent, and branded entertainment projects including the global phenomenon and MIPTV Brand Content of the Year award winner Carmilla. Shaftesbury’s branded entertainment division drives profitable engagement with millennials using scripted series, turning brands into executive producers. Recent brand partners include Walmart, Interac, U by Kotex®, and RBC.

Corporate Facts

Executive Team

Board of Directors

Christina Jennings – Chairman and CEO, Shaftesbury

Scott Garvie – Senior Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs, Shaftesbury

Millard Roth – President, Corporate Growth Assistance Limited; former CEO, The Canadian Motion Picture Distributors Association

Carey Diamond – President and CEO, Whitecastle Holdings Ltd.

Donald Ziraldo – C.M. LLD; Chairman, Ziraldo Estate Winery; Board member, Genome Canada; Director, Senhora do Convento (Portugal); Co-founder, Inniskillin Wines Inc.

Claude Gagnon – Consultant, Former President of Technicolor Creative Services




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