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.
Episodes of Murdoch Mysteries
Countries and territories that Murdoch Mysteries is broadcast to worldwide
views generated for the hit web series Carmilla on YouTube
Award wins, nominations, and distinctions
Years of accumulative watch time on YouTube channel KindaTV
views on YouTube channel KindaTV
Subscribers to KindaTV, the largest scripted YouTube channel for millennials in Canada
Average viewership per Murdoch Mysteries episode (Season 11)
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