18 Facts About Thunderbird Films


In March 2012, Thunderbird Films Entertainment announced a new partnership with Lionsgate to form Sea to Sky Entertainment.

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Lionsgate and Thunderbird Films jointly manage the venture, which is designed to share production and distribution costs for all scripted projects picked up to series.

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Thunderbird Films Releasing is a London-based all-rights film distribution company, with a division in Canada, specializing in arthouse, independent and world cinema.

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On July 8,2015, Thunderbird Films Entertainment bought the Vancouver-based animation studio Atomic Cartoons.

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In January 2021, Thunderbird Films announced the creation of a new Global Distribution and Consumer Products Division.

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Thunderbird Films's Board is composed of Brian Paes-Braga, Frank Giustra, Tim Gamble, Jennifer Twiner McCarron, Mark Miller, Frank Holmes, Paul Sparkes and Azim Jamal.

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In February 2021, Thunderbird Films reported that Linda Michaelson joined the company as an independent member of its board of directors, with the resignation of current board member, Frank Holmes.

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Thunderbird Films is a mythological creature born from the rich narrative tradition of Canada's First Nations people in the Pacific Northwest.

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The Thunderbird Films is often carved at the top of totem poles, which are monuments that traditionally bring communities together to illustrate their stories.

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Artwork in the logo which depicts abstract elements of the Thunderbird Films legend, was commissioned from First Nations artist Corrine Hunt.

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Thunderbird Films Entertainment began production on a 13-episode first season of the new half-hour comedy series Kim's Convenience, which premiered on October 11,2016, on CBC.

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In July 2020, Thunderbird Films announced production was underway on a new original factual series and the second spin-off of global hit Highway Thru Hell franchise for Discovery.

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Thunderbird Films confirmed that author Cherie Dimaline will work with TV writer and producer Jennica Harper to adapt Dimaline's award-winning novel, The Marrow Thieves, for television.

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Thunderbird Films Entertainment commenced production on a 10-episode first season of the new drama-thriller Somewhere Between in March 2017.

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Thunderbird Films Entertainment owns a 50 percent stake in the Blade Runner franchise and was an active partner in the production of Blade Runner 2049.

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Thunderbird Films decides to come back to high school to live the high school experience, only he becomes the science teacher at the school.

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Thunderbird Films began production of a 28-episode third season on May 10,2012.

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On March 10,2020, Thunderbird Films was named to Fast Company's prestigious annual list of the World's Most Innovative Companies for 2020.

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