Genre Specialists Black Fawn Films to Pitch their 1st TV Series, The Cleaners at the Banff World Media Festival

Black Fawn Films, known for Antisocial, BITE, The Drownsman and Let Her Out, are venturing into television series with the support of Breakthrough Entertainment and William F. White Int’l.

TORONTO – BANFF (June 8, 2017) — Award-winning horror film producers and directors, Cody Calahan and Chad Archibald of Black Fawn Films, are set to showcase their TV series concept The Cleaners, created by Calahan and Al Kratina, to networks in Banff.

For the first time ever, William F. White Int’l will allow a production company to take over their social media sites. Black Fawn Films will control the WFW Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Youtube channel for 3 days. While in Calgary, Black Fawn will be making a stop to meet fans at the Calgary Horror-Con on June 11th where they will be presenting at a panel moderated by Whites Toronto’s own Greg Jeffs. Following that they will be continuing to the Banff World Media Festival from June 11th – June 13th.

Along with William F White Int’l and Breakthrough Entertainment, Redlab Digital and Panavision have also come on board to support the project and the creation of a proof of concept, which will accompany their pitch package at the Banff World Media Festival.


Cody Calahan, Writer/Director/Producer at Black Fawn Films says, “We’ve been developing this idea for a while and with the support of these companies we’ll be pitching networks and buyers who we wouldn’t normally have access to. Expanding into the television realm has been a goal for us and our entire team couldn’t be more excited about this new venture.”

“We’re more than just an equipment supplier here at Whites,” said Whites’ Chairman/CEO, Paul Bronfman. “It’s all about creating and nurturing relationships with emerging filmmakers and Black Fawn Films is no exception. They have our full support as they pitch their new series at Banff!”

The Cleaners, follows a crime scene cleaner 
who mops up after supernatural killings, 
hiding the truth from the world that…monsters do exist!

About William F. White International Inc.

William F. White International Inc. (Whites) is a Comweb Group member company. Founded in 1963, Whites is Canada’s oldest and largest provider of professional motion picture, television, digital media and theatrical production equipment. The company services productions of all sizes from coast to coast and has the most extensive inventory of equipment in the industry, including the very latest in technological advances.

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About Breakthrough Entertainment
Breakthrough Entertainment Inc. is an award-winning producer and distributor of premium content for worldwide audiences. The entertainment studio’s operations include the development and distribution of feature films, television and digital content; international co-productions and production services. Breakthrough’s digital media division ranks amongst the industry’s most respected producers of high-quality interactive entertainment on mobile and online platforms. Established over 30 years ago, Breakthrough’s library now boasts over 40 feature films and 4000 television episodes which air on major networks and digital channels across the globe. The studio has been recognised with international awards including numerous Geminis, Canadian Screen Awards, and Canadian Comedy Awards. Follow @breakthru_ent on Twitter.

 About Black Fawn
Black Fawn Films is an award-winning Canadian film production house dedicated to bringing amazing Canadian talent together in order to create horror films for horror fans. With 15 features (Antisocial, The Drownsman, The Sublet, Bite, Let Her Out, Bed of the Dead) under their belt, Black Fawn has become a staple in the Canadian and international film industry. Follow @BlackFawnFilms on Twitter.



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