Sam Dunn

Hip Hop Evolution

Hip-Hop Evolution wins International Emmy

The four-part docuseries, produced by Toronto’s Banger Films, won the Arts Programming category at the 45th annual edition of the awards ceremony.

Long Time Running

TIFF ’17: Why Long Time Running was a sprint for Banger Films

The Toronto prodco’s co-founder Scot McFadyen talks about jumping straight into production, leaving the directing to others and building the Canadian mythology.

Copied from Media in Canada - CBC hip Kingston

Bell Media commissions Tragically Hip doc

The feature, produced by Scot McFadyen and Sam Dunn, will roll out across the media co.’s platforms and in theatres in 2017.

Shad

Hip-Hop Evolution to bow at Hot Docs

The doc, which follows Shad (pictured) as he travels to the Bronx and Harlem to talk to some of hip-hop’s originators, will screen in the Special Presentations program.

Metal

Using YouTube to build future OTT audiences

Banger Films’ Sam Dunn on how the prodco is using its BangerTV YouTube channel to build audiences and buzz around an upcoming OTT service by the same name.

Gaming Show

Disney XD Canada picks up second season of Gaming Show

After a high-performing six-episode bow, DHX Television is upping its commission and moving the series into primetime.

Metal Evolution

Tricon rocks with Metal Evolution

The Toronto-based distributor has snapped up the rights to the heavy metal history series.

RUSH

Alliance acquires latest doc from Heavy Metal chroniclers

Alliance Films has picked up the theatrical rights to Satan, the latest feature length documentary from heavy metal rock music chroniclers Scot McFadyen and Sam Dunn.