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About Nomadic Pictures

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About Nomadic Pictures

Nomadic Pictures, founded by Chad Oakes & Mike Frislev, is a Calgary based production company developing, financing and producing features, MOWs, Mini-Series and TV series. In 20 years, Nomadic has produced over 75 projects, worth a combined $850 million in production, and remains one of the most active production companies in Canada.

In 2017, Nomadic produced the 3rd Season of FAGRO (FX Network, MGM), Second Season of VAN HELSING (SYFY, Netflix), 3rd Season of THE DETOUR (TBS/Turner) and the 1st Season of GHOST WARS (SYFY, Netflix).

In 2004, Nomadic won a Daytime Emmy® for THE INCREDIBLE MRS. RITCHIE starring Gena Rowlands, James Caan, Kevin Zegers). In 2005, Nomadic co-produced AMC’s first scripted Original mini-series, BROKEN TRAIL (Robert Duvall, Thomas Haden Church), and in 2007, went on to be nominated for 16 Primetime Emmys®, winning four awards including Best Mini-Series. In 2014 & 2015, Nomadic took home an Emmy®, a Golden Globe®, a Television Critic’s Award and a Producers Guild Award for Best Mini-series for FARGO (Billy Bob Thorton, Martin Freeman, Colin Hanks, Alison Tolman).