John Barnard


Netflix brings Menorca to the U.S.

The streaming giant acquired the Farpoint Films feature through a deal secured by Toronto’s A71 Entertainment.


Rooftop Content to rep Farpoint feature internationally

The Amsterdam sales agent acquired the rights to Menorca, written and directed by John Barnard.

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Deals: 9 Story, Radical Sheep, IndieCan, Vortex

Radical Sheep Productions options three new children’s properties ahead of MIPCOM, and more deals of the week. (9 Story Media’s Peg + Cat pictured.)


Farpoint ups its feature focus with Menorca

The Winnipeg-based producer, known primarily for work in the unscripted lifestyle space, will start production on the feature Menorca next week. (Island of Menorca pictured.)

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Steven Page turns Illegal Eater for Travel + Escape

In the new series, the former Barenaked Ladies frontman (pictured) goes underground to explore hidden food scenes.


Indiecan takes Canadian rights to Sheepdogs doc

The indie distributor is planning a spring and summer theatrical release across Canada for the documentary, directed by John Barnard and produced by Kyle Bornais of Winnipeg-based Farpoint Films.

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Whistler Fest unveils film lineup, with six world bows

Jason Bourque’s Bird Co. Media and David Hicks’ The Movie Out Here have been booked into a Canadian film-heavy lineup from newly-installed director of programming Paul Gratton.