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Brightlight Pictures ups Arielle Boisvert to VP, production

With the promotion, Boisvert, who has been with the company for six years, will oversee all aspects of production on Brightlight’s film and TV slate.

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Citytv greenlights Muse Entertainment’s The Murders

The eight-episode police procedural, starring Jessica Lucas, is now in production in Vancouver.

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How local companies are taking advantage of B.C.’s production boom

For the first time in its history, Burnaby’s The Bridge Studios is fully occupied by a local prodco, Shawn Williamson’s Brightlight Pictures.

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On the Slate: Brightlight Pictures

With production underway on its latest original Summer of ’84, director of development Jameson Parker discusses what’s next.


Cameras roll on Summer of ’84

The Vancouver-shot thriller starring Rich Sommer is produced by Brightlight Pictures and Gunpowder & Sky.


Brightlight teams with Gunpowder & Sky on feature

Horror-thriller Summer of ’84 is set to film in Vancouver this July.

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Brightlight, Myriad partner on The Kid Detective

Myriad Pictures will begin shopping the Adam Brody-starring project at next month’s European Film Market in Berlin.

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TIFF ’16: Colossal sold to unnamed Chinese buyer

The sci-fi comedy, produced by Vancouver’s Brightlight Pictures and Sayaka Productions, will have a 2017 North American release.

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Colossal added to San Sebastian lineup

The Canada/Spain copro is produced by Brightlight Pictures and Sayaka Productions. (Lead star Anne Hathaway pictured.)

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How The 9th Life of Louis Drax was born

The Canada-U.K. coproduction, to be released in September, reunites a trio of partners from 2013′s Horns.

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Status Update to start production in Vancouver

The family comedy, starring Ross Lynch, is produced by Shawn Williamson’s Vancouver-based Brightlight Pictures and L.A.-based Offspring Entertainment.

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Brightlight, MVP Entertainment launch joint venture

The two Canadian companies have partnered to build proprietary content. (Robert Frederick, president & CEO of MVP Entertainment, pictured.)