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  • September 12, 2016

The 2016 New Establishment: Aircraft Pictures

The 2016 New Establishment: Aircraft Pictures
By Jordan Pinto From Playback magazine: Aircraft has made the leap from single-project focus to multi-project slate, learning how to juggle business, creative and partnerships in the process. Aircraft Pictures’ line on the 2016 Playback Indie List definitely garnered a double take. Did those guys really go from under $1 million in total spend in 2014 to almost $15 million…
  • August 11, 2015

Angelina Jolie Pitt to Exec Produce Animated Film ‘The Breadwinner’ (Variety)

Angelina Jolie Pitt will exec produce the upcoming animated film “The Breadwinner” through her Jolie Pas Productions shingle. The film, which will be directed by Nora Towmey, is based on Deborah Ellis’ internationally acclaimed young adult novel of the same name. The story revolves around a young girl living under the Taliban regime in Afghanistan, who must disguise herself as…

OMDC SUCCESS STORY: AIRCRAFT PICTURES

In just a decade, Aircraft Pictures has built a solid reputation in Canada and abroad, producing over $45 million worth of film and television content. Together, founding producers Anthony Leo and Andrew Rosen have produced projects like Cybergeddon, an internet film by C.S.I. creator Anthony E. Zuiker, two seasons of the cult hit television series Todd & the Book of…

YTV decides to Go Jump in the Pool! with Aircraft (KidScreen)

Canadian kidsnet YTV has greenlit TV movie Bruno & Boots: Go Jump In The Pool!, an Aircraft Pictures production based on the Macdonald Hall series of kids books from Canadian-American author Gordon Korman. The first book in the series, This Can’t Be Happening at Macdonald Hall, was penned by Korman when he was in seventh grade and was published in…

DHX’s Family greenlights The Wonderful Wayneys (KidScreen)

DHX Television’s Family Channel has greenlit 26 half-hour episodes of The Wonderful Wayneys, a live-action comedy series produced by Toronto, Canada-based Aircraft Pictures and Dolphin Entertainment in Florida. The Wonderful Wayneys stars Molly Ringwald (pictured) and Jason Priestley as a seemingly flawless married couple aiming to raise five exceptional children. Read more: http://kidscreen.com/2015/07/23/family-greenlights-the-wonderful-wayneys-exclusive/#ixzz3iXzCdfsn
  • February 7, 2012

Playback Indie Survey Profile: Aircraft Pictures (Playback)

Playback Indie Survey Profile: Aircraft Pictures (Playback)
The Playback Independent Production Survey ranks Canadian production companies based on the volume of the Canadian film and TV production they handle in a calendar year. To launch our 2012 survey, covering business activity in 2011, we’re profiling a selection of respondents on their year in 2011 and what’s on tap for 2012. Today, we profile 2011 Ten to Watch nominees Aircraft Pictures.…
  • September 9, 2011

Aircraft Partners named part of Canada’s Ten To Watch (Playback)

Announcing the 2011 honorees for  Playback's Canadian Film and Television Hall of Fame  in partnership with CBC   September 9, 2011 – Now in its fifth year, Playback’s Canadian Film and Television Hall of Fame is proud to announce its six newest honorees. The inductees will be celebrated at a gala taking place on SEPTEMBER 15TH AT THE GLENN GOULD STUDIO in…
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