Entertainment is a fresh production
house infused with classic qualities. We believe in novel concepts,
exquisite presentation and passionate programming.
Our ideas are diverse in content and style but all of them
are innovative and take risks. We have strong ties to talented
presenters and creators from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. No
two chocolates are ever the same in our box. We work with
Canada’s best directors, writers, editors and producers. When you
dip into the Chocolate Box it’s like hand picking the perfect
team with the perfect idea…spicy, nutty, dark, luxurious…
take your pick!
producers Sally Blake and Jeannette Loakman have over 25 years of TV
experience between them. From hard news to biting satire, from
bittersweet series to fun-filled family entertainment, they continue to
cater to all tastes.
Our latest film Cat Ladies followed
in the footsteps of our last film - Spam:
both have been critical and ratings hits. Cat Ladies goes behind the label of
cat lady to find out the real stories of women and their cats.
The documentary premiered at Hot Docs and screened at Silverdocs,
San Francisco Doc Fest, Stratford Docfest, and Windsor International
Film Festival. Now broadcasting in both Canada and the USA,
it has also sold to Europe.
Spam: The documentary is
the story of one man's comical
search for the origins of bulk unsolicited email, the documentary was
produced for CBC Newsworld, Court TV USA, Knowledge Network, Canal D,
YLE Finland, and SBS Australia. The Globe and Mail called it "funny and insightful" and "required viewing". The
Toronto Star 'highly recommended it"
and called it a "whimsical and
informative look at the origins, products and scams that clog up email".
Other recent productions include the series Groomed - with world famous
butler Paul Hogan - for W Network. This entertaining male
makeover show was called "Surprisingly
endearing" by The Globe and Mail and "Just short of magic!" by the
We're also guilty of founding the innovative and frenetic Moc Docs,
the popular pan-Canadian short film contest. Winning films are
broadcast nationally on the CBC and at festivals around the world.
And when we're not producing for television we have
occasionally ventured into the world of corporate productions, most
recently commercials and EPKs for Toxic Avenger, Jersey Boys, and
Aladdin, as well as 9 commercials for the competition Hot Shots
- the successful advertising competition for Rogers Cable and Yahoo!
where average Canadians were invited to submit script outlines
commercial to advertise the launch of the new Rogers Yahoo! hi-speed
Oh, and we always bring