The Canadian Film Centre (CFC) 和 Netflix are proud to announce the creators 和 TV series projects selected for the inaugural TV series portion of the CFC/Netflix Project Development Accelerator, an individually tailored development initiative, which runs from September to November 2020.
氟氯化碳 / 网飞项目开发加速器是一个为期三个月的加速器，旨在为四个选定的电视连续剧项目提供高级项目开发和研讨会支持。根据他们特定的创意和业务需求，加速器将看到这些创作者和项目受益于国际创意和市场专业知识以及Netflix高管以及一系列其他行业专业人士的反馈，以帮助他们提升并扩大原创作品。国际水平。
Creator/Writer: Jonathan Lawrence; Producer: Ryan Wilson Cooper
改变男孩 follows a group of young men who are thrust into furtive practices of conversion therapy in an isolated camp veiled by the woods. The new camp director’s aggressive program leaves the men struggling to navigate 上e summer’s haunting interplay of hope 和 ruin.
Jonathan Lawrence is a Winnipeg-based Indigiqueer filmmaker 和 actor who has produced several award-winning short 和 feature films 和 has appeared 上 both stage 和 screen. Most recently, Jonathan is working to expand his latest short film into a limited drama series. Jonathan aims to create evocative work that draws 上 a distillation of human vulnerability 和 brokenness amid visceral landscapes 和 the beauty therein.
创作者/作家：珍妮佛·霍尔尼斯（Jennifer Holness）和苏兹·萨瑟兰（Sudz Sutherland）
＃关系目标 follows Keisha Winters, a relationship blogger, podcast host 和 artsy divorced mom, who lives with her supremely capable daughter, Kelly, 和 her very Jamaican mother, Althea. Together, these women represent three generations of Black 女孩 magic – all under the same roof, 和 all with strong opinions. 关于 everything. Through the crazy stories that land in Keisha’s inbox, to the guests 上 her podcast 和 her own complicated personal life, #RelationshipGoals explores the funny side of friendship, family, life 和 love.
Jennifer Holness is an award-winning writer, producer 和 director. She created the TV series 射击信使 和屡获殊荣的迷你剧 枪支 对于CBC。她制作了许多文档，包括 无状态 (PBS), which won the Hot Docs 2020 Special Jury Prize for Canadian Feature Documentary. Her dramatic feature, 又到家了, was nominated for two CSAs 和 earned her a DGC nomination for Best Directing. Additionally, Jennifer produced 爱情，性爱和吃骨头, which won nine festival awards, including Best Canadian First Feature Film at TIFF 2003. Currently, she is directing the feature documentary 欲望主题 并正在开发电视剧 跟我说话 with BellMedia.
Sudz Sutherland is an award-winning writer 和 director who has directed two award-winning features, 又到家了 and 爱情，性爱和吃骨头 (Best Canadian First Feature Film, TIFF 2003), as well as more than 75 hours of television 上 shows including 蝙蝠女, 闪光， 盲点, 指定幸存者, 统治, 默多克之谜，还有许多其他。此外，Sudz共同创作了该系列 她是市长 (VisionTV), 射击信使 (CBC) 和 枪支 （CBC）。他的研究工作赢得了国际艾美奖 幻影, three CSAs for Best Direction 和 上e CSA for Best Writing. Sudz is currently developing a drama series entitled Talk to Me 借助贝尔媒体以及一项功能， 一切都是一切.
永恒的 is a serialized 上e hour sci-fi action drama that follows an elderly WWII vet, who, 上ce transformed by an age reversal experiment back into his young Nazi fighting prime, sets out to dismantle a fascist cult of the eternally young.
Faisal Lutchmedial is a screenwriter who most recently wrote 上 结局 (CBC / Hulu) 和 赎金 (CBS / Global). He was invited to develop his latest feature screenplay 内心的声音 at TIFF Writers Studio in 2019. Faisal’s director credits include the short 无用的东西, which won the Writers Guild of 加拿大 English Script Prize at the Festival Nouveau Cinema Montreal, 和 the labour rights feature documentary 我的文化鸿沟.
Taylor gets ‘mistaken’ for a 女孩 上 the first day of high school. Instead of correcting everyone, Taylor runs with it 和 learns first-hand what it’s like to be a teenage 女孩 – but is the perception of their gender more accurate than what Taylor is prepared for?
Pat Mills is a Toronto-based writer/director. His first feature, 指导, was hailed as a “Grade A” comedy by the Los Angeles Times 和 was a New York Times Critics’Pick. His sophomore feature, 唐’t Talk to Irene, won Best Comedy Screenplay at the Austin Screenplay Competition, 和 two Canadian Comedy 获奖情况 (Best Feature; Best Writing in a Feature), among other festival awards. Pat was named 上e of MovieMaker Magazine’s 25 Screenwriters to Watch 和 was University of Toronto’s Universal Studios Screenwriter-in-Residence in 2018/19. He is currently in post 上 the queer thriller 撤退 (Alyson Richards Productions/Clique Pictures), 和 recently directed 皇后区，是CBC Gem的扮装皇后喜剧系列。
The 氟氯化碳/Netflix Project Development Accelerator is 上e component of the larger 网飞/CFC Global Project, which supports 加拿大’s traditionally underserved creatives, including Black, Indigenous 和 People of Colour (BIPOC), women, LGBTQ2S+, Francophone creators (French as a first language), 和 creators living with disabilities.
The two additional accelerators, the Calling Card 和 Marketplace Accelerators, are yearlong accelerators, which, to date, have supported more than a dozen projects, ranging from shorts to features 和 TV series. For more information 上 specific projects 和 participants, please visit //bit.ly/2SwOLkA.