(WINNIPEG, MB) JUNE 13, 2016 – Farpoint Films today announced they have entered into a first-look deal with Rive Gauche Television to develop and produce unscripted television projects for the national and international market.
This multi-year deal allows both companies to benefit from each other’s strengths with Rive Gauche acting as co-producer on many properties and international distributor on all of Farpoint's future unscripted projects and Farpoint acting as a both a production and post-production house for Rive Gauche on a number of different properties.
The two companies began their relationship with Farpoint’s The Illegal Eater being sold both in the U.S. and internationally by Rive Gauche and currently have a number of projects in various stages together in both Canada and the U.S.
“This partnership has been in the works for awhile as Jon Kramer and I both felt the two companies complemented each other perfectly and I am very excited to be working with the entire team at Rive Gauche as we focus on expanding Farpoint’s reach into the U.S. and international market,” said Kyle Bornais, executive producer and co-founder of Farpoint Films.
“Rive Gauche is very pleased to solidify our business relationship with Farpoint and Kyle Bornais. Like Rive Gauche, Farpoint’s product is cutting edge and well produced. We expect great shows to continue to come out of this very collaborative relationship,” said Jon Kramer of Rive Gauche Television.
Farpoint Films credits include award-winning shows Escape Or Die!, The Illegal Eater and The Medicine Line; feature films Menorca, Teen Lust; and documentaries Randy Bachman’s Vinyl Tap: Every Song Tells A Story, Lost Heroes, and The Sheepdogs Have At It.
Rive Gauche Television’s credits include Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan, Homicide Hunter, Ice Cold Killer, My Strange Addiction, My Crazy Obsession, Operation Repo, Sins & Secrets, Happily Never After, Evil Twins and The Day I Almost Died.