We are passionate about making movies in Kingston, and creating Canada’s newest destination for film and content production.

B2F MANAGEMENT TEAM

B2F’s team have a proven record – with 125+ years combined experience – developing, financing, producing and distributing award-winning media, with experience in private and public markets.

Branded to Film

J. JOLY (PRINCIPAL)

Serial entrepreneur with a career of building award-winning media and tech ventures with deep sector experience in development, production and marketing Film, TV and apps.

GEORGE ASSIMAKOPOULOS (PRINCIPAL)

Over 25 years working at the highest levels of production, he has led over 60 shows, and has developed deep industry connections in both Canada and the US.

BRIAN WIDEEN (PRINCIPAL)

TECH /media entrepreneur. beginning in telecom, education software, video games (EA Canada), recently VP Finance at Growthworks and Eastside Games (TSX).

NEIL CHAKRAVARTI (PRINCIPAL)

Former President & COO at WOW (sold in 2022 for EV $100MM). Ex-investment banker JP MORGAN, two decades across media, tech and banking (NY, toronto & London).

Den Mother Crimson - A Branded to Film Production

B2F ADVISORY GROUP

B2F’s industry leaders, whose expertise will inform each facet of the business, include

MARTIN SKOLNICK (Kingston commercial BROKER)

His 35 years of experience provides his clients with a multi-disciplinary approach to advising them in all aspects of commercial real estate sales, leasing, investment, development, and valuation.

RODRIGO PIZA (studio desIgn & operation)

An award-winning executive in the global entertainment is CEO of Digital TV Group, which owns and operates over 1,000,000 sq/ft of combined soundstages, production support space and post production houses in Mexico, Brazil, Colombia and Spain.

Frank Siracusa (film/tv Production)

Top Ontario producer, WHIZBANG FILMS has overseen major productions for Amazon, Hulu, Netflix, NBC, to name a few.

Richard Stursberg (Media Policy)

Served as President of Canadian Cable TV, Chairman of the Canadian TV Fund, Executive Director of Telefilm and Executive Vice President of English services at the CBC. His authored work includes books on Canadian media strategy and culture.

Katrina Matheson (Distribution)

20yr film/tv financing roles at Lionsgate, Miramax, Focus and Constantine.

Paul Vella (PRODUCTION FINANCING)

Executive Financing and Production roles with Alliance/Atlantis, CMF, On Creates, CBC and Telefilm Canada.

We are passionate about making movies in Kingston, and creating Canada’s newest destination for film and content production.

Branded to Film

B2F MANAGEMENT TEAM

B2F’s team have a proven record – with 125+ years combined experience – developing, financing, producing and distributing award-winning media, with experience in private and public markets.

J. JOLY (PRINCIPAL)

Serial entrepreneur with a career of building award-winning media and tech ventures with deep sector experience in development, production and marketing Film, TV and apps.

GEORGE ASSIMAKOPOULOS (PRINCIPAL)

Over 25 years working at the highest levels of production, he has led over 60 shows, and has developed deep industry connections in both Canada and the US.

BRIAN WIDEEN (PRINCIPAL)

TECH /media entrepreneur. beginning in telecom, education software, video games (EA Canada), recently VP Finance at Growthworks and Eastside Games (TSX).

NEIL CHAKRAVARTI (PRINCIPAL)

Former President & COO at WOW (sold in 2022 for EV $100MM). Ex-investment banker JP MORGAN, two decades across media, tech and banking (NY, toronto & London).

Den Mother Crimson - A Branded to Film Production

B2F ADVISORY GROUP

B2F’s industry leaders, whose expertise will inform each facet of the business, include

MARTIN SKOLNICK (Kingston commercial BROKER)

His 35 years of experience provides his clients with a multi-disciplinary approach to advising them in all aspects of commercial real estate sales, leasing, investment, development, and valuation.

RODRIGO PIZA (studio desIgn & operation)

An award-winning executive in the global entertainment is CEO of Digital TV Group, which owns and operates over 1,000,000 sq/ft of combined soundstages, production support space and post production houses in Mexico, Brazil, Colombia and Spain.

Frank Siracusa (film/tv Production)

Top Ontario producer, WHIZBANG FILMS has overseen major productions for Amazon, Hulu, Netflix, NBC, to name a few.

Richard Stursberg (Media Policy)

Served as President of Canadian Cable TV, Chairman of the Canadian TV Fund, Executive Director of Telefilm and Executive Vice President of English services at the CBC. His authored work includes books on Canadian media strategy and culture.

Katrina Matheson (Distribution)

20yr film/tv financing roles at Lionsgate, Miramax, Focus and Constantine.

Paul Vella (PRODUCTION FINANCING)

Executive Financing and Production roles with Alliance/Atlantis, CMF, On Creates, CBC and Telefilm Canada.

BUILDING TO CREATE $100 M PRODUCTION SECTOR

Together with support from investment partners, B2F will continue developing the production sector in Kingston/Frontenac. We would love to connect with you about investing in B2F.

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