Boat Rocker Media


Boat Rocker kids prodco buys Arc assets

In the same month it was acquired by Boat Rocker Media, Canadian toon studio Jam Filled Entertainment has bought the assets of recently closed compatriot Arc Productions. The deal, financial terms of which were not disclosed, sees service firm Arc’s principle assets and projects move over to Jam Filled, which is based in Ottawa. Arc, […]

Boat Rocker buys Peace Point Rights

Toronto’s Boat Rocker Media continues to buy up compatriot companies, this time acquiring Peace Point Rights through its distribution arm. Having acquired kids company Jam Filled Entertainment, a stake in Industrial Brothers, and the catalogue of Mountain Road Productions, the Canadian firm has added the sales arm of Peace Point Entertainment to its ranks. The […]

Boat Rocker buys Loud House prodco

The expansion of Canada’s Boat Rocker Media continues apace with the firm buying compatriot family and kids producer Jam Filled Entertainment. Boat Rocker has been in acquisitive mode since it came into being in February as the new corporate identity of Orphan Black producer Temple Street Productions. Ottawa-based Jam Filled did the service work on […]

Boat Rocker takes on Mountain Road library

Canadian distributor Boat Rocker Rights has secured worldwide distribution of local unscripted prodco Mountain Road Productions’ near-200-hour library. The deal comprises series such as 10x60mins Heavy Lifting, which was for French-Canadian network Historia and followed mobile crane operators; I Wrecked My House (pictured), a 14x30mins/1x60mins HGTV Canada home reno series; and Selling Big, a 26x30mins […]

Rutherford builds Boat Rocker rights team

The newly-established Boat Rocker Rights has appointed a VP, global sales and licensing. Gia DeLaney will join Boat Rocker Media’s sales arm, which former Tricon Films & Television distribution chief Jon Rutherford heads as president. DeLaney was most recently VP, programme sales at American Greetings Entertainment (fka American Greetings Properties), where she sold programming for […]

Orphan Black studio restructures as Boat Rocker

Canada’s Temple Street Productions has created a parent unit that will house an expanded group of content, rights and ventures companies. Boat Rocker Media’s creation comes after Fairfax Financial acquired Orphan Black coproducer Temple Street last year. It will be based in Toronto, with offices in New York and LA. Consolidated in the parent firm are […]