David Paperny

eOne merges Canuck factual prodcos

Entertainment One is combining its Canadian factual prodcos Paperny and Force Four, resulting in the exits of senior execs from both sides. Both prodcos will be positioned under the Entertainment One Television banner following the process, which will take place in coming months, according to Ontario-headquartered eOne. Paperny Entertainment’s long-serving executive VP, Cal Shumiatcher, will […]

eOne buys Canuck factual firm Paperny for $27m

Entertainment One has landed Timber Kings producer Paperny Entertainment in a deal worth C$29.2 million (US$27.2 million). Vancouver-based unscripted Paperny is best known for shows like HGTV’s Timber Kings, Discovery Channel Canada’s Cold Water Cowboys and Chopped Canada for Food Network. eOne is paying approximately C$14.5 million in cash and issuing 2,571,803 common shares to […]