35 Britain Street
Toronto, Ontario M5A 1R7
Partner and President, Distribution
Partner and Chief Financial Officer
Erin Williams Weir
Breakthrough Entertainment is an award-winning producer and distributor of original, premium content for audiences around the world. It is also one of Canada's established and most respected production companies.
The entertainment studio's operation encompasses the development and distribution of feature-length films, television programs, digital content, as well as international co-productions and production services. Breakthrough's digital media arm ranks among the industry's top producers of high-quality, interactive entertainment on mobile and online platforms.
Breakthrough's scripted productions include the popular horror features Bite, Let Her Out and Heretics as well as the television film titles L.M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables starring Emmy award winner Martin Sheen, and OMNI's innovative hit crime drama Blood and Water with dialogue in English, Mandarin and Cantonese. Breakthrough also produces a diverse range of factual entertainment, such as the six-part true crime program Hollywood Homicide, and the twenty episode series I Lived with a Killer.
The company's distribution arm now boasts 50-plus feature films including 4,000 television episodes which air on major networks and digital channels worldwide. Notable titles include the films I'll Follow You Down, Summerhood and Cas and Dylan.
The studio has been recognized with international awards including numerous Geminis, Canadian Screen Awards, and Canadian Comedy Awards.
Genres: Animation, Comedy, Documentary, Drama, Faith, Family, Historical, Horror, Mystery, Psycho-Drama, Science-Fiction, Supernatural Thriller, Suspense, Thriller, True Story