TAKE THE SHOT

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Take The Shot Productions Inc. has developed and produced award winning content that has garnered critical and commercial success, both domestically and globally. TTS is a film and television production company with offices in St. John’s and Ottawa. Past productions include award nominated series Republic of Doyle on CBC and Discovery Canada/Netflix Worldwide Original Scripted Series Frontier Season 1 and 2, starring Game of Thrones and Aquaman’s Jason Momoa. Frontier will be returning for Season 3 in 2019. The TTS produced CBC Original Series Caught premiered in February of 2018, starring Allan Hawco, Paul Gross, and Eric Johnson.

What are they looking for?

Take the Shot is primarily interested in TV pitches, and less so in short film or feature pitches

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PETER BLACKIE

was born and raised in Gander, Newfoundland. He is a registered Architect with The Newfoundland Association of Architects, and is a graduate of the Master of Architecture Program at the Technical University of Nova Scotia (TUNS) (1996), the Bachelor of Environmental Design Studies program, also TUNS(1994), and of the Bachelor of Arts Program (Philosophy) at Dalhousie University(1992). Peter has lived and worked in Berlin Germany, The Netherlands Antilles and New York City. For the past several years Peter has balanced his time writing and producing television/film in St. John’s Newfoundland. Peter has been involved with the CBC Television series Republic of Doyle, is one of the producers of Majumder Manor, W Network’s television show that follows the genesis of a community project in Shaun Majumder’s hometown of Burlington, NL. Peter is also a producer on Caught, a CBC Drama based on Lisa Moore’s book by the same name. Most recently Peter and his brother Rob have created and currently showrun Frontier, a one hour drama set in the violent, greed driven world of the late 1700’s fur trade. Frontier has been commissioned by Discovery Canada and Netflix. Peter resides in St. John’s with his wife Shelagh, and daughter Violet.