Insight Productions Advice and Legal Counsel

Goodmans LLP has provided legal advice in connection to Canadian production laws, financing of feature films and acted as counsel to Insight Productions, for a number of productions.

Productions include the producers of American Beauty Star, The Canadian Screen Awards, 2021 Juno Awards, The Launch, Top Chef Canada (seasons 1-10), Canada’s Walk of Fame, Battle of the Blades (Seasons 1-6), I Do Take Two, Wall of Chefs, Wall of Bakers, Dark Side of the 90s, The Tragically Hip: A National Celebration, Canadian versions of formats such as the Amazing Race Canada (Seasons 1-8), Big Brother Canada (Seasons 1 -10), Top Chef Canada (Seasons 1-8), Intervention Canada, Canada’s New Year’s Eve Countdown to 2022; Dark Side of the Decade (Season 1 and 2) Every Child Matters (Seasons 1 and 2) League of Extraordinary Canadians; Last One Laughing Canada;  The Ultimate Challenge Canada;  Let’s Make a Meal; and the UK/Canadian feature documentary “Greenpeace: How to Change the World” (Sundance Film Festival Official Selection) and Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind, audience award nominee for best documentary at the 2019 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival.

Insight is an industry leader in the creative development, financing and production of television programs in every genre. The company has created thousands of hours of ground-breaking television entertainment and continues to broadcast over major television networks worldwide, including CTV, Global, CBC, CityTV, Discovery Channel, Slice, Food Network Canada, Comedy, W Network, SunTV, TSN & MuchMusic, and have broadcast partners in the United States, which include NBC, ABC, CBS, HBO, Showtime, A&E, IFC, Disney Channel, ESPN, ABC Family and MTVN.

Insight Productions has been recognized for its reputation for quality as the recipient of multiple Canadian Screen Awards, four Emmy nominations, two Cable Ace awards, six American Film Festival ribbons, an Academy Award nomination and numerous other film and television awards.