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DFP - Don Ferguson Productions - Canadian Production Company


DON FERGUSON PRODUCTIONS

COMEDY

TV - DOCUMENTARY - WEB

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DFP - Don Ferguson Productions - Canadian Production Company


DON FERGUSON PRODUCTIONS

COMEDY

TV - DOCUMENTARY - WEB

Established by award-winning comedy creator Don Ferguson, Don Ferguson Productions Limited focuses on producing top notch Canadian comedy content.  Co-creator of the long-running show Royal Canadian Air Farce, Don Ferguson is chief executive of the production company, whose in-house team of creative producers and business personnel oversees all aspects of content development, production and distribution.

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DFP - Our Productions


Our Productions

DFP - Our Productions


Our Productions

second jen

Season Two premieres August 4 at 8:30pm on OMNI

Second Jen is a comedy about experiencing all your FIRSTS with your BEST and hoping it’s not the WORST.  The series centres around two second-generation millennials struggling to assert their independence, while dealing with their overbearing immigrant families. Created by and starring Samantha Wan and Amanda Joy.

air farce NYE 2018

Air Farce’s annual New Year’s Eve special is a year-end take on the biggest news stories and the most important figures of the year. Starring Don Ferguson, Luba GoyCraig Lauzon,  Darryl Hinds, Jessica HolmesChris Wilson and Isabel Kanaan along with a stellar line-up of special guests from the worlds of entertainment, politics, news, and sports. Air Farce New Year’s Eve remains one of the country’s highest-rated comedy specials of the year averaging 1.8 million viewers.

My kitchen can be anything

My Kitchen Can Be Anything is jam-packed with some of Canada's funniest comedians playing alongside Pat Thornton. From the minds of Eric Toth (Bill and Sons Towing, The Imponderables, Still Standing) and Pat Thornton (Sunnyside, Satisfaction, Space Janitors) comes My Kitchen Can Be Anything -  a fantasy comedy series shot in Pat Thornton’s kitchen but takes place anywhere but in Pat Thornton’s kitchen.

To watch My Kitchen Can Be Anything click here! 

newborn moms

Newborn Moms is the untold story of what it’s like to be a new parent struggling with sleepless nights, self-doubt and swollen boobs. We follow our two hero moms Rosie and Julie as they second-guess their way through dealing with their children, husbands, and other judgmental moms without losing their minds, or only slightly losing their minds. The series celebrates the joys of parenthood while wallowing in the poop-filled chaos that is real-life for any new parent.  Starring Aurora Browne and Nadine Djoury.

To watch Newborn Moms click here!

Why Horror?

Horror entertainment is a global phenomenon. Millions of people love it, but horror fans are often misunderstood. Tal Zimerman should know. He’s one of them. Tal is a horror journalist and a full-fledged fan of everything deep dark and disgusting. But lately he's been asking himself WHY? Why is it that he and millions of other people are obsessed with horror?

Tal sits down with leading genre filmmakers, writers, musicians, historians, anthropologists and psychologists around the world, to discover why we enjoy being scared.

To watch Why Horror? trailer click here!

comedy bar

An original short-form comedy series about a struggling comedian (Gary Rideout Jr.) who opens a bar so that his buddies (Pat Thornton, Tal Zimmerman, and Norm Sousa) have somewhere to drink and perform.

In the second season of the show, Gary's big mouth puts the bar in jeopardy, Tal directs a documentary about Pat's desperate search for love, and Norm keeps putting the moves on Sandra (Natalie Brown), the bar’s newest addition to the management staff.

CBC All-Star comedy homecoming

As part of CBC Television's 50th anniversary celebration,  CBC’S All-Star Comedy Homecoming featured many of Canada’s top comedic talents, on stage and on screen together for the first time.

Hosted by stars of Royal Canadian Air Farce and This Hour Has 22 Minutes, the show was packed with Canadian comedy legends, including the first reunion of The Kids In the Hall (Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney, Scott Thompson), Brent Butt, Jeremy Hotz, Ron James, Elvira Kurt, David Steinberg, Sean Cullen, Joe Flaherty, Steve Smith, Dave Broadfoot and Don Harron.

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With an audience of over a million viewers per episode, Air Farce is still Canada’s most enduring and successful television comedy series.

Royal Canadian Air Farce’s annual New Year's Special is a tradition that began in 1992 and continues today.

The original cast of Roger AbbottDon FergusonLuba Goy and John Morgan expanded over the years to include Jessica HolmesCraig LauzonAlan ParkPenelope Corrin, Arnold Pinnock, Darryl Hinds, Emma HunterAisha Alfa, Lisa Gilroy, Isabel Kanaan and Chris Wilson.

sketchcom

SketchCom featured the funniest sketch comedy troupes from across the country. In an effort to foster new talent and discover the next generation of comedians, SketchCom’s 13 episodes introduced 20 young, up-and-coming sketch comedy troupes to a national audience on CBC Television.

Many alumni of the show went on to great success in Canada and the U.S., including Shaun Majumder, Gavin Crawford, Sean Cullen, The Daily Show’s Jason Jones, and two of the creators of the hit Tony Award-winning musical, The Drowsy Chaperone, Lisa Lambert and Bob Martin.

Blind Spot

Blind Spot is a documentary about three blind adventurers who cross the Argentinean Andes on horseback.

The film documents this epic, horse-powered trek of travelers united by trust and courage, who overcome countless challenges on their mountain pilgrimage. During a 2-week guided expedition in the wilderness of northern Patagonia, the riders chart a route of inner exploration to discover a place where adversity and joy become interchangeable, where blindness leads to clarity, and disability creates possibility.

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DFP - In Development


In DEVELOPMENT

DFP - In Development


In DEVELOPMENT

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Rapp Battlez

TV - LIVE COMEDY

Rapp Battlez is a high-energy, off-the-wall mix of rapping, comedy and spectacle, with strobe-lighting and confetti tossed in for good measure; think 8 Mile parody meets the WWE, only more outrageous.

See Rapp Battlez live at the JFL Festival in Montreal!

July 27th - 8:30PM   @ Loto-Québec Stage *FREE SHOW

For tickets visit: www.hahaha.com/en/show/rapp-battlez

 

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Generacial Gap

TV - SCRIPTED COMEDY

Generacial Gap follows the modern love story of biracial couple, Milennial Rosabelle and Gen-Xer Adam, as they deal with the challenges of bridging culture, age and race.  Each episode deals with a different “gap” that Belle and Adam face as a couple.  From their 13 year age difference, to their vastly different cultural upbringing, to diverging career paths, these gaps are where the humour and heart resides.

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Out With Dad

TV - SCRIPTED COMEDY

One of the most successful Canadian web series ever created, Out With Dad is a coming of age story of a teenager and her single father, dealing with her acceptance of her sexuality.   Since the web series premiered, it has garnered countless awards,  40,000 subscribers and over 25 million viewers on YouTube alone. 

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Bluebird

TV - SCRIPTED COMEDY

A frustrated woodworker leaves her hometown in the Maritimes to chase success in the big city, but finds only Bluebird - a failing woodshop run by a cast of misfits. Similar to the whimsical and earnest tone of Detectorists, Bluebird takes bits of dark satire, observational humour, and traditional sitcom elements, combining them into a melancholic, sincere comedy that isn’t afraid to tug at the heartstrings.

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Section Z

FEATURE - COMEDY/HORROR

Zombies are real and their wholesale extermination is big business for some of the most powerful corporations on earth. Section Z has become the biggest brand on the planet and live broadcasts of their “hunters” battling the zombie outbreaks are on TV screens worldwide. When Clara, a self-professed Section Z superfan, gets an  interview for her shot of joining the team,  she feels it is a dream come true.
Then she gets the job.

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Kindergarten

WEB SERIES - COMEDY

Kindergarten is a time for young minds to explore and grow.  It’s also a time for kids to test boundaries and act like absolute demons. When children say mean things it might seem adorable, but when their words are put into the mouths of adults, it takes on a different and very humourous tone.

Greenhorn

TV - DRAMA

Canada 1870: A Jamaican sugar trader, East Indian Coolie, Asian railway worker, a fleeing African American slave, meet in a chance altercation in Toronto... Together along with a First Nation’s guide, they decide to travel to the unsettled Canadian west to start new lives. They end up bringing their culture and ultimately new brand of law and order to the rough prairie landscape in a new settlement called “Greenhorn”.

Just Cuddle

Just Cuddle

TV - SCRIPTED COMEDY

Just Cuddle centers on Winter Shaw, an adrift young woman struggling with depression, who moves back to the city and becomes a professional cuddler. Stumbling upon this industry by chance, Winter soon feels connection with her clients, and begins the process of reclaiming her life.

Alternately hilarious and poignant, Just Cuddle will tell the stories of people who are desperate for connection, and desperately trying to find it. The series will capture what happens when we allow ourselves to be seen.  Watch here!

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Last Calling

TV - SCRIPTED COMEDY

Last Calling is a female-driven buddy comedy that explores both the challenges most millennials face when they’ve delayed choosing a career path and the obstacles many women encounter in the work force. It will not only take persistence, patience, and creativity for Reilly and Sasha to land the right job but also knowing themselves and what they really want.

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DFP - Demo Reel


Demo Reel

DFP - Demo Reel


Demo Reel