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Bill Underwood’s uniquely Canadian martial art – “Defendo”

Insight Productions CEO, John Brunton, produced a film in 1981 that focused on 84-year-old Bill Underwood, a specialist in his own brand of self-defense known as “Defendo”. Developed during the Second World War, this unique Canadian martial art became popular amongst police forces across North America. Aptly entitled “Don’t Mess With Bill”, this Academy Award nominated short film captured the incredible story of this fascinating and talented man.

The National Post revisits Bill’s captivating story HERE

Casting is now open for season 7 of The Amazing Race Canada!

The Amazing Race Canada is looking for new teams with a story to share about what has given them the confidence to take on an amazing adventure. Fans and aspiring racers with stories of strength, determination, and perseverance are invited to pair up with someone they know – a friend, sibling, parent, partner, or anyone else they share a relationship with – and submit an audition for the opportunity to embark on a once-in-a-lifetime expedition.


‘Damaged’ now live on T+E!

Insight Productions Ltd. & Yellow Bear Studios bring you Damaged – A digital psychological thriller and interactive experience, about a young man who tries to unravel the mystery of a local gang and their connection to a serial killer called The Wolf.
Be sure to check back for all the streaming details ->

Casting is now open for Big Brother Canada Season 7

We are thrilled to be doing Season 7 of our homegrown version of the international mega hit series BIG BROTHER, coming exclusively to Global in Spring 2019!

Do you think you have what it takes to win BIG BROTHER CANADA? Are you a BIG personality with STRONG opinions? Are you competitive and willing to fight for what you believe in? Are you 19 years or older (by February 1st, 2019)? If you can answer YES to the above then we want YOU!


Insight Productions, Second City ink development pact

The Second City and Insight Productions today announced a joint venture to develop original comedic programming for international audiences. The partnership, which is effective immediately, will bring new content to audiences via traditional broadcast, OTT, and digital platforms. The companies will develop all manner of comedic content, including sketch comedy formats, stand-up specials, and original scripted and unscripted series – created by comedy’s brightest up-and-coming talent, as well as some of laughter’s most beloved names.
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