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About GAPC Entertainment

We are a vibrant, independent Canadian production company with a passion
for creating quality programming for national and international audiences. We produce
creative and compelling content for all platforms and across most genres, including
award-winning drama, children’s programs, performing arts, biopics, science and
history.

TELEVISION

TELEVISION

Engaging, insightful, and award-winning programming seen throughout the world.

DIGITAL

DIGITAL

Web series that excite, engage and educate.

INTERACTIVE

INTERACTIVE

Innovative Apps and online content that allow for exploration and innovation.

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In Development

IN DEVELOPMENT

New for 2020/2021.

THE WHISKERS

A preschool series about socio-emotional development that will feature real dogs as the characters. Each episode introduces a new word for a certain feeling— from familiar emotions such as anger, sadness, and kindness, to emotions that kids might have felt but don’t have a word for yet, such as shame, betrayal, and joy.

BIENVENUE!

Une série d’animation pour les enfants qui porte sur les aventures d’un groupe de jeunes amis animaux qui viennent d’un peu partout dans le monde et qui créent une nouvelle communauté basée sur la diversité, l’inclusion et la résilience – sous le Grand Arbre où habite Hibou qui garde un œil bienveillant sur les autres.

THE ARRANGED MARRIAGE

When 30 year old Arab-Canadian Amara is pressured into an arranged marriage, she accepts a proposal upon discovering that her soon-to-be husband is closeted. The two form a friendship and navigate their engagement publicly to appease their families, while living their best independent lives in secret. Created by Maissa Houri-Charron!

In Development
“LEARNING COMES NATURALLY WHEN WE ARE INSPIRED AND ENTERTAINED.”

Hoda Elatawi, Head of Development and Production.
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IN PRODUCTION

New for 2020/2021.

WHERE'S MY ALPHABET?

A series that takes us on a romp and a scavenger hunt to discover the alphabet in our very own backyards…literally!

“O” C’EST POUR OTTAWA

Est une chasse au trésor musicale enjouée qui fait voyager les enfants d’âge préscolaire d’un bout à l’autre et de l’alphabet et de la Capitale nationale.

SO YOU WANT TO BE A MUSLIM?

A look at the challenges facing men and women who’ve left the religion of their birth to adopt Islam as their faith.

POLKAROO COUNTS

Back to celebrate his 50th birthday, Polkaroo helps a whole new generation polish up their counting skills.

TOUT SEXPLIQUE!

An entertaining, unabashed, and informative sex education series for preteens (12+), based on the award-winning “Doctor Corrie Show” from the Netherlands!

POLKAROO READS

Watch as Polkaroo takes us on a romp through the city, the suburbs and the countryside to discovering the alphabet and some simple words.

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WE STRIVE TO MAKE EVERY PROJECT THE BEST THAT IT CAN BE.

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IN DISTRIBUTION

Shows and interactive products available to audiences around the world.

Our Work
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AWARDS

Our productions have been recognized around the world for their ability to entertain, educate and inspire!

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Team

The TEAM

GAPC Entertainment’s team creates diverse stories with power, creativity and humanity.
And, we have fun doing it!

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HODA ELATAWI

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, PRODUCER

Charming and resourceful, with a passionate desire to bring greater understanding to her audience, Hoda brings 25 years of experience to the table. She also does a great KARAOKE version of “I Will Survive”!

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KEN STEWART

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, CEO

Always soft spoken, with a keen eye for detail and an appetite for new ideas, Ken’s 30 years of experience is reflected in the superior quality of all our projects. He can be seen, weekends, escaping the weeks challenges on the back of his Harley.

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SHAYNE ARTELLE

CONTROLLER

From when he was very little Shayne always loved to count. With over 20 years of accounting & small business experience 15 of which as a CGA, Shayne has kept GAPC Entertainment and its subsidiaries on the right side of the balance sheet.

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MARIE LEMAY

Production Manager

Marie has been part of Ottawa’s vibrant and tight knit film industry for over 15 years. After producing and managing many films, documentaries and corporate videos, she is ecstatic to be working at GAPC Entertainment on an upcoming slate of projects.

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JAMIE DEROOY

SENIOR EDITOR

Jamie puts the “I” in editor, because he always brings his own creativity and something special to every project he works on. When he’s not working tirelessly in the office editing or offering a helping hand, he’s probably refurbishing some furniture or buying presents for his niece!

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KATE KEATING

WRITER

Kate illuminates the room with her bright smile and great enthusiasm. She is always up for the challenge when it comes to writing a new show and taking in all sorts of viewpoints and considerations. An asset to the team we couldn’t do without!

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TALIA FAUBERT

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT

After successful completion at the Toronto Film School, Talia embarked in her professional career as a filmmaker. As an aspiring director/producer she spent most of her time learning and gaining experience in the field by producing multiple short films and writing and directing her own projects as well!

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JILLIAN RENOUF

PRODUCTION COORDINATOR

Jill is a recent graduate from the Broadcasting Television at Algonquin College. She has 2 years of experience in production, on camera talent, scripting and shooting a variety of media, including news and television from school. She is equally comfortable working in both official languages with her first assignment being that of providing support on GAPC’s latest television series Tout sexplique!

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CHEN HASCALOVITZ

FREELANCE DIGITAL MEDIA AND PRODUCTION

Chen (Sorina) completed a 5 month internship with GAPC entertainment to shadow Hoda Elatawi, executive producer. She continues to work as a freelancer in various creative and administrative roles. I guess they liked her enough to keep her around!

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