FEATURE FILM status: raising finance
After the sudden death of his wife – which he holds himself responsible for, Sam Healy finds that his life and relationship with his daughter are falling apart. Set in the Canadian outback, Winterland is a funny dark story about two people finding each other again on the open road.
Winterland is a Canadian Co-Production
Producer: Chad Oakes and Mike Frislev
Co-Production Partner: Nomadic Pictures Corporation Calvary Alberta Canada
Chad Oakes and Mike Frislev founded Nomadic Pictures in 1995. As Co-Chairmen of Nomadic, they have produced, financed and/or co-financed over Fifty film and television projects. Their feature film debut, “Hugo Pool” (Sean Penn, Robert Downey Jr.), was the audience favourite at the 1997 Sundance Film Festival. Since then, Nomadic has produced over $350 million in movies-of-the-week, miniseries, TV series and feature film projects in Canada, U.S. and Europe, including FARGO with Martin Freeman. They have won twenty-one Emmy nominations and countless awards.
Written by Sam Callis and Joe May
UK Producer(s): Jo Lewis Ben Callis and Sam Callis