Speaker Floyd Kane


Floyd Kane

Creator, Showrunner and Executive Producer, Diggstown (CBC)

Floyd Kane started his career as an entertainment lawyer working on productions such as the long- running satirical news program This Hour Has 22 Minutes and the Oscar winning documentary, Bowling For Columbine. He transitioned into writing with his creation of the half hour CBC drama
North/South.  Since that time, Floyd has written for a range of series including Continuum, Slasher, and Backstage, as well as producing several feature films including the award-winning, Across the Line, (for which he also wrote the screenplay), Shake Hands with the Devil and The Incredible 25th Year of
Mitzi Bearclaw.  Floyd is the creator, showrunner and executive producer for the CBC drama DIGGSTOWN, currently in development on its third season. Earlier this year, he was the recipient of the Sandi Ross award from ACTRA Toronto which recognizes the efforts of individuals striving to create a more inclusive media industry.

Speaking at: Showrunner Superpanel: the opportunity zone

At the Banff Media Festival, we met with Netflix and took a ride up Sulphur Mountain on the gondola. That’s where we made the pitch.
- Naveen Prasad, EVP and GM, Elevation Pictures


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