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Kyle Irving

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Eagle Vision

A partner in Indigenous owned Eagle Vision, Kyle Irving O.M. has produced more than 230 hours of film and television content over 20 years. He just delivered a fourth season of Eagle Vision, ICF and eOne’s drama series Burden of Truth for CBC, The CW, Hulu and Universal UK as executive producer. He is an executive producer on Orphan: First Kill, the feature film prequel to the hit film Orphan with eOne and Dark Castle, which is scheduled for a 2021 release. He is also currently executive producing a new doc series that he co-created called 7th Gen for APTN which will premiere in 2021.

Irving is an executive producer along with Taika Waititi on Night Raiders written and directed by Danis Goulet which just premiered at the 2021 Berlinale. He produced Diaspora written and directed by two-time TIFF winner Deco Dawson which is scheduled for release in 2021. Kyle just finished production as a producer of the new Madison Thomas feature film Finality of Dusk. Irving has produced numerous other award-winning feature film productions, notably: Oscar winner and nominee for Best Picture Capote with Sony, Walk All Over Me with the Weinstein Co, Blue State with MGM, the multi award-winning We Were Children, Reasonable Doubt with Lionsgate and Lovesick with eOne.

Irving also executive produced Ice Road Truckers, one of the most successful and longest running docudrama series in television history for History Channel, AETN, and 80+ countries around the world.

Collectively, Irving’s productions have been nominated for sixteen CSA’s with three wins, five Oscar’s with one win, five BAFTA’s with one win, five Independent Spirit Awards with three wins, one Golden Globe win, five Shorty Awards with two wins and one Cinequest audience choice award.

Having worked in the Indigenous community with his business partner Lisa Meeches for more than twenty years Irving has a strong focus on championing under-represented talent development and has mentored and supported numerous emerging writers, directors, producers and crew. He is also a strong supporter financially and in-kind to independent films. Irving also enjoys directing, he has directed on The Sharing Circle, Taken, the second unit of many of Eagle Vision projects and recently the virtual opening of the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s new Inuit Art Centre, Qaumajuq.

Kyle was named to the Order of Manitoba in 2021.

Speaking on: Where does the future of Canadian content production lie?

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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