A Young & Creative
Rusty Halo Productions Inc. is an Canadian-owned film production company located in Sault Ste. Marie/Toronto, Ontario. Rusty Halo Productions is committed to bringing the stories of misfit characters to the world, and aims to establish itself as an innovative leader of independent films.
Rusty Halo Productions principal Rebeka Herron has produced award winning content that has been to festivals across the globe. Current projects on the company’s slate include “Armchair Traveller”, a comedic feature film, “The Cabin”, a contemporary drama and “Saltbox”, a coming of age story.
Origin of Rusty Halo
As a child, Rebeka Herron was constantly pushing boundaries (and getting into trouble). Her Granny mused she had a “Rusty Halo” – no matter what mischief she created, she always managed to emerge an "innocent" angel. Today, Rusty Halo Productions continues to challenge limits by fostering high concept, misfit stories featuring unique characters that challenge our views of the world.
What We Do
Rebeka Herron is an alumna of Capilano University’s Motion Picture Program,
the Producers’ Lab at the Canadian Film Centre, and Women in the Director's Chair. She is a member of the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television, and the Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA). Rebeka
worked in development for Brightlight Pictures before transitioning to the story department on several lifestyle and reality programs, including the award-winning series ICE PILOTS NWT, directed and produced the original fitness series KISS MY INCOMING ABS (NOVUS TV), and recently finished co-directing the music video HONEY. Rebeka’s latest project about the sport ringette was chosen out of 9,000 submissions to be developed by CBC through their COVID-19 CBC Relief Fund. Rebeka currently works at Taqqut Productions, where she is their supervising line producer. Her credits at Taqqut include animated series UKALIQ & KALLA; stop-motion TV movie THE SHAMAN’S APPRENTICE directed by Inuit filmmaker Zacharias Kunuk; and UNNIKKATUAT, a four-part documentary series following the creation of a multimedia circus performance that was shot in Ontario, Quebec, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut. Rebeka owns production company Rusty Halo Productions, co-owns 180 Sisterhood Productions, co-owns Canadian distribution company Parallel Universe Pictures, and is co-founder of the Sault Film Festival.
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