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 and the Cineplex Entertainment Film Program Producers’ Lab at the Canadian Film Centre. Herron is a notable member of Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television, the Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) and Women in Film and TV - Toronto (WIFT-T). Herron 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. She directed and produced the original fitness series, Kiss My Incoming Abs, airing on NOVUS TV, recently finished shooting VR Wonders Of The World, working as a virtual reality producer with Perspective Films. Over the last several years Rebeka has worked as a freelance producer; The Undertaker’s Son, of which she produced for the Affolter Brothers, was programmed as part of Telefilm Canada’s Not Short on Talent showcase at Cannes and has won several awards including Best Narrative Short at the Yorkton Film Festival. Currently Herron works for Taqqut Productions, an Inuit production company specializing in animation and children’s content. At Taqqut, Herron works in development and production as a line producer and production manager on the animated children’s series Ukaliq & Kalla, Shaman’s Apprentice a stop-motion TV movie directed by famed Inuit filmmaker Zacharias Kunuk, and UNNIKKATUAT a four part documentary series following the creation of an multi-media circus performance, shot in Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Yellowknife and Igloolik, Nunavut.
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