SINCE 2014, WILDLING PICTURES HAS BEEN DEVELOPING AND PRODUCING AWARD-WINNING FILMS FOR THE INTERNATIONAL MARKETPLACE.
What sets Wildling Pictures apart is its commitment to bold films from distinct and undiscovered points-of-view; innovation in the models developed for creation, production and distribution of its content; and loyalty to the filmmakers it works with. The companies past films have played at TIFF, Berlin, Sundance, SXSW, TriBeCa, Santa Barbara and Hot Docs. In 2018, the company released 2017 Toronto International Film Festival Official Selections, Mary Goes Round from Molly McGlynn starring Aya Cash, and Cardinals from writer/directors, Grayson Moore and Aiden Shipley. Wildling also recently premiered Firecrackers at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival and What Walaa Wants at the 2018 Berlinale. What Walaa Wants won the Special Jury Prize for Best Canadian Feature at Hot Docs in 2018. Most recently, Pippa Bianco’s Share, a Wildling service production for A24 and Loveless Media, was selected for the US competition at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. On the series side, in 2018 Wildling serviced How to Buy a Baby for LoCo Motion Pictures, which was recently nominated for an International Emmy. The company is based in Toronto, Canada.
Matt Code is an award-winning producer of films and television and founding partner of Wildling Pictures, a Toronto-based production company. Code produced Mary Goes Round from writer/director Molly McGlynn, which premiered at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival, and won numerous awards internationally. He also produced What Walaa Wants, Christy Garland’s Hot Docs special jury prize winning feature documentary which premiered at the 2018 Berlin International Film Festival. Recently, Code completed production as co-producer on A24’s Share, the feature adaptation of Pippa Bianco’s Cannes’ Cinefondation award-winning short film of the same title. Currently, he is executive producer on Jay Baruchel’s upcoming directorial effort, Random Acts of Violence, starring Jesse Williams and Jordana Brewster. Code is an alumnus of the Canadian Film Centre (Producers’ Lab) and was the 2017 recipient of the Canadian Media Producers’ Association’s Emerging Producer Award (shared with Wildling partner, Kristy Neville).
Award-winning producer and partner at Wildling Pictures, Kristy Neville has quickly developed reputation as one of the top producers emerging out of Canada’s next generation of filmmakers. In a short time, Neville has had films screen at TIFF, Sundance, SXSW, Tribeca and Hot Docs, picking up two Sundance Special Jury Prizes along the way. In 2017 she won the CMPA Indiescreen Emerging Producer Award at TIFF alongside Wildling partner, Matt Code. Neville produced Cardinals, directed by Grayson Moore and Aidan Shipley, which premieredat the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival. The same year Molly McGlynn’s Mary Goes Round, on which Neville served as co-producer, also had its premiere at TIFF. She returned to TIFF this year with Jasmin Mozaffari’s Firecrackers, which was recently named one of the standout films of the festival.
Julie Strifler is a producer and a seasoned entertainment marketing expert. Prior to joining the Wildling team in 2017, Julie worked for leading media companies such as TIFF, Mongrel Media and CBC. Julie’s first student short Living with Death (2011) screened at the Cannes Short Film Corner and Kingston Canadian Film Festival. She then went on to market and create brand strategies for notable films, TV shows, and initiatives, such as TIFF’s Canada’s Top Ten Film Festival (2015), Academy-Award winning film Manchester by the Sea (2016), and Netflix/CBC’s Alias Grace (2017). In Summer 2017, Julie produced a video titled Something About Your Love, which won Best Music Video at the 2018 Toronto New Wave Festival. She is currently in post-production on her first feature film Easy Land.