Whiskaye Films teams up with Don Ferguson Productions to produce “Hardly Men”

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Whiskaye Films is very excited to announce that they will be working with Lucy Stewart and Kevin Wallis of Don Ferguson Productions to develop and produce their comedic series Hardly Men for the web and television. The combined experience and knowledge of all of those working at DFP is a huge asset to the project and we are very excited to be working with some of the nicest and most talented producers of comedy in Canada. We cannot think of a better partnership to bring this brilliant series to life.

Hardly Men is based on the Canadian Comedy Award-winning play Peter n’ Chris and the Mystery of the Hungry Heart Motel, from the acclaimed sketch duo of Peter Carlone and Chris Wilson. The series parodies and pays homage to their favourite horror, slasher, and mystery films and television shows.

About Don Ferguson Productions: Established by award-winning comedy creator Don Ferguson, Don Ferguson Productions (DFP) is gaining an enviable reputation for nurturing new Canadian comedy talent, while teaming up with the best of Canada’s established writers, directors and producers. As the recipient of several Gemini Awards himself – not to mention the Governor General’s Performing Arts Award, many ACTRA Awards, a star on Canada’s Walk of Fame, and a Juno for good measure – Don Ferguson and his fellow Royal Canadian Air Farce troupers became the first Canadian inductees into the International Humour Hall of Fame in 1992.

Consistently voted People’s Choice at various awards galas, the Air Farce weekly series was one of Canada’s top-rated programs; in fact, the average-per-minute audience for Air Farce’s entire TV run is over one million viewers. Co-creator of Royal Canadian Air Farce, Don Ferguson is also chief executive of the production company, overseeing every aspect of production and distribution. Consistently cited by industry colleagues as one of the nicest, hardest-working, and dedicated producers on Canadian screens, it’s safe to say that Don Ferguson has one of the best reputations in the business.