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Shaw, Kirk

PERSONAL

Raised in Canada.

Addresses:

Office—Insight Film Studios, 112 West Sixth Ave., Vancouver, British Columbia V5Y 1K6, Canada. Contact—[email protected]

Career:

Producer. Insight Film Studios, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, chief executive officer and president, 1990—. Edmonton Sun (newspaper), Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, cofounder. Speaker at various venues.

Awards, Honors:

Leo Award nomination, best documentary program or series—history/biography/political/social, Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Foundation of British Columbia, 2006, for Secret Files of the Inquisition; Leo Award nomination, best feature length drama, 2008, for Battle in Seattle; Insight Film Studios named one of the top production companies in Canada, Playback magazine.

CREDITS

Television Executive Producer; Series:

World in Celebration, History Television (Canada), beginning 1998.

Ghost Towns of Canada, History Television (Canada), beginning c. 2000.

Young Blades, i, 2005.

Vanity Insanity (also known as Vanity Insanity 2), CanWest Global Television, beginning 2006.

Painkiller Jane, Sci-Fi Channel and syndicated, 2007.

The Two Coreys, Arts and Entertainment, 2007.

Blood Ties, Lifetime, beginning 2007.

Television Producer; Series:

World in Celebration, History Television (Canada), beginning 1998.

Automotive Morning, Life Network (Canada), beginning 2001.

Young Blades, PAX, 2005.

Vanity Insanity (also known as Vanity Insanity 2), CanWest Global Television, beginning 2006.

Painkiller Jane, Sci-Fi Channel and syndicated, 2007.

The Two Coreys, Arts and Entertainment, 2007.

Blood Ties, Lifetime, beginning 2007.

Under One Roof, MyNetworkTV, beginning 2008.

Television Co-executive Producer and Producer; Miniseries:

Secret Files of the Inquisition, PBS, 2006.

Television Executive Producer; Movies:

Killer Bees!, PAX TV, 2002.

Wildfire 7: The Inferno (also known as Brasier infernal), PAX TV, 2002.

Eve's Christmas, Lifetime, 2004.

Monster Island, MTV, 2004.

Too Cool for Christmas (also known as A Very Cool Christmas), Here! and Lifetime, 2004.

Zolar, The WB, 2004.

(Insight Films) Criminal Intent, Lifetime, 2005.

Deadly Skies (also known as Force of Impact and Ultimate Limit), Here!, 2005.

Deck the Halls, Lifetime, 2005.

His and Her Christmas, Lifetime, 2005.

Killer Bash, [Canada], 2005.

Secret Lives, Lifetime, 2005.

Third Man Out, Here!, 2005.

All She Wants for Christmas, Lifetime, 2006.

(Insight Films) Double Cross, Lifetime, 2006.

Family in Hiding, Lifetime, 2006.

Four Extraordinary Women, Lifetime, 2006.

Her Fatal Flaw, Lifetime, 2006.

Holiday Wishes, Lifetime, 2006.

Lesser Evil, Lifetime, 2006.

Mind Games (also known as A Trick of the Mind), Lifetime, 2006.

My Silent Partner, Lifetime, 2006.

Not My Life, Lifetime, 2006.

The Perfect Suspect (also known as A Daughter's Conviction), Lifetime, 2006.

Presumed Dead, Lifetime, 2006.

The Secrets of Comfort House, Lifetime, 2006.

Ties That Bind, Lifetime, 2006.

To Have and to Hold, Lifetime, 2006.

12 Hours to Live, Lifetime, 2006.

Under the Mistletoe, Lifetime, 2006.

Veiled Truth (also known as What Comes Around), Lifetime, 2006.

Beyond Loch Ness (also known as Loch Ness Terror), Sci-Fi Channel, 2007.

Destination: Infestation (also known as Ants on a Plane and Swarm), Lifetime Movie Network, 2007.

Devil's Diary, Lifetime, 2007.

Ghost Prison, Lifetime, 2007.

I Know What I Saw (also known as Post Mortem), Lifetime, 2007.

Judicial Indiscretion, Lifetime, 2007.

My Neighbor's Keeper, Lifetime, 2007.

The Perfect Child, Lifetime, 2007.

The Secret Lives of Second Wives, Lifetime, 2007.

Secrets of an Undercover Wife (also known as Undercover), Lifetime, 2007.

Termination Point, Sci-Fi Channel, 2007.

A Valentine Carol, Lifetime, 2007.

Ba'al, Sci-Fi Channel, 2008.

Making Mr. Right, Lifetime, 2008.

Mom, Dad and Her (also known as Just Breathe, Me, Mom, Dad, and Her, and Mom, Dad, His Wife and Me), Lifetime, 2008.

Ogre, Sci-Fi Channel, 2008.

Poison Ivy 4: The Secret Society (also known as Poison Ivy: The Secrete Society), Lifetime, 2008.

Riddles of the Sphinx, Sci-Fi Channel, 2008.

The Room at the End of the Hall, Lifetime, 2008.

Smokejumpers, Lifetime, 2008.

Storm Cell, Lifetime, 2008.

Temptation, Lifetime, 2008.

Television Producer; Movies:

Killer Bees!, PAX TV, 2002.

Wildfire 7: The Inferno (also known as Brasier infernal), PAX TV, 2002.

Deep Evil, 2004.

Eve's Christmas, Lifetime, 2004.

Snowman's Pass (also known as What Lies Above), Lifetime, 2004.

Captive Hearts, Lifetime, 2005.

Chasing Christmas, ABC Family Channel, 2005.

Criminal Intent, Lifetime, 2005.

His and Her Christmas, Lifetime, 2005.

Killer Bash, [Canada], 2005.

Secret Lives, Lifetime, 2005.

Stranger in My Bed, Lifetime, 2005.

All She Wants for Christmas, Lifetime, 2006.

Double Cross, Lifetime, 2006.

Four Extraordinary Women, Lifetime, 2006.

Her Fatal Flaw, Lifetime, 2006.

Holiday Wishes, Lifetime, 2006.

Lesser Evil, Lifetime, 2006.

Lost behind Bars, Lifetime, 2006.

Mind Games (also known as A Trick of the Mind), Lifetime, 2006.

Not My Life, Lifetime, 2006.

Presumed Dead, Lifetime, 2006.

The Secrets of Comfort House, Lifetime, 2006.

To Have and to Hold, Lifetime, 2006.

12 Hours to Live, Lifetime, 2006.

Under the Mistletoe, Lifetime, 2006.

Veiled Truth (also known as What Comes Around), Lifetime, 2006.

Beyond Loch Ness (also known as Loch Ness Terror), Sci-Fi Channel, 2007.

Devil's Diary, Lifetime, 2007.

I Know What I Saw (also known as Post Mortem), Lifetime, 2007.

Judicial Indiscretion, Lifetime, 2007.

Love Notes (also known as Empty Arms), Lifetime, 2007.

My Neighbor's Keeper, Lifetime, 2007.

The Perfect Child, Lifetime, 2007.

Love Sick: Secrets of a Sex Addict, Lifetime, 2008.

Television Line Producer; Movies:

Home for the Holidays, Lifetime, 2005.

Television Executive Producer; Documentary Specials:

How the Fiddle Flows, 2002.

Secret War: The Odyssey of the Suffield Volunteers, 2002.

Bloodsucking Cinema, Starz!, 2007.

Television Producer; Documentary Specials:

Racing on Air, [Canada], 2000.

Television Executive Producer; Episodic:

"Drivers Seat 10," Driver's Seat, CanWest Global Television, 2003.

"Easter Island, Children of the Maoi" (also known as "Children of the Maoi," "Easter Island: Mystery and Magic," and "Eyes of the Maoi"), The Nature of Things (also known as The Nature of Things with David Suzuki), CBC, 2003.

"Drivers Seat 11," Driver's Seat, CanWest Global Television, 2004.

Television Executive Producer and Producer; Pilots:

Painkiller Jane, Sci-Fi Channel and syndicated, 2007.

Film Executive Producer:

Maximum Surge Movie (also known as Game Over), 2003.

Downtown: A Street Tale, Slowhand Cinema Releasing, 2004.

Brotherhood IV: The Complex, Regent Entertainment, 2005.

(Insight Films) Fatal Reunion, Regent Entertainment, 2005.

Truth, Regent Entertainment, 2005.

Canes (also known as The Covenant: Brotherhood of Evil), Fries Film Group, 2006.

Dark Storm, Lionsgate/Cinetel Films, 2006.

Shock to the System, Regent Releasing, 2006.

Sisters, Voltage Pictures, 2006.

Alien Agent, Fries Film Group, 2007.

Blonde and Blonder, Empire Film Group, 2007.

Helen, Insight Film Studios, 2008.

Some sources cite Shaw as an executive producer of National Lampoon's "Ratko: The Dictator's Son" (also known as Ratko: The Dictator's Son), National Lampoon, c. 2008.

Film Producer:

Pursued, First Independent Pictures, 2004.

The Thing Below (also known as Ghost Rig 2: The Legend of the Sea Ghost, Sea Ghost, and The Thing Below), DEJ Productions, 2004.

Thralls (also known as Blood Angels), Screen Media Films, 2004.

Co-executive producer, The One Shot (short film), Insight Film Studios, 2005.

Max Havoc: Ring of Fire, Insight Film Studios/Rigel Entertainment, 2006.

Battle in Seattle, THINKFilm/Redwood Palms Pictures, 2007.

Blonde and Blonder, Empire Film Group, 2007.

Christmas in Wonderland, Yari Film Group, 2007.

Numb, Image Entertainment, 2007.

When a Man Falls in the Forest (also known as Desires of a Housewife and When a Man Falls), Peace Arch Entertainment Group, 2007.

Killing Point, Cinetel Films, 2008.

Odysseus and the Isle of the Mists (also known as Odysseus: Voyage to the Underworld), Omni Releasing, 2008.

Personal Effects, Insight Film Studios/Cinefilm, 2008.

Thirst, Insight Film Studios, 2008.

Tortured, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2008.

While She Was Out, Insight Film Studios/Angry Films/Redwood Palms Pictures, 2008.

Some sources cite Shaw as a producer of The Persistence of Memory, Fries Film Group, 2008.

Film Work; Other:

(Vancouver) Production executive, In Her Line of Fire (also known as Air Force Two, Airforce Two, and Airforce 2 Down), Regent Releasing, 2006.

Also worked on other projects.

RECORDINGS

Video Work:

Executive producer, The Making of "Blonde and Blonder" (documentary), Canadian Global Media/Insight Film Studios, 2007.