MIPTV: Canadian Producers Boat Rocker on Their IPO, Embracing Streamers and that ‘Orphan Black’ Spin-Off

MIPTV: Canadian Producers Boat Rocker on Their IPO, Embracing Streamers and that ‘Orphan Black’ Spin-Off
In 2003, Ivan Schneeberg and David Fortier ditched their jobs as lawyers to become storytellers, launching the Toronto-based indie TV studio. After initial success with local series including Being Erica and The Next Step, Boat Rocker hit gold with Orphan Black.

The Tatiana Maslany-starring thriller, which follows a “family” of cloned sisters, ran for five seasons to 2017 on BBC America. Boat Rocker laid plans to go public, with an eye to raising capital to fund their next stage of expansion. Led by company CEO John Young, the company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange on March 24 in an IPO that raised $170....
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