Who We are
Brightlight Pictures Inc. is a film and television production company based out of Vancouver, British Columbia.
What WE DO
Brightlight Pictures develops, packages, and produces independent feature films and television projects. Since launching in 2001, Brightlight has produced more than 100 film and television productions from WHITE NOISE and 50 DEAD MEN WALKING to COLOSSAL and SUMMER OF '84.
Brightlight Pictures is currently working on a variety of film and television projects including Firefly Lane and Julie and the Phantoms for Netflix, Upload for Amazon Studios, as well as the critically-acclaimed drama series The Good Doctor for ABC and Sony Pictures Television, which was recently named the most watched television series in the world at the Monte Carlo TV Festival in 2018.
BRIGHTLIGHT PICTURES IS FOUNDED
BRIGHTLIGHT Produces White noise
In 2005, Brightlight Pictures produced WHITE NOISE, starring Michael Keaton, which has grossed over $100 million at the box office.
DIRECTORIAL DEBUT FOR JAMES GUNN
In 2006, Brightlight pictures produced James Gunns directorial debut SLITHER to critical acclaim. The movie was nominated for Best Horror at the Saturn awards.
Brightlight produces passengers
In 2008, Brightlight Pictures produced the science fiction dramatic feature film PASSENGERS starring Anne Hathaway and Patrick Wilson
Brightlight produces 50 dead men walking
In 2008, Brightlight Pictures produced the award-winning Irish-Canadian co-production 50 DEAD MEN WALKING, starring Jim Sturgess and Ben Kingsley.
BRIGHTLIGHT produces the company you keep
In 2012, Brightlight pictures produced THE COMPANY YOU KEEP, directed by and starring Robert Redford alongside Shia LaBeouf, Susan Sarandon and Anna Kendrick
50/50 nominated for golden globes
In 2012, Brightlight pictures produced the indie comedy 50/50, which was nominated for two Golden Globes; Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy for Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Best Musical or Comedy. The movie also received other awards and nominations from the Independent Spirit Awards, The Critics Choice Awards and the WGA awards.
witches of east end wins at the leos
In 2015, Brightlight Pictures produced WITCHES OF EAST END, which was nominated for 5 Leo Awards, ultimately winning Best Costume Design & Best Production Design.
colossal premiere at tiff
COLOSSAL, a Brightlight Pictures production with Voltage Pictures starring Anne Hathaway and directed by Nacho Vigalondo premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2016. The next year, COLOSSAL was chosen for the Sundance Spotlight Program.
descendants 2 breaks records
DESCENDANTS 2, directed by Kenny Ortega, premiered in 2017 and was the most viewed program on Disney Television with 8.92 million viewers on the night of its premiere.
freddie highmore nominated for the good doctor
THE GOOD DOCTOR star Freddie Highmore was nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series at the Golden Globes in 2017. The next year, Freddie was nominated for Favourite Male TV Star at the People’s Choice Awards.
summer of '84 goes to Sundance
Coming-of-age horror film SUMMER OF '84 premiered at Sundance Film Festival in 2018.
the good doctor named best tv drama
In 2019, THE GOOD DOCTOR won The Golden Nymph award for the Best Dramatic Television Series at the 59thAnnual Monte-Carlo Television Festival.
BRIGHTLight pictures continues to roll
In 2019, Brightlight Pictures continued to expand, producing a record number of film and television projects and solidifying its position as one of the top production companies in Canada.