About

The Company

Headquartered in Toronto, Corey Marr Productions was created in 2004 with the vision to develop and produce entertainment for screens of all sizes. Always inspired by the innovative, unexpected and fresh, Corey Marr Productions brings together a strategic balance of business acumen and creative zeal.

Recent productions include Matt Bissonnette’s L.A. road-trip drama Passenger Side starring Adam Scott, Joel Bissonnette and Robin Tunney, and featuring songs by Leonard Cohen, Wilco, Dinosaur Jr. and Evan Dando, among others. Touted as “a thinking man’s Judd Apatow flick” by L.A. Weekly and “a poignant portrait of sibling rivalry and affection” by The Hollywood Reporter, Passenger Side premiered at the 2009 Los Angeles Film Festival and recently screened at the Toronto International Film Festival and London Film Festival among others. Passenger Side is the winner of the Citytv Award for Best Canadian Film at the Edmonton International Film Festival, and was named to Canada’s Top Ten films of 2009 by the Toronto International Film Festival.

The company also produced the Genie-nominated film Who Loves the Sun, also directed by Matt Bissonnette, starring Lukas Haas, Molly Parker and Adam Scott. An L.A. Weekly “Critics’ Pick”, the film has played numerous film festivals including London, AFI FEST, SXSW and Whistler before being released theatrically in Canada and selling internationally.

Corey Marr Productions is currently developing a diverse slate of film, television and new media projects. The company is also an active co-production partner within Canada and abroad.

Corey has participated in the Rotterdam Producing Lab, IFP No Borders, Berlinale Co-Production Market, Film Independent’s Fast Track program, and the Producers Lab Toronto at the Toronto International Film Festival. Corey has also been a mentor to Presenting Our Vision, a registered charity that assists economically and socially marginalized youth gain the skills and experience needed to secure employment in film, television, and commercial production.

Corey Marr

marr_0563Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Corey Marr is a former creative advertising and marketing executive turned producer. In addition to being instrumental in the creation of numerous ad campaigns, he has held development positions at Water Pictures and Heroic Film Company and was the assistant to Academy Award-winning producer Craig Zadan before launching Corey Marr Productions in 2004.

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