Reel One develops, finances, produces and distributes commercial scripted
programming for a worldwide audience.
Premiere Bobine is the parent company for Reel One Entertainment, Reel One International and Reel One Pictures (also known as Reel One). Reel One has its head office in Montreal (Canada), and offices in Los Angeles, London and Vancouver. The principal business of Reel One is the development, financing, production and distribution of commercial television films and television series, catering to broadcasters all over the world. Reel One is proud to produce and distribute high quality content that is considered among the best in its niche.
We have a capable and resourceful team of people constantly focused on our clients’ needs. Our aim is to become and remain the favoured partner and supplier for our customers. We are a multi-cultural and multi-lingual group, brought together from all corners of the globe.
Tom Berry, CEO
Tom Berry began his career in the 1980’s as a screenwriter and director and founded Montreal based Allegro Films, one of Canada’s most successful and prolific entertainment companies. Mr. Berry was the Chief Executive Officer of Allegro Films, building its activities in production, distribution, and technical facilities. The company was sold in 1997 and its operations were integrated into Groupe Québecor.
In 2001, Mr. Berry founded Reel One Entertainment / Premiere Bobine, one of the leading international producers, distributors, and financiers of television movies, with offices in Beverly Hills, London, and Vancouver, and its head office in Montreal. Mr. Berry has produced and executive produced more than one hundred and thirty movies and TV series in Canada and the United States, working extensively with broadcasters and distributors worldwide.
Mr. Berry has been active in industry association and charitable activities and served as the chairman of the Canadian Film and Television Production Association. Mr. Berry received The Jack Chisholm Award for Entrepreneurial Excellence, for lifetime achievement in the film and television industry.
Reel One is a leading distributor of high quality, commercial TV movies and TV series worldwide. We distribute our own productions as well as other titles created by renowned producers and that fit our catalogue and our clients’ needs. With offices in the USA, Canada and Europe, Reel One has a strong physical presence in some of the key markets in the world. Reel One attends industry markets such as MIPCOM, MIPTV, AFM. However, we are always prepared to work directly with our broadcast partners, visiting their home offices.
We only distribute what our clients need: the vast majority of our titles have been released by Lifetime and Syfy in the US, as well as by key broadcasters around the world. We can provide the most recent movies, as well as an extensive library of second cycle titles.
Reel One is a leading production company in North America. We finance and produce between 10 to 15 projects every year. With years of experience and a constant understanding of our clients’ needs and audiences’ preferences, Reel One produces highly commercial projects that are considered the best in its niche.
Reel One’s volume of in-house production assures on time delivery, and content which addresses the content needs of broadcasters.
In addition to its own productions, Reel One finances and acquires projects from other leading producers. As a worldwide content supplier, we are in constant search for fresh, commercial content that would fit our client’s needs. Our current focus is scripted dramatic content for television and ancillary markets.