Cherrydale Productions Ltd. is a Toronto based independent production company that specializes in literary inspired webseries with a focus on strong female leads, diverse representation and meaningful audience engagement.
Sarah Shelson is a screenwriter, producer and audience engager. She has a strong interest in the digital sphere and in transmedia properties that feature narratives and themes not found in mainstream media.
When not creating, she is kept busy assisting the residents of the Transmedia Zone as well as coordinating Ryerson University's Global Campus Network project.
Lauren has had a passion for all things Film and Television for as long as she can remember; and being able to create and share engaging stories with the Cherrydale team has been a dream come true.
Since moving to Toronto she has had the opportunity to work in various aspects of the media industry from production through to distribution & marketing. Her experience includes coordinating and managing for various productions and companies as well as many years of being on set.
She is most proud of her work as a producer with Cherrydale Productions & looks forward to many more projects to come!
Wil is a firm believer in transmedia-based storytelling, which is what fuels his passion for being a part of the web series community.
Since 2011, Wil has worked as a freelance media professional on productions including Total Recall, TIFF, behind-the-scenes on SyFy's 12 Monkeys, and more. Most recently, Wil has been working on FreeForm's & Netflix's ShadowHunters as EPK Assistant Producer & Social Media Content Producer.
For Wil, nothing beats being the Post-Production Supervisor & Editor for Cherrydale Productions. Great casts and crews and a wonderfully receptive audience makes every second editing just that much more rewarding.