Board of Directors

Arnie Zipursky

Member at Large

A Co-Founder of CCI Entertainment and Neshama Entertainment, Arnie Zipursky is a leading entrepreneur in both the Canadian and international independent production industry, having executive-produced 36 feature-length films, co-creator and director of award-winning children’s series and feature documentaries.

Notable credits include the critically acclaimed Casteel Family Film series for Lifetime, including Web of Dreams, nominated for fourteen 2020 Leo Awards including Best Television Movie.

Arnie produced Undercover Grandpa (Netflix, Corus), winner of Best Feature Comedy and Best Actor at the International Family Film Festival in Los Angeles and on Netflix’s Top 10 most-viewed movie list in June 2020; also one of Netflix international’s top-viewed global romantic comedies in 2020, Midnight at the Magnolia.

Arnie executive-produced Another Kind of Wedding (HBO Canada, Sony International) starring Kathleen Turner, Jessica Paré, Frances Fisher, Wallace Shawn, Jacob Tierney, Luke Kirby and Kevin Zegers; and the critically acclaimed Canada-China co-production Iron Road, nominated for four Gemini Awards and a winner at Roma Fiction Fest. The film stars Sun Li, Sam Neil and Peter O’Toole in one of his last leading roles.