In business for over 20 years, Black Walk is a vibrant film and television production company with international affiliations. Its projects have won critical & commercial successes in various markets and festivals. Mihkel Harilaid, Executive Producer and President, oversees the development and administration of the company with key persons who have been with Black Walk for years. Craig Fleming - VP of Production, works closely on all projects from the creative to delivery. Jennifer Masales - VP of Operations, handles all the administration and accounts for the company.
Black Walk made its mark on the industry in the 1990’s, producing over five hundred music videos including hits from numerous North American Gold and Platinum recording artists such as Shaggy, Creed, Nickelback, and Alanis Morrisette.
After a decade of leading the industry, CEO Mihkel Harilaid decided to change directions and ventured into independent film production. Today, the company has produced over twelve features as well as numerous TV projects and is thriving under the creative direction of Mihkel.
Black Walk’s film credits include the 2005 Toronto International Film Festival Favorite and Independent Spirit Award Winner "Phil the Alien", the 2004 feature film "Ham & Cheese" starring Dave Foley, Jason Jones and Samantha Bee, and the 2007 sexy sci-fi-comedy "Dark Rising" - which was nominated in 2008 for 6 Canadian Comedy Awards.
2011 brought out three new releases including their largest in-house production to date "Medium Raw: Night of the Wolf", an action-thriller starring John-Rhys Davies (Lord of the Rings), William B. Davis (X-Files), and Mercedes McNab (Buffy / Angel). Medium Raw is released through Anchor Bay/Starz. In addition "Dark Rising: Summer Strikes Back" and "Dark Rising: Savage Tales" were taken to market by Cinemavault.
At the end of 2011, Black Walk produced the film “Two Hands To Mouth “. Directed by Michael DeCarlo, with the assistance of Telefilm Canada, the project is distributed by Decade Distribution and available internationally. It is next to be seen at the Madrid international Film Festival in July 2013.
2012 brought a larger scale production of the Dark Rising Mini-Series – “Warrior of Worlds”, shot in Sudbury, Ontario and Paris, France. Developed for Television by Mihkel, Director Andrew Cymek helped create a new and exciting take on the now multi-faceted world. This project is available World-Wide by Mar Vista Entertainment.
In 2013, a new challenge was presented to Black Walk, travel and destination series'. "Hookin' Up with Nick and Mariko" took the team throughout North America and the Caribbean to follow the hosts as they try out different types of fishing in different locations.
Black Walk has now also been involved for several years in the production of "Reflections", a Christian television series which aims to display the beauty in nature and the Work of God. The team has now circumnavigated the globe, trekking to find remote, untouched examples of the wonders of this natural world.
2015 continues to expand the production parameters of the company. Black Walk is involved in all aspects of production, including financing and distribution.
More information about Black Walk can be found at www.BlackWalk.com or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Walk
Black Walk Corporation is a full service production company which has been in business for over twenty years.