Tyson Hepburn

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Tyson Hepburn
NationalityCanadian
OccupationTelevision creator, director, producer
Known forMayhem Entertainment
Notable work
Pyros, Jacked! and Cold Water Cowboys
Websitemayhemtv.ca

Tyson Hepburn is a Vancouver-based Television creator, director and producer. He is also an Executive Producer at Mayhem Entertainment.[1][2][3][4]

Career[edit]

Hepburn's career has mainly focused on documentaries and reality television productions in which he has contributed as creator, director, and producer.[5][6][7][8][9][10] Pyros,[11][12] Jacked!, and Cold Water Cowboys[13][14] are some of the TV series created by Hepburn. Cold Water Cowboys, a series about Newfoundland fishermen, received the highest ratings ever as a Discovery Channel premiere. The series was distributed by Netflix internationally.[15][16][17][18] Pyros was aired in more than 120 countries.[19][20][21]

Hepburn worked John Driftmier to develop the series Dangerous Flights and Cold Water Cowboys. Driftmier lost his life in a plane crash during production for Dangerous Flights.[22][23][24][25] Hepburn then formed Mayhem Entertainment with Matt Shewchuck, with Rust Valley Restorers as their first production in 2017.[3][4] The series has gone on to become a global hit on History Channel Canada and Netflix International. In early 2020, the series garnered a nomination for the Canadian Screen Awards.[26][27][28]

Television series[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rust Valley Restorers star Mike Hall can't resist a car cadaver" – via The Globe and Mail.
  2. ^ Hastings, Marty. "History Channel's Rust Valley Restorers, filmed in Tappen, features cars and personality". Kamloops This Week.
  3. ^ a b "Cineflix Rights signs first look development deal with Mayhem Entertainment – Cineflix". cineflix.com.
  4. ^ a b "Cineflix Rights strikes first-look deal with Mayhem Entertainment".
  5. ^ "Cineflix signs first-look deal with Mayhem Entertainment". TBI Vision. September 7, 2018.
  6. ^ "Cineflix Rights strikes first-look deal with Mayhem Entertainment". September 9, 2018.
  7. ^ "New reality TV show looking for Tri-City problem pooches". Tri-City News.
  8. ^ "Playback Winter 2019: Best of the Year".
  9. ^ Machozeki, Juliana (August 23, 2019). "Onde Assistir | Reality Show Restauradores de Rust Valley online".
  10. ^ Castro, Mayariane (August 24, 2019). "Ficha Técnica | Restauradores de Rust Valley - 1ª Temporada (Original Netflix)".
  11. ^ Allen, Jessica (April 21, 2012). "'Pyros' lights up night skies". Macleans. Retrieved December 5, 2013.
  12. ^ "Pyros". Discovery Science. Retrieved December 5, 2013.
  13. ^ "Cold Water Cowboys" (in Dutch). nieuwdezeweek.nl. Archived from the original on 2017-11-14. Retrieved 2017-11-14.
  14. ^ Inga kommentarer (2017-03-25). "Cold Water Cowboys" (in Swedish). flixfilmer.se. Archived from the original on 2017-11-14. Retrieved 2017-11-14.
  15. ^ Laura Friesen (2015-01-14). "Canadian Screen Award nominations: 19 projects from 18 alumni". National Screen Institute. Archived from the original on 2017-01-18. Retrieved 2017-11-09.
  16. ^ Greg David (2015-01-13). "Orphan Black, 19-2 and Spun Out topline TV Canadian Screen Award Nominees". tv-eh.com. Archived from the original on 2016-03-27. Retrieved 2017-11-09.
  17. ^ "Lots of high-fives". lportepilot.ca. 2015-01-13. Archived from the original on 2017-11-09. Retrieved 2017-11-09.
  18. ^ "Canadian Screen Awards '15: TV categories". Playback. 2015-01-13. Archived from the original on 2017-01-18. Retrieved 2017-11-09.
  19. ^ "Tyson Hepburn". IMDb.
  20. ^ "Mayhem Entertainment - Magic born out of Mayhem". www.mayhemtv.ca.
  21. ^ "Stream It Or Skip It: 'Rust Valley Restorers' On Netflix, A Reality Series About A Man Trying To Restore His Collection Of Rusting Classics". August 23, 2019.
  22. ^ "TV doc cameraman, director John Driftmier dies at 30". CBC News. 25 February 2013. Retrieved 2014-01-12.
  23. ^ "John Driftmier Dead: Calgary Filmmaker Killed In Kenya Plane Crash Filming Dangerous Flights". Huffington Post. 25 February 2013. Retrieved 2014-01-12.
  24. ^ "Canadian director of 'Ice Pilots' John Driftmier dies in plane crash". Toronto Sun. 25 February 2013. Retrieved 2014-01-12.
  25. ^ "Preliminary Air Accident Investigation Report for 5Y-LWF" (PDF), Air Accident Investigation Department, Kenya Ministry of Transportation, 2013-03-23, retrieved 2014-01-12
  26. ^ "Rust Valley Restorers star Mike Hall can't resist a car cadaver". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved August 10, 2019.
  27. ^ "'Rust Valley Restorers' on Netflix: Canada's Car-Flipping Series Comes to Netflix". Decider. 2019-08-23. Retrieved 2019-09-10.
  28. ^ Atad, Corey. "The Rust Bros. Are Back To 'Shake Things' Up In 'Rust Valley Restorers' Season 2 Trailer". Entertainment Today Canada. Entertainment Today. Retrieved 1 January 2020.

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