Established in 1997, Alcina Pictures is an award-winning, Toronto-based production company focused on developing, financing and producing feature length content for domestic and global audiences. Alcina produces across all genres and budget sizes with a particular focus on unique, universal stories driven by strong creative voices.
Over the past two decades, Paul Barkin has been actively producing feature films through his company Alcina Pictures. An award winning producer and champion of director driven and first time filmmakers, Paul has produced an array of critically acclaimed and commercially successful films for the last 20 years. Selected credits include Cherien Dabis’ Sundance and Cannes entry AMREEKA, nominated for three Independent Spirit Awards including Best Picture, Bruce McDonald’s multi-faceted, award-winning THE TRACEY FRAGMENTS, Su Rynard’s Alfred P. Sloan Prize winner KARDIA, Jeff Renfroe’s ice-age apocalypse THE COLONY starring Laurence Fishburne and Bill Paxton, Nordic revenge thriller HEVN by Kjersti Steinsbø, and most recently Jasmin
Mozafarri’s 2018 TIFF Discovery & Top Ten selection FIRECRACKERS, set for theatrical release in 2019. Upcoming projects include Danis Goulet’s (Wakening) powerful dystopian debut NIGHT RAIDERS, Paul Fox's (The Dark Hours) MYSTERIES OF ICEFISHING, Jason Buxton’s (Blackbird) SHARP CORNER and the limited series, BELLE with Norway based Paradox Film.