David Reviews

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O CANADA (LOS ANGELES REMIX).
3 February 2021

As Leslie Nielsen’s deadpan detective Frank Drebin once said, "you take a chance getting up in the morning, crossing the street, or sticking your face in a fan." You also take a chance opening a new production office during a pandemic, which is precisely what Anglo-Spaniards CANADA have done.

The aptly named CANADA Los Angeles will be led by executive producers Oscar Romagosa and Lisa Margulis, who previously represented the company Stateside via The Directors Bureau. She reckons a mix of talent, determination, and sheer nerve will deliver results in adverse circumstances.


"Starting a company at this time feels a bit daring," says Margulis, "but also fortuitous –the moment feels well-positioned for enlightenment and reinvention. My bet is that the CANADIANS are just crazy enough to pull this off, and they know I’m game. We’ve worked together since 2012, and our collaboration goes beyond the job at hand."

She's backed by CANADA CEO Oscar Romagosa, who says: "We couldn’t think of a better counterpart to start our American project with than Lisa. We are audaciously hopeful about the USA and take for a fact that very soon we’ll get over this crazy pandemic (and everything else) to dream big again." Fingers and toes crossed.

You can email CANADA LA's Lisa Margulis via lisa@canadalosangeles.com. For all UK enquiries, ring Marta Bobic on 020 3371 7652 or use marta@canadalondon.co.uk.

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