Floyd Kane - Biography

A graduate of Dalhousie Law School, Floyd Kane articled with Blake, Cassels and Graydon in Toronto before being called to the Ontario Bar in 1998. While serving as Legal Counsel, Salter Street Films Limited, from 1999 to 2004, Floyd also served as Production Executive on numerous projects, notably the Academy Award-winning Bowling For Columbine, Shattered City: The Halifax Explosion, POKO - Cycles I and II and Lexx - Cycle IV.

In 2004 Floyd Kane joined Halifax Film as Vice-President, Creative and Business Affairs, responsible for initiating and pursuing creative properties as well as for all production business and legal affairs for Halifax Film. Floyd has been instrumental in the development of productions based on the award-winning book The Hanging of Angelique by noted Black Canadian scholar Afua Cooper, the international best-seller The Many Lives and Secret Sorrows of Josephine B. by Sandra Gulland, and Alex Caine's critically acclaimed crime memoir Befriend and Betray.

Floyd created and produced the six-pack dramatic series North/South for CBC in 2006, and was one of the co-producers of the feature film Shake Hands with the Devil. He is currently Executive in Charge of Production for The Guard (Canwest) and Executive Producer of Canada's Super Speller (CBC), Soul (VisionTV) and the upcoming sketch comedy series That's So Weird! (YTV).

Floyd serves on the on the board of the Atlantic Filmmakers Co-operative (AFCOOP).