Eric Birnberg, LL.B is an experienced corporate and entertainment lawyer with hands-on experience in film and television production, distribution and broadcasting.
He has executive produced a variety of film and television projects, most recently the live action thriller Nightrunners shot on Rusinga Island, Kenya, and the primetime animated family movie Pirate’s Passage written and produced by Donald Sutherland and Brad Peyton. He is a partner in the Toronto-based production company High Park Entertainment Inc., which is currently in development on several Canadian-originated projects. Eric Birnberg is also a partner in the Toronto-based company Behind the Scenes Services Inc. which handles a full range of business affairs and administration services for Canadian film, television and digital media producers and a shareholder of Digital Howard Inc. a Canadian developer of unique 360 digital projects. He was also a founding shareholder of BITE-TV, a Canadian digital television channel that is now part of the Blue And Media Group. Eric Birnberg is a member of the Canadian Media Production Association’s (CMPA) Business & Production Finance Committee and its Copyright Committee, and as a CMPA representative, he sits on the boards of the Canadian Retransmission Collective (CRC), and the Producers Audio-Visual Collective of Canada (PACC), as Vice-Chairman and Chairman, respectively
- High Park Entertainment
- Behind The Scenes Services Inc.
- Lewis Birnberg Hanet, LLP