“True West Films was established in 2002 on the west coast of Canada now based near Toronto, Producer Elizabeth Yake's films have been nominated for 19 Canadian Screen Awards (Canadian Oscar) and all of her dramatic features and shorts have premiered at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival.”

TWF focuses on developing international film and TV projects and structuring financing for treaty coproductions.
Current Projects
Trauma Bonding (Comedy Series - scripted) - In Dev
Dem Bones
(Documentary Series) - In Dev
Creepy (Podcast) - In Post
Creepy (Drama scripted) - In Dev
(Comedy Series - scripted) - In Dev
The Drop
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TV Series - Comedy

Director/Showrunner: Daniela Pagliarello (The Drop)
Producers: Elizabeth Yake (It’s All Gone Peter Tong)

Story Editor: Allie Pearse (Letterkenny)

In this comedy, a well-respected and sassy psychologist is forced to conduct patient sessions in her self-driving car after losing her practice, along the way discovering a new therapy treatment and regaining her own self-esteem.

Each episode features a new patient, played by a comedic Guest Star, in the passenger seat.




TV Series - Comedy

Showrunner/Creators: Dani Pagliarello, Aisha EvelynaDirector: Jordan Canning (Schitt’s Creek),  Dani Pagliarello, Aisha Evelyna
Producers: Elizabeth Yake

Excutive Producer: Elizabeth Yake, Liz Whitmere

Zara and Polly #werk in Toronto as "professional" line-waiters— hired by the rich and lazy to stand in line for exclusive products the day they drop. The Drop series is a biting satire on modern day consumerism, transactional friendships, and the expanding wealth gap that makes hustlers out of every 20-something just looking to survive— never mind get ahead.

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TV Series - Documentary

Director: Peter Lynch (Project Grizzly)
Nick McKinney (The Kids In the Hall: Comedy Punks), Elizabeth Yake (It’s All Gone Peter Tong)

In each episode this non-fiction series will follow the dynamic chain of events and characters around an unexpected paleontological find, through the science of its discovery, and on  into the marketplace - where museums and private collectors often bid in the millions for the rights to own a new find. 12x30 min (repeatable).