ENCORE is an integrated entertainment group which was founded in Montreal in March 2000; it is one of the most prolific production companies in the fields of TV series (comedy and drama), live comedy specials, theater plays and artist management.
The company is most notably active through two large platforms:
ENCORE SPECTACLE is an industry leader in live show production; its president and founder was one of the main catalysts in the world of comedy in the 1980’s. He helped to create the careers of now internationally known stars of comedy and with the support of his team, has produced multiple successful touring shows. ENCORE has sold over 3 million of tickets for their various shows and over 400 000 DVD’s. It has managed to establish several sales records and to this day, keeps on promoting the careers of the most sought after stand-up comics. Since 2015, it has broadened its offering by producing theater plays that are based on movies that were box-office smashes.
ENCORE TÉLÉVISION has experienced a meteoric rise in the last few years; it has multiplied the production of award winning TV series that have been recognized and praised both nationally and internationally. It owns several group subsidiaries in television production and international distribution; it is through those two channels that it has produced more than 300 hours of fiction over the last fifteen years. The company’s most well-known productions are Les Beaux malaises (45% ms), Boomerang (37% ms), For Sarah (37% ms), True North (37% ms), Freefall (30% ms), 10 seasons of Caméra Café (30% ms), Mirador (25% ms) and 29 live comedy specials.
Its multiple small screen successes have established Encore Télévision as the most recognized production company in the field of comedy in Quebec.
ENCORE, its artists, creative craftsmen and women, television shows, live shows and plays have garnered more than 60 prestigious awards bestowed by the industry.