SK Films is an award-winning content provider and is a global leader in the Giant Screen/IMAX® industry. The company works across genres and platforms, including theatrical, television and digital media, with a special emphasis on creating high impact natural history and science related content, and has a reputation as one of the most accomplished and respected producers and distributors supplying 3D, 2D and Dome product to IMAX and other Giant Screen theatres worldwide.
SK was founded in 1998 in partnership with IMAX co-founder Robert Kerr. The company is led by Jonathan Barker, one of the most experienced executives in the worldwide Giant Screen industry and one of Canada’s most accomplished film and television executives. The company is jointly run by Wendy MacKeigan, who has over 25 years of experience in the industry, with an emphasis on feature film.
SK works with world leaders, top scientific experts and industry-leading institutions to bring quality projects to the market; current partnerships and relationships include those with the U.S. National Science Foundation, the Smithsonian Institution, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, the Pacific Science Center and the Maryland Science Center.
SK is focused on quality and has won all of the top awards in the Giant Screen industry, including a first-ever clean sweep of all of the Giant Screen Cinema Association’s film, distribution and education awards for its most recent hit, Flight of the Butterflies and is currently in development on their next Giant Screen release, Bates of the Amazon, a.k.a. Amazon Adventure with Tangled Bank Studios, a division of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and with major support from the NSF. SK is also committed to developing new talent, and the creators of the company’s documentary television series, The Water Brothers, won the BBC Earth Best Newcomer Panda award at Wildscreen.
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