About

Timeless Pictures is a leading film and television production company headquartered in Vancouver, BC.

TIMELESS PICTURES in partnership with BASSET HOUND DISTRIBUTION is a full-service development, production, licensing, financing, sales, and distribution company created by Michael R. Goldstein, Alexandre Coscas and Ben C. Silverman. They bring together years of producing and entrepreneurial expertise. Headquartered in Vancouver, Timeless Pictures has a production hub of over 12,000-square-feet which includes office space, post facilities with edit bays, and a warehouse inventory. The services provided and administered by Timeless Pictures & Basset Hound jointly include but are not limited to financing and development in all aspects of in production services such as in-house business affairs, In-house accounting, production legal, clearance, budgeting, scheduling, remote dailies access, complete post-production services and management of all deliverables. Timeless Pictures is also deeply connected in the local filmmaking community and has a unique accessibility to directors, writers, as well as below the line talent.

Timeless Pictures & Basset Hound Distribution pride themselves on the quality of their work. Their television movies, series and independent features all have a signature production value, enchanting locations, beloved talent, and memorable stories and themes. The results are movies that become instant favorites and stand the test of time.

Our team

Ben C. Silverman

Co-Founder/President
Ben C. Silverman’s notable films include GOON, which received Canada’s Golden Box Office Award, SUMMERHOOD, which received Best Feature Film at the Canadian Comedy Awards, AT FIRST LIGHT which premiered at SXSW. Ben is the Executive Chair of the Toronto based feature film distribution company, LevelFILM. He is the managing partner of Integral Artists and a founding partner of the California based management company, Navigation Media Group. Ben is the managing director of Integral Artists, which specialises in representing Canadian talent, in front and behind the camera. He is also a founding partner and President of Timeless Pictures, a production and licensing, film and tv company based in Vancouver, BC. Ben volunteers in various capacities with the Whistler Film Festival, including as a mentor to the Indigenous Filmmaker Fellowship program. He is also a long-time sponsor of Women In Film, as well as a dedicated anti-racist and LGBTQ+ rights advocate. Ben is a recipient of BC’s Top 40 Under 40 business award (BIV Magazine, 2019) and is a proud alumnus of the NSI Features First program and the UBC creative writing program. Ben lives in Vancouver, BC with his wife and 2 daughters.

Michael R. Goldstein

Co-Founder
Michael R. Goldstein is an independent television and film producer whose credits include Still Star-Crossed and Scoundrels for ABC, Secrets in the Walls for Lifetime, 44 Minutes: The North Hollywood Shootout for FX, Four Minutes for ESPN, the docu-series, Caesars 24/7, for A&E Television and a number of movies for The Hallmark Channel including A Harvest Wedding, You’re Bacon Me Crazy, A Little Christmas Charm, A Harvest Wedding, and Pearl in Paradise. He currently has more than two dozen projects in development both in the U.S. and around the world with networks including, ABC, Fox, Bravo, Netflix, Hulu, The Disney Channel, and The Hallmark Channel. In addition to his work in film and television, Michael is an entrepreneur who has created, consulted, and been a board member for several businesses and charities in a variety of industries. Michael started his first company right out of college and later sold it before working in advertising at DMB&B. He soon transitioned to the entertainment industry before creating his own production companies, always yearning to keep his entrepreneurial spirit alive.

Alexandre Coscas

Co-Founder
Alexandre Coscas’ extensive background in the TV & Film industry started in writing,having graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in English, Creative Writing. His first job in the entertainment business was as a freelance reader for MGM/United Artists and since then Alex is a successful independent Executive Producer. His background includes but is not limited to, being a Creative Executive and Production Executive at Nu Image (one of the world’s largest independent production, finance, and foreign sales companies), and MPCA as their SVP of Production and Development. Entrepreneur at heart, Alex created various prosperous companies over the years. In 2014, Alex founded Storybox Entertainment, an international salesproduction & developmentcompany. StoryBox was the exclusive sales agent for all of Hallmark Channel / Crown Media owned content (since 2015) and was sold to The Hallmark Channel after over 65 films since its inception. More recently, Alex has focused on producing and developing many different television movies an series based on formats, books, graphic novels and other IP, along with a healthy independent film slate. He is always on the lookout for new exciting content to sell worldwide rights to and develop.

Aidan Heatley

Chief Financial Officer
Aidan Heatley is an experienced Financial Accountant and the Chief Financial Officer of Timeless Pictures. He has had the pleasure of being involved in over a hundred projects including, feature films, MOWs and documentaries for several networks such as Hallmark, NBC, Sony, Lifetime, TBS, and others. Building upon his depth of production knowledge, Aidan is also an Executive Producer on Christmas at The Golden Dragon, Dating The Delaneys, Inventing The Christmas Prince, Why Can’t My Life Be A Rom- Com?, Ms.Match, Make Me a Match, amongst others. Aidan’s love for both production and finance allows him to bring enthusiasm and energy to all projects that he is involved in.

Ronny Kurland

Creative Executive, Development & Production
Ronny Kurland is an emerging producer who graduated from Capilano University with a bachelor’s degree of Motion Picture Arts. Since a young age she has always been intrigued by the film industry, driving her to produce and develop her own films. In university, Ronny opened her own film company Octopi Media which produced commercials, documentaries, corporate videos, and independent short films. Outside of her own projects, she started out in the Vancouver industry in the locations before quickly working as a Producer’s Assistant on various movies. Ronny first joined Timeless Pictures in 2021 and worked her way up from an Executive Producer’s Assistant before becoming an Associate Producer on several films such as Dating The Delaney’s, Christmas At The Golden Dragon, and A Royal Corgi Christmas. As an Associate Producer, Ronny was fortunate enough to work on location for various film shot in both Canada and Europe. Recently promoted to Timeless Pictures’ Creative Executive (Development and Production), Ronny oversees the company’s extensive development slate and is excited to produce new films in the company’s roster.

Alex “AG” Glua

VP, Business Affairs
With a diverse background that encompasses over 150 feature films and television series, Alexander Glua shares a distinct passion for filmmaking that is evident by his prolific decades-long career in entertainment. His early experiences on the sets of family classics like ELF and NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM inspired him to dive into the business side of show business. Producing critically-acclaimed shorts (DEAD HEARTS) led to producing feature-length films (DAUGHTER, TOXIN 3D, GUIDO SUPERSTAR: THE RISE OF GUIDO) and a commitment to fostering compelling storytelling through meaningful collaboration. His acumen in business affairs has helped deliver high-profile features such as the Academy Award-winning FENCES starring Denzel Washington, the Golden Globe-nominated TULLY starring Charlize Theron, and the Canada-Ireland co-production FRENCH EXIT starring Michelle Pfeiffer. As VP Business Affairs at Timeless Pictures, he spearheads day-to-day business affairs operations and the creative problem-solving necessary for independent filmmaking.

Connor Slatkoff Sharpe

Business Affairs Associate
Born and raised on Vancouver Island, Connor comes to Timeless Pictures with a diverse background in the entertainment industry. Before transitioning to film, Connor acted in over fifty stage productions across Canada, and obtained his undergraduate degree in Performance Acting from the Toronto Metropolitan University (formally Ryerson University). With a dream of always working behind-the-scenes in film, Connor moved to Scotland to pursue a master’s degree in media management from the University of Stirling, with a specialization in film and television business. During this degree, Connor co-founded the independent production company Foggy Ocean Pictures, for which he has produced three theatrically released feature films. Upon graduating from his master’s degree, Connor began working full-time in business affairs in Vancouver. Since then, he has handled business affairs on over twenty-five films, as well as acting as a business affairs consultant on several independent productions. With a passion for everything film, Connor is excited and honoured to be part of the Timeless team.

Gretchen Heatley

1st Payroll Accountant/Post
Gretchen Heatley is an experienced Post and Payroll Accountant in the film industry. Over the past two decades, Gretchen has held various operational, management, and leadership roles in prominent Canadian businesses. At Timeless she is responsible for the management of Post accounting and is the Senior Payroll Accountant. Gretchen is a vital piece of the Timeless accounting team and has successfully managed and administered processing solutions for multiple networks. Her innate attention to detail, positive attitude and dedication for ensuring accuracy contribute to the positive environment at Timeless.

Tina Sangha

1st Assistant Accountant
Tina Sangha is a proud graduate of Capilano University’s Bachelor of Communications. With a passion for creative storytelling, Tina was instantly drawn to the film and entertainment industry. Tina joined Timeless Pictures Accounting team in 2021 and has climbed her way up to First Assistant Accountant, providing crucial support to the Production Accountant in ensuring the financial success of each production. Known for her meticulous attention to detail, notable wit, love of organization, and adeptness with numbers, Tina has become an invaluable asset in both the realms of production and finance at Timeless Pictures. Her dedication and expertise have earned her recognition with her first Associate Producer credit for Tipline Mysteries: Dial 1 for Murder. Driven by her enthusiasm and fuelled by her ambition, Tina is excited to continue her professional growth in the industry.

Sean Blatchford

Assistant Accountant
Sean Blatchford was raised in Kildare, Ireland where he studied Film and Media at Dublin Business School and the University of Central Lancashire, receiving an honours degree. Initially a live sports editor for broadcasters RTE and Setanta Sports, Sean made the move to Vancouver in 2011 to fulfill his dream of working in the film industry. Accumulating a large variety of experience, Sean started his film career on set in 2012, working in the locations department throughout mainland Vancouver. Wanting to add to his set experience, Sean continued his journey into production and onto the accounting department in 2019. He currently handles Accounts Payable for Timeless’ projects and does so with a passion for the industry and Timeless Pictures itself.

Mackenna Davies

Executive Producer’s Assistant
Mackenna Davies joined Timeless Pictures as a Producer’s Assistant in 2023. While completing her bachelor of Motion Picture Arts at Capilano University, she participated in Disney’s summer internship program, as well as a mentorship program with the CMPA and Trembling Void Studios. Following her graduation, Mackenna worked up through the production office as a coordinator on a number of shows, before making the transition to Timeless Pictures. She looks forward to pursuing a career in television and film production and development, with a focus on highlighting diverse talent both in-front of and behind the camera.