who we are

industry veterans with a wicked sense of humor


TNT co-founder, Monique Hurteau, is a multi-industry business expert with an MBA specializing in Management Consulting whose experience includes advising Canada’s biggest law firms on deals ranging upwards to $75M to $3B.

Monique has a wide array of industry-specific training in International Co-Productions, Business Affairs, Distribution as well as the Osgoode Certificate in Entertainment Law.

She’s acted as a mentor for the CMPA STAR Producer Program and is a former member of the World Trade Centre Vancouver Advisory Committee.

On the creative side, Monique was a pro stand up comedian who’s written for CBC’s The Debaters. She’s also been a writer for the Canadian Museum of Human Rights, a swampy docu-series and more…, including a feature-length thriller called The Collection Box that had her selected Top 25 out of 500 applicants for a Netflix-Banff program and for the highly-regarded WIDC Women in the Director’s Chair programs.


TNT co-founder, Lorne Cardinal, is an award-winning, classically trained actor with over 100 professional credits and one of Canada’s most recognized actors.

And, he’s a skilled director of episodic TV + theatre, a member of the Director’s Guild of Canada and slated to direct a dark + dusty feature now in development.

His keen eye for visuals was further honed in the darkroom where he learned techniques from experts who worked with the likes of Ansel Adams.

Lorne has the rare honor of having a new theatre named after him In 2022, Edmonton’s Roxy Theatre re-opened and launched The Lorne Cardinal Theatre within.

Aside from acting on the stage and directing, Lorne’s experienced as a dramaturg and lends his story consultant chops to a wide variety of projects for features, episodic and limited series as well.