Murdoch Mysteries is a Canadian historical crime drama series that is based on the characters from the Maureen Jennings' novel series.

Developed by R.B. Carney, Cal Coons and Alexandra Zarowny in 2008, the show is produced by Shaftesbury Films, in association with CBC, ITV Studios Global Entertainment and UKTV with the participation of the Canada Media Fund, the Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit, the Ontario Film and Television Tax Credit and the COGECO Program Development Fund.

The Murdoch Mysteries Sound team received a nomination for the 2019 Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television award for Best Sound, Fiction. A 2019 Best Achievement in Hair nomination was given to Shirley Bond (again).

Opening Credits

Executive Producer

Christina Jennings
Peter Mitchell
Yannick Bisson
Hélène Joy (A/O Season 13)
Emma Sparks


Stephen Montgomery
Julie Lacey
Shauna Jamison

Consulting Producer

Mary Pedersen
Simon McNabb
Michelle Ricci (Season 5-11)
Alexandra Zarowny (Season 2)


Dan Trotta (A/O Season 11)
Mary Pedersen (A/O Season 11)
Simon McNabb
Jordan Christianson
Carol Hay (Season 8-10)

Co-Executive Producer

Paul Aitken
Simon McNabb
Carol Hay (Season 6-10)
Michelle Ricci (Season 8-10)

Executive Story Editor

Paul Aitken
Noelle Girard (A/O Season 12)
Carol Hay
Michelle Ricci
Jordan Christianson (Season 8-10)
Laura Phillips (Season 2)


Robert Carli


Vesna Svilanovic, cce
Don Cassidy, cce (Season 2)

Costume Designer

Joanna Syrokomla (Season 12)
Linda Muir (Season 11)
Alexander Reda (Season 1-10)

Key Make Up Artist

Deb Drennan

Key Hair Stylist

Shirley Bond

Original Series Design

Sandra Kybartas

Production Designer

Bob Sher
Armando Sgrignuolo
Lindsey Hermer-Bell

Director of Photography

Yuri Yakubiw, csc
Jim Jeffrey csc
David Perrault, csc (Season 1)


See Writers Room


See Directors

Filming Shots

End Credits

Creative Consultant

Maureen Jennings


Diane Kerbel

Costume Designer

Alexander Reda
Linda Muir (Season 11)

Art Director

Bob Sher
Emily Weedon (Season 11)

Property Master

Craig Grant

Best Boy Electric

Chris Zacharuk
Craig Black (Season 11)


Jonas Kühnermann
Mark Beck
Richard Calistan
John Dykstra
Alfie Di Pucchio
Steve Hammond
Eric Fitz

Key Make Up Artist

Deb Drennan

Key Hair Stylist

Shirley Bond

Story Editor

Mary Pedersen
Jordan Christianson (Season 6-7)
Bobby Theodore (Season 2)

Script Coordinators

Natalia Guled (Season 11)
Noelle Girard (Season 11)


  • In March 2020, Sins of the Father, written by Simon McNabb, receives a nomination from the 24th WGC Screenwriting Awards in TV Drama.
  • For over a decade, the Canadian Alliance of Film and Television Costume Arts and Design (CAFTCAD) has worked towards bringing together Canadian costume professionals from all corners of the industry, regardless of union affiliation. Their 2020 Winners include Excellence in Building, Eastern Canada - Murdoch Mysteries Season 13 - Cutter: Erika Fulop, Cutter & Sewer for Julia Ogden: Nona Prilipko, Stitchers: Mary Furlong & Sam Crossley, Milliner: Charlene Seniuk; and 2020 Nominees Murdoch Mysteries: One Minute to Murder - Costume Designer: Joanna Syrokomla, Assistant Designer: Charlene Seniuk, Background Coordinator: Stuart Farndell, Cutter: Erika Fulop, Stitchers: Mary Furlong & Julie Munson, Set Supervisor: Jenny Buck, Truck Supervisor: Paul Breckenbridge, Costume Assistant: Anna-Claude Biron.


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