Shaftesbury Films is the production company responsible for producing the Murdoch Mysteries TV series and the original Films.

Shaftesbury Films was founded by Chairman and CEO Christina Jennings in 1987 and has since evolved into a diversified, globally successful business.

Spanning the production of drama, kids, factual and digital content sold in 120 countries worldwide, Shaftesbury is known for its innovative international co-production, financing and distribution partnerships and award-winning storytelling.

Christina Jennings has won both a Genie and a Gemini Award, among other nominations.


  • In Season 3, the Shaftesbury Theatre is introduced.
  • On June 23, 2018, Murdoch Mysteries and Shaftesbury Films received the 2017 OHS President's Award for bringing international awareness and engagement to Ontario's rich history.


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