Meet the team behind

The Firecracker Department!

Carousel Pictures

Production Company

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Tyler Levine, Producer

In the past year Tyler Levine has produced four feature films under his shingle Carousel Pictures. They are, ‘Sundowners’ a comedy starring Tim Heidecker, the WW1 sci-fi thriller ‘Trench 11’, (both films were financed by Telefilm Canada), the crime thriller ‘Population Zero’ and ‘Spotless’ a documentary on the contemporary art world.

The graduate of McGill University and the CFC is a financing and production specialist but has also lived in Copenhagen and Amsterdam as a screenwriter, penning two internationally screened feature films (‘Bitten’ and ‘UKM’). 

Carousel Pictures development slate is highlighted by a biopic on comedian Phil Hartman. 

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Katelyn Cursio, Co-Producer

Katelyn Cursio has been a part of Carousel Pictures since its inception in October, 2013. Over the past three years Cursio has served as the assistant to the producer, production coordinator, and associate producer on a variety of Carousel’s projects. Working in the front office and on set, Cursio has acquired extensive experience in the development and production of feature films and digitally released content. 

A graduate of Humber’s Film and Media Production; Bachelor of Film program, Cursio has also worked on an array of film and television productions independently. Most recently she served as a production assistant and E&O coordinator on the television pilot The Beaverton for Pier 21 Films and Bell Media.


Grayson Matthews

Co-Production Company

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Grayson Matthews is a creative audio agency that specialises in music, sound and experiential work across film and television, advertising and immersive content. Our headquarters are in Toronto, but we work around the globe. For almost 20 years Grayson has always tried to harness the power of community to push the creative possibilities of music and sound into new mediums and emerging platforms.




SEBASTIAN Biega, Audio Producer

Born and raised in Toronto, Sebastian has worked in many different audio arenas including post, commercial production and helping produce records with artists such as Colleen Allen, The Mindsight, Incinerate, and Backlash to name a few. Currently working full time as a music supervisor and engineer in the casting department at Grayson Matthews.