CTV Series SIGHT UNSEEN Gets SAG-AFTRA Waiver in Vancouver
New CTV series Sight Unseen gets a SAG-AFTRA waiver that allows it to film in Vancouver, without violating the terms of the strike.
Sight Unseen, about a blind former homicide detective solving past cases with the help of a visual assistance guide, starts shooting at the end of the month.
Vancouver filming dates: July 31 2023 – November 15 2023
After losing her vision, former homicide detective Tess Burke is haunted by the unsolved cases she left behind. When she meets professional seeing-eye guide Sunny Patel through a visual assistance app, they decide to take action.
Using a hidden camera and earpiece, Sunny steers Tess remotely around life’s obstacles – and life’s crimes – as the two challenge preconceptions about ability, trust, and where to draw the line.
Creators: Karen Troubetzkoy, Nikolijne Troubetzkoy.
Cast: not announced yet.
The crime-fighting team:
Tess Burke – a former homicide detective losing her sight due to a rapid onset eye disease.
Sunny Patel — the agoraphobe visual assistance guide who helps Tess navigate her surroundings via GPS and video from 3,000 miles away.
Matt Okator — Tess’s best friend, a tech whiz.
Producers: Blink49 Studios, Front Street Pictures.