Who are we?

Welcome to TheShot, your destination for movie, television, and Hollywood content. Our coverage is diverse. We're true fans at heart, and we're excited to help you discover your next binge-worthy favorite. 

So grab some popcorn and stay up to date on what you love. We’ll keep you in the know about what to watch next, what's worth streaming, and what to recommend to friends and family.

TheShot.com is wholly owned by Factinate Ltd., which gives our writers the freedom to have complete editorial control free from bias or conflict. At Factinate, we are committed to equality in both our hiring practices and content creation. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic. We believe in representing a diverse set of identities and histories in our articles, and our output reflects this.

Meet Our Editorial Team.

Editor in Chief - Dancy Mason
Dancy Mason is the Editor-in-Chief at Factinate. Before joining the team, she worked as a course lecturer while completing her Ph.D. in English Literature.

Senior Editor - Samantha Henman
Samantha Henman has been a senior editor and copywriter at Factinate since 2018. Prior to coming on board, she was the digital coordinator at a full-service auction house. Her MA in Art History is from Concordia University, where her area of study was contemporary Canadian art. She’s also worked as a translator, editor, and writer for a stable of commercial clients.

Senior Editor - Jamie Hayes
Jamie Hayes is a Senior Editor at Factinate.com. He came aboard in 2017, not long after receiving his Master's degree in the Literatures of Modernity from Ryerson University. While completing his graduate program, he worked as a teaching assistant, later returning as a course instructor. His work has appeared in Double Dialogues and Factinate, among others.

Editor - Sarah Ng
Sarah Ng is an editor at Factinate, as well as a visual artist and poet. She holds a BA in English, History, and Studio Art from the University of Toronto. Her work has appeared in untethered magazine, Feel Ways: A Scarborough Anthology, and Factinate, among others.

Editor - Eul Basa
Eul Basa is a writer and editor at Factinate.com, TheShot.com, TheThriver.com, HistoryExpose.com and Moneymade.com. He is obsessed with stories, especially those that explore the human experience. He also enjoys writing about pop culture, travel, science, and world issues in his spare time.

Editor - Allison Robertson
Allison is an editor at TheShot.com, TheThriver.com, and SplashTravels.com. She came aboard in 2023. Prior to joining the team, Allison worked in Project Management at an Ontario Post-Secondary Institution. She holds degrees in both Business and Social Services and dabbles in freelance photography as a hobby.

Co-Founders - Josh Mendelssohn (left), Jeff Myers (right) - Long time friends and bitter Jeopardy rivals, Josh and Jeff decided to start Factinate after years working in the publishing industry. Factinate was started to share our passion for random knowledge across the world.

If you would like to get in touch with Factinate's editorial team feel free to send an email to [email protected].