Our Story


Instant Cult Classic is a Production Company based in Toronto, Canada. Located in Kensington Market, ICC produces content across many different media platforms.  Current projects include music video production, live shows, podcasting and community art/charity.  Check out the latest Upcoming ICC events on the events tab.  

story of the FOUNDERS

Alexey Ots was born in downtown Toronto, Canada but raised in Tallahassee, Florida. He earned his Bachelor of Arts at Florida State University, where he studied Writing for Media, Demography and Radio. He was a Radio Announcer/Producer at V89.7 FM WVFS Tallahassee for many years. A graduate of the Second City Improvisation & Writing Programs, Alexey helped produce and write the Second City writing show “Beach Weather” and its remount. In the fall of 2016, he joined forces with Luke Peters to help launch Instant Cult Classic.

Luke Peters was born and raised in the east end of Toronto. He started doing improv in 2006 and took every youth class at Second City he could find including graduating the teen conservatory program.  Luke started producing comedy in 2013 and has never stopped since. A graduate of the Second City Improvisation Program, Luke traveled across Europe to educate people on confidence, performance and mental illness recently.  He created the concept of Instant Cult Classic with a couple of friends in the fall of 2016.