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MarbleLIVE, OCAD play together at Game Jam

Mark Bishop says the competition was created in order to inject fresh thinking and ideas into the planned water park’s development.

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Banff ’15: In the news

In case you missed it: an overview of announcements that came out during this week’s Banff World Media Festival.

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A new play on IP: marbleLive’s ‘amazement parks’

From Playback magazine: marblemedia’s Mark Bishop and entertainment lawyer John Barrack on the origin story and strategy behind their waterpark play.

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CBC, The Gurin Company ‘Take Sides’ with marblemedia

The development deal is the first to emerge from a creative collaboration agreement inked last year between CBC and The Gurin Company. (marblemedia’s Mark Bishop and Matt Hornburg pictured.)

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Highway Entertainment adds prodcos to first-look roster

Former CanWest Global exec Adam Ivers on the two new deals with Canadian production companies and the strategy behind them.

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Youth Media Alliance awards winners announced

Canadian kids programming and digital content were recognized last night at the annual Youth Media Alliance Awards of Excellence Gala in Toronto. (Annedroids pictured.)

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Hi Opie! greenlit for season two

The marblemedia preschool series will return this fall to TVO, City Saskatchewan and Knowledge Network.

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D360 picks up RTR, ToonDraw series to shop at MIPTV

The Toronto-based distributor has picked up four new programs to shop at the content market, including RTR Media’s Open House Overhaul and Mississippi Snake Grabbers (pictured).

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Breakthrough Entertainment opens New York City office

The indie producer has hired Beth Fraikorn to oversee a push into the U.S. factual and reality TV market.

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Cirque du Soleil Media, Samsung team for VR mobile experience

Bell Media’s joint venture with the Quebec circus troupe will develop a live action video experience for Samsung smartphone users.

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marblemedia, Essential 11 team up for hidden camera series

Made Up will bow later this year on Disney XD in the U.S. and YTV in Canada (host Andrew Chapman pictured).

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Marblemedia hires primetime unscripted boss

Former Our House Media exec Sean Connolly joins the indie producer to build its reality TV slate.