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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.


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.


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.


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.


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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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.