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Forte Entertainment, Andrea and Mitch Gabourie

Forte’s Snapshots nabs kids Int’l Emmy nomination

The live-action series, co-created by Andrea and Mitch Gabourie, was selected in the non-scripted entertainment category, while a DHX-produced project was also nominated.

Forte Entertainment, Andrea and Mitch Gabourie

New Establishment: Forte Entertainment

The Toronto prodco behind Hello Goodbye thinks it has the recipe for a breakout original Canadian format.


Deals: marblemedia, Seville, Quebecor, Blue Ant

marblemedia acquires two children’s series, including Forte Entertainment’s Snapshots, plus more deals of the week.


Forte, Headtrip ink deal with WB for Snapshots format

The recently greenlit kids series for Kids’ CBC has a head start on world travel.

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CBC greets the new year with Hello Goodbye

After a lengthy departure delay, the Pearson airport-based docu-series lands on CBC this week. (Showrunner Mitch Gabourie and host Dale Curd pictured left and right, respectively.)

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Andrea Gabourie finds her Forte

With three shows in the works, the former Corus exec chats to Playback Daily about why going international is imperative and how being an insider and outsider works in her favour.


Andrea Gabourie on quickie weddings and CBC pilots

Co-producers Pivotal Media and Headtrip Films are looking for real-life couples choosing no-fuss City Hall weddings for a new CBC documentary project, Let’s Get Hitched.

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How Pivotal Media helped a discount retail chain stay chic

Andrea Gabourie and Simon Watts’ (pictured) production shingle produced branded entertainment content for TJX Canada available exclusively on its loyalty program website.


Round up: indie box office success, U.S retransmission fracas

Midnight’s Children (pictured) grosses $90,000 on its opening weekend; Zoink’d! season two and Wild Obsession TV premieres set and U.S. stations want Canadian compensation.


Corus Entertainment execs exit to launch Pivotal Media

Andrea Gabourie and Simon Watts have based their new production shingle at Pinewood Toronto Studios, with an eye to making factual, kids and scripted TV for the world market.