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marblemedia developing new Chuck Hughes series

The celebrity chef and the Toronto-based prodco have pacted to work on an unscripted project. (Hughes pictured.)

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Five takeaways from Playback Marketing Summit

A roundup of some of the key takeaways from Playback‘s inaugural marketing summit, held Thursday at The Bram & Bluma Appel Salon in Toronto.

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Marblemedia in development on Karen Walton thriller

It has also optioned Edeet Ravel’s Held, with both announcements coming ahead of MIPCOM next week.

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marblemedia, Popmania partner on popstar series

The L.A.-based, music-focused online pop culture company and marblemedia are developing a TV series that aims to find the next teen pop sensation.

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Deals: Raven Banner, Corus, Distribution360, 9 Story

Raven Banner Entertainment has acquired the Canadian rights to Mission to Lars (pictured), plus more deals of the week.

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Bell Fund distributes $3.5M across 27 projects

Shaftesbury and Radical Sheep are among the recipients of production funding in the latest Bell Fund round.

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Engines rev up on Drive Me Crazy

The new unscripted series for Corus Entertainment is produced by marblemedia in association with Proper Television.

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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.