Unilever Canada is hoping fans of a popular TV show for kids will be enticed to enter a Lipton-sponsored contest for the chance to star in a nationwide broadcast.Read More
Canadian indie marblemedia (This is Daniel Cook) will be looking for love on the Croisette next month as it debuts its first animated series, a teen/adult comedy based on the ongoing dating exploits of one of the company's founding partners.
The Dating Guy is an animated comedy that pokes fun at the embarrassing trials and tribulations of the modern dating scene. marble isn’t hiding the fact that the series is inspired by the real-life dating experiences of company co-founder Mark Bishop, who will be in Cannes, looking for international broadcasters, distribution partners and maybe a date.Read More
Canadian indie marblemedia (This is Daniel Cook) is heading to Cannes with a new multi-platform teen reality gameshow that sees six thrill-seeking contestants challenged to conquer their fears.
Dubbed Project: Adrenaline, the new show puts contestants through extreme sport-themed challenges including street luge, parasailing, 'zorbing' and sky boarding.Read More
Were Emily Yeung to run the country, her day would unfold something like this: rise at 7 am to a bowl of fresh Fruit Loops. Ride a horse (bareback) to Parliament (redecorated in pink). Confer with cabinet ministers on a plan to crack down on litterbugs. Pass a law eradicating red potatoes. Hold a press conference with Hilary Duff on… does it really matter?Read More
marblemedia, in conjunction with TELETOON, is in development on a new animated television series centered around the sometimes strange, always funny, and definitely amusing dating life of a 20-something male lead. Toronto's Jeremy Winkels, and Montreal writing team Lienne Sawatsky and Daniel Williams, whose combined credits include Train 48, My Dad the Rockstar, 11 Somerset and Delilah and Julius, will co-write the development of the series appropriately titled The Dating Guy.Read More
Tiny tot broadcaster Treehouse is debuting its live-action series This is Emily Yeung with a curious six-year-old guide on mobile August 14- three weeks before its television premiere September 4.
It's part of a growing attempt to connect with younger audiences who are more likely to be out and about than home sitting in front of the family TV.Read More
As past of parent company Corus Entertainment's integrated multiplatform strategy, Treehouse announces that it will launch its new live-action preschool series This is Emily Yeung on mobile, online and on video-on-demand (VOD) prior to its broadcast premiere on Monday, September 4 at 7:25 p.m.Read More
Following a recent German acquisition, the international launch of Canuck preschool show This is Daniel Cook is well underway. The next step will be to roll out the concept as an international format, writes Jenn Kuzmyk.Read More
Disney Channel in Germany has picked up the live-action preschool series This is Daniel Cook, co-produced by marblemedia and Sinking Ship Entertainment, from distributor Picture Box.Read More
Mozartballs, Beethoven’s Hair (2005) and Ravel’s Brain (2000) comprise the quirkiest trilogy of films ever made on composers. Add Burnt Toast, a modern dress opera about the tragicomic aspects of love and marriage, and you have the current oeuvre of Rhombus Media’s most outrageous auteur, Larry Weinstein. His irreverent but scholarly approach to classical music has made him an important player in the worldwide performing arts doc scene.Read More
When a preschool live-action show appears to be the sum of its star’s personality, distributors can run into brick walls as they try to sell the show to international, multi-language markets. With that in mind, the Toronto-based distribution teams for the marblemedia/Sinking Ship co-pro This is Daniel Cook are creating both formatted and dubbed versions of the series to increase the show’s exposure rather than just the profile of its pint-sized protagonist, Daniel.Read More
The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) has taken the plunge into "micro-cinema," currently preparing 10 movies specifically designed for cellphones distributed by Bell, Rogers, and Telus.
The NFB and its co-producer from Toronto, marblemedia, are negotiating with 10 well-known Canadian producers who have agreed to display their art on two-inch-wide screens.
His TV show is a hit in Canada and the United States.
He's mobbed by fans at McDonald's and Disney World. His website offers T-shirts, clocks and bumper stickers plastered with his image. CTV even hired him to interview the federal party leaders during the recent election campaign. And Daniel Cook, of Stoney Creek, Ont., is only eight years old.
Taking the next step into the multi-platform world, live-action preschool series This is Daniel Cook is to have a broadband extension in Canada.Read More
During the current Canadian election, CTV, the country's largest private broadcaster, built a nightly campaign show around Mike Duffy, one of Canada's best-known political reporters. Less conventional is the reporter that "Count Down With Mike Duffy" uses for its interviews with Canada's party leaders: He is Daniel Cook, and he is 8 years old.Read More
CTV political correspondent Daniel Cook may have a knack for asking tough questions, but that doesn't mean he's found his calling as a journalist -- the eight-year-old star reporter says he'd rather be a paleontologist when he grows up.