If you’ve been to a major Canadian TV industry event in the past 10 years, chances are you’ve been in the same room with at least one of marblemedia’s two founding partners, Matt Hornburg and Mark Bishop. As TV producers and early adopters of transmedia digital media executions — plus members of numerous industry organizations — the Toronto-based partners have been Canadian leaders in the field since they launched marblemedia a decade ago.Read More
Indie producers marblemedia and Seven24 Films are pacting to co-develop the teen coming-of-age drama Dark Horse as a multiplatform property for YTV.
The prodcos are developing the property as a 13 x 60-min series, which would include online and mobile extensions.Read More
TORONTO, ON (November 30, 2011)—marblemedia and SEVEN24 Films today announced they are co-developing Dark Horse, a multi-platform teen property for YTV, which includes 13 x 60’ live action drama episodes, an online world and mobile interactive elements. Seasoned primetime drama showrunners Shelley Scarrow (Instant Star) and James Hurst (Degrassi: The Next Generation) have joined the project to bring the story to life.Read More
Exploring the connection between new technologies, content and social change is often its own reward for digital media creators, but the journey can also bring financial awards and industry mentorship.
That's the case for Peter-Julian Lee, announced by Corus Entertainment and marblemedia as the winner of the 2011 Innovative Storytellers Award.Read More
TORONTO, ONTARIO (November 15, 2011) Corus Entertainment and marblemedia today announced Peter-Julian Lee as the winner of the 2011 Innovative Storytellers Award. The $20,000, five-year educational initiative was created in 2008 by marblemedia and Corus in conjunction with Ryerson University’s Master of Arts in Media Production program. The award celebrates an outstanding Ryerson graduate student whose thesis explores the connection between content, new technologies and audiences.Read More
TORONTO, ON (September 29, 2011)—marblemedia brings three new cross-platform series by top-tier creative talent to MIPCOM this year. The company is looking for partners interested in developing these projects (stand #02.10).Read More
Tohana will work close with Partners/Executive Producers Mark Bishop and Matthew Hornburg. Tohana will oversee the expansion of new divisions and departments, including the interactive group and its international sales and distribution arm, Distribtion360.Read More
TORONTO, ON (September 6, 2011)—marblemedia today announced the appointment of Blake Tohana to the newly created role of CFO & COO. He will be working closely with Partners/Executive Producers Mark Bishop and Matthew Hornburg to lead the company’s growth and execute its strategic plan.Read More
The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television has honoured cross-platform and digital media creators among 52 Gemini Award winners in the News & Sports, Documentary, Lifestyle and Reality programming categories.Read More
Canadian indie producers Seven24 Films and marblemedia are to jointly develop Little Wombat as a preschool animated TV series.
The project, based on the Little Wombat books by Charles Fuge, will comprise 13 half-hours about the mischievous marsupial Little Wombat and his friends Mouse and Koala.Read More
SEVEN24 Films and marblemedia today announced a partnership to develop Little Wombat, an animated series (26 X 11 minutes) for preschoolers based on the internationally acclaimed Little Wombat books by Charles Fuge. Through the adventures of Little Wombat, preschoolers explore, learn, and discover new things.Read More
Indie producer Marblemedia and Teletoon are at work on a second season of Skatoony, the hybrid live-action and animated game show.Read More
A company started by a Fergus man, marblemedia, is the only recipient of more than one award at this year’s Youth Media Alliance (YMA) awards.Read More
marblemedia has brought on popular UK comic duo Dick and Dom to host the CBBC version of its series Splatalot premiering Monday, June 13th. marblemedia has also produced localized versions of the show for YTV in Canada and ABC in Australia.Read More
marblemedia is the only recipient of more than one award at this year’s Youth Media Alliance (YMA) Awards. The awards for marble’s TasteBudsTV.com were presented last night at the 2011 Awards of Excellence Gala held at CBC’s Glenn Gould Studio.Read More
There’s more loony Skatoony fun on the way for TELETOON fans. The Canadian broadcaster has ordered a second season of the marblemedia-produced hit TV series Skatoony (26 half-hour English and 26 half-hour French episodes), and further expansion of the popular multiplayer online game on Skatoony.ca. Skatoony is based on the Cartoon Network UK format.Read More
When in the hands of a toddler, yogurt is always a messy experience, but Danone is taking the concept to a wider audience with a just-announced integration deal with new YTV show Splatalot.Read More
marblemedia and Skatoony creators James Fox and Richard Brookes from UK-based Whole Hog Creations, today announced a partnership to develop Chugga Chugga Wow, an original live-action/animated hybrid television series (52 x 11 minutes) and website for preschoolers. The series is in development with Kids’ CBC.Read More
Toronto-based marblemedia has begun production on an original cross-platform series and website for History Television, developed to take audiences through the naming of Canada's most notable people, places and things.Read More
Here’s a twist: marblemedia’s new series delves into the origins of the names of Canada’s notable people, places and things, but the series itself doesn’t yet have a name. Broadcaster History Television is letting the public decide its moniker as part of a contest.Read More