September 23, 2013 (Toronto, ON) – Distribution360, a marblemedia company with a focus on sales to both traditional and emerging platforms, unveils a roster of new Lifestyle and Unscripted, as well as Kids and Youth television and interactive content at MIPCOM this fall. New properties include: family-friendly scavenger hunts in Twin Factor, heart warming stories in Talent Hounds and laugh out loud, fish-out-of-water experiences in Japanizi: Going, Going, Gong!
“We are committed to providing the best quality content across multiple platforms to our international buyers,” said Mark Bishop, Co-CEO/Executive Producer, marblemedia and Founding Partner, D360. “With recent additions in the Lifestyle and Unscripted genres, D360 continues to grow with like-minded third party producers to sell cross-platform content to a global marketplace.”
NEW Lifestyle and Unscripted
TWIN FACTOR – Format
(LES JUMELLES – 26 x 30 minute episodes)
Produced by Balestra Productions, Twin Factor is a new format that features a fast-paced educational race against the clock pitting two teams of two teens against each other on a quest through their own city. Each team must solve a geographical or historical riddle significant to the host city in order to win a donation to the charity of their choice. On their journey, teams must find clues, collect GPS coordinates and overcome zany challenges from the twin hosts who deliver misleading information.
Originally created for a French-Canadian audience (Les Jumelles), this comedic series can be easily formatted for other territories.
TALENT HOUNDS – 4 x 30 minute episodes and 1 x 60 minute special
Produced by Hop To It Productions, Talent Hounds is a heartwarming and captivating series showcasing a wide variety of dogs with outstanding talents. Each story takes an in-depth look at the evolution of the dog in the human world and explores how some dogs have found their talents while overcoming their history in rescue facilities and shelters.
NEW Kids and Youth
JAPANIZI: GOING, GOING, GONG! – 40 x 30 minute episodes
Japanizi: Going, Going, Gong! is a wildly entertaining Japanese-style family game show complete with conveyor belts, dizzy chairs and Velcro Walls.
With three elimination rounds to present one final winner, every episode features four teams of two contestants who are dropped into an unfamiliar world filled with crazy costumes, over-the-top stunts and energetic characters including Host Yoshi, Judge Masa, Shinobi and his four ninjas as well as a live Japanese studio audience.
Produced by marblemedia, Japanizi: Going, Going, Gong! will be accompanied by a second screen experience mobile app and interactive website.
THIS IS SCARLETT AND ISAIAH – 52 x 6 minute episodes and 13 x 30 minute episodes
Debuting in Canada on Treehouse this month and stemming from the worldwide hit preschool franchise (This is Daniel Cook and This is Emily Yeung) this third and all-new installment features two new hosts Scarlett and Isaiah.
With the goal of empowering children to fearlessly explore the world around them, This is Scarlett and Isaiah follows two adorable and bubbly six year olds as they try things for the very first time.
Featuring an extended online experience including a “build your own episode” feature and other games available for licensing, this series is produced by Sinking Ship Entertainment andmarblemedia.
Additional series include: Other properties that will be showcased this MIPCOM include paranormal activity in Ghostly Encounters (83 x 30’), puppy love in Puppy SOS (13 x 30’), a baking competition series Cake Walk: Wedding Cake Edition (13 x 60’), the medieval physical game show Splatalot (52 x 30’), the live action/animated comedy series Skatoony (39 x 30’), popular titles from Cuppa Coffee Studios including Tigga & Togga (26 x 3’), a preschool series exploring communication through music, Bruno and the Banana Bunch (26 x 11’) and A Very Barry Christmas (1 x 45 minute movie), a stop-motion Christmas mix-up of epic proportions.
For sales inquiries or to set up a meeting, please contact Kirsten Hurd, Director, International Sales and Acquisitions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Come visit us at MIPCOM Booth 02.10.
Distribution360, a marblemedia company, is a forward-thinking distribution company that focuses on traditional media sales, while actively pursuing growth in the digital space. Its mandate is the full monetization of television and interactive content on traditional and emerging platforms worldwide, with a focus on kids, drama and factual programming. Experience at www.distribution360.com.
For more information, please contact:
Molly Ray | Director, Marketing and Communications | 416.646.2711 ext. 232 |email@example.com