marblemedia and Popmania to Find the Next Teen Pop Sensation

Award-winning cross-platform content creator, marblemedia, along with LA-based music-focused and online pop culture entertainment company, Popmania Inc., have announced they have partnered on the development of a new television series to find the next teen pop sensation titled POPMANIA: Life Under The Mic.

The 10×30’ docu-reality series follows the lives of three uniquely talented teen girls as they go through the high and lows as well as success and failures that come with pursuing their dream of having a career in pop music. Over the course of three months, cameras will follow the lives of each girl as they write, record, perform, interact with fans and deal with their personal life in this fast-paced industry. They will also create a competitive artist package with mega pop producer/ label head/ A&R executiveRon Fair, who has worked with the likes of Christina Aguilera, Lady Gaga and Mary J. Blige. In the end, a winner will be named and will continue her journey with the Popmania team, where they will further nurture her talent and help her achieve success and stardom in the entertainment industry.

The series will feature a wealth of interactive components including various social media platforms, a mobile app and a website. International sales of the series will be handled by Distribution360, a marblemedia company.

“marblemedia continues to develop ground-breaking content with unique brands, such as Popmania, to create interesting, interactive and co-viewing content for audiences,” said Mark Bishop, Co-CEO and Executive Producer, marblemedia. “Popmania: Life Under the Mic is a program that will broadcast on all TV and digital platforms, with a wealth of digital media opportunities that is sure to engage and bring audiences along on this remarkable journey.

Anita Camarata-Jewison, CEO/Founder of Popmania, added, “We are thrilled to partner with marblemedia. It’s exciting to work with the highest-quality producers who understand our audience and the process of bringing a digital brand into the world of television.

Popmania: Life Under The Mic will be executive produced by marblemedia’s Mark J.W. Bishop, Matt Hornburg and Miklos Perlus along with Popmania’s Anita Camarata-Jewison and A&R Executive Ron Fair.

marblemedia develops, produces and distributes engaging multiplatform entertainment experiences for audiences around the world. With nearly 250 hours of programming distributed in more than 200 territories, marblemedia has been honoured by Playback Magazine with the 2013 Outstanding Achievement Award, in addition to being named Transmedia Producer of the Year (2011) by the publication. marble has won two Canadian Screen Awards, two Gemini Awards, been nominated for an Emmy® Award and was identified as a Next Generation Content Producer (2009) by The Hollywood Reporter. The company owns a 50-acre production ranch, operates a Toronto-based studio, home to 50 staff, and an L.A. office. The company was co-founded by Mark Bishop and Matt Hornburg in 2001. http://www.marblemedia.com | @marblemedia | Facebook.com/marblemedia

About Popmania

Popmania is a new music-based fashion, beauty and pop culture platform with an e-commerce component. Popmania’s brand is a one-spot stop for teen girls age 13-18 to discover new music and shop like a pop star. Popmania is not only creating content for teens through exclusive interviews and videos, but also driving fashion trends by dressing major musicians from their performances and appearances. The brand was created by Anita Camarata-Jewison, a former artist manager and film/ music executive and has a top-tier staff of magazine editors, fashion and beauty executives. To experience the brand fully, please go towww.popmania.com

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Stephan Petar | marblemedia | 416.646.2711 ext. 240 | stephan@marblemedia.com

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