Toronto, Canada (January 20, 2015) – Award-winning content creation company marblemedia has hired former Our House Media executive Sean Connolly, in the newly created role of Vice President, Primetime Unscripted Development as part of the company’s ongoing expansion into primetime
Reporting to Co-CEO and Executive Producer Matt Hornburg, Sean is charged with building the company’s slate of unscripted projects, originating ideas in-house as well as fostering key creative relationships with producers, international format holders and broadcasters in Canada, the U.S. and U.K.
“Sean brings a wealth of expertise with over a decade of experience at some of the industry’s top indie companies,” said Matt Hornburg, Co-CEO and Executive Producer, marblemedia. “Sean is a passionate storyteller and a tremendous collaborator. He is a terrific addition to our team and will further fuel the company’s growth.”
Sean has held various executive roles at a number of notable companies including Red Apple Entertainment, Proper Television and his own indie Gorilla Media, where he created the international format Make The Politician Work (CBC), which was a ratings hit in New Zealand. He also has an extensive credit list with titles including Junk Raiders, Newlywed, Nearly Dead, Love Hunters and many more.
Sean will be joining the marblemedia at the Realscreen Summit, where they will be actively looking for new development opportunities.
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 a Canadian Screen Award, 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.www.marblemedia.com | @marblemedia | Facebook.com/marblemedia
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