Demonstrating marblemedia’s gold medal talent at the 2010 Cultural Olympiad, the award-winning production company announced today that it will be a contributing artist to the Vancouver 2010 Cultural Olympiad Digital Edition (CODE).
“All of us at marblemedia are excited and honoured to be a part of Canadian history,” said Mark Bishop, Co-Founder and Executive Producer of marblemedia. “We want to thank CODE for allowing marblemedia to go global at the Winter Games!”
Two of marblemedia’s kids properties, This is Daniel Cook-Figure Skating; and This is Emily Yeung-Learning Ballet (co-produced with Sinking Ship Productions) and two films from the marblemedia anthology series The Art of Seduction – Electric Chairs and On Fire (co-produced with the National Film Board) have been selected to be featured on towering high-definition screens at the Vancouver and Whistler Celebration Sites during the 2010 Olympic Games.
Established in 2001 by Mark Bishop and Matt Hornburg, marblemedia is a content creation company on the forefront of television and new media production, devoted to telling stories that entertain and engage audiences across all platforms. marblemedia was recently honoured by The Hollywood Reporter as a Next Generation producer. marblemedia has also been the recipient of the Canadian New Media Award for Company of the Year and the Lions Gate/Maple Pictures Innovative Producer Award. Notable marblemedia projects include: the teen competition series The Adrenaline Project; the hit preschool series This is Daniel Cook and This is Emily Yeung; the first television series and website in American Sign Language, deafplanet.com; the mobile short film anthology Shorts in Motion: The Art of Seduction; Taste Buds a kids cooking and food adventure series. Upcoming projects for the independent producers include: The Dating Guy, Skatoony and Just Like Mom … and Dad.
About The Cultural Olympiad Digital Edition (CODE)
Powerful, kinetic, the human body in motion is a wonder. See ordinary movement from a whole new perspective—and extraordinary movement in a whole new light. CODE, the Cultural Olympiad’s digital edition, presents CODE Motion Pictures, a collection of digital shorts created by filmmakers across Canada that explore the human body in motion. The series will be featured on towering high-definition screens in Metro Vancouver and Whistler, on handheld devices and on computer monitors around the world during the 2010 Winter Games. CODE Motion Pictures commissioned 16 brand new films that will premiere during the 2010 Cultural Olympiad, highlighting more than 70 Canadian shorts to be enjoyed in entirely new settings.
In partnership with Telefilm Canada and the Association of Provincial and Territorial Film Funding Agencies, CODE creates an opportunity for Canada’s filmmakers to show the world what they’re made of, and for audiences across the country and around the world to enjoy their films.