(October 1, 2015 – Toronto, Canada) – Award-winning content creation company marblemedia, will premiere three new development titles at MIPCOM from the company’s Primetime Scripted division,which launched last year. The projects feature prominent television writers Karen Walton, Jennifer Kennedy and Ian MacDonald.
“The success of our strategy has been quite simple,” said Matt Hornburg, Co-CEO and Executive Producer, marblemedia. “Pair high calibre writers with internationally recognized brands and IP. As we had hoped development has led to pitches with exhilarating stories, complex characters and rich, dark worlds; a perfect formula for serialized drama in today’s competitive marketplace.”
marblemedia will unveil a new 13×60’ sci-fantasy thriller called Alchemy, created by the award-winning producer and writer Karen Walton (Orphan Black, Ginger Snaps). Alchemy is currently in development with Showcase (Corus) and will be executive produced by Matt Hornburg, and Mark J.W. Bishop.
marblemedia is also bringing the much anticipated Thank You, Ashley Madison, written by Jennifer Kennedy (Justified) and Ian MacDonald (Punched Up). With executive producer services by LA-based company OutEast Entertainment, the series centres around a mother of two who goes on a deep personal journey when she casts aside her conventional morality to start an adultery website to avoid financial ruin. The series will be executive produced by Matt Hornburg, Mark J.W. Bishop, Steven Marrs (Rogue) and Courtney Hazlett.
Lastly, marblemedia has acquired the rights to author Edeet Ravel’s riveting novel Held. The book, which was a finalist for the Next Generation Indie Book Award, centres around a woman named Chloe who is kidnapped during her vacation and placed in total isolation for several days before coming face to face with her abductor for whom she develops deep feelings.
Visit marblemedia at MIPCOM booth P-1.A51
marblemedia develops, produces and distributes engaging multi-platform 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