We recently caught up with Frank Saperstein who’s Heading up the newly created Blueprint Kids division of Blueprint Entertainment. “We’re putting together a diverse slate of animated series, preschool projects, and a latenight show in Canada and will be taking out slate to MIPCOM for the first time,” says Saperstein. “We see ourselves as a mini-major and are open to international co-productions. We are in a position we can piece together the shows through Canadian financing and take the risk off of the U.S. producers.Read More
marblemedia and BLUEPRINT ENTERTAINMENT have joined forces to produce 13 half-hour episodes of the animated television series The Dating Guy which is scheduled to air in late 2008 on TELETOON, as part of the popular teen/adult-oriented programming block, The Detour on TELETOON, available in both English and French.Read More
marblemedia is pleased to announce that The Adrenaline Project, their new Canadian television series produced in association with YTV, has been picked up by 4Kids Entertainment Inc. Created by the independent producers, all 13 episodes of the live-action series will air on the 4Kids TV block on FOX Saturday mornings in the US starting September 29, 2007, the same date as the exclusive Canadian broadcast premiere on YTV.Read More
The Canadian New Media Awards (CNMA) honoured marblemedia producer and partner Matt Hornburg last night with the award for Producer of the Year.Read More
The creative minds from marblemedia will be on stage next month at Banff, accepting the TV festival's Innovative Producer award for their handiwork on titles including their kids series This is Daniel Cook, the comic opera Burnt Toast and Shorts in Motion: The Art of Seduction.Read More
Canadian media production company marblemedia has been nominated for six different awards for its multiplatform content creation in television, film, web and mobile.Read More
marblemedia Distribution and Picture Box Distribution are in Cannes where they have inked several new deals for the live-action preschool series This is Daniel Cook and This is Emily Yeung.Read More
Daniel Cook, who has appeared as a special correspondent on the The Oprah Winfrey Show’s “Amazing Kids” episode as well as eTalk and ET Canada, has a brand new project, the This is Daniel Cook. Here we are! CD. This album, available on April 10, features 26 songs, including a special track Daniel co-wrote with Ed Robertson (Barenaked Ladies) called It’s Daniel Cook. The song first appeared on an episode of the hit show “This is Daniel Cook”, which airs in North America on Treehouse, TVOntario, Playhouse Disney, Knowledge Network, ACCESS and SCN.Read More
Toronto-based marblemedia and Corus Entertainment Inc. have come together to establish a new educational initiative for Ryerson University’s new Masters of Arts in Media Production program. The Innovative Storytellers Award is a $20,000 contribution over a five year period intended for an outstanding Ryerson University graduate student whose thesis explores how content creators can best use new technologies to connect to audiences.Read More
In an extraordinary coup, the National Film Board of Canada and Bravo!FACT will be presenting a film directed by Isabella Rossellini as part of their downloadable short film series Shorts in Motion.Read More
Daniel Cook has a new fan: Oprah Winfrey.
The cherubic host of This is Daniel Cook, I dare you! and the upcoming Dino Dan appeared on Winfrey's popular talk show yesterday as a "correspondent."