D360 to Tackle Reno in Cannes

Distribution360 will launch Si Entertainment’s property makeover series Tackle My Reno at MIPCOM. The show goes out on HGTV in Canada and features pro-football player turned handyman Sebastian Clovis. D360 is the distribution arm of Canadian producer Marblemedia. Alongside Tackle My Reno, it will launch a raft of lifestyle titles at MIPCOM. It has a […]

Canada’s Marblemedia fills new roles

Canadian indie producer Marblemedia has created two programming new roles. It has brought on Roberto Alcantara (left) to fill one of the positions and he will be VP, primetime scripted development. Alcantara joins from Momentum Entertainment Group and will oversee Marblemedia’s slate of scripted programming. Based in LA he will report to company co-CEO Matt […]

Marblemedia takes control of Distribution360

Canadian producer marblemedia has acquired the 50% of its sales venture Distribution360 it didn’t already own. Marblemedia will pay joint venture partner SEVEN24 Films pay an undisclosed amount for the shares after reaching an agreement in principle. The deal is expected to close later this year. SEVEN24 execs and D360 co-founders Tom Cox and Jordy […]

Ex-FremantleMedia exec Renae Garcia resurfaces at Marblemedia

Canadian kids producer Marblemedia has hired Renae Garcia as its director of development and acquisitions in the US. The company is based in Toronto and also has an LA office, where Garcia will be based. Reporting to Marblemedia boss Matt Hornburg, Garcia will head up the firm’s development and acquisition activities in the US. “As […]

Zodiak, Marble develop kids prank show

Zodiak Kids has partnered with Canada’s marblemedia on a new comedy prank show. Zodiak’s UK prodco The Foundation will work with marblemedia on the format, which is planned initially as a 40x22mins series and will see kid contestants predicting “the behaviour of their friends and family in a range of laugh-out-loud undercover pranks”. “The Foundation […]

Cake Walk for Discovery and Living

Distribution360, the sales company founded by Canadian producers MarbleMedia and Seven24 Films, has sold several lifestyle titles to international broadcasters. The distributor has shopped Cake Walk: Wedding Cake Edition to Discovery Channel in Poland and Living Channel in New Zealand. Other sales include Puppy SOS to Viasat in Scandinavia. TrueVisions in Thailand and iCable in […]

Marblemedia to launch new series with Frank Saperstein

Frank Saperstein, the man behind hit kids series including The Ren & Stimpy Show and Pee-Wee’s Playhouse, has teamed with Canadian producer Marblemedia to launch a number of animated comedy series. This follows Saperstein’s departure as senior vice president, family television at Entertainment One. He has also launched his own kids production company Surprise Bag. […]