Marcia Martin

Blue Ant rejigs management team

Canada’s Blue Ant Media has made a series of managerial switches and hires to “align” its top team with “the demands” of expanding its business. A key change sees marketing and communications executive VP Jamie Schouela named EVP, Canadian Networks. He will leading strategy of Blue Ant’s domestic networks and digital content strategy, and continue […]

Blue Ant probes Mekong with copro

Canadian broadcaster Blue Ant Media has commissioned Mysteries of the Mekong, a 10x60mins coproduction involving partners from the UK and Denmark. Factual producer GoodLuck/Green Asia, whose co-owner Peter Ringgaard hails from Denmark will produce the show in association with Leila Monks’ UK indie Antidote Media. Monks (pictured) will executive produce, with the series representing her […]

News brief: Colin and Justin return to Canada

Canadian broadcaster Cottage Life and a compatriot VOD platform have ordered a second season of Peace Point Entertainment’s Colin and Justin’s Cabin Pressure. Blue Ant Media-owned Cottage Life will launch the 13x30mins season next spring, with OUTtv then offering it to viewers digitally. The show, which features British designers Colin McAllister and Justin Ryan, is […]