Episode 347

Partnership and Canadian Production with Mark Bishop and Matt Hornburg

Episode Overview

Mark Bishop and Matt Hornburg are Co-CEOs and Partners at marblemedia. Accomplished entrepreneurs, brand-builders and trusted media industry advocates, they have grown marblemedia into one of Canada’s leading independent production, distribution and digital media companies.  

In addition to serving as an executive producer across marblemedia’s successful portfolio of television and interactive digital media properties, Mark leads the company’s strategic growth and management of all divisional and corporate undertakings, including global distribution and sales, finance, marketing, digital media and new business ventures.

In addition to strategic direction across the company, Matt leads creative development and production for the company’s original TV and Interactive divisions, including its most recent push into primetime with the launch of new scripted and unscripted divisions. 

Mark and Matt have been honoured by Playback with the Outstanding Achievement Award, recognized as Top Next Gen Producers by The Hollywood Reporter, and have won Producer of the Year at the Canadian New Media Awards and the Lionsgate Innovative Producer’s Award in addition to many program-specific accolades from Canadian Screen Awards, Interactive Emmy Award, Gemini Awards and more.

“What is most important to us, is owning the IP and assets. So that we can leverage them in different ways.” 

In this week’s episode of the #StartupCanadaPodcast, sponsored by Mastercard and Scotiabank, Matt and Mark, the minds behind marblemedia, share what matters most when making media in Canada and how they have taken their creations across the world. 

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