OWN Canada acquires “Life Story Project”

The doc series from Headtrip Films was created and is being overseen by Mitch Gabourie, and will air on the Corus Entertainment channel from January 2013.
August 31, 2012

Corus Entertainment’s OWN Canada has acquired the homegrown doc series Life Story Project from Headtrip Films.

Mitch Gabourie created the 10 episode series which sees people share their life stories. Gabourie, of Headtrip Films, is showrunning Life Story Project and directed five episodes.

The doc series will air on OWN Canada from January 2013, and Corus Entertainment retains the international format sales rights.

Headtrip Films, with offices in Toronto and Los Angeles, is also set to produce the feature Stickup Men, about the infamous Stopwatch Gang bank robbers, with Gabourie to direct.

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