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“Buried Life” stars expand Four Peaks prodco to Canada

The creators, stars and producers of the MTV series (pictured) have expanded their LA-based prodco to Vancouver.
May 21, 2015

The Canadian foursome behind MTV’s The Buried Life (pictured) have opened a Vancouver office to complement their recently launched LA prodco, Four Peaks Media.

Ben Nemtin, Dave Lingwood and Duncan and Jonnie Penn – who got their start in the industry by creating, starring in and exec producing The Buried Life - launched Four Peaks Media this past January.

Series confirmed for broadcast on the prodco’s slate include Greatest Party Story Ever, coproduced with LA-based Den of Thieves, and a one-hour special titled Rocky Mountain Reno, which is a copro with Tricon Films & Television for HGTV.

Four Peaks Media is also in development on a feature doc based on The Buried Life, for which it has received partial funding from Canada’s Super Channel.

The prodco says it has further projects in development, including a scripted series with Vin Diesel producing, and a tech series currently titled The Woz, in collaboration with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and TV presenter and former MythBusters star Kari Byron.

(From Playback Daily)

 

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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