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Tasty new prodco launched

Two execs hailing from the Australian TV scene and a Canadian new media whiz have formed The Chocolate Liberation Front, a cheekily-named new production company specializing in multi-platform projects with bases in Melbourne and Toronto.
June 11, 2009

Two execs hailing from the Australian TV scene and a Canadian new media whiz have formed The Chocolate Liberation Front, a cheekily-named new production company specializing in multi-platform projects with bases in Melbourne and Toronto.

Principals include former ABC TV head of multi-platform and VP interactive for Decode Entertainment, Dan Fill; award-winning Australian producer Frank Verheggen and CBC new media man Shawn Bailey, with strategic consulting from Steven Comeau, former Collideascope digital president. The company will aim to specialize in original entertainment property development for television, video games and online; coproduction and optioning of third-party projects for realization on an international stage; service production for high quality multi-platform projects; and strategic consulting for media companies looking to adapt a multi-platform approach. For more info, hit www.givemechocolate.me

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Andrew Tracy joined Realscreen as associate editor in 2021, following 17 years as managing editor of the award-winning international film magazine Cinema Scope. From 2010 to 2020 he also held the position of senior editor at the Toronto International Film Festival, where he oversaw the flagship publication for the organization’s year-round Cinematheque programming and edited its first original monograph in a decade, Steve Gravestock’s A History of Icelandic Film. He was a scriptwriter and consultant on the first season of the Vice TV series The Vice Guide to Film, and his writing and reporting have been featured in such outlets as Cinema Scope, Reverse Shot, Sight & Sound, Cineaste, Film Comment, MUBI Notebook, POV, and Montage.

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