WGC Members Digital Projects

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Played Interactive (Interference)

Type: Webisodes/Convergent

Writer: Bobby Theodore

Project Summary: System hacked. Covers blown. CIU is offline. With the team deep undercover investigating the notorious Titan Syndicate, Khali discovers a massive security breach in the CIU (Covert Investigations Unit) network. The entire team’s identities are out in the open and a mysterious hacker is interfering with the CIU’s surveillance and communications, preventing Khali and Rebecca from warning the under covers.

Oblivious to the threat, Moreland, Jesse, Daniel, and Maria carry out their covert “plays,” while Khali and Rebecca resort to extreme measures and enlist the help of an outsider to steer the team out of deadly circumstances. That outsider is you.

“Interference” is your chance to dive into the world of “Played” and help the CIU agents on a series of high-stakes plays. Each episode follows a member of the undercover team into the criminal underworld as they look to bring down the Titan Syndicate, and when things go sideways it’s up to you to intervene. Interact using your phone, computer and Facebook account, connecting the team members and warning them of the impending danger.

But as each team member is brought to safety, Khali and Rebecca come to realize that the Syndicate’s reach goes deeper than they ever expected, and that interfering with them has dangerous consequences for everyone involved.
Source: CTV

Project URL: http://www.ctv.ca/PlayedInterference.aspx

Producer: Secret Location, Inc.

 

Last Call

Type: Convergent Series

Writers: Amanda Fahey; Karen Moore

Project Summary: “Last Call” features the characters of Saving Hope in some down time – bellying up to the bar and perhaps indulging in one too many and the lost inhibitions that can prompt. Performer Kristopher Turner (Gavin) noted that when he read the script for one particular exchange with Charlie, he laughed out loud: “it’s one of my favourite scenes I’ve ever done on the show.”

Project URL: http://www.ctv.ca/SavingHopeLastCall.aspx?vp=135422

 

 

Producer: Ilana C Frank Films and Entertainment One

 

Motive (The Dark Corner)

Type: Webisodes/Convergent

Writer: Travis McDonald

Project Summary: THE DARK CORNER is an original, eight-part web series that takes audiences deeper into the world of MOTIVE when a cold case comes to light with unexpected results. Each webisode is a piece of a larger puzzle, allowing viewers to explore one intriguing aspect of the cold case that still torments MOTIVE's Staff Sergeant Boyd Bloom. Also featuring MOTIVE's Detective Brian Lucas and Dr. Betty Rogers, the story revolves around an incident in Bloom's past where he was injured by the gunfire that killed his rookie partner. This injury sidelined him to the desk job he has today. The case was never solved and Bloom wasn’t permitted access to the case files. Ten years later, Lucas, a junior detective, stumbles upon a possible present-day lead in this old case. He is keen to dig into the past and Bloom seizes the opportunity to finally put this case to rest, but before Lucas and Bloom can solve the case, they have to figure out if they can even work together.
Source: CTV

Project URL: http://www.ctv.ca/Motive/video.aspx

 

 

Producer: Foundation Features, Inc.


 

Bill & Sons Towing ll

Type: Web Series

Writers: Mark De Angelis, Eric Toth

Project Summary: Bill & Sons Towing is a web series starring award-winning sketch troupe The Imponderables alongside multiple Gemini Award-winning actor Nicholas Campbell, multiple Gemini Award-winner Jayne Eastwood, Gemini Award-winner Sonja Smits, and Gemini Award nominees Angela Asher and Mary Ashton. A floundering Hamilton tow truck company faces its greatest challenge yet when owner Bill Vanderchuck turns the business over to his four thirty-something sons to run. But since the only thing Eric, Jon, Dave, and Tony have in common are differing opinions on how to run the business, can they keep the family business together without tearing the family apart?
Source: Bill and Sons Towing

Project URL: http://www.billandsonstowing.com/

 

 

Producers:  Mark De Angelis and Charles Ketchabaw 


 

Murdoch Mysteries:Nightmare On Queen St.

Type: Web Series/Interactive Game

Writers: Michelle Ricci; Lori Spring

Project summary: Interactive story in which the viewer was called upon to solve the case by piecing together clues from each webisode. This series also garnered a nomination for Best Cross-Platform Project, Fiction at the 2nd Canadian Screen Awards.
Source: Wikipedia

Project URL: http://www.cbc.ca/murdochmysteries/noqs/

Producer: Shaftesbury Films Inc.

 

 

Ruby Skye, P.I.

Type: YA Web Series

Writers: Jill Golick (writer, co-creator)/Julie Strassman-Cohn (writer, co-creator)

Project Summary: Ruby Skye lives in a world filled with mysteries. And she has to solve them all… no matter how many friends it costs her. Smart, stubborn, determined and a little too quick to jump to conclusions, Ruby makes a lot of hilariously unfortunate choices in her pursuit of truth, justice and, well…. personal curiousity.
Source: Ruby Skye PI

Project URL: http://www.rubyskyepi.com

 

 


Producer: Jill Golick Enterprises, Ltd./with assistance from the Independent Production Fund
 


 

Anxietyville

Type: Web Series/Mobile App

Writer:Kent Staines

Project Summary: Anxietyville is a darkly comic web series and Alternate Reality Game about the lives of sex urban neurotics linked together in a web of technology-accelerated paranoia that turns out to be completely justified when they make a shocking discovery.  A love story and a mystery set in a virtual city on the verge of destruction, Anxietyville is about surveillance and cyber-sex, finding true love, and finding the right brand of deodorant.
Source: deep-inc.com

Project URL: http://deep-inc.com/portfolio/anxietyville/

Producer: Xenophile Media


 

Time Tremors

Type: Interactive Game

Writers: Dennis Foon, Elizabeth Dancoes

Project Summary: Max and Medie travel through time in search of the lost Time Treasures. These incredible objects offer the only hope of defeating the greatest force for evil in the entire universe – a high school biology teacher known as Miss Bugly.

Project URL: http://www.timetremors.com/

 


Producer:  Xenophile Media


 

Bonus Round

Type: Web Series Changed to Series

Writers: Adam M. Reid, Max B. Reid

Project Summary: Geoff Keighley and the industry’s brightest tackle the biggest stories in the game industry. From the next big game on the horizon to new generations of technology, gaming’s hottest topics are always brought to the table in the Bonus Round.

Project URL: http://www.gametrailers.com/shows/bonus-round

 

 

Producer: 2215190 Ontario, Inc.

 


 

His Turn

Type: Webisodes  

Writers: Alan Catlin, Jeff Putsil      

Project Summary: After 20 years of busting his hump in the desert of corporate middle management, Mike Willow sees his recent lay-off as an oasis, until his wife reminds him of the promise he made before they were married. It’s now his turn to hold the fort, starting from scratch, with three kids who hardly know him.

Project URL: http://www.globaltv.com/histurn/

Producer: Whizbang  Films Inc.   

 


 

I Saw You

Type: Web Pilot

Writer: Mina Shum

Project Description: Not available

Project URL: http://minashum.com/
 

 

Producer: Thoughts From the Asylum Productions

 


 

The Republic of Doyle Digital

Type: Webisodes/Convergent

Writer: Kerri MacDonald

Project Summary: Jake Doyle and his father Malachy run a private investigations agency in St. John's, Newfoundland. Their cases involve them in all sorts of dealings - not all of them on the right side of the law.

Project URL: http://www.cbc.ca/republicofdoyle/videos/

 

 

Producer: Republic Season 4, Inc.


 

22 Minutes Interactive

Type: Webisodes/Convergent

Writers: John Davie/Peter White/Scott Vrooman/Tara Doyle

Project Summary: The team that brings you “This Hour Has 22 Minutes” also provides fun games, videos, and quizzes for your politicking enjoyment.

Project URL: http://www.cbc.ca/22minutes

Producer: CBC / Halifax Digital / Hour Productions
 


 

Rise

Type: Web Pilot

Writers: Dianna Bodnar, Andrew Pope

Project Summary: A driven young street dancer who enters a TV dance competition in a bid to lift himself and the grandmother who raised him from their hardscrabble life.
Source: ABC Spark

Project URL: http://www.abcspark.ca/shows/rise/videos/rise-digital-special-0
 

 

 

 

Producer: Shaftesbury Films Inc.

 


 

Lost Girl IV

Type: Webisodes/Convergent

Writers: Emily Andras, Steve Cochrane, Michael Grassi, Sam Ruano, Alexandra Zarowny

Project Summary: Lost Girl focuses on the gorgeous and charismatic Bo, a supernatural being called a succubus who feeds on the energy of humans, sometimes with fatal results.  Refusing to embrace her supernatural clan system and its rigid hierarchy, Bo is a renegade who takes up the fight for the underdog while searching for the truth about her own mysterious origins.

Project URL: http://www.showcase.ca/lostgirl/video

Producer: Prodigy Pictures, Inc.


 

Degrassi: The Next Generation Webisodes

Type: Webisodes/Convergent

Writers: Cole Bastedo, Ian Malone, Courtney Jane Walker

Project Type:  Degrassi: The Next Generation (later renamed Degrassi from the tenth season and on) is the current series set in the fictional Degrassi universe, which was created by Linda Schuyler and Kit Hood in 1979.
Source: Degrassi Wiki

Project URL: http://www.mtv.ca/degrassi/extras.jhtml

Producer: Epitome Pictures, Inc.

 

The Grilled Cheese Trilogy

Type: Webisodes/Shorts

Writers: Alex Epstein, Lisa Hunter

Project Summary: Pieces of cheese struggle with issues of politics, social class and love.
Source: Facebook

Project URL: http://www.bravofact.com/2013/02/26/grilled-cheese-2012/    
 

 

Producer: Muse of Fire, Inc.


 

...and more to come!

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