From a media release:
Four Peaks Media Group announced today their official Canadian launch. Formed in Los Angeles in January 2015, the company is co-owned by Canadians Ben Nemtin, Dave Lingwood, and brothers Duncan and Jonnie Penn, who created, starred, and co-executive produced The Buried Life (MTV). Four Peaks brings their experience from in front of the camera, to behind it, concentrating on impact storytelling and The Buried Life’s tradition of changing lives.
Four Peaks’ slate includes projects and partners in scripted, unscripted, and branded content projects. Three confirmed for broadcast in 2015/2016 are: Greatest Party Story Ever (co-produced with Den of Thieves for MTV US, premiering January 2016) focused on the funniest, craziest, most unbelievable stories from everyday people, brought to life in part through animation; Letterkenny (co-produced with New Metric Media for CraveTV) based on the web series Letterkenny Problems; and one-hour special Rocky Mountain Reno hosted by Trista and Ryan Sutter (co-produced with Tricon Films for HGTV US; premiering May 31).
Additionally, Super Channel has given The Buried Life film development funding for first-look rights to air the feature-length documentary in English Canada, they are developing tech series The Woz (working title) with Steve Wozniak and Kari Byron, as well as a scripted project with Executive Producer Vin Diesel. Four Peaks’ has also collaborated on campaigns with The Weinstein Company for the launch of feature film The Giver and followed that with #EpicBucketList, a global campaign for Contiki, the #1 youth travel company in the world.
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