Temple Street Productions Signs Worldwide Admin Deal With ole
TORONTO: ole is pleased to announce the signing of Toronto-based Temple Street Productions to a multi-year worldwide administration agreement.
As one of Canada's leading television and film production companies, Temple Street produced the highly rated and acclaimed boundary-stretching Showtime/Showcase series Queer As Folk.
Under terms of the agreement, ole will administer the music rights to the current Temple Street produced TV series including, Billable Hours (Showcase), the Gemini Award winning Canada's Next Top Model, (CHUM/CITY TV) and the Emmy Award nominated Darcy's Wild Life (Discovery Kids, Family, Nick U.K.)
“ole’s commitment to extracting value for production companies like Temple Street through its music administration activities is well known,” said David Fortier, Co-President of Temple Street.
“We’re very pleased to be in business with the team at ole, and we look forward to a long and fruitful working relationship,” added Ivan Schneeberg, Co-President of Temple Street.
Bill Banham, ole TV Business Development, said ole is thrilled to supply Temple Street with its royalty administration expertise and experience.
"We’re very excited about our multi-year, worldwide deal with Temple Street Productions," said Banham. "We appreciate Temple Street's ability to produce a broad spectrum of television content, from drama to reality to children's programming” and adds, “"With programs like Canada's Next Top Model and Billable Hours David and Ivan's list of credentials speak for themselves. They are both true professionals with a cutting edge view of creating great television content."
About Temple Street Productions
Temple Street is a television and film production and distribution company based in Toronto, Canada. Temple Street's reputation as one of Canada's leading production houses is borne out of the quality and the diversity of their produced programs. From Emmy-Award-winning cable features to boundary-pushing dramatic and comedy series, to gripping reality and lifestyle shows, Temple Street's past and current slates highlight their commitment to producing world-class, commercial projects in all genres and for all types of media.
ole is a multi-national, Canadian owned, full-service music publisher founded by Robert Ott (former VP/GM BMGMP Canada) and Tim Laing (former radio, TV producer and finance executive), Comprised of a team of 25 experience music publishing professionals, ole is focused on acquisitions, creative development and administration in Toronto, Nashville, and LA.
The ole catalogue includes over thirty-five thousand songs and over twenty-five thousand hours of TV music, with major acquisitions including the Balmur, Keith Follese, Lighthouse and Frank Myers music publishing catalogues. ole has also purchased the worldwide music rights for Amberwood Entertainment's The Secret World Of Benjamin Bear and their forthcoming 3D animated series Rollbots and WGBH's Arthur.
Recent cuts include “Headspin” by Rockstar Supernova, “Once In A While” by Akon, “Shoes” by Shania Twain from Music Inspired by Desperate Housewives, Jaheim’s “Daddy Thing”, Ronnie Milsap’s “My Life”, and Trace Adkins' “High”.
ole has concluded worldwide publishing administration agreements with film and television producers Nelvana, The National Film Board of Canada and PorchLight Entertainment.
ole is the Canadian sub-publisher for the prestigious Arc Music Group, a catalogue that includes songs by Jerry Butler, Chuck Berry and Bo Diddley. ole also serves as the exclusive Canadian sub-publisher for the prominent Bucks Music Group, home of the James Blunt smash “You’re Beautiful” and Beyoncé and Shakira's "Beautiful Liar." and for TV, animation giant DiC Entertainment.
Staff songwriters include Gerald O'Brien, Derek Brin, John Wesley Chisholm, Ben Dunk, Rebecca Everett, Gilles Godard, James Huff, Willie Mack, Steve Mandile, Mladen, Scarlett and Dr. Alex Tsisserev.
ole co-ventures include Last Gang Publishing (Kinnie Starr, Mother Mother); Roots Three Music (Bruce Wallace, Chris Thorsteinson, Dave Wasyliw, Steven Lee Olsen, Denny Carr); ib Entertainment (Dru, Alonzo and Haydain Neale); and, Nashville executive Tim DuBois for Steve Mandile.
ole also signed administration deals with Sound Of Pop, a -music publishing company, label, and management firm; Treasure Music Island Inc., whose catalogue features The Merrymen, David Kirton and Spice and Company and, L.A. songwriter David Kopatz.
ole is committed to being the best and most innovative global destination for world-class songwriters, composers and management talent, and the first choice music source for creators in all media.
The ole website can be found at www.majorlyindie.com.