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Tracey Mack selected for Producer Lab

February 21, 2014

Bell Media announced today from the Canadian Media Production Association’s (CMPA) Prime Time in Ottawa conference the inaugural group of participants in the Bell Media Producer Accelerator Lab program. The two-part program is targeted at mid-level Canadian producers and aims to enhance their knowledge and experience at the executive producer level. The Bell Media Producer Accelerator Lab is part of Bell Media’s TV Skills Development Initiative, which invests $1.8 million annually in a suite of national training programs.

The first-ever Bell Media Producer Accelerator Lab participants are:

  • Tracey Mack (Vancouver)

    • Film, television, and digital media producer who, through her production company Urban Safari Entertainment, created the multi-platform property KIDS’ COOKHOUSE, which is currently in development and recently won the TelusOptik TV Award at Merging Media 2013.

Kids' Cookhouse receives Pitch Prize

November 7, 2013

The TELUS Optik TV Pitch 360 Prize, a $5,000 production grant for TELUS community television programming was awarded to Tracey Mack and Bradley Shende of Vancouver’s Urban Safari Entertainment for KIDS’ COOKHOUSE. The multi-platform cooking property targeted at tweens teaches food preparation, safety and nutrition using a web-based application and interactive site, optimized for tablet and mobile use.

“The jury was impressed by the calibre and range of projects taking part in this year’s Pitch 360 Competition – they truly represent the cutting edge of global cross-media innovation,” says Christine Lim-Labossiere, CEO/Founder of Merging Media Productions Inc. and Founder/Executive Director of the Merging Media Conference. 

Tracey Mack selected for Sharon Gibbon Award

April 30, 2014

The Sharon Gibbon Lifetime Member Award honours a member in recognition of her volunteer work with WIFTV advancing the organization’s goals. The award is named in memory of Sharon Gibbon, who exemplified these qualities in a career cut short too soon.

Tracey Mack is an Independent Producer focusing on productions for children, youth and families, with over fifteen years of experience as a Producer, Line Producer and Production & Business Affairs consultant for both live action, animation and digital media productions.   She is also involved in media education, conducting workshops and teaching at Vancouver Film School.  Tracey served on the board of Women in Film & Television from 2007 to 2011, where she became a member of the Executive, as Treasurer.


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