Wednesday, August 16, 2017

TV/Web Entertainment Writing

Babble On’s creative division is headed by Mike Erskine-Kellie, a writer for TV, internet, radio, stage and print. Some of Mike Erskine-Kellie’s writing credits include Disney XD’s Pucca,  CBC’s Turbo Dogs, the Emmy Award-winning PBS show Zoboomafoo, and the Gemini Nominated CBC show Sketchcom.

Mike is a 2009 recipient of OMDC funding to develop a new prime time series in development with The Nightingale Company (George F Walker’s “The Line” ) and is also a recipient of a Harold Greenberg Award for his screenplay “The New Adventures of Jason and The Argonauts.”

Mike created, story edited and wrote the TVO kids’ magic series Spellz, winner of the US International Film and Video Festival in Children’s Programming and a Silver Remi at the Worldfest-Houston International Film Festival. Mike currently has two television series in development with The Nightingale Company (George F. Walker’s The Line).  Mike also co-created the kid’s science show Scientastic for PBS/WQED.

He spent two years as a writer and an on-air humour commentator for CBC News. Mike toured Europe and North America with the critically acclaimed sketch comedy troupe, Serious Comedy for Oxymorons. His short stories have appeared in a variety of publications including The Toronto Star.

Mike also created the website Avery Ant and His One Minute Rant, which was featured on morning radio shows across North America, on CBC’s The Hour, and in various publications, including The Halifax Daily News and The Ottawa Citizen. It also won a number of awards, including from National Lampoon and CBC, and was immortalized by the United States Library of Congress.

Babble On Communications, writers for the small screen and suppliers of cultural artifacts to the Library of Congress.

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