Revamped podcasting show Torrent moves production to Vancouver
TORONTO, Feb. 7 /CNW/ - G4techTV Canada is pleased to announce a
partnership with Vancouver-based Greedy Productions Ltd. to revamp the hit
podcasting show Torrent, a weekly one-hour Internet culture show for
tech-savvy audiences looking for interesting, first-person, pop-tech stories
from around the world. Entertaining, edgy, but most importantly, packed with
great content that delivers viewers something new each and every week,
Torrent's new music, graphics and shooting style will reflect its cutting-edge
Torrent will feature the production team's favorite podcasts, interviews
with podcast creators and internet video makers, short web video clips and
lots of cool information about the explosive world of video content on the
web. The production, writing and editing will be managed by Eric Morin and
Trevor Westerlund. A new host will also be announced in the coming weeks as
part of the show's revamping.
"We are excited to partner with Greedy Productions to re-launch Torrent,"
said Tom Ayley, General Manager, G4techTV Canada. "As a Canadian station, it
is important for us to work with the top talent in Canada and Greedy is one of
the most innovative production companies in the country. We are committed to
providing relevant and ground breaking tech-based programming for our viewers
and this partnership puts G4techTV Canada ahead of the curve."
"We're very excited to continue merging the worlds of web and television
on the show," said Eric Morin, Producer of Torrent. "We will be showcasing the
best-of-the-best in podcasts and web videos, giving their creators a dedicated
platform to discuss their forward-thinking work."
"Not only will we be meeting and profiling Canada's top podcast creators,
this show is going to inform future Vloggers on the processes others have used
to get their message out to the global community," said Trevor Westerlund,
Co-producer of Torrent.
New episodes of Torrent begin shooting in Vancouver this spring.
About G4techTV in Canada
G4techTV Canada (formerly TechTV Canada) launched in September 2001.
G4techTV is the one and only 24-hour television network that is plugged into
every dimension of games, gear, gadgets and gigabytes. Co-owned by Comcast
Corporation (G4 Media inc.) and Rogers Media Inc. the channel airs more than
24 original series. G4techTV is available on digital cable and satellite. For
more information see www.g4techtv.ca.