Mediabiz is a group of companies dedicated to the development, financing and production of quality media for all platforms and the global market
Your integrated partner from script to screen
We offer a unique combination of production expertise and investment capacity
Our participation to a project is global, integrated and cross-border
Founded in 2000 and based in Montreal, Mediabiz is specialized in international fundraising, in creating mechanisms and financial structures for the entertainment industry. Over the last two decades, Mediabiz has participated in the financial structuring of over USD 3 billion of production volume.
Its financial division, Mediabiz Capital, supports the production division and its strategic partners by providing financial engineering, bridge, gap and other interim financing. Mediabiz Capital can also deploy its own equity from affiliated funds as well as raise additional equity via third parties.
Founded in 2009, the production division is the result of a decade of synergistic strategic alliances between Mediabiz and its international partners.
Its mission is to acquire, co-finance and carry out the development and production of quality international TV, theatrical and multiplatform products for worldwide distribution (animation and live action).
Our CEO received the 2017 Business Women of Quebec Award in the category "Officer, Executive or Professional of a Private Company".
Award-winning international production houses Kindle Entertainment (UK) and Mediamax (Canada), and Toonz Entertainment have commenced production on the joint CBeebies and CBBC co-commissioned Jamillah & Aladdin (52 x 14’).
Generate · Elevate · Activate
Karine Martin, CEO and producer
Karine is a producer, financier and lawyer with over 20 years of experience in the entertainment industry. Based in Montreal, she started her career as an attorney for two large law firms in Canada where she practiced litigation, commercial and corporate law in addition to entertainment law. As CEO of Mediabiz since 2002, she has acted as Executive Producer, Producer or Financier for more than 40 TV or film projects. She has been involved in raising equity, fund managing and financial engineering for media groups, international banks, sovereign, private and pension funds, producers and distributors widely reputed throughout Asia, the Middle East, Americas and Europe, including major and independent entertainment entities. Karine is the president of the production division and acts as producer on all projects produced or financed by Mediabiz or its related entities.