Spellz

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Spellz co-host Bridget Hall, preparing in costume for a trick.

Spellz was a 2006 - 2008 magic series featuring famed magician Jay Sankey. Produced by GAPC Entertainment in partnership with TVO Kids, with the participation of Knowledge Network, SCN and the Canadian Television Fund, Spellz was created by Hoda Elatawi, Mike Erskine-Kellie, Jay Sankey and David Peck. The show was directed by Ron Allen, written by Susan McLennan, and executive produced by Ken Stewart.[1]

In Spellz, Bridget Hall plays "Bridget, the Amazing Kid Assistant", the only other recurring person on the series, beside Sankey.[2] There were kid segments for a second season of the program were in production during March 2007,[3] however the scenes with Sankey and Hall were filmed in May; there are 26 episodes in Season 1, airing since September 2006, and there are 26 episodes in Season 2, which began September 2007.[4] Both are available on DVD.

In 2007, Spellz won the Certificate for Creative Excellence in Communications at the U.S. International Film and Video Festival[5] and the Remi award at the The Houston International Film Festival in 2008.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SPELLZ Vancouver Launch October 2007". Market Wired. Market Wired. Retrieved 26 July 2013. 
  2. ^ GAPC: Spellz
  3. ^ GAPC Entertainment poster, "Attention Young Magicians"
  4. ^ Spellz: Episode 89, TVO.
  5. ^ a b "GAPC Entertainment". GAPC Entertainment. Retrieved 2013-07-27.