Media Headquarters is an independent media production company recognized for producing some of the most popular and innovative shows in Canada and around the world.


Media Headquarters strives to be a trendsetter in the global production industry, with a focus on cutting-edge and innovative content.


Dozens of international awards and recognitions, including 7 years in a row on the Realscreen Global 100 List of top production companies.


No matter the genre, Media Headquarters has a reputation for superior storytelling and ratings-grabbing shows.

We produce multi-platform content in many genres including scripted, reality, lifestyle and documentary. The company continues to grow as a global leader in developing cutting-edge original formats and interactive experiences.

Media Headquarters is a seven-time honoree on the Realscreen Global 100 List celebrating the top international production companies. We have been recognized with dozens of awards and nominations including Canadian Screen Awards, Gemini Awards, an Emmy Award, Banff Rockie Awards and more.

For over fifteen years, our production partners have relied on us to create hit projects that make an impact. The company thrives on big ideas, strong relationships and top-quality execution.

Robert Cohen

CEO and Executive Producer

With twenty years of experience in the television and digital media industry, Robert is recognized as one of the Canada’s leading producers of popular original content. He specializes in the creation of unscripted series and formats as well as scripted programming. Some of Robert’s successes as a creator, producer and director include the hit international formats Canada’s Smartest Person and Outlaw In-Laws, reality series Tessa & Scott and Modern Love, multiple award-winning dramatic miniseries The Summit, Emmy-nominated family movie The Great Polar Bear Adventure and popular documentary Souvenir of Canada, among many other titles.

Robert co-founded Media Headquarters and supervises the company’s production and development slate. He collaborates with a wide range of broadcast and distribution partners worldwide and his programs have aired on dozens of networks and earned multiple international nominations and awards.

Robert is a member of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the Canadian Media Production Association, and the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.


Vice President, Production & Business Affairs

Melanie oversees all aspects of the company’s various television and digital media productions from inception to completion. She spearheads the business affairs department including contracting staff, securing production financing, working with agents and unions, negotiating distribution deals, coordinating deliverables and working with the executive team to develop new business partnerships. Melanie is responsible for driving projects forward, on budget and on schedule, while working closely with all departments to ensure productions meet creative expectations. Additionally, she assists partners with projects in development; generating new concepts, reviewing scripts, providing creative feedback and writing development proposals.

Selected Partners

A+E Networks
Documentary Channel
Global TV
NBC Universal
Outdoor Channel
W Network
Media Headquarters Film & Television

284 College Street, 2nd Flr

Toronto, Canada M5T 1R9


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