Toronto, ON, Canada
Daniel Dales is CEO and Executive Producer of Smokebomb Entertainment, the digital media division of Shaftesbury, with responsibility for the development and production of original multiplatform series and companion web experiences for Shaftesbury’s broadcast slate of properties. Since launching Smokebomb Entertainment in January 2008, Dales and the Smokebomb team have produced several convergent online projects for Shaftesbury, including The Listener (CTV); Murdoch Mysteries: Curse of the Lost Pharaohs (Citytv); Overruled! (Family Channel); Baxter (Family Channel) and Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures (TMN, Movie Central). Dales is also actively involved in developing and creating Smokebomb’s slate of original online series for digital deployment, including Totally Amp’d and State of Syn, two groundbreaking App series that blend episodic live action with a suite of interactive games and activities.
Prior to launching Smokebomb, Dales was an award-winning producer of commercials, music videos, documentaries and corporate videos for high profile clients in the advertising and entertainment industries, including Sony Pictures Entertainment, Motorola, BMW, Axe, Subway, Breakthrough Entertainment and Dundee Wealth Management.