Michael Thorner Content Design (MTCD) is a full-service company based in Toronto, Canada, offering the following services: digital production, business and editorial writing and editing, design, illustration, storyboards and concept artvisual installation, content marketing, photography, and music production.

The mission of Michael Thorner Content Design is to create effective, cross-platform, cross-channel, functionally responsive content that lives in various spaces, content engineered to grow with any business, organization, or enterprise.

Michael Thorner is a creative professional with over two decades of experience working as a strategic cross­platform content producer and manager in media, entertainment and culture. Working alone or when building strong professional teams, Michael brings with him a broad exposure to an array of fundamental units including but not limited to communications, public relations and strategic interactive marketing. Core strengths include an entrepreneurial outlook, an organized attention to detail, and an ability to envision and generate effective, creative solutions.

Levering the strength of the global internet playing field via social platforms, the core value of MTCD is to help customers achieve business success and market gain by creating logistical content strategies for the consumer that adds experiental and/or remunerative value to their lives.

More photos are added regularly on MTCD’s Instagram profile!






MTCD has experience creating various kinds of creative, marketing, and communications content. Experience in digital production, writing and editing for both editorial and business pursuits, print and interactive design, illustrations and comic art, storyboards and concept art for advertising, editorial and institutional endeavours, music, photography, and installation work for retail, restaurant and events.

More photos are added regularly on MTCD’s Instagram profile!

If you have a project that fits the bill, contact me. Ask for an estimate/quote or a rate card.



For The Good Times ( Kris Kristofferson Cover )

First things first. Happy 80th birthday to Kris Kristofferson on June 22, 2016! This cover version of Kris Kristofferson’s iconic standard, For The Good Times, originally made famous by the great Ray Price, is taken from The ehMTee Show Original Webcast Soundtrack. I love so many Kristofferson songs. I also appreciate his craft as an actor, […]

Something True ( Harry Nilsson Perry Botkin Jr. Cover )

To celebrate what would have been Harry Nilsson‘s 75th birthday on June 15, 2016, we present from The ehMTee Show Original Webcast Soundtrack a cover of one of my favourite Harry Nilsson songs, a 1975 composition called Something True, co-written with Perry Botkin Jr., and originally found on the Sandman album from 1976. Do you […]

Pet Sounds Is 50!

What might be the greatest pop album ever made, has turned 50 today, May 16, 2016. How does one articulate one’s thoughts and feelings about a set of songs that forever changed and modified just how deeply I listen to music? It’s an acknowledged masterpiece now, yet in the late 1980s, that was an opinion […]

You Know What I Mean ( Phil Collins Cover ) 04.12.16

Several years ago, my extraordinarily talented friend Christopher Windom suggested I learn how to play this song. I was first familiar not with the Phil Collins original from Face Value, but with the interpretation Frida did on her 1982 post-ABBA album, Something Going On, which was also produced by Collins. I think I’ve listened to that […]

David Bowie

What I noticed immediately, upon seeing the Diamond Dogs illustrated album cover for the first time at my neighbour’s house across the street—incidentally my first exposure to David Bowie—was the posture of David’s human paws crossed in a relaxed, feminine, almost fey way. A fey male pooch? As an indeterminate, 10-year old latently queer bisexual outsider—fluid is the composite word […]




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