ABOUT

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!

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SERVICES

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.

 

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Working With The Ontario Nonprofit Network

This past year, I gladly accepted the opportunity to work with Sarah Matsushita, Communications & Network Engagement Manager of the Ontario Nonprofit Network (ONN). Sarah and I have known each other for years, working so well together at TIFF, back in the day. I jumped at the chance to connect with her again. Organized in 2007, […]

Comix Comix Comix

Comics. Sequential art. Comix. Graphic novels. A medium that is over 100 years old. We celebrate an art that has grown with the times. One can find comics written on any subject, written for any demographic and culture, in a multitude of visual and narrative styles, design aesthetics, and methods of execution. Comix Comix Comix is […]

Concept Art, Animatics, and Storyboards

Below is a recent grouping of concept art, animatics, and storyboards I have done for various clients and productions. I am eager to do more work of this kind, to exercise my commercial illustration background. It has always been very satisfying to work collaboratively with a group of knowledgeable stakeholders, creative minds, and good idea […]

Frankie 100: Frankie Manning Centennial Post Office Installation

    In spring 2014, Mandi Gould, a longtime friend, and one of several key figures in the now legendary late 1990s “second wave” Lindy Hop revival in Toronto, put out a request online for assistance with Frankie 100: Frankie Manning Centennial Celebration, a massive event endeavour she was project managing for the Frankie Manning Foundation, whose mission is […]

Welcome

Thanks for visiting my website. It is a relief to have one repository to finally showcase my work. I will be adding and curating even more content in the coming weeks, months, and if all goes well, years. I should note that many of the blog posts are deliberately timestamped on the date with which […]

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