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Bio + Reel


Multiplatform content creator, team manager, collaborator.

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Bio + Reel


Multiplatform content creator, team manager, collaborator.

Mark Selby is a broadcast, digital media, and live event producer, specializing in live, long-form comedy and variety content. 

Recent credits include a trio of TV specials: the 2018 Canadian Screen Awards with Insight Productions, the one-hour primetime documentary Beyond Famous: Canada's Walk of Fame hosted by Eric McCormack, and the 2017 Scotiabank Giller Prize, produced by Barry Avrich and FRANK Content.

With Just For Laughs, the world biggest and longest-running comedy festival, Mark programs the Vancouver Just For Laughs Film Festival and produces events for Montreal's ComedyPRO and Toronto's ComedyCon. He has also worked on the first two seasons of LOL @ JFL, a stand-up showcase produced for Lionsgate and Kevin Hart's Laugh Out Loud Network, and produced Free Mike Ward, a sold-out, bilingual, international all-star comedy fundraiser.

His long association with the legendary Air Farce sketch comedy troupe includes the annual AIR FARCE NEW YEAR'S EVE, CBC's highest-rated TV special for seven consecutive seasons. 2017's special-edition AIR FARCE CANADA 150 aired simultaneously nationwide for the country's 150th anniversary celebrations.

Mark is also a programmer and moderator for the Toronto Jewish Film Festival, the creator and curator of the archival screening series Channel 416 at Toronto's Spoke Club, a producer for the Gilda's Club variety show, It's Always Something!, and a juror for the 2018 Dora Awards celebrating Toronto theatre. Other film-related work include major events such as the Toronto International Film Festival and Hot Docs, as well as CBC's cinephile talk show, The Filmmakers.

Mark is an Honours B.A. graduate with Distinction from the University of Toronto, where he produced and directed shows for the historic U.C. Follies and Hart House Theatre.

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A Note From Mark


A Note From Mark


I am passionate about celebrating talentengaging fans, and telling compelling stories for large audiences
Bridging the gap between creative and production, I have created, planned, and executed high-ratedaward-winningtalent-driven projects for major networks, distributors, and events – especially for live TV.
Whether you’re looking to strengthen your digital strategy, recruit or manage high-level on-screen talent, provide entertaining branded content, program your network or festival, or develop new scripted or factual projects, I look forward to partnering with you and maximizing your success. Thanks for visiting!