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Knightscove to buy Ellis Entertainment

Canadian distributor Knightscove has announced its non-binding letter of intent to acquire the operations of production company and distributor Ellis Entertainment. The 45-year old family-owned and operated Ellis Entertainment owns worldwide copyright to a 600-title strong film library, which includes a notable library of wildlife and nature programming. Ellis' catalog in the North American DVD market will be managed by Knightscove subsidiary Morningstar.
April 14, 2009

Canadian distributor Knightscove has announced its non-binding letter of intent to acquire the operations of production company and distributor Ellis Entertainment. The 45-year old family-owned and operated Ellis Entertainment owns worldwide copyright to a 600-title strong film library, which includes a notable library of wildlife and nature programming. Ellis’ catalog in the North American DVD market will be managed by Knightscove subsidiary Morningstar.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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