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Lightworks shuts its doors

New York-based Lightworks Program Distribution Inc. has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy and no longer exists. The distributor's catalog included Hollywood Reporter and The World Series of Video Games. The website has also been suspended. The production arm of Lightworks, the Lightworks Producing Group, is unaffected.
May 1, 2009

New York-based Lightworks Program Distribution Inc. has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy and no longer exists. The distributor’s catalog included Hollywood Reporter and The World Series of Video Games. The company’s website has also been suspended. LPD’s press contact relayed that president/CEO David Dreilinger does not want to comment on the bankruptcy filing but emphasized that Lightworks Producing Group, KPI and Lightworks Pictures are all healthy and functioning well.

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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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