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Skywriter teams up with Summerhill

Skywriter Media and Entertainment Group and Summerhill Entertainment, both based in Toronto, have entered into a strategic alliance through which Skywriter will acquire worldwide distribution rights for the Summerhill catalog.
July 13, 2010

Skywriter Media and Entertainment Group and Summerhill Entertainment, both based in Toronto, have entered into a strategic alliance through which Skywriter will acquire worldwide distribution rights for the Summerhill catalog, which includes factual entertainment titles such as Diva on a Dime and Pretty Dangerous. Skywriter and Summerhill will also co-distribute future Summerhill content. ‘We both have great stories in our respective genres – now we can offer content users a one-stop shop,’ said Skywriter CEO Kevin Gillis of the deal. Skywriter, devoted to creating, developing, acquiring and distributing children’s and family entertainment, was launched by former Breakthrough Entertainment exec Gillis, Michael McLaughlin (Skywriter president) and Michael Iscove (COO/CFO).

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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