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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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Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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