Breakthrough Entertainment Forges New Content Partnerships Leading Into EFM

Canadian Studio Announces Additions to Slate of Quality Films From Blue Fox Entertainment, Nehst Studios and Riverbank Pictures

TORONTO – BERLIN (February 9th, 2017) — The leading Canadian studio has secured deals with Blue Fox Entertainment, Nehst Studios, and Riverbank Pictures, adding to their growing roster of premium films that already boasts in-demand new titles from existing partnerships with award-winning Canadian producers, Black Fawn Films and 5’7 Films.

“We are thrilled to be collaborating with these strong partners as we look to complement our growing film slate with additional premium titles,” said Nat Abraham, Partner, President, Distribution of Breakthrough Entertainment.

The pact with Blue Fox Entertainment sees Breakthrough acquiring four new films for foreign sales including Shortwave, Heartland, The Truth About Lies, and Child Eater. From Nehst Studios comes a slate of documentary and dramatic feature-films highlighted by Eating You Alive (featuring James Cameron and Samuel L. Jackson), as well as a handful of other blue chip documentaries. The content studio also acquired the just completed film Darker Than Night from Canadian producers Riverbank Pictures.

Owen Kelly, International Sales & Acquisitions Executive – Feature Films at Breakthrough Entertainment said, “These diverse genres of films are a true testament to the continuing growth of Breakthrough Entertainment as a premier production and distribution studio with feature films in the kids, family, horror, and documentary genres.”

Breakthrough will also be featuring a lineup of brand new films, as well as others that have had success on the festival circuit and international broadcasts. Newly completed L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables: The Good Stars (Second in the trilogy, starring Martin Sheen), The Heretics, and Scarecrows, will join the other diverse pictures on the EFM slate.

About Breakthrough Entertainment
Breakthrough Entertainment Inc. is an award-winning producer and distributor of premium content for worldwide audiences. The entertainment studio’s operations include the development and distribution of feature films, television and digital content; international co-productions and production services. Breakthrough’s digital media division ranks amongst the industry’s most respected producers of high quality interactive entertainment on mobile and online platforms. Established over 30 years ago, Breakthrough’s library now boasts over 40 feature films and 4000 television episodes which air on major networks and digital channels across the globe. The studio has been recognized with international awards including numerous Geminis, Canadian Screen Awards, and Canadian Comedy Awards. www.breakthroughentertainment.com. Follow @breakthru_ent on Twitter.

For more information and to speak with Owen Kelly, International Sales & Acquisitions Executive – Feature Films at EFM, please contact:

Lowell Hall, Managing Director, Ireland + Hall Communications Inc.
lowell@irelandandhall.com Cell # at EFM (416) 887-1636

James Tessier, Account Manager, Ireland + Hall Communications Inc.
james@irelandandhall.com (416) 846-6125