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Monday, October 4, 2010

Canamedia Introduces its Team and Unveils its New Look at MIPCOM

Toronto. ON – Canamedia, Canada’s longest established broadcast distribution and production Company, recently acquired by Distribution Access, a leading provider of non-theatrical video content, introduces its re-structured team, unveils its new look and programming line-up at MIPCOM – stand G3.23/27

Les Harris, Executive VP, Production will be on hand with Mike Lolato, Canamedia’s new Managing Director, Worldwide Broadcast Sales, Andrea Stokes, International Sales & Acquisitions Manager and Bill McGowan, VP Global Sales & Acquisitions for Canamedia’s parent company, Distribution Access, to greet Producers and Buyers with a slate of new programs while offering expanded global distribution services.

“The new team attending MIPCOM along with our new Production Executive, Daniel D’Or, announced last week, will help build upon the many years of success both Canamedia and Distribution Access have enjoyed. We are building a fully integrated content Distribution, Production and Non-Theatrical business that will enable us to supply quality content globally across all platforms; Broadcast, VOD, Digital Streaming Applications and other ‘Branded’ services”, says Doug Connolly, President and Chief Operating Officer, “as markets evolve with new and varied services, our content libraries can be mined and re-purposed for most any need. This will offer the Producers we represent, as well as our own productions, increased potential thus, revenues”.

In tandem with a new slate of releases, programs in production and in development, Canamedia offers a wide range of distribution and production services that can be found on its new website launched today.

About Canamedia: Established in 1978, Canamedia is one of the longest established distribution companies in Canada, representing quality programming Internationally to TV, Video, in-flight, and New Media. Canamedia distributes to almost every country in the world and is a leader in the specialty channel universe, particularly with lifestyle, travel, documentaries, sports and entertainment. Canamedia was acquired by Distribution Access; the leading non-theatrical distributor in Canada serving media resources needs globally since 1997 providing award-winning productions on a wide variety of subjects for every age, need and delivery format from hard copy to digital licensing. The company operates from offices in Toronto, Vancouver and Saint John with over 30 Agents globally and represents over 150 producers from around the world.

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