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Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Canamedia Inks New Documentary Sales While Adding Four New Doc Titles to its Line-up for Global Distribution

Toronto. ON – Canamedia has recently announced several International sales for its documentary catalogue. FATHER FIGURES (1 x 60’ HD), a gripping POV documentary that follows a woman who, while making the effort to get to know her father better, discovers a man she's horrified by when a dark secret is revealed about his new international relationship, has been sold to SVT Sweden, VPRO Netherlands, YLE Finland and Channel 8 Israel.

I AM NOT A ROCK STAR (1 x 60’ HD) follows the dramatic coming of age story of classical piano phenom Marika Bournaki from age 12 to 20 and has been sold to the BBC, SVT Sweden, NRK Norway, NTR Netherlands, The Arts Channel New Zealand, SBS Australia, Czech TV and most recently, HRT Croatia.

Canamedia has also taken on several brand-new, first-run worldwide documentaries in 2014 including LIFE WITH ALEX (1 x 60’ HD social/animal), DOG DANCING SCHOOL (1 X 60’ HD social/animal), CAT SHOW (1 X 60’ HD social/animal), VOLCANIC PLANET (1 x 90’ HD science/adventure) and WHAM, BAM, THANK YOU SCAM (1 X 60’ true crime.)

About Canamedia: Established in 1978, Canamedia is one of the longest established distribution and production companies in Canada, representing quality programming internationally to broadcasters and all content providers. Acquired by Magic Lantern Inc., Canamedia is now part of a growing enterprise that offers all aspects of worldwide distribution, original production and production services. As one of the industry’s leading distributors, the company has an extensive catalogue of lifestyle, factual, entertainment, travel, adventure, outdoor and documentary programming in both 2D and 3D, in addition to a vast library of educational content, available on multiple platforms. www.canamedia.com

About Magic Lantern Media: A leading Canadian multi-media company integrating distribution, production, television and digital applications serving the education and broadcast industries. The company operates from offices in Toronto, Vancouver and Saint John, NB, with over 50 agents and representatives worldwide. www.magiclanternmedia.com

For More Information Contact: Andrea Stokes andrea.stokes@canamedia.com

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