Breakthrough Entertainment Expands Sales Team

Heading into MIPTV, Breakthrough Entertainment announced today that Laura Lemyk has joined the distribution Team as their newest International Sales Executive.

Press Release from Breakthrough Entertainment

TORONTO (January 11, 2011) – Heading into MIPTV, Breakthrough Entertainment announced today that Laura Lemyk has joined the distribution Team as their newest International Sales Executive.  Lemyk will be focused on distribution activities throughout Scandinavia and selected European territories.

Before joining Breakthrough, Lemyk worked in international sales at Lenz Entertainment and prior to that position, as Manager, International Sales & Acquisitions at Sullivan Entertainment. Over this period, she has attended all of the key program markets and has established strong relationships with buyers worldwide.

“I am certain her experience and her great attitude will add tremendous depth to our team and to our distinct and expanding catalogue,” said Nat Abraham, VP of Distribution at Breakthrough.

About Breakthrough Entertainment:Headquartered in Toronto, Breakthrough Entertainment Inc. (BEI) is a leading global producer and distributor of acclaimed primetime comedy and drama series, as well as factual entertainment, documentaries, television movies, family entertainment and children’s animation. As one of Canada’s largest television production and distribution companies, BEI has licensed programs to major broadcasters in over 200 territories. With a catalogue of over 2600 half-hours of programming, the company handles distribution as well as worldwide pre-sales, co-productions and third-party acquisitions. In addition to its dedicated program development, production and distribution divisions, Breakthrough’s digital media division ranks among one of the industry’s most respected producers of high quality digital entertainment including websites, and online, mobile, ITV and iPhone games.  www.breakthroughentertainment.com.

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