TORONTO, Sept. 25 /CNW/ - Entertainment One Ltd. ("Entertainment One" or
the "Company") today announces the appointment of Robert Lantos to the board
of the Company as a non-executive director, and the resignation of Mark
Trachuk as a non-executive director with immediate effect.
Mr Lantos, 59, has more than 35 years experience in the motion picture
industry. Mr Lantos is the producer of Cannes and Golden Globe winning and
Academy Award Nominated films including Eastern Promises, Fugitive Pieces and
Being Julia. Mr Lantos was owner of Maximum Film Distribution and Maximum Film
International, the film distribution companies recently acquired by the
Company. Mr Lantos also owns Serendipity Point Films, a film and television
production company based in Toronto, Canada. Prior to 1998, Mr Lantos was
co-founder and Chairman of Alliance Communications Corporation.
David Williams, Non-Executive Chairman of Entertainment One, said: "We
are delighted that Robert has agreed to join the board of Entertainment One.
Robert's experience and knowledge will prove invaluable to the Company going
forward. I'd like to thank Mark for his contribution to the Company and wish
him well in the future."
Notes to Editors:
Entertainment One Ltd. (LSE: ETO) AIM listed, Entertainment One's
strategy is to build the leading global independent entertainment content
ownership and distribution business which acquires films, television programs
and music content and exploits these rights in all media throughout the world.
Entertainment One has operations in Canada, the U.S, Holland, Belgium and the
UK. Entertainment One also owns Koch Entertainment, the largest independent
record label in North America and a leading independent distributor of music
and video in the United States.
For further information:
For further information: Shane Dolgin, Edelman for Entertainment One,
(416) 979-1120 x328, firstname.lastname@example.org