CanWood Entertainment Focusing On Live Theatrical Syndication

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( — June 30, 2013) Toronto, ON — When ‘Live at the MET’ was first introduced to movie going audiences it was an experiment that exceeded all expectations. Although now in its 7th year of operation, the experiment continues. Not so much for opera lovers and audiences, but more so for theatre chains eager to find new programming venues that audiences will connect with.

Global moviegoers in 2012/13 have already enjoyed the sights and sounds of successful and spectacular live performances ranging from World Wresting to the British National Theatre. They are also broadcasting live Wimbledon Tennis matches; all of the action is captured (in real time) and beamed digitally into local movie theatres.

Recognizing the potential and power of live theatrical broadcasts, CanWood Entertainment established its new live events division in the Spring of 2013. Mr. Weiske shares, “With so much potential and so many theatre chains now hungry for content we have positioned CanWood as an early industry leader in producing and broadcasting alternative programming suited for theatrical syndication.”

In doing so CanWood Entertainment has successfully established long-term partnerships with global theatre chains, satellite broadcast providers, concert venue halls and now has a full production service team. With the technology and partnerships in place, CanWood’s goal and commitment is to produce and present live concert performances in stunning HD quality and have it broadcast to local movie theatres around the globe. For the audiences that cannot be at the actual event, a “Best Seats In The House” experience will be presented to them on screens as large as 60 feet wide.

“To me this is not only a great way to experience a live event, but it is the future of how the world will connect and enjoy entertainment!” concludes Gordon Weiske.

CanWood Entertainment will announce its 2014 theatrical concert and events line up in September during the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.