Breakthrough Entertainment Announces International Distribution of New and Engaging Documentary Series, The Shocking Truth and Expedition Earth

TORONTO (November 8, 2016) – One of Canada’s leading production and distribution studios, Breakthrough Entertainment, continues to expand its ‘factual content’ roster with the announcement of an international distribution deal with Pyramid Productions for two new thrilling factual series, The Shocking Truth and Expedition Earth.

Craig McGillivray, Vice President, Distribution at Breakthrough Entertainment says, “The opportunity to offer these very distinct documentary series to our international clients is exciting for Breakthrough Entertainment as we are always focused on sourcing new and exhilarating content to bring to viewers around the globe.”

The Shocking Truth is a compelling series that digs deep into the true stories behind real-life murders and paranormal happenings. Each episode explores how Hollywood turned these true life events into riveting screen adaptations, highlighting some of the astonishing stories that have gripped mankind during the twentieth century.

“We are extremely proud of these vibrant and invigorating documentary series. Having the proven international distribution track record of Breakthrough Entertainment, will only help us share these programs with the broadest range of broadcasters and documentary enthusiasts around the world,” says James Buddy Day, Executive Producer at Pyramid Productions.

Expedition Earth, shot in stunning 4K takes viewers on a first person adventure into the lives of the most spectacular animals on Earth. The series showcases amazing locations where few can venture to and treats viewers to an intimate point-of-view encounter with the most fascinating animals on the planet. There is also a Virtual Reality companion module to help enrich the viewer experience.

Craig McGillivray added, ”This Pyramid Productions series will grab audiences visually by taking them to the far corners of our planet to experience some of the most magnificent vistas and wildlife our world has to offer.”

About Breakthrough Entertainment
Breakthrough Entertainment Inc. is an award winning producer and distributor of premium content for worldwide audiences. The entertainment studio’s operations include the development and distribution of feature films, television and digital content; international co-productions and production services. Breakthrough’s digital media division ranks amongst the industry’s most respected producers of high quality interactive entertainment on mobile and online platforms. Established over 30 years ago, Breakthrough’s library now boasts over 40 feature films and 4000 television episodes which air on major networks and digital channels across the globe. The studio has been recognized with international awards including numerous Gemini’s, Canadian Screen Awards, and Canadian Comedy Awards. Follow @breakthru_ent on Twitter.

About Pyramid Productions
Pyramid Productions Inc. is one of Canada’s leading production companies and a creator of documentary, natural history, crime, entertainment and lifestyle programming. Our award winning team has sought out and told incredible stories for over thirty five years, from our 26,000 square-foot studio and production facility in Canada. We continue to be industry leaders, finding new and innovative ways to tell our stories such as the expanding 4K and virtual reality markets. You can see our programs globally across numerous platforms including National Geographic, REELZ, TV Guide, Discovery Asia, Cooking Channel, Food Network Canada, E!, Bell Media, TLC India, Animal Planet Canada, Amazon and iTunes.

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