Porchlight and E1 Ent. Makes Distrib Deal

L.A-based PorchLight Entertainment has made a long-term distribution deal with global E1 Entertainment Distribution. Under this new pact, E1 Entertainment will distribute the December 2009 direct-to-DVD A Martian Christmas and Jay Jay the Jet Plane: Jay Jay’s Christmas Surprise. Also on the E1 slate are series such as Adventures from the Book of Virtues, LeapFrog’s Tad of Christmas Cheer and 64 Zoo Lane.

‘Our label is a great fit with E1, and we look forward to bringing a continuous stream of high quality children’s and family programs to retail venues,’ says Bruce Johnson, PorchLight’s president and CEO

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E1 Entertainment Distribution president Michael Rosenberg adds, ‘PorchLight is a leader in children’s and family programming, and we look forward to working with the company to release quality entertainment for the whole family.’

A specialist in children’s and family programming, PorchLight has produced nearly 400 episodes of high quality animation. Among the shop’s more recent productions are PBS/BBC/CBC’s Animalia and Cartoon Network’s The Secret Saturdays.

For more info, visit www.porchlight.com.