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TORONTO, September 9, 2015Tricon Films & Television and leading film sales company Factory Film Studio announce a distribution partnership that will see Tricon as the first company to handle international television for Factory Film Studio’s slate of feature films. This also marks Tricon’s first foray into film distribution. The deal was brokered by Tricon’s Karthiga Ratnasabapathy, VP Worldwide Sales & Acquisitions and Factory Film Studio’s Michael Patrick Lilly, Chief Creative Officer.

“We are delighted to be working with Film Factory Studio. Their exceptional film slate marks the beginning of Tricon’s strategic expansion into international film distribution,” says Karthiga Ratnasabapathy, VP Worldwide Sales & Acquisitions, Tricon Films & Television.

“We have been searching for a partner to represent our titles on the world stage. We are thrilled to be working with the consummate professionals at Tricon! This alliance allows our clients (filmmakers) access to worldwide markets while we concentrate our efforts on packaging and marketing within North America,” said Michael Patrick Lilly, Chief Creative Officer, Factory Film Studio.

Factory Films’ slate will launch at this year’s Mipcom

Factory Film Studio is a vertically integrated feature film production, marketing and distribution company with an expanding catalogue of independent film titles from around the world.

Tricon Films & Television is one of North America’s leading producers and distributors.  With offices in Toronto and Los Angeles, Tricon has quickly emerged as a prominent supplier of award winning factual and scripted programming that continues to be successful with audiences around the world. Tricon’s distribution arm features a broad catalogue of high quality, multi-platform content including primetime scripted drama and comedy, kids, lifestyle, factual and documentary series and specials.

Mary Powers, MPowers Communications,

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