Craig McGillivray

Breakthrough takes rights to Silly Seasons

Canada-based producer and distributor Breakthrough has snagged North American rights to animated series Silly Seasons. The toon series is out of South Africa, with Johannesburg-based The Flying Circus producing the fantasy show. The show is set in Sillyville and the four main characters are girls, each of which represents one of the seasons. In South […]

Craig McGillivray rejoins Breakthrough Entertainment

Craig McGillivray has joined Breakthrough Entertainment as vice president of distribution. McGillivray is returning to Toronto-based producer and distributor Breakthrough, having served stints at DHX Media, as territory manager for Asia, Australia, Latin America, and Canada, and at Carrie Mudd and Neil Court’s Peacock Alley, where he was vice president, distribution. In his first stint […]

News brief: Money Moron, Rednecks find new homes

Canadian producer-distributor Peacock Alley has sold lifestyle series Money Moron and petrol-head show High Tech Rednecks to a batch of broadcasters. The 24x30mins Money Moron, produced in-house and in which TV personality Gail Vaz-Oxlade offers financial advice to reckless spenders, has gone to TVA in Quebec. The 8x60mins High Tech Rednecks, meanwhile, which comes from […]

Former DHX exec to launch Peacock Alley sales venture

Former DHX Media sales manager Craig McGillivray has resurfaced at Canadian prodco Peacock Alley, where he will lead a new distribution venture. McGillivray will be VP of distribution for the company’s sales arm, which will seek to secure distribution advances, presales and partnerships on new shows. The news comes after McGillivray left fellow Canadian firm […]