Vancouver-based Forefront Entertainment (Adventures of Shirley Holmes, Madison) has opened another distribution arm. Forefront Theatrical International will produce and distribute Canadian-made family features.
Headed by Forefront principle Helena Cynamon and distribution veteran Allan Locke, Vancouver-based FTI will begin with a small slate of in-house features and pick-ups. The first film represented by FTI is Summer of Monkeys (Edge Productions), which screened at the Toronto International Film Festival and opened theatrically September 18.
Television-oriented Forefront Releasing was launched in 1995.