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The Snow Queen Receives Nomination for the Shaw Rocket Prize

Ottawa, February 14, 2007 – Amberwood Productions is pleased to announce that it’s seasonal special “The Snow Queen”, co-produced with the UK’s Total Eclipse Television and renowned composer Paul K. Joyce, has been named a finalist for the Shaw Rocket Prize.

In making the announcement, Chantal Ling, Executive Vice President at Amberwood said, “We are truly honoured that this production has been nominated by such an esteemed panel of judges and are excited for kids across the country who are judging “The Snow Queen” along with the other finalists to choose a winner.”

“The Snow Queen”, which is based on the Hans Christian Andersen fairytale features live-action actors on CG backgrounds, set to a haunting score by the UK composer, Paul K Joyce.  The special was produced for the BBC and CBC, and has since aired on both SRC in Canada and PBS in the US.  BBC Worldwide holds distribution rights for the remainder of the world.

Amberwood is a producer, financier and distributor of high quality animated and live-action television series, specials and features.

For further information:

Jonathan Wiseman, Vice President, Sales & Acquisitions at Amberwood Entertainment Corporation, 987 Wellington Street, 2nd Floor, Ottawa, Ontario, K1Y 2Y1, Tel: (613) 238-4567 Ext. 57, Fax: (613) 233-3857, jwiseman@amberwoodanimation.com

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