SOURCE: Rainmaker Entertainment Inc.

Rainmaker Entertainment Inc.

July 02, 2015 18:20 ET

Rainmaker Entertainment Announces Changes to Board of Directors

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - July 02, 2015) - Rainmaker Entertainment Inc. ("Rainmaker" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: RNK) announces that Patrick Ryan has resigned as director of the Company.

Mr. Steve Hendry CA, CPA, who joined the Board in July 2014, will now assume the duties as Chairman of the Audit Committee in place of Mr. Ryan. The Company thanks Mr. Ryan for his efforts as a director and Chair of the Audit Committee.

"Pat has clearly contributed to establishing an extremely high standard for accounting and public company reporting during his tenure at Rainmaker." Mr. Craig Graham -- CEO

The Company is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Mackey CA, CPA, as a director of the Company and as a member of its Audit Committee. Mr. Mackey served as a Partner at Deloitte LLP up until 2010, after 28 years with the firm. Mr. Mackey has served as a member of the Board of VicWest Inc. and is currently Chair of the Board of Directors at Candu Energy Inc. He is also a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors.

The Company thanks Mr. Ryan for his efforts and welcomes Mr. Mackey to the Board.

About Rainmaker Entertainment
Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Rainmaker Entertainment Inc. is a multifaceted animation studio and one of Canada's largest producers of CG animation. Rainmaker's first feature film, Escape From Planet Earth (distributed by The Weinstein Company), opened on 3,200 screens across North America. Originally established as Mainframe Entertainment, the Company produced the first ever CGI animation series, ReBoot, and over the course of its 15+ years of innovative history, Rainmaker has continued to break new ground in animation, telling engaging stories and creating compelling characters for all media. In addition to projects Rainmaker has produced with partners and clients including Mattel, The Weinstein Company, Hasbro, Lionsgate and Sony, Rainmaker also develops proprietary projects. Since announcing its return to television development and production in 2013 under the Mainframe Entertainment banner, two animated series are currently in the pipeline: in Fall 2013, the Company announced its plans to develop a new version of its iconic CG-animated ReBoot series; and in April 2014, the Company began production for HIT Entertainment of 104 10-minute episodes of the new CG-animated Bob the Builder series. For more information, visit www.rainmaker.com.

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Contact Information

  • For more information please contact:

    For Investor Relations:
    Bryant Pike
    CFO
    Rainmaker Entertainment Inc.
    investor@rainmaker.com
    604.714.2600