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Kay Sumner, President

Internationally credited producer of television and film, Kay's credits include: Emmy nominated Best Reality Program 2006, 2007 "The Dog Whisperer" National Geographic Channel, created with Shelia Emery, produced in association with MPH Entertainment. Feature Film producer credits include "Shadow Dancing" nominated for three Canadian Genie Awards with Christopher Plummer, Shirley Douglas and John Colicos. Released by Cineplex Odeon and City TV. Nonfiction Documentary producer credits include "Lady Out of A Lizzie", the story of the Model A Ford for CBC (Canadian Broadcast Corporation, Canada). Kay was Show Runner on the following series: "The Quiz  Kids with Norman Lear” CBS,  “The New Quiz Kids” Global Television Network  (Canada), Columbia Pictures and RKO Stations (Boston), creator and producer of  "Any Woman Can Fix It" CBC (Canada) 11 years syndication, "Eye Bet"  CTV Network (Canada) and ABC (Detroit) 5 years series.

In addition, Kay created and produced the Next TV Conference 2005 and 2006 for the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.  Kay was appointed vice chair of the Professional Development division of the Activities Committee for the Academy of the Television Arts and Sciences in 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006. 

She is currently working on the sixth season of the Dog Whisperer, featuring brilliant Dog Psychologist Cesar Millan.



Belinda Benko, Development & Marketing

An entertainment marketing specialist, Belinda spent eight years in the advertising and marketing arm of the legit entertainment industry.

Starting agency side, Belinda began her career in entertainment advertising working on CPI International’s national and world tours such as U2, The Rolling Stones and Grease. Moving to PACE Theatrical Group the largest global producer and promoter of legit entertainment (Clear Channel Entertainment & SFX Entertainment), Belinda was Marketing Director for the Miami Beach and Palm Beach markets, later Marketing Director in Manhattan for Broadway properties then crossing over to Director of Development with the Variety Division. Her latest position was General Manager with the Canadian theatrical division of Clear Channel Entertainment where Belinda oversaw marketing and operations for ten markets. In 2008 Belinda helped write and produce “Propel,” currently in the film festival circuit.

Currently, Belinda is responsible for the development of new concepts for internet, broadcast and network television.

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