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Production Head Named at Breakthrough Entertainment


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Canadian studio Breakthrough Entertainment has appointed Pilar Segura as the company’s head of production.

In her new role, Segura will oversee the production division at Breakthrough. Her most recent credits at the studio have included the docuseries Hollywood Homicide Uncovered and the kids’ show Zerby Derby, among other titles.

Previously, Pilar served as partner and VP of production at Screenlife Productions from 1999 to 2004. She has worked on lifestyle and reality TV, documentaries and scripted programming that has been broadcast on such channels as CBC, HGTV, Food Network, TVO, BBC, A&E and Discovery.

Nat Abraham, partner at Breakthrough Entertainment, remarked: “We have had the pleasure of working with Pilar on a number of projects, particularly documentary and lifestyle series. With the addition of our head of production, Breakthrough reaffirms its commitment to developing premium content that our studio is known for on the international market.”

Segura added: “The opportunity to join Breakthrough Entertainment and lead their talented production team is one that I could not pass on. I’m delighted to continue developing and producing their award-winning projects.”



About Joanna Padovano Tong

Joanna Padovano Tong is the managing editor of World Screen. She can be reached at jpadovano@worldscreen.com.

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