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                                                   LARRY SUGAR

                                                      PRODUCER

          Disney Channelís new original series So Weird is produced by Veteran film and 
television producer Larry Sugar.

          Sugar has enjoyed a successful 28-year career in the motion picture industry, 
specializing in the international licensing, marketing and distribution of feature films for such 
media giants as Warner Bros., 20th Century Fox, Lorimar, CBS and Republic Pictures.  After
 receiving his law degree from USC School of Law in 1971, Sugar began his career with 
Warner Bros., where, as Director of Legal and Corporate Affairs for the International 
Division, he oversaw the preparation of the international licensing for films, as well as joint 
venture agreements with 20th Century Fox and Columbia Pictures.

          In 1974, Sugar moved to 20th Century Fox where he split his time between 
Business Affairs, International and Production.  After founding Serendipity, a successful 
independent distribution agency representing major studio releases, their licensing and 
marketing, Sugar became President of Lorimar International in charge of Distribution and 
Acquisition.

          From Lorimar, Sugar moved to CBS productions in 1985, as Vice President of 
Distribution and Acquisition, where he was responsible for the placement of all features in 
all media and supervised CBS Broadcast International, the television licensing arm of CBS.

          In 1987, Sugar gained invaluable experience as the Executive Vice President of 
Weintraub Entertainment Group, where he was responsible for distribution in all media, not 
only or new feature productions, but also the Thorn-EMI 2000 title film library, for which he 
negotiated licenses in all media worldwide.

          In 1989, Sugar served as president of Republic Pictures International.  Since 1993, 
he has been producing and writing.  In 1994, he produced, wrote or co-wrote three features
 in association with Showtime Networks as part of a series of films which he created.

          In 1997, Sugar produced Dead Manís Gun, the critically acclaimed Western 
anthology series for Showtime, MGM and Vidatron.  In 1998, he commenced production on 
22 episodes of a new science fiction series entitled First Wave, produced in association with
 Francis Ford Coppolaís Zoetrope and Pearson International, as well as the pilot for 
So Weird
and another 22 episodes of Dead Manís Gun.

          Sugar has been an adjunct professor at the College of Santa Fe for the past eight 
years where he teaches a course entitled ďThe Business of Entertainment.Ē He has lectured
 at many colleges and universities, including Brandeis, USC, UCLA and Tulane.

          Sugarís entertainment company, Sugar Entertainment Ltd., has recently been 
acquired by Vidatron Entertainment Group Inc. to help its entertainment division.  Sugar has
 acted as consultant for various companies and is presently a consultant for Showbiz Expo. 
 
He is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Screen Actors 
Guild, the Writers Guild of Canada, the Directors Guild of Canada, the British Columbia 
Motion Picture Association and various other organizations.  He currently resides in 
Vancouver, Canada.

         

                                     

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