Alan Hibben Joins Peace Arch Board of Directors

Apr 27, 2001, 01:00 ET from Peace Arch Entertainment Group Inc.

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Peace Arch
 Entertainment Group Inc. (Amex:   PAE; Toronto: PAE.A, PAE.B), which creates
 proprietary programming content for worldwide television and the Internet,
 today announced that Alan Hibben has joined the Company's Board of Directors.
     Mr. Hibben, the Chief Executive Officer of Royal Bank Capital Partners
 (RBCP), has over 20 years' experience in the financial services industry in
 Canada and the United Kingdom.  Royal Bank Capital Partners is the private
 equity investment arm of Royal Bank of Canada.  Alan has broad experience in
 the industry, most recently as Managing Director of Mergers and Acquisitions
 with RBC Dominion Securities Inc., and formerly in management roles with
 Richardson Greenshields of Canada Limited, North American Trust Company and
 the Bank of Montreal.
     "We are pleased to have an executive with Alan's broad experience,
 extensive financial background, and stellar reputation, join our Board,"
 commented Juliet Jones, Chief Executive Officer of Peace Arch Entertainment
 Group Inc.  "As a board member, Alan's varied skill set, which ranges from M&A
 work to leveraged finance, will prove highly valuable to Peace Arch as the
 Company continues to expand its programming activities."
 
     Peace Arch Entertainment Group Inc. creates, develops, produces and
 distributes proprietary television and Internet programming for worldwide
 markets.  Peace Arch just has received a second 18 episode season order from
 Global Television, a CanWest Company, for its half-hour comedy series, Big
 Sound.  The Company completed production this month on its first 13 episode
 one-hour documentary series Animal Miracles with Alan Thicke; and recently
 completed production of the third season of its 66 episode international
 sci-fi hit series, First Wave, and the first season of its 22 episode
 action/sci-fi series, The Immortal.  As well, the Company has the distribution
 rights to the feature films Now & Forever and The Impossible Elephant; and has
 production and distribution arrangements with PAX TV and Hallmark
 Entertainment for three all new Christy Movies, which completed production in
 late 2000.  Peace Arch Entertainment is a fully integrated media company that,
 in addition to producing proprietary television and Internet content, produces
 television commercials, music videos, narrow cast and web cast programming.
 The company is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, and its stock
 trades on the American Stock Exchange under the symbol "PAE" and on the
 Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols "PAE.A" and "PAE.B".
 
     This press release includes statements that may constitute forward-looking
 statements, usually containing the words  "believe", "estimate", "project",
 "expect", or similar expressions.  These statements are made pursuant to the
 safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of
 1995.  Forward-looking statements inherently involve risks and uncertainties
 that could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking
 statements.  Factors that would cause or contribute to such differences
 include, but are not limited to, continued acceptance of the Company's
 products and services in the marketplace, competitive factors, dependence upon
 third-party vendors, and other risks detailed in the Company's periodic report
 filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  By making these
 forward-looking statements, the Company undertakes no obligation to update
 these statements for revisions or changes after the date of this release.
 
     Additional information on Peace Arch Entertainment can be accessed on the
 Internet at  www.peacearch.com
 
                  For additional information, please contact:
                      Peace Arch Entertainment Group Inc.
                 Tina Baird, Media Relations at (604) 985-8991
                           Email: tinabaird@telus.net
                                       or
                           RJ Falkner & Company, Inc.
                  Investor Relations Counsel at (800) 377-9893
                           Email: info@rjfalkner.com
 
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    VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Peace Arch
 Entertainment Group Inc. (Amex:   PAE; Toronto: PAE.A, PAE.B), which creates
 proprietary programming content for worldwide television and the Internet,
 today announced that Alan Hibben has joined the Company's Board of Directors.
     Mr. Hibben, the Chief Executive Officer of Royal Bank Capital Partners
 (RBCP), has over 20 years' experience in the financial services industry in
 Canada and the United Kingdom.  Royal Bank Capital Partners is the private
 equity investment arm of Royal Bank of Canada.  Alan has broad experience in
 the industry, most recently as Managing Director of Mergers and Acquisitions
 with RBC Dominion Securities Inc., and formerly in management roles with
 Richardson Greenshields of Canada Limited, North American Trust Company and
 the Bank of Montreal.
     "We are pleased to have an executive with Alan's broad experience,
 extensive financial background, and stellar reputation, join our Board,"
 commented Juliet Jones, Chief Executive Officer of Peace Arch Entertainment
 Group Inc.  "As a board member, Alan's varied skill set, which ranges from M&A
 work to leveraged finance, will prove highly valuable to Peace Arch as the
 Company continues to expand its programming activities."
 
     Peace Arch Entertainment Group Inc. creates, develops, produces and
 distributes proprietary television and Internet programming for worldwide
 markets.  Peace Arch just has received a second 18 episode season order from
 Global Television, a CanWest Company, for its half-hour comedy series, Big
 Sound.  The Company completed production this month on its first 13 episode
 one-hour documentary series Animal Miracles with Alan Thicke; and recently
 completed production of the third season of its 66 episode international
 sci-fi hit series, First Wave, and the first season of its 22 episode
 action/sci-fi series, The Immortal.  As well, the Company has the distribution
 rights to the feature films Now & Forever and The Impossible Elephant; and has
 production and distribution arrangements with PAX TV and Hallmark
 Entertainment for three all new Christy Movies, which completed production in
 late 2000.  Peace Arch Entertainment is a fully integrated media company that,
 in addition to producing proprietary television and Internet content, produces
 television commercials, music videos, narrow cast and web cast programming.
 The company is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, and its stock
 trades on the American Stock Exchange under the symbol "PAE" and on the
 Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols "PAE.A" and "PAE.B".
 
     This press release includes statements that may constitute forward-looking
 statements, usually containing the words  "believe", "estimate", "project",
 "expect", or similar expressions.  These statements are made pursuant to the
 safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of
 1995.  Forward-looking statements inherently involve risks and uncertainties
 that could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking
 statements.  Factors that would cause or contribute to such differences
 include, but are not limited to, continued acceptance of the Company's
 products and services in the marketplace, competitive factors, dependence upon
 third-party vendors, and other risks detailed in the Company's periodic report
 filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  By making these
 forward-looking statements, the Company undertakes no obligation to update
 these statements for revisions or changes after the date of this release.
 
     Additional information on Peace Arch Entertainment can be accessed on the
 Internet at  www.peacearch.com
 
                  For additional information, please contact:
                      Peace Arch Entertainment Group Inc.
                 Tina Baird, Media Relations at (604) 985-8991
                           Email: tinabaird@telus.net
                                       or
                           RJ Falkner & Company, Inc.
                  Investor Relations Counsel at (800) 377-9893
                           Email: info@rjfalkner.com
 
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