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Skylar Entertainment

Celebrating its 10th Anniversary, Skylar Entertainment has established itself as one of the most trusted entertainment public relations agencies in Canada with a proven track record of success.

Our Mission

From international celebrities to local indie projects, Skylar Entertainment utilizes strategic experience, creative skills and solid relationships to increase industry, media and public awareness.

Philosophy

The Four Agreements: 1. Be Impeccable with your Word. 2. Don’t Take Anything Personally. 3. Don’t Make Assumptions. 4. Always Do Your Best. By don Miguel Ruiz

Profile

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Diane Foy, PR Director

Diane Foy is the Founder and Director of Skylar Entertainment, a boutique Public Relations agency for the Arts & Entertainment industry. Diane’s lifetime love of all things creative lead to embracing opportunities in photography, make-up art, journalism, marketing and promotion. Each experience lead to discovering that publicity was her natural and inevitable career choice. Constantly creative, Diane has recently added jewelry designer to her resume.

“All of the knowledge and skills I have developed over the years are utilized in Public Relations.  Image is a huge part of it and I advise on photographs, fashion and keeping up image consistency throughout all areas.  Journalism, writing skills and event promotion experience are huge assets as a Publicist and of course it comes down to who you know and if they like you…I am able to put creatives and business people from various industries in touch with each other for possible collaborations.  I love my job!”

Associations: Canadian Country Music Association, FACTOR Juror.  Panelist: Indie Week, North by North East, Northern Ontario Music & Film, Canadian Hotel Marketing & Sales Executives Association.  Industry Expert: Sun News Network, Straight Talk, CanWest News, Indie Can Radio on XM , fyi Music, Spill Magazine, Katie Chats.  Publicity Instructor: (2007/2008) Entertainment Management, Trebas Institute

“Diane Foy is one of a handful of publicists that are actually down to earth and treats people like human beings instead of automatons. She gets the job done with minimum stress and maximum efficiency. I so appreciate her!”
Sass Jordan
“Whenever we have been to Canada, Diane has stepped up, gotten us great press, and brought good people into our circle.”
Perry Farrell, Jane's Addiction, Satellite Party
“Diane and Skylar Entertainment have done an outstanding job with the publicity of the Female Eye Film Festival and has continuously secured major media coverage for our films and talent.”
Leslie Ann Coles

 

10 YEARS OF MILESTONES:
Esma, D.O.A., BMBSHL, Troiano, Audio Playground and Stephen Farrell are music clients along with Denmark acts for Canadian Music Week. Skylar Entertainment celebrates 10th Anniversary with the 4th Annual FILM + MUSIC SOCIAL during TIFF in collaboration with Curve Music and Sonic Envy.
Skylar Entertainment continues to represent D.O.A. along with Celia Palli (Nelly Furtado), UK boy band Frixion and the film Real Gangsters with actors Robert Loggia, Michael Pare, Art Hindle, and Nick Mancuso. The 3rd Annual Filmmaker Music Series in partnership with music library Audio Network grew into its own event focusing on music supervision and networking with special guest performer Sass Jordan.
Skylar Entertainment returns to L.A. as the Canadian publicist for Sean Diddy Combs Grammy Awards After Party at the Playboy Mansion. Film work includes representing actress Veronika London, film Burlesque Assassins, the Canadian Cinema Editors Awards and the Female Eye Film Festival with guests Robb Wells (Trailer Park Boys). The 2nd Annual Filmmaker Music Series with RealTVFilms showcases artists Patrizia, The Maladies of Adam Stokes, Beyond the Mountain, Heather Hill, Bryce Jardine and Suitcase Sam.
The Female Eye Film Festival celebrates 10 years with special guests Mackenzie Phillips (One Day At A Time, The Mama’s & The Papa’s) and Tyler Blackburn (Pretty Little Liars). During the Toronto International Film Festival, Skylar Entertainment joins forces with RealTvFilms Social Media Lodge to present the Filmmaker Music Series which introduced new music to filmmakers.
Skylar Entertainment represents Gordie Johnson, Grady, Big Sugar and Meredith Shaw. Film work includes the Female Eye Film Festival with special guests Carson Kressley and legendary actress Karen Black.
International Multi-Platinum selling rock band The Parlotones from South Africa begin to make waves in North America and Skylar Entertainment becomes their Canadian PR rep.
Skylar Entertainment takes on the film industry representing Yes, Madam, Sir at the Toronto International Film Festival and travels to L.A. with Marianthi Evans for the premier of Max Payne with Mark Wahlberg. Music projects include Fernando Saunders (Lou Reed, Marianne Faithful), Chris Koster and Brian Byrne (I Mother Earth).
Skylar Entertainment works with Perry Farrell’s (Jane’s Addiction) Satellite Party and Australian/US band MINK on their Canadian tour. Continued work with Kindling Music includes representing Sass Jordan and Dearly Beloved.
The Management Trust/Kindling Music become a clients with acts The Salads and David Martel. Skylar Entertainment begins representing punk legends D.O.A. and co-managing UK band Buck Brothers.
Curve Music/Cerberus Management becomes a client with acts Turn Off The Stars and Blue Skies At War. Skylar Entertainment signs Tacoma Redd to a management contract and secures Moe Berg (TPOH) as Producer for their debut EP.
Skylar Entertainment is established providing publicity and image development services. First clients are Fading Ways Music, Neil Leyton, Crash Kelly and Driveway.