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3 top reasons BBC’s ‘Storyville’ should continue as is

Jan Rofekamp, President and CEO, Films Transit International [Canada]
October 1, 2007

Jan Rofekamp, President and CEO, Films Transit International [Canada]
Every strong, important public broadcaster should have a primetime slot for filmmaker-driven documentary programming. The ‘Storyville’ strand is helping to keep the documentary world alive.

Eugene Jarecki, Director of Why We Fight [USA]
Beyond any outcry over the loss of such a vital contributor to our public discourse, it would also simply be a bad business decision to lose ‘Storyville’ or, more importantly, one of its best and brightest, Nick Fraser.

Don Edkins, Documentary Filmmaker, Steps [South Africa]
To have a major international coproduction strand’s budget cut by half is something that will have a huge effect on some of the best documentaries that are made at the moment.

About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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