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Britdoc merges event with Doc/Fest

The three year old Britdoc festival, run by the Channel 4 Britdoc Foundation, has announced the end of the annual festival in Oxford. But this isn't the last of Britdoc, as the event joins with Sheffield Doc/Fest as a major festival partner. As well, more efforts will turn to online, such as GoodFilm.org, launching early 2009, that links NGOs and brands to docs, part of the Foundation's REAL GOOD activities.
November 5, 2008

The three year old Britdoc festival, run by the Channel 4 Britdoc Foundation, has announced the end of the annual festival in Oxford. But this isn’t the last of Britdoc, as the event joins with Sheffield Doc/Fest as a major festival partner. As well, more efforts will turn to online, such as GoodFilm.org, launching early 2009, that links NGOs and brands to docs, part of the Foundation’s REAL GOOD activities.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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