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History Makers taps Laurence Rees for Lifetime Achievement Award

The History Makers Board has announced that Laurence Rees will be the recipient of this year's History Makers International Summit Lifetime Achievement Award. He is recognized for his work in history program making, as editor of BBC's 'Timewatch', developing a number of award winning series with independent producers and as a multi-award winning filmmaker and historian.
January 8, 2009

The History Makers Board has announced that Laurence Rees will be the recipient of this year’s History Makers International Summit Lifetime Achievement Award. He is recognized for his work in history program making, as editor of BBC’s ‘Timewatch’, for developing a number of award winning series with independent producers and as a multi-award winning filmmaker and historian.

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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