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Sheila Nevins to receive Doc Mogul Award at Hot Docs

HBO's president of HBO Documentary Films, Sheila Nevins, will receive the third annual Doc Mogul Award at this year's Hot Docs. The award recognizes someone who has made a large contribution to the doc industry throughout his or her career. The luncheon presenting the award will be held Tuesday, May 5, 2009 at the Sutton Place Hotel in Toronto. Tickets are available at www.hotdocs.ca. Nevins has won many prestigious awards for her contributions to docs, such as Primetime Emmys, News and Documentary Emmys, George Foster Peabody Awards, a Personal Peabody Award and an Emmy Lifetime Achievement Award. The Doc Mogul Award went to Rudy Buttignol in 2007 and Nick Fraser in 2008.
February 6, 2009

HBO’s president of HBO Documentary Films, Sheila Nevins, will receive the third annual Doc Mogul Award at this year’s Hot Docs. The award recognizes someone who has made a large contribution to the doc industry throughout his or her career. The luncheon presenting the award will be held Tuesday, May 5, 2009 at the Sutton Place Hotel in Toronto. Tickets are available at www.hotdocs.ca. Nevins has won many prestigious awards for her contributions to docs, such as Primetime Emmys, News and Documentary Emmys, George Foster Peabody Awards, a Personal Peabody Award and an Emmy Lifetime Achievement Award. The Doc Mogul Award went to Rudy Buttignol in 2007 and Nick Fraser in 2008.

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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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