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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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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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