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Canadian and Kiwi networks pick up First Australians

Australia's SBS has announced the acquisition of First Australians, a documentary series about Australia's history told by its first people, by Canada's Knowledge Channel and New Zealand's Maori Television. The series will also be part of SBS's showcase at MIPTV and MIPDOC.
March 11, 2009

Australia’s SBS has announced the acquisition of First Australians by Canada’s Knowledge Channel and New Zealand’s Maori Television. The documentary series is about Australia’s history told by its first people, and will be part of SBS’s showcase at MIPTV and MIPDOC. See the release.

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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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