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SilverDocs adds new Artistic Director

AFI Discovery Channel SilverDocs Festival has chosen Sky Sitney to succeed Patricia Finneran, who stepped down in 2008, as Artistic Director. Sitney was previously the Newport International Film Festival's programming director. This year's SilverDocs Festival will run from June 15 to 22.
April 23, 2009

AFI Discovery Channel SilverDocs Festival has chosen Sky Sitney to succeed Patricia Finneran, who stepped down in 2008, as Artistic Director. Sitney was previously the Newport International Film Festival’s programming director. This year’s SilverDocs Festival will run from June 15 to 22.

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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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