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‘Passage’ gets Best Canadian prize at Banff

Passage, the acclaimed documentary copro from PTV Productions and John Walker Productions in association with the National Film Board, claimed the Playback Best Canadian prize at the Banff 2009 World Television Festival Grand Prize Awards on Monday night. The ceremony, hosted by ET Canada's Rick Campenelli, also saw Channel 4's The Curse of the Mona Lisa, produced by Oxford Film & Television, take Best Documentary honors. Family Restaurant: The Quons, produced by Anaid Productions for Food Network Canada, was awarded the Best Entertainment Grand Prize.
June 9, 2009

Passage, the acclaimed documentary copro from PTV Productions and John Walker Productions in association with the National Film Board, claimed the Playback Best Canadian prize at the Banff 2009 World Television Festival Grand Prize Awards on Monday night. The ceremony, hosted by ET Canada’s Rick Campenelli, also saw Channel 4′s The Curse of the Mona Lisa, produced by Oxford Film & Television, take Best Documentary honors. Family Restaurant: The Quons, produced by Anaid Productions for Food Network Canada, was awarded the Best Entertainment Grand Prize.

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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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