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DOC ‘cautiously optimistic’ about new CMF board

The Documentary Organization of Canada (DOC) has announced it is pleased with the nominations of new Canada Media Fund (CMF) board members. DOC feels the nomination suggest the Department of Canadian Heritage is taking the issue of board member independence seriously. Still, DOC remains concerned about the eligibility of in-house productions from broadcasters for CMF funding and continues to request clarity as to the Fund's support of the doc genre.
June 11, 2009

The Documentary Organization of Canada (DOC) has announced it is pleased with the nominations of new Canada Media Fund (CMF) board members. DOC feels the nomination suggest the Department of Canadian Heritage is taking the issue of board member independence seriously. Still, DOC remains concerned about the eligibility of in-house productions from broadcasters for CMF funding and continues to request clarity as to the Fund’s support of the doc genre.

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Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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