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Third round of Canwest-Hot Docs fund recipients announced

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival and Canwest have announced the 11 projects that have been selected to receive grants and no-interest loans from the Canwest-Hot Docs Documentary Funds. The Funds, which consist of $3 million in completion funds and $1 million in development, were created in April 2008 to provide Canadian docmakers with financial support at critical stages of their projects. These 11 projects that were chosen in the third round of funding applications join recipients from the first two rounds in 2008 to form the 32 total projects to receive grants from these funds. For the full list of recipients visit Hot Docs' website.
July 16, 2009

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival and Canwest have announced the 11 projects that have been selected to receive grants and no-interest loans from the Canwest-Hot Docs Documentary Funds. The Funds, which consist of $3 million in completion funds and $1 million in development, were created in April 2008 to provide Canadian docmakers with financial support at critical stages of their projects. These 11 projects that were chosen in the third round of funding applications join recipients from the first two rounds in 2008 to form the 32 total projects to receive grants from these funds. For the full list of recipients visit Hot Docs’ website.

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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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