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Sheffield Doc/Fest 2009 announces new awards

Sheffield Doc/Fest is giving out two new awards this year, the Sheffield Inspiration Award and the Sheffield Jury Award. The first award recognizes the achievement of a person who has inspired the documentary community, contributed to the impact of documentaries and who has made a lasting contribution to the art of documentary. The Jury Award honors the best documentary in the Doc/Fest 2009 program and will be selected by a panel of renowned film and media professionals. Early bird delegate registration is also now open for Sheffield Doc/Fest 2009.
July 20, 2009

Sheffield Doc/Fest is giving out two new awards this year, the Sheffield Inspiration Award and the Sheffield Jury Award. The first award recognizes the achievement of a person who has inspired the documentary community, contributed to the impact of documentaries and who has made a lasting contribution to the art of documentary. The Jury Award honors the best documentary in the Doc/Fest 2009 program and will be selected by a panel of renowned film and media professionals. Early bird delegate registration is also now open for Sheffield Doc/Fest 2009.

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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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