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Sheffield Doc/Fest partners with Joiningthedocs.tv

As part of its 2009 festival, Sheffield Doc/Fest will be partnering with online doc specialist joiningthedocs.tv to bring a selection of the films from the festival to a wider audience. The partnership will see joiningthedocs.tv build a microsite for Doc/Fest's online festival, where each film will get its own page and visitors will be able to watch trailers, purchase films for high-quality streaming, leave comments and, if they're in the industry, contact the producers directly. The video platform used by joiningthedoc.tv will allow filmmakers to monitor the number of times their films have been viewed, how much was watched and what parts of the world they're being viewed from. For more information see the release.
August 14, 2009

As part of its 2009 festival, Sheffield Doc/Fest will be partnering with online doc specialist joiningthedocs.tv to bring a selection of the films from the festival to a wider audience. The partnership will see joiningthedocs.tv build a microsite for Doc/Fest’s online festival, where each film will get its own page and visitors will be able to watch trailers, purchase films for high-quality streaming, leave comments and, if they’re in the industry, contact the producers directly. The video platform used by joiningthedoc.tv will allow filmmakers to monitor the number of times their films have been viewed, how much was watched and what parts of the world they’re being viewed from. For more information see the release.

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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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