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NFB claims prizes at imagineNATIVE

The Toronto-based imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival closed with many wins and honorable mentions for the National Film Board of Canada. The Alanis Obomsawin Best Documentary Award winner was CBQM. Helmed by Dennis Allen, the doc tells the story of a northern Aboriginal town's radio station. Honorable mention went to Neil Diamond's Reel Injun. Best Short Documentary winner was the animated short How People Got Fire by Daniel Janke and Chris Auchter.
October 19, 2009

The Toronto-based imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival closed with many wins and honorable mentions for the National Film Board of Canada. The Alanis Obomsawin Best Documentary Award winner was CBQM. Helmed by Dennis Allen, the doc tells the story of a northern Aboriginal town’s radio station. Honorable mention went to Neil Diamond’s Reel Injun. Best Short Documentary winner was the animated short How People Got Fire by Daniel Janke and Chris Auchter.

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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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