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High Point expands its Horizons in factual

High Point Media Group, with offices in London, Dublin and Sydney, has announced the launch of a new label specializing in non-fiction. High Point Horizons has kicked off by acquiring world rights to Shadow Play, a new documentary profile of acclaimed photographer/director Anton Corbijn. High Point Horizons will be screening the film at Sheffield Doc/Fest, and High Point's head of production and acquisition, Carl Simon, will be there to find more factual-based content for the new division. According to High Point MD Carey Fitzgerald, High Point Horizons will 'serve as a consolidating brand for commercially driven and stimulating factual docs of which we believe Shadow Play is a prime example.'
November 3, 2009

High Point Media Group, with offices in London, Dublin and Sydney, has announced the launch of a new label specializing in non-fiction. High Point Horizons has kicked off by acquiring world rights to Shadow Play, a new documentary profile of acclaimed photographer/director Anton Corbijn. High Point Horizons will be screening the film at Sheffield Doc/Fest, and High Point’s head of production and acquisition, Carl Simon, will be there to find more factual-based content for the new division. According to High Point MD Carey Fitzgerald, High Point Horizons will ‘serve as a consolidating brand for commercially driven and stimulating factual docs of which we believe Shadow Play is a prime example.’

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Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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