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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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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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