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KinoSmith acquires ‘Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel’

Indie Canadian distributor KinoSmith Inc has acquired Canadian rights, excluding broadcast, to Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel, directed by Oscar-winning director/producer Brigitte Berman. The doc, which created buzz at TIFF, shows the Playboy magazine founder in a different light, showing his activist side. Plans are underway to release the film in theaters in the spring of 2010.
December 1, 2009

Indie Canadian distributor KinoSmith Inc has acquired Canadian rights, excluding broadcast, to Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel, directed by Oscar-winning director/producer Brigitte Berman. The doc, which created buzz at TIFF, shows the Playboy magazine founder in a different light, showing his activist side. Plans are underway to release the film in theaters in the spring of 2010.

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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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