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Don Haig Award deadline looms

Canadian documentary filmmakers, take note: The Don Haig Award application deadline is January 29. The prestigious award goes to an emerging filmmaker and also comes with a $20,000 cash prize, provided by documentary. Previous winners are Brett Gaylor and Tracey Deer (2009), Yung Chang (2008), Hubert Davis (2007) and Guylaine Dionne and Sean Garrity (2006). More information can be found at http://www.hotdocs.ca/index.php/conference/documentarys_don_haig_award.
January 20, 2010

Canadian documentary filmmakers, take note: The Don Haig Award application deadline is January 29. The prestigious award goes to an emerging filmmaker and also comes with a $20,000 cash prize, provided by documentary. Previous winners are Brett Gaylor and Tracey Deer (2009), Yung Chang (2008), Hubert Davis (2007) and Guylaine Dionne and Sean Garrity (2006). More information can be found at http://www.hotdocs.ca/index.php/conference/documentarys_don_haig_award.

About The Author
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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