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Oscar nod doesn’t guarantee increased audiences for docs

A report by the LA Times says while feature films tend to do better at the box office after an Oscar nomination or win, documentaries and foreign films still struggle.
March 4, 2010

A report by the LA Times says while feature films tend to do better at the box office after an Oscar nomination or win, documentaries and foreign films still struggle.

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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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