Docs

‘Babies’ gets big marketing push

The opening film of Hot Docs, the Thomas Balmes-helmed Babies is getting the biggest push ever for a doc from marketers. Ten marketing partners are attached to the feature-length doc which follows four babies from around the globe for a year. Companies from Johnson's Baby, Kodak and Pampers are lining up with the documentary, which aims to bring in an audience of new mothers.
April 29, 2010

The opening film of Hot Docs, the Thomas Balmes-helmed Babies is getting the biggest push ever for a doc from marketers. Ten marketing partners are attached to the feature-length doc which follows four babies from around the globe for a year. Companies from Johnson’s Baby, Kodak and Pampers are lining up with the documentary, which aims to bring in an audience of new mothers.

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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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