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‘Babies’ director explains his unusual definition of a doc

The director of Babies, Thomas Balmes, explains his definition of documentary to Metro News. 'Things with narration, interviews, archives, according to me, are not documentary.'
May 5, 2010

The director of Babies, Thomas Balmes, explains his definition of documentary to Metro News. ‘Things with narration, interviews, archives, according to me, are not documentary.’

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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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