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Canadian doc filmmaker wounded in Bangkok protests

Chandler Vandergrift, a Calgary documentary filmmaker working on a film about 'oppression and military-invoked violence that has led to a separatist movement,' was wounded in a grenade explosion near a protest camp in Bangkok.
May 20, 2010

Chandler Vandergrift, a Calgary documentary filmmaker working on a film about ‘oppression and military-invoked violence that has led to a separatist movement,’ was wounded in a grenade explosion near a protest camp in Bangkok. According to The National Post, Vandergrift suffered injuries to the brain, legs and arms.

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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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