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Denis Seguin wins CFC’s REEL Challenge

Toronto-based filmmaker Denis Seguin took home the CDN$10,000 cash prize for his entry in the Canadian Film Centre's REEL Challenge. The contest asked aspiring filmmakers to create a short dealing with the importance of copyright protection and creators' rights.
June 8, 2010

Toronto-based filmmaker Denis Seguin took home the CDN$10,000 cash prize for his entry in the Canadian Film Centre’s REEL Challenge. The contest asked aspiring filmmakers to create a short dealing with the importance of copyright protection and creators’ rights. Seguin took the top spot for his short, It’s My Right, which featured interviews with Canadian artists and filmmakers. Second and third prizes were awarded to Vancouver’s Nick Kalish for Respect the C and Toronto’s Spencer Maybee for Respect the Original. All genres of shorts were accepted, and more than 100 entries were submitted. To see the winners, go to www.thereelchallenge.ca.

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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