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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
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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