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Ira Deutchman joins board of directors at Kartemquin Films

Chicago-based non-profit indie prodco Kartemquin Films has appointed Emerging Pictures managing partner Ira Deutchman to its board of directors.
June 28, 2010

Chicago-based non-profit indie prodco Kartemquin Films has appointed Emerging Pictures managing partner Ira Deutchman to its board of directors. Deutchman, founder of Cinecom and Fine Line Features, first worked with Kartemquin on its most commercially successful film, the widely-acclaimed Hoop Dreams. For this year, Kartemquin has a record number of projects in production, ranging from new films to early works making their way to DVD for the first time.

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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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