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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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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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