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Screen Australia invests in four docs

Screen Australia has announced an investment of almost $15 million into 13 new projects, four of which are documentaries. The investment will trigger production worth $72 million dollars. The four selected documentaries include Big Stories Small Towns, from filmmakers Jeni Lee and Sieh Mchawala, which is a collaborative multi-platform doc project; The Multicultural History Interactive Documentary from the Chocolate Liberation Front, which is a series of interactive documentary, resource hub and game all rolled into one; Trafficked - The Reckoning from Fair Trade Films Pty Ltd and director Luigi Acquisto about the story of a woman who was enslaved in a Sydney brothel and her journey of bringing the man who enslaved her to justice; and Australia: The Land That Time Forgot from Essential Media and director Richard Smith, about the diversity of Australia from the birth of the solar system to the modern world.
July 9, 2010

Screen Australia has announced an investment of almost $15 million into 13 new projects, four of which are documentaries. The investment will trigger production worth $72 million dollars. The four selected documentaries include Big Stories Small Towns, from filmmakers Jeni Lee and Sieh Mchawala, which is a collaborative multi-platform doc project; The Multicultural History Interactive Documentary from the Chocolate Liberation Front, which is a series of interactive documentary, resource hub and game all rolled into one; Trafficked – The Reckoning from Fair Trade Films Pty Ltd and director Luigi Acquisto about the story of a woman who was enslaved in a Sydney brothel and her journey of bringing the man who enslaved her to justice; and Australia: The Land That Time Forgot from Essential Media and director Richard Smith, about the diversity of Australia from the birth of the solar system to the modern world.

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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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