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The Paris Bureau’s Patricia Thompson dies

The New York Times reports that Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker Patricia Thompson has died in Paris at the age of 63. Thompson, a Paris-based American television producer, passed away from a cerebral hemorrhage, according to her husband, Jim Bittermann, a CNN correspondent. She was the founder of The Paris Bureau, a production company that made content for American networks and cable channels and recently made a documentary, The Cheese Nun.
December 22, 2010

The New York Times reports that Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker Patricia Thompson has died in Paris at the age of 63. Thompson, a Paris-based American television producer, passed away from a cerebral hemorrhage, according to her husband, Jim Bittermann, a CNN correspondent. She was the founder of The Paris Bureau, a production company that made content for American networks and cable channels and recently made a documentary, The Cheese Nun.

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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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