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Make Believe Media’s CEO gets “Woman of the Year” accolade

Women in Film & TV Vancouver has named Lynn Booth, CEO of Make Believe Media, its "Woman of the Year".
February 24, 2011

Women in Film & TV Vancouver has named Lynn Booth, CEO of Make Believe Media, its “Woman of the Year.”

WIFTV presents the award to a woman who has achieved significant success in film or television, and is recognized for mentoring other women in the industry.

In a statement, WIFTV says of choosing Booth: “Producer Lynn Booth is honored for her commitment to hiring women in above the line positions (directors, writers, editors, directors of photography) and for her body of work.”

Booth and her company Make Believe Media are known for producing true crime series such as The Devil You Know, on VIVA in Canada and recently bought by Investigation Discovery USA; Very Bad Men and True Pulp Murder. The company has  been producing documentaries and series for the past 12 years, including No Fun City, Music is the Medicine and the upcoming Space series, Genesis: The Making of Monsters…

Booth will be honored at the Spotlight Awards of the 6th Annual Vancouver Women in Film Festival on March 4.

About The Author
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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