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IDFA 2011: “Last Days Here” wins IDFA Play Award

Don Argott and Demian Fenton's Last Days Here, a music doc about the crack-addicted frontman of hard-rock band Pentagram, has won the first IDFA Play Award for best music documentary at IDFA in Holland.
November 20, 2011

Don Argott and Demian Fenton’s Last Days Here, a music doc about the crack-addicted frontman of hard-rock band Pentagram, has won the first IDFA Play Award for best music documentary at IDFA in Holland.

The film was nominated against Kyteman. Now What? from Menna Laura Meijer, and When the Drum is Beating from Whitney Dow. The award comes with a €2,500 (US$3,400) prize.

The jury, consisting of Miriam Leah Brenner, Lotje IJzermans, Rodrigo Letier, James Mottram and Zjakki Willems, nominated the three films for the award from a pool of 17 in competition.

On November 23, the nominations for the other competition programs will be announced, with the winners unveiled at a closing ceremony on November 25.

About The Author
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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