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Norm Bolen, Louise Lore leave Hot Docs board of directors

Heading into its 20th edition, the Canadian doc festival has brought Barry Avrich, Charlotte Engel and Katarina Soukup into the boardroom.
November 23, 2012

Canadian festival Hot Docs has shaken up its board of directors, with the National Film Board of Canada’s Louise Lore leaving her ex officio seat.

Also stepping down is former broadcaster and producer lobbyist Norm Bolen, a former Hot Docs co-chair; Yanick Létourneau, president of Peripheria Productions; and Danijel Margetic, president of Balkan Films.

Moving onto the Hot Docs board is Barry Avrich, CEO of Melbar Entertainment Group; Charlotte Engel, producer at Rock Yenta Productions; and Katarina Soukup, president and producer at Catbird Productons.

The 20th edition of Hot Docs is set to run from April 25 to May 5, 2013.

About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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