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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
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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