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Hot Docs ’15: Anne Pick wins Don Haig Award

The veteran producer (pictured) will receive the CAD$5,000 prize on Friday (May 1) at the Hot Docs Awards in Toronto.
April 28, 2015

Veteran film producer Anne Pick (pictured) is to receive this year’s CAD$5,000 (US$4,100) Don Haig Award.

The prize is presented annually to a Canadian indie producer with a feature documentary competing at Hot Docs.

Pick, VP and managing director of Toronto-based Real to Reel Productions, is the producer of John Zaritsky‘s A Different Drummer: Celebrating Eccentrics, which has its Toronto premiere on Sunday (May 3) at Hot Docs.

She will be honored by the Don Haig Foundation at the Hot Docs Awards this Friday (May 1).

Pick has among her film credits Gambling on Extinction, Animism: People Who Love Objects, and Irish Change: The Rape of Nanking.

Past winners of the Don Haig Award include Michael McNamara in 2014, Merit Jensen Carr Carr, Mia Donovan, Rama Rau and Guylaine Dionne.

(From Playback Daily)

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