Judy Gladstone steps down as DOC executive director

The executive director of the documentary industry organization in May 2017.
November 27, 2017

Judy Gladstone, executive director of the Documentary Organization of Canada, has stepped down from the role seven months into her tenure, realscreen‘s sister publication Playback has confirmed.

Gladstone joined the organization, which advocates on behalf of the Canadian doc industry, in May of this year, taking over for Pepita Ferrari. A representative for DOC told Playback Daily that the organization’s board will soon begin the search for a replacement, but no firm timelines have been set. 

Gladstone previously served as exec director of short-film fund BravoFACT from 1997 to 2011, and currently serves as chair of the Square Circle Circus and a board member for the charity Park People.

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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.