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Israel Copro Market
April 1, 2006

Israel Copro Market
The eighth annual Israel Forum for International Documentary Coproductions has evolved into The Israel Coproductions Market – a five-day event that will feature two days of pitching, marketing and distribution workshops, The Docushuk Market, and tons of networking opps.
[online: www.copro.co.il]

UN Doc Film Festival
The second UN Documentary Film Festival (running April 22/23 in nyc) has attracted more than double the entries of its inaugural year – 180 in all, from five continents. Dubbed Stories From the Field, the fest aims to support the un’s Millennium Development Goals through films that demonstrate the combat against poverty and hunger, and tackle health concerns and sustainability, among other goals. Added to the honorary committee this year (joining Sydney Pollack, Albert Maysles and others) are actors Benicio Del Toro and Susan Sarandon.
[online: www.mcainy.org/unfilm]

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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