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History Makers taps Laurence Rees for Lifetime Achievement Award

The History Makers Board has announced that Laurence Rees will be the recipient of this year's History Makers International Summit Lifetime Achievement Award. He is recognized for his work in history program making, as editor of BBC's 'Timewatch', developing a number of award winning series with independent producers and as a multi-award winning filmmaker and historian.
January 8, 2009

The History Makers Board has announced that Laurence Rees will be the recipient of this year’s History Makers International Summit Lifetime Achievement Award. He is recognized for his work in history program making, as editor of BBC’s ‘Timewatch’, for developing a number of award winning series with independent producers and as a multi-award winning filmmaker and historian.

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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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