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Obama doc picked up by Sony

The Barack Obama doc, By the People: The Election of Barack Obama, set to air on HBO, has been picked up by Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions Group. The deal gives Sony international media rights (excluding UK television) and domestic home entertainment rights to the film.
April 8, 2009

The Barack Obama doc, By the People: The Election of Barack Obama, set to air on HBO, has been picked up by Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions Group. The deal gives Sony international media rights (excluding UK television) and domestic home entertainment rights to the film.

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Andrew Jeffrey joined Realscreen in 2021 as its news editor. Here, he helps to oversee assignment, reporting and editing for Realscreen's daily newsletter. Prior to his work covering documentary and non-fiction film and TV, he worked as a reporter and associate producer for CBC Edmonton, and as a reporter for The Star Calgary, where he covered daily news on beats such as local and provincial politics, health care and harm reduction, sports and education. His work has appeared in other Canadian news outlets such as TVO, the Edmonton Journal and Avenue Magazine.

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