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High Point expands its Horizons in factual

High Point Media Group, with offices in London, Dublin and Sydney, has announced the launch of a new label specializing in non-fiction. High Point Horizons has kicked off by acquiring world rights to Shadow Play, a new documentary profile of acclaimed photographer/director Anton Corbijn. High Point Horizons will be screening the film at Sheffield Doc/Fest, and High Point's head of production and acquisition, Carl Simon, will be there to find more factual-based content for the new division. According to High Point MD Carey Fitzgerald, High Point Horizons will 'serve as a consolidating brand for commercially driven and stimulating factual docs of which we believe Shadow Play is a prime example.'
November 3, 2009

High Point Media Group, with offices in London, Dublin and Sydney, has announced the launch of a new label specializing in non-fiction. High Point Horizons has kicked off by acquiring world rights to Shadow Play, a new documentary profile of acclaimed photographer/director Anton Corbijn. High Point Horizons will be screening the film at Sheffield Doc/Fest, and High Point’s head of production and acquisition, Carl Simon, will be there to find more factual-based content for the new division. According to High Point MD Carey Fitzgerald, High Point Horizons will ‘serve as a consolidating brand for commercially driven and stimulating factual docs of which we believe Shadow Play is a prime example.’

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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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