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Sundance brings ‘The Festival’ to Europe, Asia

As part of the lead up to this year's Sundance Film Festival, Sundance Channel is delivering a six-part mockumentary entitled The Festival to Europe and Asia. The series spoofs the film industry through characters such as Cookie Armstrong, a fictional documentarian hired by IFC to follow young filmmaker Rufus Marquez (played by Nicholas Wright). Viewers in these regions will also see films from past festivals such as the docs Unknown White Male by Rupert Murray, Jessica Yu's In the Realms of the Unreal and Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky's Brother's Keeper.
January 14, 2010

As part of the lead up to this year’s Sundance Film Festival, Sundance Channel is delivering a six-part mockumentary entitled The Festival to Europe and Asia. The series spoofs the film industry through characters such as Cookie Armstrong, a fictional documentarian hired by IFC to follow young filmmaker Rufus Marquez (played by Nicholas Wright). Viewers in these regions will also see films from past festivals such as the docs Unknown White Male by Rupert Murray, Jessica Yu’s In the Realms of the Unreal and Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky’s Brother’s Keeper.

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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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