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Rush documentary snags audience award at Tribeca

Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage, the new documentary chronicling the four-decade history of the legendary Canadian progressive rock band, has been awarded the 2010 Heineken Audience Award at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York.
May 3, 2010

Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage, the new documentary chronicling the four-decade history of the legendary Canadian progressive rock band, has been awarded the 2010 Heineken Audience Award at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York. The film, which was one of the features to open the Hot Docs festival in Toronto last week, received the US$25,000 award at the Tribeca Film Fest wrap party over the weekend. It’s the latest effort from Scot McFadyen and Sam Dunn, who have documented heavy metal legends in previous films such as Metal: A Headbanger’s Journey; Global Metal and Iron Maiden: Flight 666.

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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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