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Lansdown to act as BBC Three controller pre-Bennett

The BBC has announced that Zai Bennett will take on his new role as controller of BBC Three on April 4, 2011.
December 20, 2010

The BBC has announced that Zai Bennett will take on his new role as controller of BBC Three on April 4, 2011. In the interim, current BBC Three commissioning editor for features, formats and specialist factual Harry Lansdown will serve as acting controller.

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Andrew Tracy joined Realscreen as associate editor in 2021, following 17 years as managing editor of the award-winning international film magazine Cinema Scope. From 2010 to 2020 he also held the position of senior editor at the Toronto International Film Festival, where he oversaw the flagship publication for the organization’s year-round Cinematheque programming and edited its first original monograph in a decade, Steve Gravestock’s A History of Icelandic Film. He was a scriptwriter and consultant on the first season of the Vice TV series The Vice Guide to Film, and his writing and reporting have been featured in such outlets as Cinema Scope, Reverse Shot, Sight & Sound, Cineaste, Film Comment, MUBI Notebook, POV, and Montage.

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