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Barry Avrich among BravoFACTUAL grantees

The Filthy Gorgeous: The Bob Guccione Story director (pictured) is among 11 Canadian filmmakers who will receive a total of CAD$473,000 from the Bell Media-backed fund.
April 16, 2014

Filthy Gorgeous: The Bob Guccione Story director Barry Avrich (pictured) is among 11 Canadian filmmakers to receive funding for short documentary projects from Bell Media’s BravoFACTUAL fund.

During an April 15 meeting, the BravoFACTUAL jury selected 11 projects from a pool of 126 applicants to receive a total of CAD$473,000 in financing.

The recipients are:

Kubo’s Crickets – Michael Allcock
Red Alert – Barry Avrich
Tennis – Tyson Caron
A.K.A. Batman – Karen Hawes
Prison Fight – Robert Pilichowski
One Wheel Revolution – Neil Rathbone
Word Play – Patrick Reed
Abandoned – David Ridgen
Synapse Dance – Karen Suzuki
Ron Taylor – Drew Taylor
A Lesson to You All – Charlie Tyrell

Meanwhile, BravoFACT will host a panel during the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival in Toronto on April 28 for aspiring docmakers interested in applying for funding. Consultants Richard Crouse and Bob Culbert will walk attendees through the process and offer tips for a successful proposal.

The next submission deadline for BravoFACTUAL is September 8.

 

 

 

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Jillian Morgan is the Associate Editor at Realscreen with a background in journalism and digital marketing. She joined the publication in 2019 after serving as the assistant editor to trade publications HPAC and On-Site. With a bachelor of journalism from the University of King's College in Halifax, she also works as a freelance writer and fact-checker.

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