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Westdoc’s latest episode: “Vinyl,” “Coppers” director Alan Zweig

The latest episode of Chuck Braverman’s video series Westdoc Online, in partnership with Realscreen, features Toronto-based director Alan Zweig (Vinyl, 15 Reasons to Live, A Hard Name). Zweig, who made his ...
September 10, 2019

The latest episode of Chuck Braverman’s video series Westdoc Online, in partnership with Realscreen, features Toronto-based director Alan Zweig (Vinyl, 15 Reasons to Live, A Hard Name).

Zweig, who made his first documentary, Vinyl, in his late 40s, is bringing his 10th feature doc, Coppers, to the Toronto International Film Festival this week. The film features hard-hitting, illuminating interviews with 13 retired police officers, who share their perspectives on the experience of policing and how it impacted them over the course of their lives.

Realscreen is partnering with filmmaker and executive producer Chuck Braverman and his Westdoc Online video series, to bring his interviews with acclaimed documentarians and non-fiction content industry figures to its readership. To see the latest episode as well as archived editions, click here.

About The Author
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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