Barry Walsh

Barry is the editor of realscreen, Playback's sister publication.

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Articles by Barry Walsh


Proper Rights drives int’l deals for Last Car Standing

TV

The 8 x 60-minute series is heading to Latin America and France as part of a slew of factual content sales for the Toronto-based distributor.



Breakthrough embarking on The Great War Tour

TV

The multi-part television and online documentary series, hosted by military historian Norm Christie, is slated for winter of this year.



Factual at MIPTV: What distributors are looking for

TV

Five acquisition execs at international distribution companies share their wish lists for factual finds at MIP. (Pictured: Sky Vision MD Jane Millichip)



MIPTV ’14: Airshow, 3 Chefs, 1 City, en route to Cannes

TV

New titles Beyond Distribution will bring to Cannes include series from Canadian prodcos Great Pacific Media, Re:Source Media, and Castlewood Productions. (Airshow pictured)



Planet in Focus honours Ghosts In Our Machine

FILM

The Toronto-based environmental film fest hands out a variety of awards over the weekend, naming Liz Marshall’s Ghosts (pictured) best Canadian feature.



Beyond takes two from Re:Source Media

TV

Beyond Distribution is adding two upcoming series from the Toronto-based prodco to its catalog: 3 Chefs, 1 City (pictured) and Asia Rising.



Michael Maclear’s risks and rewards

FILM

The broadcast news icon and documentarian will be honoured June 13 with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Canadian Journalism Foundation.



Keshet comes to Canada

TV

On the heels of its recent expansion into Australia, Israeli producer-distributor Keshet International is establishing a Canadian office, to be headed by former Alliance Atlantis exec Mark Rubinstein.



NGCI takes Get Stuffed

TV

Picture Box Distribution inked deals for the extreme competition series (pictured) for Nat Geo Adventure channels in Australia, New Zealand and pan-Asia.



Under Fire documentary wins Peabody

FILM

The project is among 39 honourees for the 72nd annual Peabody Awards, chosen to represent the best in electronic media for 2012.

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