Barry Walsh

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

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Planet in Focus fest names Baichwal Eco Hero

Doc-maker Jennifer Baichwal (pictured) has been named a Canadian Eco Hero by the Toronto-based environmental film festival, which also announced some of its programming highlights for this year.

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CBC extends hunt for Best Recipes Ever host

After announcing the departure of host Kary Osmond last month, the Canadian public broadcaster has extended its deadline for applications to find a host for the food series’ first season of 2013.

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Planet in Focus appoints new board members

Doc filmmaker Andrew Nisker (pictured) joins fellow new members Anne Wordsworth, Joseph F. Castrilli and Keir Brownstone.

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Chef Chuck Hughes’ Mexican adventure

The Montreal-based chef (pictured) and star of Chuck’s Day Off and Chuck’s Week Off discusses his latest series.

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Perlmutter reappointed as NFB chairperson

The NFB head has agreed to a renewed five-year term as chairperson of Canada’s public film producer, and government film commissioner.

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Participant Media acquires equity position in Cineflix Media

Cineflix co-CEO Glen Salzman (pictured) says the deal is “a strategic fit and not just a financial one.”

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Zeitgeist lands U.S. rights for China Heavyweight

The U.S.-based distributor picked up the rights to the latest feature doc directed by Yung Chang, from Montreal-based prodco EyeSteel Film.

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MIPTV 2012: Cineflix shows off Copper in Cannes

Cineflix Studios presented the scripted series – a first for both the Toronto-based prodco and for BBC America – at Cannes today.

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Recipe to Riches goes international

Temple Street Productions and Capital C have sold format rights to the show to FremantleMedia.

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UK producer joins Frantic Films as factual development VP

Bernard Periatambee has worked as a development exec at Twofour Broadcast, and most recently with London-based Crackit Productions.

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Rose d’Or reveals nominees

The nominations for the festival competition include three Canadian projects, including work from Secret Location, Cineflix Productions and Les Productions Rivard.

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Prom Night at the White House

Director/producer Paul Saltzman talks about the film’s continuing impact, screening this week at the White House and his upcoming Mississippi-based project.