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Bell Media, Melbar team for David Foster: Off The Record

Director and exec producer Barry Avrich discusses how he got involved with the documentary about the 16-time Grammy Award winner and what’s next for the film.

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Barry Avrich to direct Knoedler Gallery art forgery documentary

The Melbar Entertainment-produced doc will explore the famous scandal, which resulted in US$80 million stolen through forgeries between 1994 and 2011.

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Deals: CBC Radio-Canada, First Run Features, Cineflix Rights, JG Brothers

CBC & Radio-Canada Distribution lands Barry Avrich’s Prosecuting Evil, Cineflix Rights signs a first-look deal with Vancouver’s Mayhem Entertainment, plus more.

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Vertical Entertainment acquires The Reckoning for U.S.

Barry Avrich’s follow up to his 2010 film Unauthorized: The Harvey Weinstein Project will be released stateside later this year.

The Heat from Maya Gallus for Hot Docs 2018

Hot Docs’ march toward gender parity

The festival’s team digs into hitting the milestone and pushing the #TimesUp conversation with its programming.

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Barry Avrich’s new Weinstein doc to bow at Hot Docs

The Reckoning: Hollywood’s Worst Kept Secret is the Canadian filmmaker’s follow-up to his 2010 doc about the now-disgraced Hollywood producer.

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TIFF ’17: On My Way Out screening added

The mid-length doc exec produced by Barry Avrich and Howie Mandel is one of five special events added to the festival.

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Canadian features, VR projects to world premiere at Tribeca

Barry Avrich’s documentary Blurred Lines: Inside the Art World will bow at the New York festival, as will a new project from Felix & Paul Studios.

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Norm Macdonald to host 2016 Screenies

Macdonald will host the first Canadian Screen Awards to be broadcast live on CBC in the Eastern Time Zone and live-to-tape across the rest of the country.

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Barry Avrich to produce 2016 CSA gala

Avrich recently wrote and directed a Canadian Screen Week interview special, Women Who Act with Patricia Rozema, which aired on The Movie Network and Movie Central.

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TMN, Movie Central, ACCT partner on Screen Week special

The interview special, in which Patricia Rozema will chat with high-profile Canadian female acting talent, will bow on HBO Canada during Canadian Screen Week.

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Stratford Festival to stage Shakespeare-to-screen adaptations

The Ontario festival will bring three upcoming productions by the Bard to the big screen for international release and broadcast. (King Lear‘s Colm Feore pictured.)