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Doc filmmakers earn ‘Giving Voice’ apprenticeships

Julia Ivanova and Ryan Noth are among the mentors partaking in the the CBC- and DOC-sponsored program.

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Giving Voice initiative reveals first recipients

The Canadian doc apprenticeship program, from the Documentary Organization of Canada and CBC’s digital channel documentary, pairs professionals in the doc-making community with prominent doc producers and directors.

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DOC and CBC launch apprenticeship program

Giving Voice: Filmmakers Working with Filmmakers is the newest program from The Documentary Organization of Canada, funded by CBC’s digichannel documentary.

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Will nets spend doc money on dramas?

As English Canadian documentary filmmakers struggle to wrap their heads around the exigencies of the Canada Media Fund’s POV program, a more worrying question looms on the horizon: have broadcasters used the CMF’s new 50% flex rules to finance dramas instead of documentaries?