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DOC Announces Recipients of the 2013 "Giving Voice"

Filmmakers Working With Filmmakers Documentary Masters Apprenticeship Program

June 27 2013

TORONTO, June 27, 2013 - The Documentary Organization of Canada | Association des documentaristes du Canada (DOC) and CBC's digital channel documentary are proud to announce the recipients of the 2013 documentary mentorship program - GIVING VOICE: FILMMAKERS WORKING WITH FILMMAKERS. Seven pairs of talented apprentices and established Canadian documentary filmmakers have been chosen to work on a variety of exciting new projects.

"What an embarrassment of riches in this third year of the program!" states Lisa Fitzgibbons, Executive Director of DOC. "There is such a fantastic selection of projects and apprentices and we are excited at the prospect of the program's outcomes. Giving Voice is fostering the development of a wide range of skills across the country and will have far-reaching impact in its capacity building within the Canadian documentary sector. We are grateful to documentary channel for supporting such a unique professional development program."

Eligible projects were reviewed by the Giving Voice Selection Committee, comprised of Chanda Chevannes, Ed Barreveld and Jordana Ross.