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Doc Studio celebrates the work of documentary filmmakers who have created bodies of work for TVO, and is a place for people who love documentaries.

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  • Dark Side of the Chew Filmmaker Comments
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    April 4, 2015

    Andrew Nisker talks about his documentary: The Dark Side of the Chew about the world's second largest form of litter - chewing gum!

  • TV Contest 2014-15 Call to Action
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    January 25, 2015

    Acclaimed documentary filmmakers John and Jamie Kastner, TVO's Featured Filmmakers, describe the Short Doc Contest and its theme for this year. They really want YOU to submit a doc.

  • Ramona Pringle on Avatar Secrets
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    November 3, 2014

    Ramona Pringle talks about her interactive documentary Avatar Secrets. It's about the way human beings connect in the digital world and the social implications of that connectedness.

  • Ian Brown Introduces "Judgment in Hungary"
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    October 29, 2014

    Ian Brown introduces the documentary "Judgment in Hungary" where serial murders on ethnic basis took place over the course of one year. The murderers killed and seriously injured Roma children and adults. The state charged 4 men with committing the crime with racial motivation. This historical trial started March, 2011, and ended August, 2013 in Budapest. The doc is there in the courtroom throughout.

  • Ian Brown Introduces "Life After Digital"
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    October 15, 2014

    Ian Brown introduces "Life After Digital." The doc explores how in the 20 years since its appearance in our world, the World Wide Web has begun to alter the fundamental realities of human existence.

  • Filmmaker Comments for "Life After Digital"
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    October 11, 2014

    Filmmaker Marc de Guerre talks about his film "Life After Digital". The film is a look at the impact of the World Wide Web 20 years after its introduction to society.

  • To Make a Farm Filmmaker Comments
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    July 2, 2014

    Steve Suderman tells us about his motivation behind directing the documentary film, "To Make a Farm".

  • Ian Brown Introduces David & Me
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    June 4, 2014

    Ian Brown introduces the documentary ,David & Me,. Despite a mountain of evidence that should exonerate David, or at least grant him a new trial, Ray Klonsky and the pro-bono team are stymied by a justice system that is not designed to free the wrongfully convicted.

  • David & Me Filmmaker Comments
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    June 3, 2014

    Ray Klonsky talks about his doc: "David & Me" about his friendship with prison inmate David McCallum. Hundreds of letters later, Ray graduated from university determined to set his friend free.

  • Filmmaker Comments for "Out of Mind, Out of Sight"
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    May 5, 2014

    John Kastner talks about his documentary "Out of Mind, Out of Sight" about a forensic psychiatric hostpital in Brockville Ontario.