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Fame & Fortune
Fame & Fortune, published by Sources, features awards, fellowships and scholarships available to Canadian journalists. For each award, information is provided about the eligibility requirements, the deadline for application...
The War Amps
Registered charity. Since 1918, The War Amps has met the needs of war amputees. Today, the Association continues to serve them, and all Canadian amputees, including children. The Child Amputee (CHAMP) Program provides financial as...

News Releases

IFJ Condemns Attempts by Embattled Food Company to Censor Free Speech in US
2009-10-12
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has condemned as "unforgiveable censorship" attempts by the US fruit company, Dole Food, to prevent the release of a documentary film Bananas which ex...
Sources welcomes Michael Riordon
2010-04-14
Michael Riordon
Sources welcomes a new member: Michael Riordon. Canadian writer and documentary-maker Michael Riordon writes/directs/produces books and articles, audio, video and film documentaries, plays for radio a...

Sources Select Resources

Born into Brothels
Calcutta's Red Light Kids
Briski, Zana; Kauffman, Ross
Film
2004
The chronicling of two documentary filmmakers and their time in Sonagchi, Calcutta and the relationships they developed with children of prostitutes who work the city's notorious red light district.
Documentary film
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
A broad category of moving pictures intended to document some aspect of reality.
Fame & Fortune Online
Website
Sources
Comprehensive listing of awards available to Canadian journalists.
Frontier Films
Article
Frontier films Inc. was a non-profit organization formed in March 1938 out of the Worker's Film and Photo League and Nykino, meant to continue the tradition of producing films for social change in a d...
IFJ Condemns Attempts by Embattled Food Company to Censor Free Speech in US
Sources News Release
Article
2009
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has condemned as "unforgiveable censorship" attempts by the US fruit company, Dole Food, to prevent the release of a documentary film Bananas which ex...
Interview with director of "Like"
Hynes, Eric
Article
2016
The Intercept
The director of a documentary about Bangladeshi workers who get paid to "like" Facebook posts discusses the people and ideas behind her film.
Life in Stills
Tal, Tamar
Film/Video
2011
The Heymann Brothers Films
A photo shop owner and her grandson join forces to save the shop and the nearly one million negatives that document Israel's defining moments.
Miss Representation
Newsom, Jennifer and Acquaro, Kimberlee
Film
2011
Explores the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America, and challenges the media's limited portrayal of what it means to be a powerful woman.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - January 30, 2016
Conflict of interest
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Connexions
This issue of Other Voices shines a light on the murky world of conflict of interest, the hidden reality that often underlies appearances of neutrality, objectivity, and due process. Conflicts of inte...
Seeds of Death: Unveiling The Lies of GMOs
Null, Gary; Polonetsky, Richard
Film
2012
An exposition of the massive public health dangers associated with genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
Shadows of Liberty
Tremblay, Jean-Philippe
Film
2012
Examines the new media monopoly by corporations in America and the public battle for truth and democracy.
Slumming in Kenya's back streets
A young TV crew is chronicling a life of dirt, violence and hope
McCrummen, Stephanie
Article
2008
Guardian Weekly
Slum TV is a group of young people from Mathare, one of the slums of Kenya, who chronicle life in their community during times of peace and unrest.

Sources Bookshelf

Documentary Film
A Very Short Introduction
Aufderheide, Patricia
Book
2007
Takes readers in a journey through documentary history, discussing forms as various political documentaries, musical docs, wildlife docs, and diary films.

Media

All TV K
A Korean language channel that features programming from Korea's public broadcaster KBS. Programming includes news, movies, drama, sports, cultural programmes and documentaries.
APTN
APTN offers a variety of programming related to Aboriginal peoples, including documentaries, news magazines, dramas, entertainment specials, children's series, movies, sports events, educational progr...
Canal D
24-hour French-language channel focusing on high quality local and international documentaries, movie classics and biographies
Documentary Channel
Documentary films from Canada and around the world. Featuring innovative, enlightening, hard-hitting and inspiring documentaries covering subjects such as medicine, the environment, technology & scien...
ESPN Classic
Broadcasts a range of archive sports coverage, talk shows, documentaries and films.
The Fight Network
Devoted to airing programming related to wrestling, boxing, mixed martial arts, and other combatant styles. Along with airing live fighting events themselves, The Fight Network also airs fight themed ...
Grace TV
Broadcasts Religious programming dedicated to the Christian faith. Programming on Grace TV varies from ministry teachings, music, drama, movies, and documentaries.
Historia
A French-language history channel that provides Qu‚bec productions, documentaries, historical films.
History Television
Offers historical documentaries, movies and original programming from Canada and around the world. Also offers some non-historical programming relating to military, science and technology.
MTV
Programming devoted to talk, lifestyle and documentary programming. MTV offers a distinctly Canadian interpretation of the MTV brand across multiple platforms, including a revolutionary broadband serv...
National Geographic Channel Canada
Features documentary and human interest programming that explores the natural world around us. The service is based on the world famous National Geographic Magazine.
Playmen TV
Informative, entertaining, relevant and reflective programming for the gay, lesbian, transgendered and bisexual communities. Includes various genres of programming, such as comedy, talk, local and int...
RealScreen
The business aspect of documentaries, infomagazines and lifestyle programming.
Smithsonian Channel
Inquisitive, entertaining, and inspiring, Smithsonian Channel is a celebration of culture that transports viewers far beyond the ordinary. It reveals a vast scope of stories and experiences that drive...
Space: the imagination station
Features science fiction, fantasy, horror, and paranormal programming including films, documentaries, scripted television series and more.
Sundance Channel
Airs programming focused on independent films, documentaries, music-series', dramas and more.
VisionTV
Canada's multi-faith and multicultural broadcaster. VisionTV presents inspirational and original programming that celebrates diversity and promotes understanding among people of different faiths and c...

Government Ministries & Agencies

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
The 1991 Broadcasting Act states that... "...the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, as the national public broadcaster, should provide radio and television services incorporating a wide range of prog...
National Film Board
Canada#s public film producer and distributor.
Telefilm Canada
Dedicated to the development and promotion of the Canadian audiovisual industry.


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