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Edmonton’s Hired Gun Films Produces First in Documentary Film Series Featuring Bill Bourne

Bill Bourne on For the RecordFor the Record is a documentary film series produced by Edmonton filmmaker Ben Babchishin to document the creative process in singer/songwriters as they record new work. The series follows artists as they create organic world music, including folk, blues, reggae or any other genre of indigenous sound. The show is a hybrid, mixing elements of both documentary and reality tv and it’s being produced independently and primarily promoted and marketed online. Bill Bourne is the first singer/songwriter featured in the series. Below is a 5 minute trailer produced, written and directed by Ben Baby for Hired Gun Films, a cut from one of the tracks of his soon to be released album “free radio dance Band.”

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Show Us Your Shorts Festival of Short Films, Calgary, April 21 – 23, 2011

Show Us Your Shorts (SUYS) is a submission based festival of short films begun as practicum for Film 441: Film Festivals class by University of Calgary undergraduate students in 2009. SUYS is an ally member of the Alberta Media Arts Alliance Society AMAAS. 3rd Annual Show Us Your Shorts Festival of Short Films, Calgary, April 21 – 23, 2011.

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Marilyn Jones, Edmonton, Alberta ABOUT ME
I am Marilyn Jones, a news junkie with a penchant for publishing, politics, communications, gardening, hiking, reading, the arts and training nonprofit organizations in media relations and social media communications in Alberta (BA in English with Honours, U of A; Master of Publishing, SFU)

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