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Getting Real – 7th Edition

Context summary : The Documentary Organization of Canada (DOC) – with support from the Bell Fund, Telefilm Canada, the CMPA, AQPM, and Ontario Creates- commissioned the seventh edition of “Getting Real”. In this twentieth anniversary edition, “Getting Real 7” looks at the economic impact of documentary production from 2016-2017 to 2020-2021, as well as trends in production, budgets and financing, and audiences. In addition to the economic profile of the industry, the report considers the experiences of documentary filmmakers, and the challenges the industry and community face.