When Marc Glassman, the editor of POV magazine, asked me to join the publication as the newest contributing editor last year I was honoured.
As Canada’s only source of writing on documentary culture, politics and production, the quarterly has been my go-to on all things doc for some time. Started by the Canadian Independent Film Caucus (now the Documentary Organization of Canada) in 1993 along with the Hot Docs film festival, POV delivers articles on documentary policy, production, and distribution, as well as film reviews and interviews.
I recently checked out the listings page of articles I’ve written for the magazine and I was surprised to see that I’ve produced six features for the periodical in the last few years. Here’s hoping I’m still contributing to this excellent alternative media source when they celebrate their 30th anniversary in ten years…