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Canadian doc makers nervous as Burns exits Documentary Channel

Canada's documentary filmmaking community is up in arms as one of the nation's top commissioning editors, The Documentary Channel's programming director Michael Burns, has been let go.Driving the controversy is the role of national broadcaster CBC in the firing. The CBC purchased majority control of The Documentary Channel having given assurances that the status quo would hold at the specialty broadcaster.The National Film Board of Canada and the Documentary Association ...

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