documentary in the works

Windsor Star --

Early in the game, Michael McNamara learned one of the secrets of moviemaking - patience.
Back before he and his partner, Judy Holm, formed Markham Street Films in February 2002, McNamara was deep into research for his first feature-length documentary, Radio Revolution: The Rise and Fall of the Big 8.


Markham Street Films overcame those shaky origins to become one of Canada's most respected and decorated independent film producers.

Today, Feb. 4, is Markham Street's 10th anniversary, a remarkable achievement given the cost of making movies and getting them out so people can see them in Canada.


There are two documentaries in the works for CBC-TV - Ice Sweat and Tears, a look at the world of competitive ice skating through the eyes of Canada's Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir; and an episode for The Nature of Things about circadian rhythms.

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