Producer/Director and Canadian Bureau Chief, C21 Media
Adam Benzine is a Toronto-based filmmaker and journalist. He wrote, produced and directed the Academy Award®-nominated HBO documentary film Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah, which has screened at festivals and been acquired by broadcasters across the world.
Benzine is currently the Canadian Bureau Chief for entertainment trade publisher C21 Media, covering content in all genres across North America. Prior to joining C21, he served for four years as the Associate Editor for Realscreen, the international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news. He has written for a range of publications, including The Globe and Mail, The Walrus, Indiewire and Mojo.
He regularly attends and covers most of the major documentary film and TV industry festivals and markets, including Sundance, South By Southwest, MIPCOM and the Toronto International Film Festival; and frequently chairs panel sessions and Q&As with filmmakers and execs, at events such as the Banff, Hot Docs, IDFA and Sheffield Doc/Fest. You can follow him on Twitter @adambenzine