Fonds F0607 - Marshall Golden fonds

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Marshall Golden fonds

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0.02 cm of textual material
6 film reels ; 16mm
16 film reels ; 8 mm
2 video cassettes : SP and Beta
3 photographs : b&w ; 20 x 24 cm or smaller

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Marshall Golden (1962-2010) was a lawyer, filmmaker, entrepreneur and digital media consultant. While a student in York University’s Department of Film, Golden wrote, directed and produced three award-winning documentaries: "Runaway" about teenage runaways, "The Silence Upstairs" about elder abuse and "The Best Kept Secret" about incest. After university, Golden went on to obtain a law degree, specializing in entertainment, immigration and criminal law, later working as a producer and researcher on current affairs television shows such as Studio 2, The Fifth Estate, and CBC Newsworld. In the 1990s and 2000s, Golden founded and operated a number of new media companies, including Nexus Interactive, Elevator News Network, and Digital Video Network. In the 2000s, Golden worked for internet,communications and technology companies such as, Telus Mobility, Microsoft Canada, and the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation. In 2004, Golden founded Visica Inc., a company specializing in delivering TV content to hotels in the Greater Toronto Area for conventions, while providing digital media consultation services through Catalyst Consulting. Marshall Golden died suddenly 29 June 2010 at the age of 48.

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Fonds consists of film elements and finished products of three documentary films by Marshall Golden (1962-2010), completed while a Film Studies student at York University. Also inculdes photographs of Marshall as a university student and young man.

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Films have been digitized and access copies are available in the archives.

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Some material is located off-site and requests for access must be made in advance of your visit to the archives.

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The fonds comprises the following accessions: 2011-030. Further accruals may be expected.

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2011/11/07 Anna St.Onge:. (Creation)
2011/11/07 Awaiting review by the Data Collection Archivist
2013/02/04 Dubeau. Corrected URL to online finding aid.
2014/07/22 Migrated to AtoM.
2019/01/03 KCP, NZ. Post-migration metadata clean-up. Addition of GMD and accession numbers. Published description and generated finding aid.
2020/06/15 KCP. Added offsite storage notes.

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