Mark Dillon

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Articles by Mark Dillon
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Media Company of the Year: Blue Ant Media

From Playback magazine: Expanding across borders and mediums, this multi-platform upstart made a big impression in 2014.

The Right Kind of Wrong

Thinking outside the box: new strategies in home entertainment

From Playback magazine (part 2): how distributors and producers are finding value in the new home entertainment market.

The Right Kind of Wrong

Thinking outside the box: new strategies in home entertainment

From Playback magazine (part 1): how distributors and producers are finding value in the new home entertainment market.

Edge of Tomorrow

How Vancouver ran away with L.A.’s VFX…

…but as California boosts its tax credit program and Quebec pulls back, will the VFX boom in Canada continue?

Leonard Asper

Tribute: Global TV at 40 – Part 3

From our print issue: Former Canwest topper Leonard Asper reflects on his family’s role in Global, which brought a fresh voice to Canadians and used U.S. imports to fund Cancon.

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Tribute: Global TV at 40 – Part 2

From our print issue: Shaw Media president Paul Robertson (pictured) on the power of specialty and the importance of providing on-the-go programming .

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Playback tribute: Global TV at 40 – Part 1

From our print issue: Shaw Media’s Barb Williams (pictured) discusses Global Television’s programming strategy in the first of a three-part series.

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Money trail: chasing tangible benefits cash – Part 2

From our print issue: Broadcaster consolidation has created a surge in tangible benefits dollars – what has it meant for Canadian indie producers and what happens when it ends?

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Money trail: chasing tangible benefits cash – Part 1

From our print issue: Broadcaster consolidation has created a surge in tangible benefits dollars – what has it meant for Canadian indie producers and what happens when it ends?

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Playback tribute: a reinvigorated Academy celebrates its legacy

From our print issue: Playback looks back at the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television as it celebrates 65 years of achievements on screen. (Helga Stephenson pictured)

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Behind the shots: Mr. X and Pompeii

From our print issue: Toronto-based VFX shop Mr. X brings ancient Italy to life for the 3D action film, which opened this weekend. (Updated with worldwide box office results.)

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Playback’s Best of the Year: The Amazing Race Canada

In addition to earning boffo ratings, The Amazing Race Canada on CTV also scored major brand integrations, including Air Canada, Interac and BlackBerry.