Mark Dillon

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Articles by Mark Dillon
Helix

Is the Canadian biz ready for Ultra HD? – Part 2

Ultra HD stands to be the next standard video format. Playback magazine looks at whether Canadian producers, broadcasters and post houses are ready to take it on. (Helix pictured)

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Is the Canadian biz ready for Ultra HD? – Part 1

Ultra HD stands to be the next standard video format. Playback magazine looks at whether Canadian producers, broadcasters and post houses are ready to take it on. (Suits pictured)

LYSE LAFONTAINE

Playback Canadian Film & TV Hall of Fame: Lyse Lafontaine

Lafontaine has made an indelible mark on Canadian cinema, with producing credits that include Jean-Claude Lauzon’s Leolo and Xavier Dolan’s upcoming feature.

Mommy

Faded glory: The state of film in the digital world

From Playback magazine: Why the near-complete collapse of film post-production and projection may spell the end of motion-picture-film shooting in Canada.

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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.

Paul Robertson

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?