Megan Haynes

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Articles by Megan Haynes
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Digital: Are we there yet? – Playback Spring 2017

In our online world, the finish line keeps moving and the industry needs to be a bit more ready, writes interim editor Megan Haynes.

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Women in View reveals Five in Focus

Gloria Kim and Wendy Morgan are among the female directors the organization is putting a spotlight on.

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React. Adapt. Evolve. Repeat: Playback Winter 2017

Playback interim editor Megan Haynes on why discoverability is only half the battle.

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Let’s science the shit out of this

From Playback magazine: Out-of-the-box approaches to getting (entertainment) products in front of the right people. (Odd Squad pictured.)

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James Stewart: the next dimension

From Playback magazine: Stewart’s Geneva Film Co. has pushed high-tech Canadian storytelling into the spotlight. Now he’s strapping his VR goggles on for the next adventure.

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Best of the Year: Much Digital Studios

The 30-year-old music channel pulled off Playback‘s Digital Play of the Year in 2015, launching an MCN to incubate talent and find new fans.

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Best of the Year: W Network

Playback‘s Channel of the Year is honing its audience strategy by focusing on its talent brands and original programming. (W’s Masters of Flip pictured.)

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Michael Serafini joins DHX as VP of programming

Serafini will lead strategic development, execution and promotion of DHX Television.

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Tara Ellis returns to CBC as executive director, scripted content

The 15-year Shaw veteran will lead the pubcaster’s content teams to develop comedy, drama and kids programming.

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Building a branded content strategy

From Playback magazine: Brands want new ways to reach audiences; producers want new financing models. Here, we lay out how the two worlds can be merged.

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Smokebomb, Cotton Incorporated say I Do with new show

The scripted lifestyle series, which focuses on non-traditional weddings, will launch on Smokebomb and shift2′s new YouTube channel Union & Ace.

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Playback Canadian Film & TV Hall of Fame: Linda Schuyler

From Playback magazine: How Schuyler wooed generations of youth by understanding their angst and awkwardness – turning her shows into an international phenomena in the process.