Hall of Fame Inductees

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Playback 2013 Breakout Award: Xavier Dolan

The young Quebec director, who bowed his latest film, Tom a la ferme in Venice, likens filmmaking to football – seizing the project and taking it as far as possible.

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Playback 2013 Canadian Film and TV Hall of Fame inductee: Slawko Klymkiw

The Canadian Film Centre CEO has, over the last eight years, grown the organization from a “mom and pop” shop into a flourishing business focused on developing Canadian industry talent.

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Playback 2013 Canadian Film and TV Hall of Fame inductee: George Anthony

The Montreal-born writer and producer put his stamp on Canadian entertainment with a long career at the CBC, cheerleading the development of iconic TV series such as Royal Canadian Air Farce and This Hour has 22 Minutes, and features like Thirty-Two Short Films About Glenn Gould.

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Playback 2013 Canadian Film and TV Hall of Fame inductee: Colm Feore

Feore’s impressive acting career has encompassed the portrayal of such Canadian icons as Pierre Trudeau and Glenn Gould, as well as roles in Hollywood hits like Pearl Harbor and the bilingual Canadian box-office hit Bon Cop, Bad Cop.

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Playback 2013 Outstanding Achievement Award: marblemedia

As the mult-platform content creation company turns 12, its co-founders Mark Bishop and Matt Hornburg discuss marblemedia’s growing distribution biz and expansion into L.A. and scripted fare.

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Swarovski 2013 Humanitarian Award: David Suzuki

For his tireless efforts to raise environmental awareness through television and the David Suzuki Foundation, David Suzuki is named Playback‘s 2013 Swarovski Humanitarian Award honouree.

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Playback 2013 Canadian Film and TV Hall of Fame inductee: Al Waxman

Playback posthumously honours the “King of Kensington,” Al Waxman, one of Canada’s most beloved television stars.

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Playback 2013 Canadian Film and TV Hall of Fame inductee: Ted Kotcheff

One of Canada’s most prolific directors, Ted Kotcheff’s work spans decades – and borders – including Hollywood hits such as Fun with Dick and Jane, as well as the iconic Canadian film The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz.

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Playback 2013 Canadian Film and TV Hall of Fame inductee: Rock Demers

The founder and president of Productions La Fete and creator of the Tales For All collection of family films, Rock Demers’s work is woven deeply into Canadian culture.