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Playback Fall 2018: Fresh faces taking Canadian film to new places

Reflecting on the recent evolution in Canadian indie film, celebrating rising talent and saying goodbye to an influential industry executive.

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Playback Spring 2018: Awards, amazing women and Canada’s kids biz

Playback‘s first print issue of the year hits mailboxes this week, packed with features on the issues shaping the industry right now.

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Playback Winter 2017

From Playback winter issue, interim editor Megan Haynes on speaking up to shift the balance of power.

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Amplifying Diversity – Playback Fall 2017

Interim editor Megan Haynes talks supporting Indigenous content in the first in a series of Playback features on underrepresented voices in Canadian media.

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Time to get innovative – Playback Summer 2017

Interim editor Megan Haynes crunches the Indie List numbers and urges producers to spark their marketing creativity.

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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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React. Adapt. Evolve. Repeat: Playback Winter 2017

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

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The science of standing out: Playback Fall 2016

A note from Playback editor Katie Bailey as she heads out on a mat leave and how this fall’s issue reflects Canadian content creators’ desire and ability to stand out in the crowd.

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Ringing up…Playback’s Summer 2016 issue

Playback kicks off summer (well, almost summer) with an overview of its latest issue.

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Digital reality: Playback Spring 2016

Playback editor Katie Bailey weighs in on this issue’s content, including how to win in the digital economy and saluting Helga Stephenson’s formidable career.

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Playback names its Best of the Year

Our Winter 2015-2016 issue features our eight Best of the Year profiles in addition to trends features and programming profiles.

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Playback’s Fall 2015 issue is now out

Branded content, The New Establishment and Nicholas Campbell inducted into the Playback Film & TV Hall of Fame.