Articles Tagged ‘Playback 10 to Watch’

The 2012 10 to Watch: Patrick Tarr


Among other projects the Toronto-based screenwriting award winner has been at work on upcoming CBC drama Cracked, and co-wrote the feature script for sci-fi thriller The Colony.

The 2012 10 to Watch: Michelle Ouellet


In addition to recently starting Sociable Films with Nicholas Carella and Ali Liebert, B.C.-based Ouellet has carved a short and sharp upward career arc with Canadian Comedy Award-nominated Hooked on Speedman, the TV-web series The True Heroines and the short This Feels Nice (in post).

The 2012 10 to Watch: Xavier Dolan


This Quebecer isn’t even 25 and has already had three films compete at the Cannes Film Festival, including Laurence Anyways (also screening at TIFF12) and J’ai tue ma mere, which took three Cannes awards in 2009.

Laughter, tears highlight Playback’s 2011 Film and TV Hall of Fame


Industry icons were honoured on the red carpet at the 5th annual Playback Hall of Fame on Thursday night, along with Playback’s 10 to Watch.

The 2011 Ten to Watch: Anthony Leo & Andrew Rosen


The Aircraft Pictures production team are behind the Gemini-winning sci-fi comedy, Todd and the Book of Pure Evil.

The 2011 Ten to Watch: Nathan Vella


The brains behind Capybara Games talks about his approach to indie game development.

The 2011 Ten to Watch: Jeff Toyne


The Vancouver-based composer is making the move from orchestration on such as Fast Five and Battle Los Angeles to writing his own music for upcoming film Dirty Girl.

The 2011 Ten to Watch: Geoff Ashenhurst


The editor got his big break when he was selected to cut 2009′s Defendor, which premiered at that year’s TIFF.

The 2011 Ten to Watch: Andre Dupuis & Scott Wilson


The duo formed Echo Bay Media while in college and their first TV series Departures is widely regarded as a successful take on the travel show genre.

The 2011 Ten to Watch: Lindsay George


This Vancouver-based cinematographer is impressing many with her aesthetic sensibilities and keen eye.