Playback Fall 2016

Schellenberg, a cast member in the HBO film "Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee," arrives at the premiere of the film in Los Angeles

Playback’s 2016 Canadian Hall of Fame: August Schellenberg (1936-2013)

From Playback magazine: The Canadian actor was known for iconic roles both in Hollywood and domestically on stage and screen.

DHX Media celebrated its 10th anniversary on July 14, 2016 with a party, featuring The Goldmembers band, on the Degrassi backlot at DHX Studios in Toronto.

Retrospective: DHX Media

From Playback magazine: In 10 years, the kids content powerhouse has grown from being Canada’s East Coast entertainment outpost to a global producer, distributor and broadcaster.

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Playback’s 2016 Canadian Film & TV Hall of Fame: Cyril Drabinsky

From Playback magazine: The executive who steered Deluxe Entertainment through a wholesale digital transition is plotting his next moves.

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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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Playback’s 2016 5 to Watch

From Playback magazine: Five Canadian entertainment industry talents whose careers are on the rise.

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The 2016 New Establishment: Arcana Studio

From Playback magazine: Comic publisher-turned-feature producer Arcana is creating a mini-studio model in which its original storyworlds can thrive.

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The 2016 New Establishment: Aircraft Pictures

From Playback magazine: Aircraft has made the leap from single-project focus to multi-project slate, learning how to juggle business, creative and partnerships in the process.

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The 2016 New Establishment: Rezolution Pictures

From Playback magazine: Montreal prodco Rezolution Pictures has boldly delved into games and VR while creating award-winning TV.

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The 2016 New Establishment: New Metric Media

From Playback magazine: With an instinct for content that resonates with fans and programmers alike, Patrick O’Sullivan and Mark Montefiore have quickly built an impressive slate.

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TIFF ’16: The Discoverers (part two)

From Playback magazine: First-time Canadian filmmakers break down their road to TIFF and what lies ahead. (Kevan Funk’s Hello Destroyer pictured.)

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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.