Playback Summer 2018

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Taking Quebec’s French-language TV to the world

From Playback magazine: For decades the French-Canadian industry has punched above its weight. Now it wants to play on the global stage.

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The Genre Report: Canada’s top creatives talk TV today

In part one of Playback‘s series, creatives and broadcasters behind some of the country’s most successful scripted dramas discuss challenges and navigating change.

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Indie List 2018: JoBro Productions makes the jump

Jonathan Bronfman talks about how his prodco has continued to build out its biz and what’s next.

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Lisa Godfrey talks unscripted strategy

Corus Entertainment’s VP of original content discusses international trends, talent and the company’s global ambitions.

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Indie List 2018: Thunderbird Entertainment takes off

With its Netflix deals, a new HQ for Atomic Cartoons and plenty of projects in development, the prodco’s leaders discuss the company’s future growth plans.

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Programming Profile: AT&T Audience Network

Shane Elrod, head of original content and production at the U.S. channel, talks Condor and working with Canadians.

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Indie List 2018: How eOne reshaped its business

Darren Throop on how the global studio set the table for future growth, prying open the doors between Canada, Hollywood and the world.

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Indie List 2018: The Year in Review

Canada’s kids biz holds steady in the face of commissioning declines, service work rises and more industry trends from Playback‘s annual survey.

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Court is back in session: Behind CBC’s Street Legal reboot

From Playback magazine: The cast and creators behind the pubcaster’s upcoming courtroom drama weigh in on the new show’s big goals.