Danielle Ng See Quan


Dani is Playback's associate editor, and on the lookout for news tips and updates.

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Playback’s Digital Company of the Year: BroadbandTV

Reaching a milestone of 100 million subscribers to its multi-channel network and securing a major investment from RTL Group, Broadband TV had a big year in business.

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Playback’s Indie Distributor of the Year: Raven Banner

What does this Toronto-based distributor love more than gore? Watching its genre-focused business strategy succeed.


Playback’s Newsmaker of the Year: Jean-Pierre Blais

As part of Playback‘s annual Best of the Year list, we look at the new CRTC chairman’s track record of turning regulatory decisions into front-page news.


Deals: Peace Point, Tricon, Proper, PNP

Peace Point sells three to Scripps Networks International (Bake with Anna Olson pictured), while Pacific Northwest Pictures picks up Canadian rights to Le Week-end.


Dream Street, Temple Street, 9 Story win Rocket Prize

The companies split the annual $75,000 award, presented to the best independently produced Canadian kids programs.

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DHX Media adds to U.K. team

Victoria Bushell (pictured) joins the company as brand director as it bolsters its U.K. and worldwide licensing activity.


Canucks net ASC nods

Nominees include Pierre Gill for his work onThe Borgias, and Matthew J. Lloyd for Amazon’s Alpha House pilot (pictured).

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He Never Died begins production

New crime-horror-thriller directed by Jason Krawczyk stars punk icon Henry Rollins (pictured).

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CFC announces three teams for comedy exchange

The producer-writer teams will be mentored by high-profile comedy execs and talent, with the goal of increasing the strength of their feature comedies for the international marketplace.


Robert Patrick joins Hellions cast

The Terminator 2 actor (pictured) joins Bruce McDonald’s latest feature, now in production in Toronto.


Seevibes expands into Europe

The Montreal-based social TV analytics company has acquired France-based TvTweet.

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Jumpwire Media opens L.A. office

The crossmedia marketing company is headed up by co-founders Gavin McGarry (pictured) and Jennifer Harkness.