Emily Claire Afan

Emily is a staff writer at Playback who gets especially excited when covering gaming, interactive and digital. She comes from Playback's sister publication KidScreen, spending three years covering licensing & merchandising, retail and interactive trends. She also worked in consumer publishing for a lot of magazines with the word "Canadian" in their titles. Emily is often mocked for her nerdy tendencies, mostly by Playback editor Brendan Christie. She's okay with this and her acceptance is reinforced on Twitter: @EmilyClaireAfan

Contact Emily Claire by sending an email to emily@playback.brunico.com

Articles by Emily Claire Afan
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Tricon takes rights to Michael: Tuesdays & Thursdays

The Toronto prodco and distributor has picked up the international distribution rights to Rhombus Media’s new scripted comedy series.

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TIFF 2011: Catching up with…The Odds’ Davidson and Newlands

Director Simon Davidson and producer Kirsten Newlands tell Playback about their first TIFF premiere and plans for the film’s future.

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Canada at TIFF: Inside the fest with Karen Bruce

For each of the festival’s 11 days, TIFF’s director of Canadian Initiatives shares her tips, news and top TIFF picks.

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ACTRA Montreal actors honoured

Broadcasting icon Dick Irvin takes home the 2011 Award of Excellence.

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Canada at TIFF: Inside the fest with Karen Bruce

For each of the festival’s 11 days, TIFF’s director of Canadian Initiatives shares her tips, news and top TIFF picks.

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TIFF 2011: Canuck directors talk bold Quebec films and DIY spirit

Bessai, Veninger, Falardeau and Grbovic are joined by Deepa Mehta in a TIFF industry panel exploring Canada’s rich filmmaking culture.

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Hot Sheet: Top 20 Programs (Aug. 29 – Sept. 4, 2011)

Hot Sheet: Top 20 Programs (Aug. 29 – Sept. 4, 2011)

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian Films (Sept. 2 – 8, 2011)

Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian Films (Sept. 2 – 8, 2011)

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 Films (Sept. 2 – 8, 2011)

Hot Sheet: Top 10 Films (Sept. 2 – 8, 2011)

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Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs (Aug. 22 – 28, 2011)

Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs (Aug. 22 – 28, 2011)

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TIFF 2011: Costume designers talk characters and challenges

Costume designers for Goon, Splice and Videodrome reveal in a TIFF industry panel how they help filmmakers achieve their vision.

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Canada at TIFF: Inside the fest with Karen Bruce

For each of the festival’s 11 days, TIFF’s director of Canadian Initiatives shares her tips, news and top TIFF picks.