Liza Sardi

Liza Sardi

Liza Sardi is editor-in-chief at Playback and content director for the Banff World Media Festival. An award-winning journalist, she has worked at the National Post, Globe and Mail, London Free Press, Sun Media and multiple other publications across the country from Tuktoyaktuk to Toronto. She helped launch Post Media’s daily tablet newsmagazine and was behind a major glossy relaunch of 24 Hours. As content director, she oversees the development of content for the iconic BANFF festival now in its 42nd year.

Posts by Liza Sardi
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Playback Summer 2020: How we reopen

The summer 2020 issue breaks down how Canada’s screen-based industry coped with shutdowns and found innovative solutions to restart production in a pandemic.

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Playback Spring 2020: Serving up solutions

The spring 2020 issue covers the implications of the BTLR report and delves into the wave of big acquisitions and other growing trends in Canadian media.

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Playback Winter 2019: Best of the Year

Editor-in-chief Liza Sardi chats with industry leaders about nostalgia, innovation, the arrival of Disney+, meeting consumer expectations and where the industry is headed in 2020.