10 to Watch

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Playback’s 10 to Watch: Asia Youngman

After swapping a burgeoning career in VFX to pursue writing and directing, Youngman is piquing the interest of industry heavyweights as she undertakes a mission to bring untold Indigenous stories to worldwide audiences.

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Inside Playback’s Canadian Film & TV Hall of Fame

The film, television and digital industries’ best and brightest gathered at Toronto’s C Lounge on Thursday to celebrate our six newest Hall of Fame inductees. (Pictured: inductee Slawko Klymkiw)

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The 2013 10 To Watch: Brandon James Scott

The award-winning illustrator, designer and director at Guru Studio has racked up kudos for his pre-school animated series Justin Time.

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The 2013 10 To Watch: Chloe Robichaud

At just 25 years old, the Quebec-based director is already a festival veteran, with her latest, Sarah Prefere la Course, premiering at TIFF this week.

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The 2013 10 To Watch: Ramona Pringle

The actor/host has set her sights on digital media as an assistant professor at Ryerson and multi-platform producer.

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The 2013 10 To Watch: Patrick O’Sullivan

The production development exec, who has worked at CTV, the CFC and CBC, is now launching New Metric Media with producer (and 2012 10 to Watch-er) Mark Montefiore.

February 1, 2011. Vancouver, BC.  Sean O'ReillyFounder/C.E.O., Arcana Studio, has an animation/comic/graphic novel business. Here he is in his Burnaby Studio. Portrait for top 40 under 40. Photo: Laura Leyshon for the Globe and Mail

The 2013 10 To Watch: Sean Patrick O’Reilly

The “media-agnostic” founder and CEO of Vancouver-based Arcana Comics says the company’s business strategy is to develop and produce content from the Arcana library while holding on to the rights.

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The 2013 10 to Watch: Jordan Nahmias

A specialist in entertainment law, Jordan Nahmias is making a name for himself in the world of Canadian film.

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The 2013 10 To Watch: Michelle Latimer

The veteran actress-turned-director is making a name for herself taking on unconventional subjects and outsiders.

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The 2013 10 to Watch: Jason Lapeyre

The Toronto-based director’s career has exploded in the last two years, with his first two features gaining recognition on the festival circuit and a bevy of new projects in the works.

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The 2013 10 to Watch: Ian Harnarine

The writer-director of the Genie Award-winning short Doubles With Slight Pepper is gaining international attention with his global perspective.

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The 2013 10 to Watch: Katie Boland

Kicking off this year’s list is actor-producer Katie Boland, who, at 25 years old, has already emerged as a successful and multi-dimensional talent.