10 to Watch

Ryan and Jason Belleville

The 2011 Ten to Watch: Jason and Ryan Belleville

“We don’t have a mean bone in our bodies, comedy-wise,” the writing and producing duo behind TV series Almost Heroes say.

Charlotte Sullivan

10 To Watch: Charlotte Sullivan

One of the lead characters on Rookie Blue, greenlit for a second season just weeks after its debut, she’s also up for her turn as Marilyn Monroe in History Channel’s The Kennedys

Missy Peregrym

10 To Watch: Missy Peregrym

There was a moment while playing Rookie Blue character Andy McNally when Missy Peregrym had to ask herself, “Why am I saying her lines in real life?”

Amy Matysio

10 To Watch: Amy Matysio

Just wrapped a stage run of one-woman play The Syringa Tree, earned a Canadian Comedy Award nod with her troupe General Fools and currently in development on her series inSAYSHAble, co-created with Minds Eye Entertainment for Citytv.

Kyle Mac

10 To Watch: Kyle Mac

Discovered on CBC’s Triple Sensation, Mac has landed guest spots on Flashpoint and Unnatural History as well as snagging a cast spot on Shaftesbury’s Baxter

Adam Higgs

10 To Watch: Adam Higgs

Writing professionally for two years, Higgs has snagged gigs with Marvel Comics, animated series and Republic of Doyle. Now he’s working on a slew of new film and TV projects.

Jordan Gavaris

10 To Watch: Jordan Gavaris

Recently snagged the leading role in Unnatural History, auditioned for the new Spider-Man film, The Social Network, and the new Taylor Lautner film Abduction.

Ravida Din

10 To Watch: Ravida Din

Though a long-time employee of the National Film Board, Din has been delving more into the production side of the film world recently, with two major projects already under her belt.

Julian Clarke

10 To Watch: Julian Clarke

Garnered his first Academy Award nomination for editing District 9. Just wrapped The Whistleblower (named as a TIFF Special Presentation), and waiting for upcoming partnership with D9 writer/director Neill Blomkamp.

Bastedo and Huether

10 to Watch: Cole Bastedo and Matt Huether

This writing duo collectively spent years on Degrassi, along with other youth-oriented Canuck series, and are now in development with a number of prodcos and other industry folks for their own original projects.


10 To Watch: Adam Barken

Snagged a Canadian Screenwriting award for his work on season one of Flashpoint then landed writing gigs on Shattered and the red-hot Rookie Blue.


Playback’s 2010 Ten to Watch

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