Fall 2019

Reflector Entertainment looks to build a new kind of platform

Alexandre Amancio and Guy Laliberte's company is trying to build something akin to a streaming service for multimedia story universes.

The future of Canadian cinema in an OTT world

From Playback magazine: As the streaming revolution continues to reshape the map, filmmakers and producers are left to figure out w...

Programmer Profile: Netflix independent film

Playback magazine caught up with Netflix's Ian Bricke to discuss the streamer's strategy for original independent films and its Can...

Clifton Hill

Programmer Profile: CBC Films

Senior director of CBC Films Mehernaz Lentin discusses what the pubcaster's rebranded features banner is looking for and how indie producers...

Blood Quantum 1

Blood Quantum’s decade-long wait for a zeitgeist moment

How the team behind the Indigenous genre flick persevered and plotted a course to take the $5.2-million film to Shudder, TIFF and around the...

Sabrina Sherif

2019′s Five to Watch: Sabrina Sherif

Writer Sabrina Sherif's specialty in YA series has given her an edge in Canada's competitive TV industry, landing her projects like an adapt...

Life Support - Still 2 -v2

TIFF Diaries: Taking First Person from Globe to screen

Carousel Pictures president Tyler Levine and director Renuka Jeyapalan discuss how they ended up creating a launch pad for talent out of

Madison Thomas

2019′s Five to Watch: Madison Thomas

With a feature film under her belt and a strong producing partner in Eagle Vision, the Manitoba filmmaker isn't slowing down any time soon.

Letterkenny tribute pic

Canada’s streaming champion: Crave @ 5

After a tentative start in a difficult market, Crave has blazed new trails in Canadian streaming. Playback magazine went behind the...

Misha Solomon

2019′s Five to Watch: Misha Solomon

The talented development exec helped bring Citytv's The Murders from script to screen and is now leading factual prodco WAM Media's...

nyla-innuksuk-52w-01

2019′s Five to Watch: Nyla Innuksuk

Slash/Back director, co-writer and producer Nyla Innuksuk has devoted her busy slate to projects that stay true to her roots.

pb-fall-2019

Playback Fall 2019: The future of Canadian film in an OTT world

Our fall issue explores how producers are staying afloat in the uncertain waters of SVODs and OTTs and debuts the 2019 class of Playback...

The definitive CDN broadcast and production resource.
Over 5,000 company listings!