Canadian Film and Television Hall of Fame

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Playback’s 2018 Hall of Fame: Valerie Creighton

An outspoken proponent of Cancon, the CMF president and CEO has devoted her career to growing the biz.

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Playback Canadian Film & TV Hall of Fame: Peter Simpson

Simpson (1943-2007) was a major booster of Canadian talent during his 30-year career.

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Helga Stephenson to step down from ACCT

Playback salutes her industry-building career by inducting her into the 2016 Playback Canadian Film & TV Hall of Fame.

Gordon Tootoosis

Playback Canadian Film & TV Hall of Fame: Gordon Tootoosis

Playback’s latest inductee in the Posthumous category is Tootoosis, whose on- and off-camera work helped shift perceptions and create a new dialogue for aboriginal actors in Canada.

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Playback Canadian Film & TV Hall of Fame: Nicholas Campbell

From Playback magazine: Campbell, whose lengthy career includes the iconic role of Dominic Da Vinci, enters the Hall of Fame as one of Canada’s most authentic on-screen talents.

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Playback Canadian Film & TV Hall of Fame: Linda Schuyler

From Playback magazine: How Schuyler wooed generations of youth by understanding their angst and awkwardness – turning her shows into an international phenomena in the process.


Playback Canadian Film & TV Hall of Fame: Lyse Lafontaine

Lafontaine has made an indelible mark on Canadian cinema, with producing credits that include Jean-Claude Lauzon’s Leolo and Xavier Dolan’s upcoming feature.

Haggis in Haiti with his charity, Artists for Peace and Justice

2014 Humanitarian Award: Paul Haggis

Playback‘s Canadian Film and TV Hall of Fame 2014 Humanitarian Award winner is Paul Haggis, founder of the Haiti-focused non-profit Artists for Peace and Justice.


Playback Canadian Film & TV Hall of Fame: Andra Sheffer

Digital pioneer Andra Sheffer is the Industry Builder inductee in the 2014-2015 edition of the Playback Canadian Film & Television Hall of Fame.


Best of the year: Playback’s Winter 2014 issue is out

Playback‘s latest print issue features the hottest people, companies and content of the year, as well as our latest Hall of Fame inductees.

Denise Robert

Playback 2014 Canadian Film & Television Hall of Fame: Denise Robert

From Playback magazine: A profile on our first 2014 inductee Denise Robert, who has forged a legacy of success in Canadian filmmaking that is rivalled by very, very few.