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12-22-11 10 to Watch

Playback’s most popular: ‘Ten to Watch’ wins the year

The most-clicked article of the year was our Ten to Watch announcement on Sept. 15. Here, we catch up with some of our nominees to find out what they have in store for 2012.


2011 Playback Hall of Fame: Gallery #2

More photos from the 5th Annual Playback Film & Television Hall of Fame awards ceremony.


2011 Playback Hall of Fame: Gallery #1

A selection of photos from the red carpet at Playback’s 5th Annual Film and Television Hall of Fame.

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Laughter, tears highlight Playback’s 2011 Film and TV Hall of Fame

Industry icons were honoured on the red carpet at the 5th annual Playback Hall of Fame on Thursday night, along with Playback’s 10 to Watch.

Photo: darkpatator, Flickr Creative Commons

The 2011 Ten to Watch

Playback’s annual list of up-and-coming talent is now online.


The 2011 Ten to Watch: Anthony Leo & Andrew Rosen

The Aircraft Pictures production team are behind the Gemini-winning sci-fi comedy, Todd and the Book of Pure Evil.

Roger Abbott

Playback 2011 Canadian Film and Television Hall of Fame: Roger Abbott

The Canadian funnyman and Air Farce co-founder is honoured for his contributions to Canadian comedy.

Nathan Vella

The 2011 Ten to Watch: Nathan Vella

The brains behind Capybara Games talks about his approach to indie game development.


The 2011 Ten to Watch: Jeff Toyne

The Vancouver-based composer is making the move from orchestration on such as Fast Five and Battle Los Angeles to writing his own music for upcoming film Dirty Girl.

Geoff Ashenhurst

The 2011 Ten to Watch: Geoff Ashenhurst

The editor got his big break when he was selected to cut 2009′s Defendor, which premiered at that year’s TIFF.


The 2011 Ten to Watch: Andre Dupuis & Scott Wilson

The duo formed Echo Bay Media while in college and their first TV series Departures is widely regarded as a successful take on the travel show genre.


Playback 2011 Canadian Film and TV Hall of Fame: Tantoo Cardinal

The internationally renowned actor is honoured for her contributions to Canadian film, television and activism.