Winter 2019

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The exit interview: Andra Sheffer

The outgoing IPF CEO reflects on handing over the reins, how the organization has changed and her hopes for the industry.

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Defining events of the ’10s

Industry stakeholders and pundits weigh in on the decade’s most crucial events, including major M&A moves and Netflix’s arrival in the market.

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Lifestyle Personality of the Year: Bryan Baeumler

The HGTV Canada star took a chance with his personal business and pitched Island of Bryan, the channel’s biggest ratings hit in a decade.

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Format of the Year: Revolution

Quebecor Content’s Yann Paquet and Fair-Play’s Guy Villeneuve reflect on how the dance format has quickstepped its way to success both at home and abroad.

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Showrunner of the Year: Dan Levy

The man behind Canada’s homegrown cultural phenomenon Schitt’s Creek topped a life-changing year with a surprise Emmy nomination and a major studio deal.

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Production Company of the Year: Peacock Alley Entertainment

How a carefully-crafted development slate, including Crave mockumentary New Eden and CBC Gem’s Jensplaining, keeps Peacock Alley thriving in Canada’s competitive landscape.