Episode 11: Pen to paper

Mar 22, 2019 00:55:01

Screenwriters Caitlin D. Fryers, Julia Puckrin and Christopher Roberts sit down with Adam Benzine to discuss their WGC award-nominated screenplays, as well as the opportunities and the state of the industry for screenwriting in Canada.

Episode 10: Park City powwow, pt. 2

Mar 05, 2019 00:50:37

In the second of two round-table discussions recorded at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, the directors of three Canadian-financed documentaries talk to Adam Benzine about the global challenges facing non-fiction filmmakers.

Episode 9: Three Canadians walk into a bar…

Feb 22, 2019 00:50:04

At the PrimeTime in Ottawa conference, New Metric Media president Mark Montefiore and Vérité Films president Virginia Thompson – the creative forces behind shows such as Letterkenny and Corner Gas – spoke to Adam Benzine about the state of comedy in Canada.

Episode 8: Park City powwow, pt. 1

Feb 08, 2019 00:50:38

In the first of two round-table discussions recorded at last week’s Sundance Film Festival, three episodic creators sit down with Adam Benzine to discuss the challenges of making independent TV content.

Episode 7: Canadians get jiggy in Miami

Jan 22, 2019 00:22:43

As NATPE kicks off in Florida, Content Canada talks to buyers from Netflix, Blue Ant Media, Radio-Canada and ZoomerMedia about the changing landscape for rights and deal-making.

Episode 6: A woman’s place

Dec 07, 2018 00:19:49

Mary Kills People executive producer Tassie Cameron and Saving Hope exec producer Ilana Frank discuss the changing landscape for women working in the Canadian and international television industry. 

Episode 5: Pre-sale predicaments

Nov 16, 2018 00:35:31

At AFM in Santa Monica, Storyboard Media’s Elisabeth Costa de Beauregard and Brightlight Pictures’ Shawn Williamson break down the rapidly shifting pre-sales market for movies and minis.

Episode 4: Transition moments

Nov 02, 2018 00:16:21

Barbara Williams, Corus Entertainment’s outgoing exec VP and COO, reflects on the shifting Canadian landscape, while YouTube’s Jon Wax discusses his drama strategy.

Episode 3: Broken news

Oct 25, 2018 00:19:23

CNN’s Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta discusses the challenges for 21st century journalism and the hazy line between celebrities and career politicians.

Episode 2: The state of Canadian documentaries

Oct 19, 2018 00:56:04

Canadian documentarians Ric Esther Bienstock, Liz Marshall and Charles Officer discuss the state of the country’s non-fiction business.