Joel Thomas Hynes

Joel Thomas Hynes. Actor, Producer, Screenwriter, Director, Musician, Governor General’s Award-winning novelist. His artistry spans across film, tv, novels and music and he’s excelled at each one. We catch up with the multi-talented artist about his latest film, Body and Bones, coping with bouts of existential loneliness, and keeping his Newfoundland roots.

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Kim Coates Podcast

Kim Coates is a Saskatchewan-born actor best known for his roles in Sons of Anarchy, Bad Blood, and Prison Break. You’ll also recognize him in Canadian films like FerociousHollywood North, and Michael Dowse’s sports comedy, Goon (1 & 2). In this explosive episode, we discuss his career trajectory, from his theatre roots to what it means to be an actor. Find out his process and what’s behind the intensity of his characters. Oh, and his love for Canada’s film industry and gardening!

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Tonya Williams

From Canada’s beloved kids show, Polka Dot Door, to fame on Y&R as Dr. Olivia Winters, Tonya Williams has had a ground-breaking and award-winning career as an actor. In 2000 she founded the Reel World Film Festival, to combat the lack of racially diverse and indigenous talent in mainstream media. She’s a classically-trained pianist, a ballet dancer and an activist. What can’t she do? Grab your java and settle in as we catch up on all the latest, including “Access Reelworld”.

 

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Elan Mastai

Meet Elan Mastai who was named one of Variety’s 10 Screenwriters to Watch. Mastai wrote the hit Canadian romantic comedy “The F Word” (known in the US as “What If”), directed by Michael Dowse and starring Daniel Radcliffe, Zoe Kazan, and Adam Driver. He is currently a writer and producer on the Emmy-winning TV series “This Is Us” and has written movies for major studios including Fox, Sony, Warner Brothers, Lionsgate, and Paramount. We chat with him all about his writing experience and approach towards the craft.

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