Born in Ottawa, Vik Sahay is a film, tv, and stage actor whose career has spanned two decades across Canada, the US, and the globe. He has appeared in Canadian films such as ‘My Awkward Sexual Adventure’ by Sean Garrity, Mike Clattenburg’s ‘Afghan Luke#8217; and Richie Mehta’s ‘Amal.’ He has also recently starred in AMC’s LODGE 49, which was executive produced by Paul Giamatti, the CBC series’ ‘Our Hero’ and ‘Wonderland#8217; and ‘The Infiltrators#8217; which won the Innovator and Audience awards at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. But to many of his fans, he’s perhaps best known as ‘Lester,’ the morally challenged frenemy to the title character of the NBC spy-comedy ‘Chuck.’  In this episode, Katherine dives deep into his process, the most intense things he’s done for a role, and whether the industry has evolved for people of colour.

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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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From Volunteering to Doing “God’s Work” for the Canadian Film Industry

Stories help us learn about ourselves and each other. We can see ourselves reflected in the movies we watch and gain insights into our complex human condition. After having worked on mostly American productions for years … Continued

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