On this week’s episode Dakota Arsenault introduces interviews that Sierra Nutkevitch conducted at the Toronto Screenwriting Conference this year. 

  • Christina Jennings– Chairman & CEO of Shaftesbury. Christina talks about what it is like to take the plunge and follow your passions and the greatness Canada has to offer in terms of content creators. 
  • Michelle Daly– Senior Director of Comedy at CBC.  Michelle talks about what makes Canadian content so great and the abundance of funny women.
  • Courtney Jane Walker– Writer and Producer of Degrassi: Next Class. Courtney talks about how to empower young people, especially young girls and other marginalized people. 
  • Allison Friedman– Director of Development of Color Force. 
  • Corey Mandell– Playwright and UCLA Screenwriting Professor. Corey talks about watching movies both with a critical eye and as a moviegoer. 
  • Special thanks to the good people at the Toronto Screenwriting Conference and Touchwood PR. 
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