17th Annual Canada's Top Ten Industry Forum

TIFF Long Take with Jeremy Podeswa

Jan 12
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Join us for a special Canada’s Top Ten edition of our award-winning podcast TIFF Long Take, as hosts Geoff Macnaughton and Rob Kraszewski sit down with one of television’s most prolific directors, Jeremy Podeswa (Game of Thrones, Boardwalk Empire).

Jeremy Podeswa

Jeremy Podeswa is an Emmy-nominated director. His credits include Game of Thrones, Boardwalk Empire, The Pacific, True Detective, The Newsroom, True Blood, Rome, Six Feet Under, Carnivale, Homeland, Ray Donovan, The Borgias, The Tudors, Dexter, The Walking Dead, and American Horror Story. He has written and directed the feature films Fugitive Pieces, The Five Senses (Directors’ Fortnight, Cannes), and Eclipse (Sundance). Most recently, Podeswa directed Alan Ball’s new HBO series Here and Now and is currently directing The Handmaid’s Tale.

Geoff Macnaughton

Geoff Macnaughton is Senior Manager, Industry at TIFF. He’s been with the organization in various capacities since 2009, and is responsible for servicing the business needs of growing delegate bases, exploring new ways of generating revenue, and building new industry partnerships. In 2017, TIFF launched an official podcast called TIFF Long Take that explores what, why, and how we watch content. Macnaughton co-hosts the weekly podcast with Rob Kraszewski.

Rob Kraszewski

Rob Kraszewski has been with TIFF since 2010, most recently in the capacity of Manager, Corporate Partnerships. In this role, Rob is responsible for branded content partnerships and the monetization of TIFF digital editorial content to drive both revenue growth and digital reach. He also talks about movies with Geoff MacNaughton every week on TIFF's flagship podcast, TIFF Long Take.

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