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TIFF Long Take - Ep. 96: Year in Review (Part 1)

What did we learn in 2018?

Dec 18, 2018

This week on TIFF Long Take, in the first of two parts, Rob and Geoff look back on stories and themes that shaped the year in film and television by revisiting some of their favourite conversations from 2018.

Excerpts include:

  • Filmmaker and producer Mark Duplass on preserving artistry in the "tent-pole era"
  • Filmmaker Debra Granik on the challenges of making "difficult" films
  • TIFF’s Thom Powers on why we are living in a "golden age of documentary"
  • Faculty of Horror’s Alex West on the changing perception of the horror genre
  • Stacy Spikes, the founder of MoviePass, on the history of his controversial company
  • IndieWire’s Anne Thompson on Netflix’s move into cinemas
  • Kayleigh Donaldson on what the Disney–Fox merger means for the film industry and audiences
  • Writer and showrunner Kit Steinkellner on choosing to launch her first show, Sorry for Your Loss, on Facebook Live.


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