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So far in life, Leora has been a record store clerk, a CBC radio host, a Harvard Business School case writer, a blogger and a crossword puzzle clue. Currently she’s a media and technology consultant, working with clients in the US and Canada.
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Season 3 of the Now & Next Podcast: 8 Takeaways from 8 Episodes

It’s been a year in which coming up with creative solutions to pressing problems has taken on a whole new meaning for the screen-based...

Now & Next Podcast S3E8 – Isolation Nation: Insights into #WFH

Working from home: for better or worse, gaming industry professionals, like most of us, have experienced it in 2020. On this episode of Now...

Now & Next Podcast S3E7 – Breaking On-Screen Stereotypes from the Inside Out

On this episode of Now and Next, we meet Jacob Pratt, an Indigenous film producer from Saskatchewan, now based in Los Angeles. He explains...

Now & Next Podcast S3E6 – Making Movies Social Again

On this episode of Now & Next, host Leora Kornfeld speaks to Hilary Henegar and Fiona Rayher, two women who are making it possible...

Now & Next Podcast S3E5 – How the game industry is staying relevant during...

On this episode of Now & Next, we hear from several leaders in the gaming industry who discuss the challenges and opportunities that come...

Now & Next Podcast S3E4 – Staying eco-conscious on set during Covid-19

At a time when fast food restaurants all over North America are serving veggie burgers and most retailers are charging extra for plastic bags,...

Now & Next Podcast S3E3 – Virtual Production Techniques for Film & TV: Sky...

On this episode of Now & Next, host Leora Kornfeld sits down with Alberta-based producer Andrew Scholotiuk and director Dylan Pearce to discuss virtual...
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Now & Next Podcast S3E2 – The Time Is Now: Achieving On-Screen Racial Diversity

On this episode of Now & Next host Leora Kornfeld is joined by award-winning actor and founder of Reelworld Film Festival Tonya Williams to...
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Now & Next Podcast S3E1 – Practicing ‘Safe Sets’ In the Covid-19 Era

In this first episode of a brand new season of Now & Next, Alex Kolodkin the founder of Safe Sets International joins Leora Kornfeld...
Analog Conference on Artificial Intelligence in the Creative Industries Takeaways

Artificial Intelligence in the Arts: An Enabling Technology, a Threat, or a Complement?

A computer science professor, a new media curator and critic, and an AI entrepreneur building audience demand analysis software ponder artificial intelligence (AI) in...

Now & Next Podcast: Six Takeaways from Season 2

An AI trailblazer, an eSports champ, Canada’s most celebrated Indigenous filmmaker, the foremost expert on podcasting, an advocate for environmental sustainability and a VP...

From Instagram Stars to Invisible Companies: New Approaches to Content Creation

“Everyone wants to be a creator,” says Eitan Pilipski, VP in charge of developing Snapchat’s ever-evolving augmented reality (AR) platform. Pilipski was one of...

Where Do Documentary Dollars Come From?

When it comes to financing documentaries, many think the options are either running up a tab on credit cards, shaking down family members for...

How Streamers Are Using Data: From Programming to Experiential Marketing

“In the last 10 years, we’ve seen more changes than in the previous fifty, and it’s all due to digital technology,” said Hulu Chief...

Trailers: How to Tell Your Story in Two Minutes or Less

Are trailers miniature versions of your film? Are they marketing tools? Are they fundraising tools? Or are they mood creators, offering just a taste...

Write Local. Think Global.

Moving an international audience with a truly local story may seem like a tall order for many directors, including documentarians. Does sharing very little...

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