October 17, 2023
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#75 Would You Listen to a Government Regulated Podcast?
When you think about film, art and creativity, government policy probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind.
Aviva Lessard
Producer
Noor Azrieh
Producer
Karyn Pugliese
Editor-in-Chief

Make no mistake about it, our policy makers and politicians can crucially impact the art we make, who gets to make it, and the culture we consume. Good policy can create a thriving, diverse culture — and bad policy can destroy it.  

 

Mattea Roach joins Matt Hatfield, Haydn Wazelle, Karen Lam, and Dennis Heaton for an unforgettable LIVE podcast taping with the Vancouver International Film Festival at the Rio Threatre. They explore the contentious Bill C-11 (Online Streaming Act) and its potential to disrupt the status quo, and the hot strike summer the media industry is having this year. 

 

Host:  Mattea Roach

Credits: Aviva Lessard (Producer), Noor Azrieh (Producer), Caleb Thompson (Audio Editor and Technical Producer), Annette Ejiofor (Managing Editor), Karyn Pugliese (Editor in Chief)

Guests: Matt Hatfield, Haydn Wazelle, Karen Lam, Dennis Heaton

 

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Sponsors: Douglas

 

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