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The Backstage Project podcast with Mark Silver looks across the spectrum of the media and entertainment businesses to discuss the latest developments, opportunities and challenges in tech and content production.

The Backstage Project podcast with Mark Silver looks across the spectrum of the media and entertainment businesses to discuss the latest developments, opportunities and challenges in tech and content production.

Location:

Canada

Description:

The Backstage Project podcast with Mark Silver looks across the spectrum of the media and entertainment businesses to discuss the latest developments, opportunities and challenges in tech and content production.

Twitter:

@TBP_Podcast

Language:

English


Episodes

The Speaker Representation Business – Martin Perelmuter in conversation with TBP Podcast EP 018

1/18/2021
It is a lot harder to become a paid speaker than you might imagine. While you may think that publishing a book is a surefire way to become sought after, there’s a lot more to it, actually! Sure, there are many authors, politicians and academics that companies pay big bucks to keynote events. There are […] The post The Speaker Representation Business – Martin Perelmuter in conversation with TBP Podcast EP 018 appeared first on The Backstage Project - Sports & Entertainment Podcast.

Duration:00:54:16

Born into the Beautiful Game – James Easton in conversation with TBP Podcast EP 017

1/13/2021
The Easton family has played a vital role in shaping the North American soccer landscape for almost 50 years. In the early 70’s, Jim Easton Sr. uprooted his family from Scotland to take the job as the inaugural head coach of the Vancouver Whitecaps. Over his time in the role, Jim and his family fell […] The post Born into the Beautiful Game – James Easton in conversation with TBP Podcast EP 017 appeared first on The Backstage Project - Sports & Entertainment Podcast.

Duration:00:49:28

In Search of a Digital Media Business Model – Chris Skinner in conversation with TBP Podcast EP 016

12/26/2020
Traditional media businesses have long struggled to realize the opportunity with digital. Giving away free ad-supported content has backfired with Facebook and Google now controlling the relationship with the audience and all their associated behavioural data and preferences. What has emerged, thanks to Netflix, is that people will pay for good content, which is really […] The post In Search of a Digital Media Business Model – Chris Skinner in conversation with TBP Podcast EP 016 appeared...

Duration:00:52:21

Leadership Born on the Pitch – Eva Havaris in conversation with TBP Podcast EP 015

12/15/2020
Being a truly great leader is not about title or tenure. Regardless of seniority, natural-born leaders rise above obstacles to influence those around them and rally around a common goal. Eva Havaris has been that kind of leader from a young age, first on the pitch and later in the boardroom. In this episode, Eva […] The post Leadership Born on the Pitch – Eva Havaris in conversation with TBP Podcast EP 015 appeared first on The Backstage Project - Sports & Entertainment Podcast.

Duration:00:41:15

Raised in the WWE Spectacle – Jian and Page Magen in Conversation with TBP Podcast EP 014

12/7/2020
Identical twin brothers Jian and Page Magen have made a name for themselves entertaining audiences over the last 20 years. Think what you want about their unapologetic and sometimes shocking form of entertainment, these guys come by it all honestly. On the surface, their upbringing is a familiar story. Immigrants whose parents are trying to […] The post Raised in the WWE Spectacle – Jian and Page Magen in Conversation with TBP Podcast EP 014 appeared first on The Backstage Project - Sports...

Duration:00:59:41

The Genius of Live Sports Production – Paul Graham In Conversation with TBP Podcast EP 013

12/1/2020
The best live sports executive producers are a blend of genius, in both art and science. Whether we realize it or not, as viewers, we are of course more deeply engaged in cliffhangers. Match outcomes that keep us tuned in until the very end. That is where the executive producer shines. The research and preparation […] The post The Genius of Live Sports Production – Paul Graham In Conversation with TBP Podcast EP 013 appeared first on The Backstage Project - Sports & Entertainment Podcast.

Duration:00:51:24

Intimate Gatherings of Sports Fans and Media Personalities – Kevin Kennedy in conversation with TBP Podcast EP 012

11/25/2020
No matter the sport, passionate fans and pundits have long debated the goings-on in the clubhouse or on the pitch of every pro sports team. For most of us, this dialogue and discord are limited to Twitter, or perhaps yelling at sports talk radio hosts in our cars. If you were paying slightly more attention, […] The post Intimate Gatherings of Sports Fans and Media Personalities – Kevin Kennedy in conversation with TBP Podcast EP 012 appeared first on The Backstage Project - Sports &...

Duration:00:57:02

The Business of Independent Production – Don Young in conversation with TBP Podcast EP 011

11/18/2020
Canadians have long heard about Canadian content, aka CanCon. What most outside of the broadcast business don’t generally realize is that much of that content is actually subsidized by the private broadcasters, such as Bell Media and Rogers Media. Many independent producers have made a career, and a lot of money, perfecting the art of […] The post The Business of Independent Production – Don Young in conversation with TBP Podcast EP 011 appeared first on The Backstage Project - Sports &...

Duration:00:32:09

Reaching New VR Frontiers – Laura Mingail In Conversation with TBP Podcast EP 010

11/10/2020
Pushing boundaries and breaking with convention takes more than confidence, especially when you’re working inside a media giant. To do this in an authentic and meaningful way one needs to truly believe that they can make a difference, for the greater good. Laura Mingail has done just that in many of her roles, and as […] The post Reaching New VR Frontiers – Laura Mingail In Conversation with TBP Podcast EP 010 appeared first on The Backstage Project - Sports & Entertainment Podcast.

Duration:00:46:04

Creating An Entertainment Culture – Jeremy Cammy In Conversation With Tbp Podcast Ep 009

10/27/2020
Thinking back, pre-covid, did you consider that visit to your local big-box bookstore an entertainment experience? For those lucky enough to attend a book signing or celebrity talk, you’re even more aware of the lasting impact that encounter had on your deep connection to the store’s brand. For Canadian retailer Indigo, at the centre of […] The post Creating An Entertainment Culture – Jeremy Cammy In Conversation With Tbp Podcast Ep 009 appeared first on The Backstage Project - Sports &...

Duration:00:50:01

Research is behind every great story – Marc LeBlanc in conversation with TBP Podcast EP 008

10/19/2020
As sports fans, we have historically been obsessed with the live match. Call it what you want, “appointment viewing” or “DVR proof”, the truth is, the live broadcast only showcases a portion of the overall story. Regardless of how and why you follow a player, team, match or competition, the stories that emerge both on […] The post Research is behind every great story – Marc LeBlanc in conversation with TBP Podcast EP 008 appeared first on The Backstage Project - Sports & Entertainment...

Duration:01:04:28

AI democratizes sports data insights – Craig Buntin and Émilie Fournelle in conversation with TBP Podcast EP 007

10/14/2020
Craig Buntin has spent most of his life on an edge. An Olympian and former 3-time Canadian pairs figure skating champion, Craig has made a name for himself by making bold moves on and off the ice. Fast forward to today, and his AI sports-tech company SportLogiq has already transformed how data is collected and […] The post AI democratizes sports data insights – Craig Buntin and Émilie Fournelle in conversation with TBP Podcast EP 007 appeared first on The Backstage Project - Sports &...

Duration:00:50:38

The Ups and Downs of the Production Business – Don Young in Conversation with TBP Podcast EP 006

9/29/2020
Glamour and fame usually come to mind when we imagine a career as a tv producer. The truth, however, can be quite different. To reach the top of this field takes decades of sacrifice and commitment. Join us as Don Young shares his story and the lessons he has learned during his career as one […] The post The Ups and Downs of the Production Business – Don Young in Conversation with TBP Podcast EP 006 appeared first on The Backstage Project - Sports & Entertainment Podcast.

Duration:00:45:32

The Dawn of Digital Sports Journalism at The Globe & Mail and Yahoo Canada – Steve McAllister in Conversation with TBP Podcast ep 005

9/4/2020
Ask any Canadian sports journalist who they consider one the nicest and forward-thinking minds behind the rise of digital, and chances are they would say, Steve McAllister. As one of the most accomplished and highly regarded leaders in sports journalism over the last 20 years, Steve has provided the mentorship and launchpad for too many […] The post The Dawn of Digital Sports Journalism at The Globe & Mail and Yahoo Canada – Steve McAllister in Conversation with TBP Podcast ep 005 appeared...

Duration:00:53:15

Behind the desk of Global and CTV News – Kevin Newman in conversation with TBP podcast ep 004

8/18/2020
Kevin’s award-winning career has spanned four decades, covering the biggest stories from the four corners of the earth and those most important to Canadians. While he’s a household name for his on-camera presence, as you will learn in this episode, Kevin Newman is also an innovator whose energy is fueled by the same startup drive […] The post Behind the desk of Global and CTV News – Kevin Newman in conversation with TBP podcast ep 004 appeared first on The Backstage Project - Sports &...

Duration:00:45:13

At the top of the sponsorship world – Sam Galet in conversation with TBP podcast ep 003

8/5/2020
Sam Galet is one of the sponsorship industry’s most successful connectors. Over his 20+ year career, he has been directly involved in leading a number of massive sports, entertainment and lifestyle sponsorships, endorsements and naming rights deals. From an early age, Sam knew what he wanted to achieve in his career and he set his […] The post At the top of the sponsorship world – Sam Galet in conversation with TBP podcast ep 003 appeared first on The Backstage Project - Sports &...

Duration:00:48:17

It started with Cabbie playing street hockey – Dave Krikst in conversation with TBP podcast ep 002

7/29/2020
Dave Krikst (aka My Man D) is the creative mind behind many of the most memorable shareable off the court or ice moments in Canadian sports over the last 20 years. Throughout his career, starting early on with theScore television network and Rogers Media’s’ FAN 590, and then with Bell Media’s TSN, Dave has established […] The post It started with Cabbie playing street hockey – Dave Krikst in conversation with TBP podcast ep 002 appeared first on The Backstage Project - Sports &...

Duration:00:34:27

From the control room of TSN and CTV Olympics – Rick Chisholm in conversation with TBP podcast ep 001

7/11/2020
In our premiere episode we are blessed to sit down with former Vice President of Programming and Production at TSN and Executive VP Broadcasting for Canada’s Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium, Rick Chisholm. We chat with Rick about the formation of TSN, the Vancouver and London Olympics and much much more. Have a listen. The post From the control room of TSN and CTV Olympics – Rick Chisholm in conversation with TBP podcast ep 001 appeared first on The Backstage Project - Sports &...

Duration:00:57:44

TBP Podcast Sneak Peek with Alan Cross

7/10/2020
Welcome to a sneak peek of our new podcast “The Backstage Project with Mark Silver.” On today’s show, by means of an introduction, renowned interviewer, speaker and The Ongoing History of New Music Host, Alan Cross will turn the tables on Mark and interview him about the new show. Take a listen. TRANSCRIPT The Backstage […] The post TBP Podcast Sneak Peek with Alan Cross appeared first on The Backstage Project - Sports & Entertainment Podcast.

Duration:00:08:10