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Associated: Episode 4

A bi-weekly film podcast from The Varsity’s associate Arts & Culture editors
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This week, Dan had the opportunity to interview Jason Anderson — an instructor of critical film writing at U of T who writes regularly for the Toronto Star, Cinemascope, Sight & Sound, and countless other publications. He’s served on juries for HotDocs and Canada’s Top Ten. He published his first novel, Showbiz, in 2005 and acted as The Grid’s senior film critic.

Dan and Jason spoke about what it means to be a modern film critic — how to adapt to online platforms, how to make a name for yourself, and the kind of skills necessary to break into the industry.