1st August 2014

Vancouver’s mediAm Is Open For Business

mediammediAm, a cloud-based film distribution platform designed to help build a modern, autonomous and profitable motion picture industry in Canada, and to assist other nations in doing the same. Headquartered in Vancouver, mediAm has been financed and built by film production professionals who believe that as conventional models of content distribution continue to transform and erode, the creation of a simple, intuitive and fully monetized digital distribution network will be integral to their long term livelihood. Read the rest of this entry »

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1st August 2014

Family Channel, Disney XD And Disney Junior Summer Programming Highlights ForAugust 4th through 10th

mini-orbyBelow is a chronological listing of detailed Family Channel, Disney Junior and Disney XD program highlights for August 4 to August 10. All programming is subject to change, time zones as noted. Read the rest of this entry »

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1st August 2014

Canada Media Fund Contributes Almost 7 Million Dollars To 30 Innovative Projects

Canada Media FundThe Canada Media Fund (CMF) announced today a contribution of more than $6.7M in development and marketing support to innovative digital media projects as part of the first round of its 2014-2015 Experimental Stream funding. In July 2014, the CMF announced a contribution of more than $12.6M to 25 projects that received production support. Since 2010, the CMF has contributed $44.5M in development and marketing support to 204 interactive digital media projects as part of the Experimental Stream. Read the rest of this entry »

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1st August 2014

LEGO Friends Now Available On iTunes

Warner Brothers Interactive EntertainmentWarner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games and The LEGO Group have announced the launch of LEGO® Friends for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch available for download on the App Store.  Based on the popular LEGO Friends collection of building sets, the LEGO Friends App lets players create their own summer adventure in Heartlake City alongside LEGO Friends Olivia, Mia, Stephanie, Emma and Andrea. Players explore and expand the adventure by unlocking new levels of friendship in fully narrated interactive stories, eventually earning “True Friend” status. Read the rest of this entry »

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30th July 2014

SIGGRAPH 2014 Releases Emerging Technologies Preview

siggraph 2014SIGGRAPH 2014, 10-14 August, has released its list of 2014 Emerging Technologies highlights to be featured at this year?s conference at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Out of almost 90 submissions to the program, 24 were accepted, with more than 20 pieces from submitters outside of the United States. Each year, SIGGRAPH-selected emerging technologies allow conference attendees to play with the latest interactive and graphics developments. The program also presents demonstrations of research in several fields — like displays, input devices, collaborative environments, and robotics — through Talks and a close partnership with the SIGGRAPH Studio. Read the rest of this entry »

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30th July 2014

Fan Expo Canada Announces 2014 Programming Line-up

fan expo canadaFAN EXPO Canada™ will give every fan something to freak about when they walk through the doors of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre August 28 – 31, 2014.  The all-ages, pop culture extravaganza will welcome fans to geek out over comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming and to enjoy the many attractions it has to offer including everything from a Darth Vader Roast to a special event with the cast of Doctor Who. Read the rest of this entry »

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30th July 2014

MAXON Announces Exhibitor Presence At SIGGRAPH 2014

siggraph 2014Professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions MAXON Computer is excited to announce it will demonstrate its digital content creation technology at SIGGRAPH 2014 – the annual convention for computer graphics and interactive technology professionals, taking place August 12–14, at the Vancouver Convention Center. The MAXON exhibit booth #1422 at SIGGRAPH 2014 is located in the West Building, Exhibit Hall B&C. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th July 2014

Emily Hampshire Cast In Syfy Series 12 Monkeys

movie orbyMontreal-born actress Emily Hampshire (Cosmopolis, All The Wrong Reasons) has been cast in a major role in the Syfy series 12 Monkeys. Hampshire is set to play the role previously portrayed by Brad Pitt in the film version. Based on the Terry Gilliam film of the same name, 12 Monkeys follows the journey of a time traveler from the post-apocalyptic future who appears in present day on a mission to locate and eradicate the source of a deadly plague that will eventually decimate the human race. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th July 2014

Rocket 5 Announces The Phantom PI Mission Apparition iOS Launch Sale

rocket 5 studiosRocket 5 Studios invite you to join Cecil Sparks, a Paranormal Investigator who specializes in helping ghosts who are being bullied in the afterlife, in this spooky, puzzly, rock’n’roll fueled adventure game for your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch! Explore a huge haunted mansion, solve fiendishly fun puzzles and avoid diabolical traps on your way to helping deceased rock’n’roll legend Marshal Staxx escape the torment of a larcenous poltergeist named Baublebelly. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th July 2014

Temple Street Productions And Family Channel Announce Start of Principal Photography For The Next Step Season Three

Family ChannelTemple Street Productions Inc. (Temple Street) and Family Channel announced today that principal photography has begun on the third season of hit tween dance series, The Next Step. The serialized drama filmed in reality-style was created by Frank van Keeken (Wingin’ It) and follows the lives of an elite group of dancers. With the season three order, Temple Street will have produced over 90 episodes. Read the rest of this entry »

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