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14th March 2012

SMPIA Announces Banff Cross-Media Competition Delegation

smpiaThe Saskatchewan Motion Picture Industry Association (SMPIA) is excited to announce that the following teams and their projects have been selected to compete in the Banff Cross-Media Pitch Competition at Multi-PlatFORUM 2012.

  • NoodleCake Games & Partners in Motion – “How I Died”
  • Alvil Tayco & KAR Media – “A Buggin’ World”
  •  CollegeMobile & Wapos Bay Productions – “Wapos Bay: Self Improvement”
  • T3 Digital Productions & Karma Film – “Your Lupine Life”

These projects will be presented on March 28th at the Multi-PlatFORUM conference in Regina.  Judging the competition will be Canadian Media Production Association President and former content executive Norm Bolen, Shaw Media digital production executive, Zach Feldberg, and convergent content business analyst, Sasha Boersma.

Two project teams, each comprised of one Film/TV company representative and one Interactive company representative, will be selected by the jury to be part of SMPIA-led delegation to the Banff World Media Festival in June.

SMPIA will be shining a spotlight on Saskatchewan interactive and traditional media partnerships at the Banff World Media Festival June 10-13th, 2012 thanks to a Culture on Go: Market Access Grant from the Saskatchewan Arts Board.  Members of the official delegation will join SMPIA to showcase their works as well as meet with creators and investors as part of the official Banff Festival program.

Serving as the stage for the pitch competition, SMPIA’s Multi-PlatFORUM is a two-day networking and professional development event focusing on Digital Content creation from both creative and business perspectives. Multi-PlatFORUM 2012 will be held March 27th-28th in Regina, and will feature an impressive list of Digital Media leaders from across the country.

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