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22nd February 2013

2013 Bell Media Showrunner Bootcamp Participants Announced

bell mediaCFCThe Canadian Film Centre (CFC) and Bell Media are pleased to announce participants, esteemed mentors, and guests of the 2013 Bell Media Showrunner Bootcamp. This advanced professional initiative is designed to equip three experienced TV writers with the knowledge, access, and executive skills necessary to establish themselves as showrunners. The annual bootcamp offers participants intimate and practical insight from top professionals in both Canada and in the United States. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd February 2013

Sponsorship Opportunities At The Canadian Videogame Awards

Canadian Video Game AwardsCanada will gather on the West Coast this spring to celebrate its world-class video game developers at the fourth annual Canadian Videogame Awards ceremony in Vancouver on April 20, 2013.  Over 100 nominations from across the country have been received for this year’s show, and sponsorship opportunities have been announced. Produced by Reboot Communications and Greedy Productions, the Canadian Videogame Awards are presented by Future Shop and will be held in conjunction with Fan Expo Vancouver at the Vancouver Convention Centre. As the third largest developer of video games in the world, the show celebrates Canada’s spot on the world stage as a leader in interactive entertainment. Please see below for details from Reboot Communications: Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd February 2013

Save BC Film Launches Consultation Survey On PlaceSpeak To Seek Verifiable Input On The Impact Of BC’s Film And TV Industry In This Province

save bc filmSave BC Film seeks to verify the facts regarding the size and financial impact of the motion picture production industry in British Columbia, and is doing this via PlaceSpeak, an online survey/consultation site developed by Vancouver’s New City Ventures. This is an important survey, whether you work directly or indirectly with the film and television industry in BC. As mentioned below, the BC government wants verifiable input from citizens, so please take the time to go through the registration and verification process. It may take a bit of time, but it is painless and will bring one more voice to the message on how important film and TV production is to this province. Now is the time to get involved – make your voice heard. The following information is taken directly from the Save BC Film survey page on PlaceSpeak: Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd February 2013

Canada Media Fund Introduces New Gross Sales Recording Mechanism

Canada Media FundThe Canada Media Fund (CMF) has announced a mechanism for officially recording data on gross sales for all television and digital media projects supported in the CMF Convergent and Experimental streams. As announced last April, when the new guidelines were published, each project funded by the CMF in 2012–2013 must provide a report on gross sales from now on. The purpose is to help the CMF compile statistics on sales concluded nationally and internationally in order to better promote the success of funded projects. The data will also serve for discussions on a potential incentive to stimulate international sales. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd February 2013

Goldtooth Creative Showcases A Sharp Dressed Crysis 3 For Global TV Audience

Goldtooth CreativeVancouver’s unique boutique creative/production house Goldtooth Creative Agency Inc. swaggered onto the screens of North American and European TV audiences on February 12 with a CG television trailer for the highly-anticipated sandbox shooter Crysis® 3. The 30-second spot was broadcast during the lead up to the game’s North American release on February 19. The trailer will be broadcast globally within a week of launch and also be featured online. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd February 2013

Nicholas Stratigopoulos Launches Soccer PE Educational App

mini-orbyNicholas Stratigopoulos, a physical and health education teacher in Montreal, has announced the launch of his third educational app, Soccer PE. It is designed to encourage physical activity through the sport of soccer and ultimately designed to encourage the adoption of an active and healthy lifestyle for children. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd February 2013

Layer 7 SecureSpan Gateway Now Available On Demand in AWS Marketplace

layer 7Layer 7 Technologies, a Vancouver-based provider of API management and mobilization tools for the new open enterprise, has announced that its SecureSpan Gateway for API Management is now available in AWS Marketplace. AWS Marketplace allows AWS customers to easily find, buy and start using software that they can run on the AWS Cloud. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd February 2013

UBC Award of Achievement In Social Media Online And In-Class Courses Start Soon

UBCSocial Media creates a place for community engagement and social interaction, and can aid organizations in building relationships, developing business opportunities, supporting marketing strategies and engaging their community. Develop your social media strategies and skills with the UBC Award of Achievement in Social Media program. Learn from our industry instructors and network with colleagues engaged in social media. Improve your knowledge in this emerging field by taking individual courses or an Award of Achievement program. Courses take place in downtown Vancouver at UBC Robson Square, with selected courses also offered online. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd February 2013

The Secret World Previews Issue 6: The Last Train to Cairo

funcomFuncom has revealed an exclusive preview of the next upcoming update for ‘The Secret World’ – Issue #6: The Last Train to Cairo. In this action filled update which is set to launch in early March, players will get to fight atop moving trains, travel back in time to ancient Egypt to secure powerful artifacts, fight with the awesome new Whip Auxiliary Weapon, reap great new rewards for Veterans and Recruiters and face down a new and terrible monster from another dimension in an epic raid size encounter! Read the rest of this entry »

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