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28th March 2013

Canadian Filmmakers Awarded for Taking ‘The Reel Challenge’

CFCThe Canadian Film Centre (CFC) proudly announces the winners of The Reel Challenge Contest – Take 4. The 4th edition of The Reel Challenge, Celebrating the Movie and Television Industry at Work: Behind the Scenes, showcased the importance of promoting and protecting the dynamic production industry in Canada, which in 2012 supported the livelihoods of over 130,000 artists, creators and workers. Aspiring filmmakers were given the opportunity to share this very important message and showcase their talents by creating a 60 second comedic or animated short. This year’s contest awarded prizes of $7,500 for Best Comedic Short and $7,500 for Best Animated Short. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th March 2013

The Borgias Return To Bravo On April 14th

bravoAs a new pope acknowledged for his humility and compassion for the poor begins his papacy, Bravo presents the exclusive return of one of history’s most notoriously corrupt and decadent papal families, The Borgias. Ranking as the #1 program on Bravo during its second season, the Canadian co-production and multiple Canadian Screen Award winner returns for a third season on Sunday, April 14 at 10 p.m. ET. Academy Award-winner Jeremy Irons returns to The Borgias in his Golden Globe®-nominated role of Pope Alexander as he clings to power to preserve the family legacy and establish the papacy as a hereditary monarchy across Italy. However, his children are poised to wield their own power as military prince and daring guerrilla fighter Cesare (Montreal’s François Arnaud) fights to secure his own ascension at any cost, and Lucrezia (Holliday Grainger) enters the dangerous fray of Neapolitan politics and learns the art of poisoning. The Borgias is produced by Toronto’s Take 5 Productions. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th March 2013

Company of Heroes 2 Closed Beta Announced

Relic EntertainmentSEGA® has announced that Company of Heroes™ 2, the eagerly anticipated strategy game from Relic Entertainment, Inc., will be running an exclusive, early access beta phase which will go live Tuesday 2nd April. The closed beta playtest features the game’s critically acclaimed competitive multiplayer and skirmish gameplay, giving players access to six maps, 1v1, 2v2, 3v3 and 4v4 competitive gameplay, as well as the ability to play alone or with teammates against the AI. Players also get access to the first 40 levels of progression, and the ability to customize their loadouts to suit their play style using the all new Army Customizer. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th March 2013

Ratrod Studio Announces Drift Mania: Street Outlaws for Summer 2013

RatRod StudioRatrod Studio Inc. announces their upcoming mobile racing game, Drift Mania: Street Outlaws. This new title is the latest of their popular Drift Mania franchise which was downloaded by over 20 million players worldwide. Street Outlaws takes the heat to the streets allowing players to battle and compete in underground drift events based on various world locations. From Japan, where it all began, to the Swiss Alps, Desert Canyons and the steep hills of San Francisco, Street Outlaws will take you to the edge of your seat while drifting around some of the most hazardous roads. Read the rest of this entry »

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27th March 2013

Canadian Encyclopedia Editor-in-Chief James Marsh Retires

historica-dominionThe Historica-Dominion Institute has announced that James Harley Marsh will retire effective March 31 after 33 years as editor-in-chief of The Canadian Encyclopedia. In the course of his remarkable career, Mr. Marsh – the founding editor of the Encyclopedia – oversaw the publication of several print editions of The Canadian Encyclopedia (with over 700,000 volumes sold); the translation of the Encyclopedia into French, the integration into its content of the Encyclopedia of Music in Canada, and the adaptation of the Encyclopedia first to CD-ROM and then online. Read the rest of this entry »

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27th March 2013

ACSI Connect Launches Network Monitoring Centre

acsi connectCalgary-based ASCI Connect has announced the availability of Network Monitoring Centre – A cloud-based network monitoring and reporting service that delivers comprehensive visibility into network traffic, delivered through the cloud to a single pane of glass. It does so across both single- and multi-vendor networks, ensuring high-quality experiences for users and all but eliminating help desk calls. Read the rest of this entry »

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27th March 2013

Award-winning Indie Adventure Papo & Yo Coming to Steam April 18

minority mediaIndependent game development studio Minority Media has announced that its imaginative adventure hit Papo & Yo will be released on Steam on April 18, 2013. Previously available only on PlayStation®Network (PSN), Papo & Yo is receiving a number of updates and improvements for its next release. Based on Creative Director Vander Caballero’s childhood in South America, Papo & Yo follows a young boy, Quico, and his best friend Monster, a mostly-friendly beast with razor-sharp teeth. Read the rest of this entry »

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27th March 2013

Guacamelee! Hits PlayStation3 And PS Vita On April 9th

drinkbox studiosDrinkBox Studios has announced the launch date and pricing details for their latest title, Guacamelee! The game, which has been nominated for an IGF “Excellence in Visual Art” award will be released on April 9th in the Americas, and will support Cross-Buy for $14.99. This means you buy the game once and get both the PS3 and PS Vita versions. And that’s not all… there’s also a Platinum Trophy! Read the rest of this entry »

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27th March 2013

TIO Networks Surpasses 1 Million Transactions Across All TIO Wallet Members

tio networksTIO Networks Corp., announced today that the company has surpassed 1 million transactions across the company’s wallet-based mobile and kiosk platforms. In total, TIO Wallet members have processed more than $160 million in bill payments and are completing more than 10,000 sessions per day. Read the rest of this entry »

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27th March 2013

Sierra Wireless Teams Up With MedStartr To Power Machine-to-Machine Innovation In Healthcare

sierra wirelessSierra Wireless has announced a sponsorship program with MedStartr, the first crowdfunding platform created to fund healthcare projects, startups, and innovations that help people live longer, healthier lives. As an exclusive sponsor, Sierra Wireless is the preferred provider of wireless communications technology for MedStartr companies. Read the rest of this entry »

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