30th August 2013

Games With Gold For September 2013

Xbox CanadaXbox Live Games with Gold is bringing you more free games this month for Xbox 360. Xbox Live Gold members worldwide can download two new titles for free for a limited time starting Sunday. The September line-up of titles includes Magic 2013, available September 1st through 15th, and Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Vegas from Ubisoft Montreal & Ubisoft Quebec, which will be available September 16th through 30th. Read the rest of this entry »

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30th August 2013

Meet The Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag Voice Actors

ubisoft canadaUbisoft would like to introduce you to the actors behind the pirate legends within Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag in this vignette.  In this video, Matt Ryan (Edward Kenway), Mark Bonnar (Blackbeard), and Ralph Ineson (Charles Vane) dive into the intricacies of the colorful pirates captains that gamers will encounter in in Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag. Read the rest of this entry »

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30th August 2013

Museum Secrets Not Renewed For Season IV

kensingtonFrom the Museum Secrets Team: After three great seasons of Kensington’s international hit TV series, the lead network, HISTORY Canada, has decided that they have enough episodes and have cancelled the show. If you wish to find out more you can get in contact with them at feedback@historytelevision.ca. While we have moved on to other exciting series projects, we are disappointed that Museum Secrets will not have any new shows to entertain and inform our millions of fans worldwide. However, the third season can still be seen on networks around the world including History Canada, Yesterday Channel / UKTV, Smithsonian Channel in the USA, throughout Scandinavia, Italy, Germany, France, Australia, throughout Asia and other territories. Read the rest of this entry »

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30th August 2013

Canada Media Fund Focus Group Registration Now Live

Canada Media FundAs announced on August 6, the Canada Media Fund (CMF) will embark on a cross-country consultation this fall as part of a comprehensive consultation process. The consultation includes focus groups in 18 cities, in all provinces and territories. The following calendar was updated to reflect times and locations for each focus group. The CMF’s focus groups will be led by Valerie Creighton, President and CEO, Stéphane Cardin, Vice President, Industry and Public Affairs or Nathalie Clermont, Director of Program Management. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th August 2013

Telefilm Canada And Maison Birks Pay Tribute To Ten Canadian Women Directors And Actors At TIFF

Telefilm CanadaTen Canadian women directors and actors who have had an outstanding year have been selected for tribute by a pan-Canadian selection committee made up of journalists specializing in the arts, culture and entertainment. The 10 women will be honoured on September 11, 2013, at the Maison Birks’ Bloor Street W. store in Toronto during the inaugural Birks Diamond Tribute to the Year’s Women in Film, in partnership with Telefilm Canada. Directors Louise Archambault, Deepa Mehta, Alanis Obomsawin, Sarah Polley and Chloé Robichaud, as well as actresses Évelyne Brochu, Geneviève Bujold, Sarah Gadon, Jessica Paré and Alison Pill, were selected for this honour. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th August 2013

Kalypso Announces Hegemony Rome: The Rise of Caesar For Spring 2014 Release

Longbow GamesKalypso Media Digital is pleased to announce the upcoming release of Hegemony Rome: The Rise of Caesar for Windows PC. Developed by Longbow Digital Arts, Hegemony Rome: The Rise of Caesar will challenge players’ strategic battlefield skills as they manage huge armies through the massive historical battles of first century BC.  In this, the sequel to Hegemony Gold: Wars of Ancient Greece, players will wage war on battlefields beautifully rendered by an upgraded graphics engine as they strive to dominate the known world – via conquest, or by starving out their enemies. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th August 2013

HootSuite Empowers Sales And Customer Service Teams With SugarCRM App Integration

HootSuiteHootSuite, makers of the most widely adopted social relationship platform, has expanded its App Directory with the addition of SugarCRM, the company that makes every user a customer expert. SugarCRM, the customer relationship management tool who recently received $40 million in private equity funding from Goldman Sachs, helps organizations by increasing efficiency and control of the sales and customer service pipeline. SugarCRM joins HootSuite’s existing enterprise-focused apps such as Salesforce and Yammer, to help companies manage social marketing, social customer service, and social selling and is available immediately to HootSuite’s seven million users; and is free for all HootSuite Enterprise clients. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th August 2013

Maidstone Studios Completes Major HD Upgrades With Miranda

mirandaMontreal’s Miranda Technologies, a Belden Brand, a global provider of integrated solutions for production, playout and delivery systems for television broadcasters and multi-system operators, announces that Maidstone Studios, the UK’s largest independent TV studio complex, has installed Miranda routers, control, multiviewers and cross-conversion technology as part of a major HD upgrade. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th August 2013

Reallusion Unlocks Universal Character Animation At Unite 2013

UnityToday at Unite 2013 in Vancouver, California-based developers of award-winning facial animation and 3D real-time software Reallusion showcased the latest edition of iClone Animation Pipeline, which now includes the first universal facial control system for any 3D character. Once requiring a team of animators and weeks of work to bring characters to life, game developers who work in Unity are now able to accomplish their goals in a matter of days and with minimal production staff using the iClone Animation Pipeline. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th August 2013

Mixamo Brings 3D Facial Capture And Animation To Indie Developers With Face Plus

UnityFrom Unite 2013 in Vancouver: American 3D character animation pioneer Mixamo has announced the launch of Face Plus, a technology that brings facial animations to 3D characters with just a simple webcam and the Unity editor. Independent developers can now enrich their games with emotional experiences without the high cost and complexity of existing facial animation solutions.  With Face Plus, developers are now able to capture their own facial expressions via standard webcams and transfer them in real time onto a 3D character. A Unity plugin, Face Plus leverages the upcoming Unity 4.3 blendshape technology. Read the rest of this entry »

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