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5th November 2013

Canada Media Fund English Production Incentive Program Opens Second Round Of Funding

Canada Media FundThe Canada Media Fund (CMF) would like to remind stakeholders that the second round of funding for the English Production Incentive Program is now open for eligible applicants. The Program will close on November 26th or until all funds have been depleted, whichever comes first. Only eligible applicants in the following provinces can apply to the English Production Incentive Program. Those provinces and territories have qualified for the English Production Incentive Program with the following original allocations. Read the rest of this entry »

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4th November 2013

Film Festival Announces 2013 Film Lineup

whistler film festivalThe Whistler Film Festival, which runs this December 4th through 8, 2013) is proud to announce its 2013 film lineup featuring original films from around the world and more feature premieres than ever before. Under WFF’s Director of Programming, Paul Gratton, the festival’s programming team has curated a stimulating lineup that honours established program areas, while revealing emerging trends that broaden the Festival’s reach and appeal to a wide variety of tastes. Read the rest of this entry »

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4th November 2013

Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag – Freedom Cry Features Original Music Score By Olivier Deriviere

ubisoft canadaCelebrated French composer  Olivier Deriviere (Remember Me,  Alone In The Dark) has created a unique musical score for  Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag – Freedom Cry, the latest chapter in Ubisoft‘s historical action-adventure open world video game series. Set in the Caribbean at the dawn of the 18th Century, Freedom Cry is a stand-alone story about Adéwalé, a former slave-turned-assassin who attempts to save his enslaved people in Haiti. To immerse players in the game, Deriviere’s sweeping emotional score features performances by a world-class symphony orchestra as well as live drums, a cappella soloists and choir performed in the tradition of Afro-Haitian ancestral music. The  Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag – Freedom Cry Original Soundtrack will be available for digital download on iTunes and other digital music sites to precede the release of the game. Read the rest of this entry »

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4th November 2013

New Gameplay Trailer For Monsters Rising

nine tail studiosVancouver’s Nine Tail Studios has released a new gameplay trailer for their upcoming debut title Monsters Rising for iOS. Redefining real time action-strategy with gesture gameplay in a way that could only be done on the iPad, Monsters Rising lets you embark on a monstrous campaign of chaos and mayhem. Read the rest of this entry »

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4th November 2013

EA Announces Jon ‘Bones’ Jones As One Of Two Fighters To Appear On EA Sports UFC Cover

EA SportsSixteen fighters. One cover. Who joins Jones? Electronic Arts Inc. and the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC®) have announced that Jon ‘Bones’ Jones, the youngest champion in UFC history, will be one of two fighters to appear on the EA Sports UFC cover. The second fighter will be selected by fans in the EA Sports UFC Cover Vote presented by MetroPCS. The 16 fighters featured in the cover vote include current UFC champions and top contenders, such as Georges St-Pierre, Ronda Rousey, Anthony Pettis, Chris Weidman, Johny Hendricks, Jose Aldo, Alexander Gustafsson, Miesha Tate, and more. Fans can cast their vote now to ensure their favorite fighter gets to share in the cover spotlight. Read the rest of this entry »

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4th November 2013

MentorshipBC Connects Budding Entrepreneurs And Experts

Province of BCKaleena Ross has learned some valuable lessons about starting a small business, but thanks to mentorship, she did not need to learn them the hard way. Kaleena found a mentor in Shauna Harper, a marketing and communications strategist with LiveWork PG. Through their partnership, she gained the confidence she needed to dive into entrepreneurship and start her own event and graphic design firm, Ikspres Media, in October 2012. Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd November 2013

Keep Kids Safe Online

Province of BCCyber-bullying has no boundaries, it can reach a child or teen anywhere and at any time. That’s why during Crime Prevention Week (November 1-7), the Province’s Ministry of Justice is sharing with B.C. families some of the best ways to protect kids from being bullied online. Cyber-bullying is a complex problem that comes in many forms and is constantly evolving as technology changes. People who engage in cyber-bullying can often be more cruel and aggressive because the Internet gives them a certain level of anonymity. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd November 2013

BC Government Begins Online Public Consultation Regarding Digital Services

Province of BCThe Ministry of Technology, Innovation and Citizens’ Services is inviting British Columbians to share their ideas on the future of digital services in B.C., and how the BC Services Card could potentially help enable better service delivery. This open public consultation is one part of a broader process designed to help inform government of the values and needs of citizens with regards to the future of the BC Services Card and digital services. Citizens have from now until Dec. 5, 2013, to complete the survey and leave their comments. Read the rest of this entry »

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1st November 2013

Whistler Film Festival Announces China Canada Gateway Competition And Feature Project Lab Participants

whistler film festivalThe Whistler Film Festival is proud to announce the 12 writer/producer teams from across Canada selected to participate in this year’s second annual China Canada Gateway for Film® Script Competition. Presented by the Whistler Film Festival in association with Telefilm Canada and China Film Group, this dynamic pitching competition is the only national effort of its kind designed to stimulate international financing for Canadian feature film projects by introducing experienced Canadian writer/producer teams to Chinese studios with up millions of production financing on the table. Read the rest of this entry »

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1st November 2013

New Office Attacks From Arctic Empire

arctic empireIndependent game studio Arctic Empire has released a new barrage of office shenanigans on iTunes. Office Attacks is available now as a free download for the iPads of everyone who knows what it’s like to work with annoying co-workers. Office Attacks! is a tower defence game set in the 9 to 5 grind. By combining office equipment to build over 1,000,000 possible towers, help Steve defend his desk from 10 unbearable staff members. Featuring 40 levels of office mayhem, Office Attacks! gives users the chance to be creative and strategic to achieve total office domination. Read the rest of this entry »

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