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5th December 2013

More Canadian Content On Netflix With Expanded CBC Deal

CBCNetflix, Inc. has announced the extension and expansion of its licensing agreement with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). The expanded licensing agreement includes new seasons of currently available CBC TV shows on Netflix, including Republic of Doyle, Heartland, Mr. D, Dragons’ Den and other titles. Additionally, the deal will add CBC fan-favorite Murdoch Mysteries to the service for the first time. Beginning this December and continuing through 2014, new shows and seasons will be available to Canadian members. Read the rest of this entry »

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5th December 2013

Destiny Media Technologies Launches Clipstream Video Cloud Service

destiny mediaVancouver’s Destiny Media Technologies has announced the commercial launch of its Clipstream® video cloud service. Clipstream will enable any non-technical corporate user to upload videos that will play on all modern browsers including TVs, tablets, phones, ebook readers and computers devices. Users can access the service at Clipstream and My Clipstream. Read the rest of this entry »

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5th December 2013

Hilary Duff And Duracell Power Smiles For Children In Need This Holiday Season

duracell canadaHilary Duff is joining forces with Duracell this holiday season to help thousands of children spending this special time of year in the hospital. The popular singer and actress has teamed up with the brand to encourage Canadians everywhere to power good and support a worthy cause. Duracell’s ‘Powering Holiday Smiles’ campaign will donate 20,000 batteries to hospitals across Canada in order to power lifesaving medical devices and the thousands of playroom toys and games that children and their families will be using this holiday season and beyond. In addition, for every pack of Duracell Quantum AA-16 batteries that Canadians purchase from November 22nd to December 27th, 2013, Duracell will donate $1 to Children’s Miracle Network (minimum of $25,000).  Read the rest of this entry »

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4th December 2013

Igloo Fights App Overload At Work

igloo communitiesIgloo Software, a cloud intranet provider, today introduced its Winter release, an update that brings a modular approach to intranet building. Igloo offers a collection of social apps, including file sharing, calendars, blogs, forums, microblogs, and wikis, which can now be used alone or in tandem with others. Companies can start with something as simple as secure file sharing and discussions, and add apps over time as their business needs evolve. Read the rest of this entry »

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4th December 2013

Eighteen Francophone Productions Outside Québec Receive Funding

Canada Media FundA total of 18 Francophone productions from outside Québec will receive over $4.7 million in funding through the Canada Media Fund’s Francophone Minority Program. This program encourages creation of productions that reflect the everyday realities of living in French-language communities outside Quebec. Read the rest of this entry »

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4th December 2013

Windforge Kickstarter Approaches Final Descent

snowed in studiosCustom-built, destructible airships? Check. Flying sky whales with mineable innards? Check. Procedural Steampunk landscape floating at 40,000 feet? Check. Funding to make it all happen? …the studio will know 61 hours from now. Snowed In Studios has just under three days left to fund Windforge, their first original title. After contributing to the development of such titles as The Sims 3 and Deus Ex: Human Revolution, a successful launch would mean the freedom to continuously devote resources to their own original content rather than fulfilling the dreams of others. Read the rest of this entry »

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4th December 2013

Batman™ Arkham Origins – Initiation Challenge Map Add-On Now Available

WB Games MontrealWarner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and WB Games Montréal have confirmed that the Initiation Challenge Map Add-On for Batman: Arkham Origins is available now on the PlayStation®Network, Xbox LIVE, Steam and Nintendo eShop for $6.99.   The Initiation Add-On focuses on Bruce Wayne before he donned his cowl, and introduces a new challenge campaign with four unique challenge maps and two original skins –  Initiation Bruce Wayne and Vigilante Bruce Wayne.  Players who have purchased the Batman: Arkham Origins Season Pass and are connected to the Internet will have instant access to the content. Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd December 2013

Gusto TV To Debut This Month

gusto tvGusto TV, Canada’s new Food & Lifestyle specialty channel, is pleased to announce its upcoming launch and limited time free preview on Bell Fibe TV and Bell Satellite TV. Bell TV will be the first national television distributor to offer Gusto’s exciting new Food & Lifestyle programming to viewers, through television and subscription video on-demand service, as well as the convenience of TV Everywhere via the Web, tablet and mobile devices. Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd December 2013

V Media Group To Acquire Bell Media’s MusiquePlus And MusiMax

vteleV Media Group and Bell Media announced earlier today they have entered into an agreement for the acquisition of MusiquePlus and MusiMax by V Media Group, owner of V Interactions. The transaction is subject to approval by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) and the Competition Bureau. Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd December 2013

VFS Game Design Expo Becomes VFS Speaker Series

VFSAfter seven fantastic years, Vancouver Film School has decided to evolve its annual Game Design Expo into a new initiative — The VFS Speaker Series. Launching in 2014, this year-round speaker series will cater to a wider audience by focusing on games, sound design, animation, and digital design. It will be more frequent, more accessible, and offer the possibility of online streaming so speakers and attendees from around the world can join the conversation. These events will pave the way for a future of industry networking opportunities. More details will be released in the coming months. Read the rest of this entry »

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