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28th November 2014

Belgium And Canada Announce Interactive Digital Media Incentive

Canada Media FundThe Canada Media Fund and Wallimage (Wallonia, Belgium) announced today an agreement to establish an incentive to encourage the codevelopment and coproduction of eligible interactive digital media projects between transatlantic producers. The Incentive is only available to co-productions between Canada and Belgium, but does not exclude third-party co-producing partners from other territories, even if such partner is the majority co-producer of a project that receives financing from the Incentive. Read the rest of this entry »

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25th November 2014

Make Family Channel Your Ho-Ho-Home For The Holidays

Family ChannelIt’s the most wonderful time of the year on Family Channel as the network’s annual Twistmas campaign returns to spread holiday cheer. Family’s giving gifts galore this December by treating fans to seasonal crossover episodes from Jessie and Liv and Maddie, jaw-dropping season finales of Austin & Ally, The Next Step and Jessie and epic guest stars by way of Girl Meets World. Filling out the holly jolly lineup are merry marathons and movies, plus, Family.ca is the #1 Twistmas vacation destination stocked with exclusive contests, winter games and activities. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st November 2014

TELETOON December 2014 Programming Highlights

teletoonSnow Whaaat?! Tis the season for all types of awesome holiday themed specials and movies starting Monday, December 15 with a marathon of Ice Age movies starting at 7 p.m. ET/PT.  Then after the holidays, tune into TELETOON for continuing new episodes and marathons of fan-favourite shows. Celebrate retro-style as TELETOON Retro brings the best of the classics in holiday form, and Teletoon At Night believes that laughter is the best gift of all! Watch brand new holiday themed episodes of American Dad and Family Guy on Thursday, December 18 and 25 beginning at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st November 2014

Telefilm Canada Announces Opening Date Of Production Program For French Market Projects With Budgets Over $2.5M

Telefilm CanadaOn November 20th, 2014, Telefilm Canada opened the doors of its Production Program, for fiscal year 2015/2016, to French-market projects with budgets over $2.5M. Opening dates for applications of projects with budgets under $2.5M will be announced later. The Production Program of the Canada Feature Film Fund is available to Canadian production companies looking to finance their feature film projects in the production and/or post-production stages. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st November 2014

Second Edition Of The Shortest Day Is A Treat For Families, Kids And Movie-Lovers Of All Ages

Telefilm CanadaThe Shortest Day returns for a second year across the country on December 19, 20 and 21, 2014, with an outstanding program of new, classic and award-winning shorts by some of Canada’s most talented filmmakers. This year’s free event—a fun way for families and movie-lovers to celebrate the lead-up to the winter solstice on December 21, the shortest day of the year, and usher in the holiday season—features 27 shorts organized into three thematic programs Kids Under 8 (56 minutes), Family (88 minutes) and Comedy (13 , 99 minutes). Read the rest of this entry »

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21st November 2014

SIGGRAPH 2015 Call For Submissions Now Open

siggraph 2014SIGGRAPH 2015 invites you to showcase your expertise and unique technical and creative skills during the 42nd International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, 9-13 August 2015 in Los Angeles. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st November 2014

Disney XD Delivers The Laughs This Holiday Season

disneyxdThis December, Disney XD offers a tree-mendously hilarious holiday lineup that will keep kids laughing all the way into the New Year. From timeless winter classics like Home Alone 2: Lost in New York and Elf to side-splitting specials from Penn Zero: Part Time Hero and Lab Rats, the network’s filled with festive fun.  Below is a chronological listing of detailed program highlights for December – all broadcast times shown are ET. All programming is subject to change. For a complete schedule and holiday games, please visit DisneyXD.ca. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st November 2014

Majority Of Canadians Back Continued Support Of Canada’s Video Game Industry

ESACA majority of Canadians support continued public investment in Canada’s video game industry according to new research published by the Entertainment Software Association of Canada (ESAC). In the new Essential Facts 2014 PDF report produced by the NPD Group for ESAC, 71% of Canadians say that governments have a role to play in choosing which industries will drive the economy of the future. What’s more, 55% of Canadians believe that the video game industry has an overall positive impact on the Canadian economy, and 62% also believe that it is an innovative sector which is helping to shape the Canadian economy of the future. Envisioning the opportunity that lies ahead, a strong majority (67%) also believe that the video game industry provides good opportunities for young people currently planning their careers. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st November 2014

Unleash New Evolutions In Pokémon Omega Ruby And Pokémon Alpha Sapphire

Nintendo CanadaSoaring high in the skies on the back of a majestic Pokémon, discovering the mysterious origins of Mega Evolution and releasing the primal powers of Legendary Pokémon. These are only a few of the new franchise features that players can experience for the first time in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire, both launching exclusively for the portable Nintendo 3DS video game system on November 21. With new Mega Evolutions of favourite Pokémon characters, new areas to explore and new ways to travel, fans who fell in love with the original Pokémon Ruby and Pokémon Sapphire games will feel like they are embarking on their adventure through the Hoenn region for the first time. Read the rest of this entry »

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20th November 2014

Corus Partners With Fingerprint To Develop Global Mobile Entertainment Platform For Preschoolers

Corus EntertainmentCorus Entertainment announced today that it has partnered with Fingerprint, a San Francisco-based mobile technology company, to create a mobile entertainment platform for kids aged two to seven. Set to launch globally in 2015, the platform will offer preschoolers a safe, fun and branded environment to enjoy videos, games, music and eBooks featuring their favourite Nelvana characters Max & Ruby, Little Bear, Franklin, The Berenstain Bears and more. Read the rest of this entry »

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