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12th February 2014

DHX Media Announces Toy Licensing Deal For Johnny Test

dhx mediaDHX Media Ltd. has announced that the studio has signed a toy licensing deal with Quebec company Imports Dragon for its children’s animation series Johnny Test. Under the terms of the deal, licensee Imports Dragon has acquired the rights to create collectable figures of the action adventure star Johnny Test, set to launch at retail for this Fall 2014 in North America. One of the top rated kid’s TV shows globally since 2005, Johnny Test is among the most aired shows on Cartoon Network in the U.S., and also airs on the broadcaster’s international channels. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th February 2014

CBC And Radio-Canada Partner with Frima Studio to Develop CosmoCamp Animated Series

frima studioIndependent developer Frima Studio has announced a television adaptation of its popular mobile app series CosmoCamp is in development in partnership with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and Radio-Canada. The animated series will follow the adventures of two space bear buddies, Migo and Pandy, who explore their world with one goal in mind: bringing justice and happiness to all. Read the rest of this entry »

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6th February 2014

Vancouver Visual Effects And Computer Graphics Event Features Free Job Fair

spark fwdComputer graphics professionals and students have an opportunity to network with world-renowned local and international film and television producers at a job fair on Friday and Saturday. The job fair is part of Spark [FWD] 2014, the premier annual visual effects and computer graphics (CG) event in Vancouver. Presented by the SPARK Computer Graphics Society and sponsored by the B.C. government, SPARK [FWD] fosters innovation within the visual effects and CG community and helps attract talent and companies to British Columbia. Read the rest of this entry »

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4th February 2014

Canada Media Fund Awards 6.5 Million In Funding To Twenty-Seven New Interactive Digital Media Projects

Canada Media Fund A total of 27 new interactive digital media projects have received a combined total of $6.5 million as part of the Canada Media Fund’s (CMF) Experimental Stream second round of funding for development and marketing support. Eight of those projects will receive a total of $1.6 million for Marketing Support, while $4.9 million will provide Development Support to 19 game, interactive content platform and social media projects. Read the rest of this entry »

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15th January 2014

DigiBC Town Hall Part Three

DigiBCDigiBC will be hosting another town hall meeting at the BC Showcase in Robson Square on the evening of Thursday, February 6th. Introduced in 2010, the IDMTC legislation is set to phase out in 2015 pending a review by the BC government in 2014. Your DigiBC Committee on Public Policy is actively discussing and working to ensure the program not only continues, but is expanded to meet the current and long-term needs of our evolving industry. Read the rest of this entry »

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12th December 2013

Introducing The Mobile Pavilion At SIGGRAPH 2014 Vancouver

Vancouver SIGGRAPH ChapterThe SIGGRAPH 2014 Mobile Pavilion in Vancouver is the place where the mobile, embedded, and low-power industries come together: the leading IP companies, top app developers, device manufacturers, and mobile operating-system developers. With the unparalleled capabilities of modern mobile devices, this market is enjoying unprecedented growth and generating access to untapped revenues for organizations that are committed to this technology. Read the rest of this entry »

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6th December 2013

Award-winning Montreal Artist Captures Universal Themes In Children’s Picture eBook

Orby ReadsAward-winning Montreal artist and director JC Little has broken new ground with her first children’s picture eBook. Released on Amazon today for $3.17 CAD, The Last Snowman captures the transition between childhood innocence and adolescence with humor and tenderness. For the young of age and young at heart, The Last Snowman has something for everyone, as noted by NYT Bestselling author Jill Smokler, Annie @ PhD in Parenting Blog and syndicated columnist and author Tracy Beckerman. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd December 2013

Disney XD Gives Kids The Chance To Help Design New Series Fangbone

disneyxdDisney XD is putting the ‘fan’ in Fangbone by giving viewers the power to call the shots for its latest pilot. The network’s new animated adventure follows the epic journey of a nine-year-old barbarian warrior and is getting an early start on DisneyXD.ca, where viewers can influence the pilot’s creative direction by voting for what they want to hear. Feedback from Disney XD fans on the interactive website will be incorporated into the show ahead of its network premiere in late January 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st November 2013

Studio Mokko Receives Financial Support from Government of Canada

studio mokkoThe Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, has announced that Studio Mokko Inc. has been granted financial assistance for the implementation of a structured marketing strategy, which will include the opening of a sales office, in China. Read the rest of this entry »

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16th October 2013

DigiBC Presents The Animation Show of Shows Hosted By CapU Bosa Centre For Film And Animation

DigiBCDigiBC is proud to present The Animation Show of Shows, a travelling selection of the year’s best animated short films, curated and presented by Ron Diamond, founder of California-based Acme Filmworks. The show’s mission is to bring exciting, groundbreaking animated short films to big screens around the world. Celebrating its 15th year, the tour will stop in Vancouver, with the event being hosted by Capilano University’s Bosa Centre for Film and Animation. Read the rest of this entry »

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