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2nd April 2013

Emmy Award-Winning Actress Christine Baranski To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Banff World Media FestivalThe Banff World Media Festival has just announced that celebrated screen and stage actress Christine Baranski will be presented the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award on June 11, 2013. The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes an individual who has made a significant contribution to the media industry with their esteemed body of work in screen-based entertainment. Baranski will also be featured in a VIP one-on-one interview at BANFF, which is open to delegates. Read the rest of this entry »

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25th March 2013

2013 Canadian Music And Broadcast Industry Award Winners

mini-orbyThe 2013 Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Awards were held on Thursday, March 21 at the Kool Haus in Toronto as part of Canadian Music Week, celebrating the outstanding achievements of Canada’s music and broadcast industry in over 40 categories. Each category is judged based on a vote by the recipient’s peers in the industry. Read the rest of this entry »

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19th March 2013

Intel Canada Innovation Award For SMEs To Be Presented At CATA Innovation Awards Gala

intelThe Intel Canada Innovation Award recognizes visionary SME (small to midsized enterprises, typically fewer than 250 employees) who are leading the charge in adopting information management’s latest capabilities in innovative, cutting-edge, unique and exciting new ways. The winner is chosen from companies featured in the Intel/CATA Small Business Showcase, judged to have met criteria spanning from usage of innovations for improvement of efficiency, increasing marketability, cost savings, environmentally friendly approach and improvement of market position. Read the rest of this entry »

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18th March 2013

2013 Canadian Videogame Awards Finalists Announced

Canadian VideoGame AwardsThe finalists in sixteen categories were announced today for the upcoming Canadian Videogame Awards, which will be held in Vancouver on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at the Vancouver Convention Centre in conjunction with  Fan Expo Vancouver.  Over 100 nominations were received this year from all parts of Canada, with ­­25 games represented in the list of finalists. All awards are for work developed in Canada and released in 2012. A body of industry experts from across the country will vote on the winners in each category. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th March 2013

Game Connection America And [a]list Daily Announce Marketing Award Nominees

game connectionGame Connection and [a]list, a knowledge sharing division of Ayzenberg Group aimed at entertainment marketers, have announced the nominees for their Marketing Awards, which will honor the best the video game marketing industry has to offer in areas spanning digital, print, mobile and public relations campaigns.  Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on March 25, 2013, held from 4:30 to 5:30 pm at San Francisco’s Sir Francis Drake Hotel. Read the rest of this entry »

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12th March 2013

Toronto Screenwriting Conference Announces Telefilm Canada New Voices Award Winners

toronto screenwriting conferenceThe Toronto Screenwriting Conference (TSC) has announced the recipients of the Telefilm Canada New Voices Award. Of the fifty-five applicants from across the country, five emerging writers have been selected. Each winner will receive a complimentary registration to the 2013 conference as well as an exclusive lunch with TSC founder and president of Meridian Artists Literary Agency, Glenn Cockburn. The fourth annual Toronto Screenwriting Conference takes place on April 6 & 7, 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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11th March 2013

Elias Toufexis Announced As Host For The 4th Annual Canadian Videogame Awards

Canadian Video Game AwardsI was very happy to see this announcement – I had tweeted several weeks ago that I’d like to see Elias as this year’s host. The producers of the Canadian Videogame Awards are delighted to announce that Elias Toufexis will be the host for this year’s show, to be held at the Vancouver Convention Centre on April 20, 2013. Elias has garnered a loyal and enthusiastic following in the videogame world with dozens of roles in popular games like the Assassin’s Creed and Splinter Cell series and most notably for his 2012 CVA Best New Character winning role of Adam Jensen in Deus Ex: Human Revolution. Elias is also known for his television roles in Supernatural, Smallville, Alphas, Eureka, Lost Girl, and dozens more. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th March 2013

Nominations Open For Inaugural CDMN Moonshot Awards

CDMNNominations are now open for the Canadian Digital Media Network’s (CDMN) inaugural Moonshot Awards, established to recognize Canadian companies that create jobs and wealth for Canada through innovation in digital media (IT, communications and entertainment [ICE] and mobile). The awards are designed to acknowledge leading companies that contribute to the CDMN moonshot goal—that anyone can do anything online by 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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6th March 2013

GDC Best In Play Award Winners Announced

GDCAfter a successful and diverse turnout at last year’s 2012 GDC Play debut, GDC Play comes back to San Francisco in 2013. With this year’s return comes the introduction of Best in Play, a showcase of GDC Play’s finest games. For this new ‘Best in Play’ award program, all GDC Play exhibitors will be judged on their in-development or complete games by a panel of veteran GDC organizers and Gamasutra editors. Eight participating games will be selected and announced as ‘Best in Play’ winners prior to GDC. Winners will be announced mid-February and they will receive two All-Access passes to GDC 2014. Special ‘Best in Play’ designations will be attached to the honorees’ GDC Play kiosks at GDC 2013, where their games will be playable to all GDC attendees. Read the rest of this entry »

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6th March 2013

2013 YTA Technology Leadership Awards Gala And Showcase

York Technology AllianceThe YTA Technology Leadership Awards has matured to an annual top level GTA technology recognition event with 15 GTA technology companies named as nominees for industry leadership recognition, as well as two individuals for exceptional personal contributions to the sector and two post-secondary students pursing courses of study in preparation for careers in the technology industry. Read the rest of this entry »

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