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15th June 2012

2011 Telefilm Canada Golden Box Office Award Winners Announced

Telefilm CanadaTelefilm Canada has presented its annual Golden Box Office Award to the director of Barney’s Version, Richard J. Lewis, and to the film’s scriptwriter, Michael Konyves, in a ceremony attended by producer Robert Lantos and actors Anna Hopkins, Clé Bennett and Howard Jerome. The Award includes a cash prize of $20,000 for each of the winners. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th June 2012

Youth In Motion’s Top 20 Under 20

youth in motionThe achievements of 20 dynamic young Canadians were recognized yesterday at the ninth Annual Top 20 Under 20™Award Breakfast at Arcadian Court.  Presented by Youth in Motion and sponsored by Intact Insurance and Intact Foundation, the Top 20 Under 20™ Award has three pillars: Innovation, Leadership and Achievement.  Prepare to be inspired by their incredible accomplishments and compelling personal stories, as the 2012 Top 20 Under 20™ Leaders describe their innovative projects, community achievements and lessons in leadership. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th June 2012

UrtheCast Named Digital Alberta’s Best Digital Startup

urthecastUrtheCast is thrilled to announce its recent win at Digital Alberta‘s second annual Digital Alberta Awards. Honouring innovative professionals, the awards ceremony was held at Calgary’s Hotel Arts on June 4, 2012, where UrtheCast was awarded the trophy for ‘Best Digital Startup’. Read the rest of this entry »

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1st June 2012

Seven CMF-Supported Projects Win Youth Media Alliance Awards

Canada Media FundThe Canada Media Fund (CMF) congratulates all the winners of the 2012 Prix d’excellence francophone awards presented by the Youth Media Alliance at a gala ceremony last night at Maison Radio-Canada in Montreal. The Prix d’excellence francophone 2012 awards celebrate the talents of Canada’s youth-television and digital media industry professionals. The CMF shares this interest in the production of quality content for young viewers. Read the rest of this entry »

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30th May 2012

Vancouver Animation School Takes Top School Honours At CIRA Impact Awards

vancouver animation schoolIn only two years, Vancouver Animation School has shot to the top list of schools to attend in Canada. The registered institution of higher education was recognized recently by the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) as the winner of the CIRA Impact Award for elearning in 2012. Read the rest of this entry »

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30th May 2012

Toon Boom Receives Accolades from Frost & Sullivan

Toon BoomBased on thorough market analysis, Frost & Sullivan has recognized Toon Boom Animation Inc. with the 2011 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Entrepreneurial Company of the Year. In a highly concentrated market, in which the top three companies hold nearly 67 percent of the market share, Toon Boom has shown remarkable entrepreneurial spirit, rapidly gaining a strong foothold through product innovation, marketing and the implementation of a well-rounded strategy. Read the rest of this entry »

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25th May 2012

Three Teams Named Winners of AppsforHealth 2012 Challenge

mohawk collegeWith 100 industry professionals from over 20 attending organizations, and more than 60 students from colleges and universities from across Ontario, Mohawk College’s second annual AppsforHealth event was a much anticipated success. The two-day event provided students and professionals with the opportunity to interact and discuss varying perspectives on industry-related issues in relations to current technology. While participants were fully engaged in the panel sessions and open discussions, the heart of the event was the student challenge. Read the rest of this entry »

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25th May 2012

Shaftesbury Announces School Sponsorship And Student Awards

shaftesbury films incLeading creator, producer and distributor Shaftesbury has announced a renewed sponsorship commitment to the Toronto District School Board’s Etobicoke School of the Arts (ESA). As part of its ongoing support of the school, Shaftesbury will donate $30,000 over the next three years to the ESA Film program. Shaftesbury has also announced winners in the inaugural Shaftesbury Student Filmmaker Awards, in order to recognize achievement at each grade level of the ESA Film program. The awards were announced at ESA on Thursday, May 17 by The Listener’s Ennis Esmer (Season 3 premieres May 30 on CTV). Read the rest of this entry »

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24th May 2012

Birks Canadian Diamond Awards Presented At 2012 Cannes Film Festival

birksCanada’s leading luxury jeweller Birks presented the first Birks Canadian Diamond, an award celebrating individuals whose professional accomplishments allow Canada to shine beyond our country’s frontiers, last night during the Cannes Film Festival. The Birks Canadian Diamond’s first recipients, actresses Emily Hampshire and Sarah Gadon, were awarded during Telefilm Canada‘s inaugural Tribute To Canadian Talent press event and reception. Read the rest of this entry »

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24th May 2012

Canadian Bollywood Filmmaker Roger Nair Awarded Queen’s Medal For Human Rights Work

movie orbyRoger Nair, a Canadian Filmmaker, (Bollywood as well as Hollywood) was awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for his work on Human Rights and attended the Military Muster with Their Royal Highnesses Prince Charles and Camilla along with the Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Loretta Harper at Fort York in Toronto. Read the rest of this entry »

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