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3rd December 2012

Toon Boom Pipeline Wins Ub Iwerks Award At 40th Annie Awards

Toon BoomToon Boom Animation Inc., a 2012 and 2005 Primetime Emmy® Engineering Award recipient, announced today that The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, will grant the Toon Boom Pipeline the Ub Iwerks Award at the upcoming 40th Annual Annie Awards™. As part of the juried awards category, the Ub Iwerks Award recognizes the technical advancements that make a significant impact on the art or industry of animation. Read the rest of this entry »

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27th November 2012

Vancouver Animation School Receives Two Canadian Business Award Nominations

vancouver animation schoolVancouver Animation School a relatively new educational institution offering entry level and advanced programs for the animation, film and game industries, has received confirmation that the school has been for awards in the Best Concept and Best Community Impact categories of the 10th Annual Successful You Awards presented by Small Business British Columbia and the Insurance Bureau of Canada. Read the rest of this entry »

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27th November 2012

Winifred Phillips Receives Hollywood Music In Media Award For Assassin’s Creed 3 Liberation

ubisoft canadaGame composer Winifred Phillips has been awarded a 2012 Hollywood Music in Media Award for her music score for the Assassin’s Creed® III Liberation videogame  by Ubisoft®. Phillips’ original score for Assassin’s Creed III Liberation has been described as “superb” by GameZone, “killer music” by MTV Multiplayer, “spectacular” by Hard Reset, “sweeping” by IGN, “fantastic” by Gaming Examiner, and “a stealthy success” by Kotaku. PikiGeek and Artastic Gaming hailed Phillips’ score as one of the best soundtracks of 2012.
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10th November 2012

Adobe Announces Winners Of 2012 Design Achievement Awards

adobeAdobe Systems Incorporated announced the winners of its 12th annual Adobe Design Achievement Awards (ADAA) during a ceremony held last evening at the DesignThinkers 2012 conference in Toronto. The event was hosted in collaboration with Icograda (International Council of Communication Design), with distinguished designers Sean Adams and Noreen Morioka serving as the masters of ceremonies. Read the rest of this entry »

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6th November 2012

Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards celebrates10th Anniversary

Microsoft CanadaMicrosoft Canada Inc. has announced that 52 Partner organizations have been chosen as finalists for the 2012 Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards. Partners across Canada submitted over 230 entries into 25 award categories designed to recognize excellence across Emerging Technologies & Innovation, Microsoft Partner Network Competencies, and Marketing, Relationships & Partnering Excellence. Since Microsoft is truly invested into Applications this year, 3 new awards were introduced to the program: Windows 8 Application – Partner of the Year, Windows Phone Application – Partner of the Year, and Windows Azure Application – Partner of the Year. Read the rest of this entry »

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6th November 2012

Ontario Science Centre 2013 Weston Youth Innovation Award Call For Nominations

Ontario Science CentreWe know they’re out there, and the Ontario Science Centre is seeking nominations for the prestigious Weston Youth Innovation Award. The Centre is looking for Canadians aged 14 to 18 who have used science and/or technology to find solutions to real-world problems in new and creative ways. Successful candidates will have put their ideas into action, making a positive change either locally or beyond their communities. Created to encourage and recognize young Canadian innovators, the award gives youth the opportunity to share their ideas and to be featured at one of Canada’s most popular attractions. Read the rest of this entry »

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25th September 2012

Five Canadian Cities Win Google eTown Award

google canadaFive Canadian cities have won a Google eTown Award, Google Canada announced today. At a time when the Internet is spurring economic growth, this new Google award is designed to recognize those towns where small businesses are investing in online tools and resources to find new customers, grow their business, and improve their operations. Read the rest of this entry »

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17th September 2012

Twenty Five CMF-Supported Projects Win Awards At The 27th Prix Gémeaux

Canada Media FundThe Canada Media Fund (CMF) congratulates the winners of the 27th prix Gémeaux who received awards on September 13 and 16.  With these awards, the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television (ACCT) recognizes the outstanding work of industry professionals in the French language market. Of the 72 projects that received funding from the CMF and that were nominated, a total of 54 awards were presented to 25 CMF-funded productions. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th September 2012

CATA And i-Canada Name Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Award Recipients

CATAThe Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) and i-CANADA have announced the names of the high technology industry’s recipients of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, with recipients ranging from Mayors, Economic Development Officers, First Responders, financial experts and community planners to a dance choreographer. Read the rest of this entry »

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5th September 2012

BCIC New Ventures Competition Names Top Ten

BCIC New Ventures CompetitionThe BCIC-New Ventures Competition started with 146 companies and  has now narrowed the field to ten finalist start-up technology companies that will pitch for $235,000 in cash and prizes. This year’s top ten includes companies from Metro Vancouver and Vancouver Island featuring new technologies in the IT, life sciences, and cleantech sectors. Read the rest of this entry »

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