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18th September 2013

Future Shop Awards 15 Elementary Schools Through Future Generation Tech Lab Grant Program

Future ShopFuture Shop‘s Future Generation Tech Lab Program is pleased to announce the 15 elementary schools across Canada who will receive funds to improve their classroom technology and elevate student learning. Collectively, $210,000 will be awarded to schools from Vancouver Island to New Brunswick. Read the rest of this entry »

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18th September 2013

Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize For Nonfiction Nominees Announced

writers trustThe Writers’ Trust of Canada announced today the five finalists for this year’s Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction, the richest annual literary award for a book of nonfiction published in Canada. The announcement took place at the Loblaws® store at Maple Leaf Gardens. Each finalist will receive $5,000, with the eventual prizewinner receiving a total of $60,000. Read the rest of this entry »

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18th September 2013

2013 UBCP – ACTRA Awards Nominees Revealed

ubcpThe 2013 UBCP-ACTRA Awards gala event will be held this coming November 24th at the Vancouver Playhouse. In addition to the five performance awards, two UBCP industry awards will be presented. The Lorena Gale Woman of Distinction Award and the John Juliani Award of Excellence. The recipients of these awards will be announced at a later date. Read the rest of this entry »

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17th September 2013

International Mobile Gaming Awards Issues Call For Submissions

IMGASince 2004, the IMGA has been at the forefront of the mobile gaming industry and has become the most prestigious international competition for mobile games. The IMGA is calling all developers and studios from around the world to submit their games. Please see the quick facts about the awards show and schedule below for more information on entering your game for consideration. Read the rest of this entry »

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16th September 2013

Northumberland CFDC Announces $100K Winner Of N100 Startup Competition

N100Northumberland CFDC, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing financing and strategy for entrepreneurs, today announced that Unified Computer Intelligence Corporation (UCIC) is the winner of its inaugural N100 startup competition. UCIC has successfully secured an investment of $100,000 for the development of “Ubi” (the ubiquitous computer), a revolutionary new device that will change how people interact with computers. Read the rest of this entry »

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16th September 2013

29 CMF-Funded Productions Receive 60 Gémeaux Awards

Canada Media FundThe Canada Media Fund (CMF) congratulates the winners of the 28th prix Gémeaux who received awards on September 12 and 15. With these awards, the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television (ACCT) recognizes the outstanding work of industry professionals in the French language market. The Academy nominated 77 CMF-funded projects that received a combined total of 273 nominations. Of those, 29 productions won a total of 60 Gémeaux Awards, including top winners such as Bye Bye 2012, 19-2, O’, and Tu m’aimes-tu and the People’s Choice Award winner Unité 9. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th August 2013

Telefilm Canada And Maison Birks Pay Tribute To Ten Canadian Women Directors And Actors At TIFF

Telefilm CanadaTen Canadian women directors and actors who have had an outstanding year have been selected for tribute by a pan-Canadian selection committee made up of journalists specializing in the arts, culture and entertainment. The 10 women will be honoured on September 11, 2013, at the Maison Birks’ Bloor Street W. store in Toronto during the inaugural Birks Diamond Tribute to the Year’s Women in Film, in partnership with Telefilm Canada. Directors Louise Archambault, Deepa Mehta, Alanis Obomsawin, Sarah Polley and Chloé Robichaud, as well as actresses Évelyne Brochu, Geneviève Bujold, Sarah Gadon, Jessica Paré and Alison Pill, were selected for this honour. Read the rest of this entry »

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27th August 2013

Real Gangsters Wins Best Picture At Action On Film International Film Festival

movie orbyFrank D’Angelo‘s first movie production – Real Gangsters, a star-filled mob film – continues to receive accolades by picking up four more awards this past weekend at the ‘Action on Film International Film Festival’ in Pasadena California, including Best Teleplay, Best Screenplay, Best Soundtrack and Best Picture. The film was nominated for a total eight awards including Best Supporting Actress for Margot Kidder’s role. The film has now won awards at two consecutive film festivals, most recently winning best Canadian movie at the Italian Contemporary Film Festival in Toronto. Read the rest of this entry »

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26th August 2013

Headliners Announced For 14th Annual Canadian Comedy Awards Festival

Canadian Comedy AwardsThe Canadian Comedy Foundation for Excellence is pleased to announce that Alan Thicke, Tom Green, This is That, Jeremy Hotz and Harland Williams are among many great Canadian talents scheduled to appear at the the 14th Annual Canadian Comedy Awards Festival taking place in Ottawa from October 3-6, 2013 at four different venues across the city. Festivities will kick off on Thursday, October 3rd with a special live episode of Best Radio Program/Clip nominee CBC’s This is That featuring Pat Kelly and Peter Oldring in the studio space at Centrepointe Theatre. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th August 2013

Unity Awards Finalists Announced Plus Unite 2013 Sessions And Sponsor Information Revealed

UnityUnity Technologies has announced the long list of amazing projects included in the 2013 Unity Awards taking place during the company’s signature Unite 2013 conference taking place in Vancouver this August 28 – 30. Additionally, more information about the conference session schedule and sponsors has been released. The Unity Awards celebrate the talent and creativity from the Unity community, comprised of more than two million developers. Read the rest of this entry »

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