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9th April 2014

Telefilm Canada Announces Production Program Closing Date For French Language Projects Under 2.5M

Telefilm Canada Telefilm Canada wishes to inform its clients of the Production Program of the Canada Feature Film Fund that they have until April 18 to submit their funding applications for French-language projects with budgets less than $2.5 million. After that date, the Program, unfortunately, will be closed for the rest of the 2014-2015 fiscal year. The Production Program for French-language projects with budgets less than $2.5 million opened its doors on March 21. Since then, Telefilm has received numerous applications; unfortunately, the number exceeds our funding resources. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th April 2014

TransGaming’s GameTree TV Adds Sharp AQUOS LED Smart TVs

transgamingTransGaming Inc., provider of on-demand family friendly and social games to the TV, has announced the continued massive growth of its product expansion that brings TransGaming’s GameTree™ TV platform to Sharp’s 2014 AQUOS LED Smart TVs. GameTree TV will be the featured games solution on Sharp’s SmartCentral 3.0 Smart TV platform. Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd April 2014

TransGaming Appoints Fredrik Liljegren As Vice President Of Graphics And Portability

transgamingTransGaming Inc., a leader in developing and delivering platform-defining social video game experiences to consumers around the world, has announced that games industry veteran Fredrik Liljegren has joined the company as Vice President of the Graphics and Portability Group. The addition of Liljegren brings decades of technology and gaming leadership experience to TransGaming. Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd April 2014

HootSuite Enterprise Offers Deeper Social Insights With Marketo Integration

HootSuiteHootSuite, the world’s most widely used social relationship platform partnered with marketing automation leader, Marketo to launch a new integration in the HootSuite App Directory. The Marketo-HootSuite integration gives enterprises the ability to connect social interactions from the HootSuite dashboard directly into their lead database in Marketo. Key social insights add a new layer of detailed data for enhanced leads, simplifying social lead generation and offering a clearer view of where prospects are in the buying cycle. Read the rest of this entry »

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1st April 2014

comScore White Paper: 2014 Canada Digital Future In Focus

comscorecomScore, Inc. presents the 2014 Canada Digital Future in Focus, the company’s annual report on how the prevailing trends in web usage, online video, digital advertising, mobile, social media and e-commerce are defining the current Canadian marketplace and what these trends mean for the year ahead. Key insights from the 2014 Canada Digital Future in Focus report include: Read the rest of this entry »

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31st March 2014

Two Vancouver Game Design Programs Recognized By The Princeton Review

mini-orbyThe Princeton Review — one of the United States’ best-known education services companies — has issued its fifth annual report naming the undergraduate and graduate schools with the best programs for students to study video game design. The University of Southern California is #1 on both the undergraduate and graduate school lists (complete list is below) in the 2014 report which names 50 programs overall — 25 undergraduate and 25 graduate — in ranked order 1 to 25. The Art Institute Vancouver and Vancouver Film School were both named in the list. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th March 2014

The Fine Young Capitalists Launch Women In Video Games Initiative

mini-orbyVia Press Release: In 2011 the Video Game Industry took in over $16 billion dollars, but despite women representing 45% percent of the game playing audience they directed less than 2% of the Games. In combination with the production company Autobotika, The Fine Young Capitalists, a Canadian-Colombian initiative, is running their first production round, allowing any woman to have a crack at creating a video game. Read the rest of this entry »

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27th March 2014

New Generation Of Google Glassware Unveiled By CFC Media Lab And Mind Pirate

CFCWearable technology promises to be the next big thing, but where are all the apps? The Canadian Film Centre’s Media Lab (CFC Media Lab) and wearable technology company, Mind Pirate, today announced five innovative, diverse, genre-defining apps that are available now for download onto Google Glass and other mobile devices. The apps, which range from immersive gameplay controlled by the nod of a head to real time video and photo effects, were the result of the recently concluded four-month long wearable accelerator created by the CFC Media Lab and Mind Pirate. Read the rest of this entry »

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26th March 2014

No Material Change for Oculus VisonTech Inc

oculus vision techIn light of yesterday’s announcement that Facebook has purchased the Oculus Rift’s developers, Vancouver’s Oculus VisionTech Inc. advises that there is no material change in the affairs of the Company and the Company is not associated with the recently announced transaction involving Facebook Inc. and Oculus VR Inc. Oculus VisionTech Inc (Oculus) designs and markets technology for delivery of digital media. Oculus developed its MediaEscort, MediaSentinel and SmartMark digital watermarking products and technologies to provide a robust means for producers and distributors to invisibly protect their content.

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25th March 2014

Network Neutral Provider Cologix Opens Second Data Centre In Vancouver

mini-orbyCompanies thirsting for robust, network neutral colocation options in downtown Vancouver now have a new option. Cologix, a denver-based network neutral interconnection and data centre company, is opening its second Vancouver location today, providing an additional 15,000 square feet of inventory at 1050 West Pender Street (VAN 2). Read the rest of this entry »

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