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3rd September 2014

Telefilm Canada And Rogers Group Of Funds Renew Theatrical Documentary Program For 2014-2015

Telefilm CanadaTelefilm Canada and the Rogers Group of Funds are pleased to announce the extension of their partnership and the opening of the 2014-2015 Theatrical Documentary Program, once again joining forces to underwrite the Program with the intent to co-finance films that can meet key audience-building objectives.  Successful projects will be identified as having strong potential for box office earnings, international awards, and prominent festival selections. Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd September 2014

GameTV Refreshes For Fall

gametvGameTV refreshes its brand this Fall with a new tagline: “Playful When You Are”. The branding, hot on the heels of GameTV’s revitalized website last Spring, will be reflected through new animated logos and station IDs, along with revamped promos that complete GameTV’s new look both on-air and online. Read the rest of this entry »

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27th August 2014

LMI Technologies Announces Availability of FlexScan3D 3.3.2 Software for HDI 3D Scanners

lmi technologiesLMI Technologies (LMI), a Vancouver-based developer of 3D scanning, measurement, and inspection technologies, today announced the availability of the latest version of FlexScan3D 3.3.2 software. The company developed the 3D scanning technology to power the HDI 3D scanners that capture accurate, high-resolution 3D digital models from real-world objects. Advancements in this software release continue to focus on optimizing the 3D scanning workflow by introducing more features that automate steps that were previously done manually. The streamlined workflow has the ability to generate digital 3D models from physical objects faster than ever before. The models can be exported for use in a variety of applications, including reverse engineering, 3D printing, visualization, or inspection. Read the rest of this entry »

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11th August 2014

Khronos Group Announces Key Advances In OpenGL Ecosystem At SIGGRAPH 2014

siggraph 2014Today at SIGGRAPH 2014 in Vancouver, The KhronosTM Group, an open consortium of leading hardware and software companies, announced growing industry support for the OpenGL® family of 3D standards that are advancing the visual experience for more than two billion mobile devices and PCs sold each year. OpenGL, OpenGL ESTM and WebGLTM are the world’s most widely deployed APIs that between them provide portable access to graphics and compute capabilities across multiple platforms, including Android, iOS, Linux, OS X, Windows and the Web. Read the rest of this entry »

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11th August 2014

BC Takes Centre Stage With The Opening Of SIGGRAPH 2014

siggraph 2014This week, British Columbia takes centre stage to demonstrate the province’s growing strength in technology and digital arts during SIGGRAPH 2014, the world’s foremost computer graphics and art conference held at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Vancouver first hosted SIGGRAPH in 2011 and is the only city outside of the U.S.A. that has ever been selected for the North American conference. SIGGRAPH 2011 broke previous convention attendance records for the city, generating an estimated $38.5 million in direct spending for the local economy. Read the rest of this entry »

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11th August 2014

Voices.com Comes To SIGGRAPH 2014 With The Ontario Pavilion

siggraph 2014Voices.com will be exhibiting at the SIGGRAPH 2014 conference and exhibition in Vancouver at the Vancouver Convention Centre, with the exhibition component taking place August 12th to the 14th. Voices is part of a delegation representing the province of Ontario. SIGGRAPH’s commercial exhibition attracts hundreds of exhibitors from around the world. As in previous years, Voices.com staff will join their fellow delegates in the Ontario Pavilion and share about how SIGGRAPH attendees can incorporate voice-over more effectively in their productions. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th August 2014

Sony Pictures Imageworks At SIGGRAPH 2014 Vancouver

siggraph 2014Sony Pictures Imageworks will be an active participant at SIGGRAPH 2014, the 41st International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, which is being held August 10th – 14th, in Vancouver.  SIGGRAPH 2014 highlights from our Academy Award®-winning visual effects company, which recently centralized its production headquarters in Vancouver, will include the following:   Read the rest of this entry »

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7th August 2014

PNY And Red Barn Support The Animation Project – Visit PNY At SIGGRAPH In Vancouver

siggraph 2014The Animation Project (TAP) in New York has pioneered a novel and effective method for helping at-risk youth: Use digital art technology as a therapeutic medium and workforce development tool. To support this effort, PNY, Intel and Red Barn Technology Group contributed to the creation of a new classroom of graphics workstations to assist TAP in its endeavors.  Capitalizing on youth’s natural interest in new media, The Animation Project engages at-risk kids in digital art-fueled group therapy sessions that cultivate self-expression, improve self-esteem, enhance social and emotional coping skills—while simultaneously fostering the development of practical computer competencies that transfer to a variety of career and education paths. Read the rest of this entry »

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1st August 2014

Vancouver’s mediAm Is Open For Business

mediammediAm, a cloud-based film distribution platform designed to help build a modern, autonomous and profitable motion picture industry in Canada, and to assist other nations in doing the same. Headquartered in Vancouver, mediAm has been financed and built by film production professionals who believe that as conventional models of content distribution continue to transform and erode, the creation of a simple, intuitive and fully monetized digital distribution network will be integral to their long term livelihood. Read the rest of this entry »

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1st August 2014

Canada Media Fund Contributes Almost 7 Million Dollars To 30 Innovative Projects

Canada Media FundThe Canada Media Fund (CMF) announced today a contribution of more than $6.7M in development and marketing support to innovative digital media projects as part of the first round of its 2014-2015 Experimental Stream funding. In July 2014, the CMF announced a contribution of more than $12.6M to 25 projects that received production support. Since 2010, the CMF has contributed $44.5M in development and marketing support to 204 interactive digital media projects as part of the Experimental Stream. Read the rest of this entry »

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