22nd April 2013

EA SPORTS And NHL.com Launch NHL 14 Cover Vote

EA SportsElectronic Arts Inc., the National Hockey League (NHL®) and the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA®) announced today that fans can once again shape the face of the world’s hockey video game franchise with the launch of the 2nd annual EA Sports NHL® Cover Vote Campaign. Read the rest of this entry »

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19th April 2013

Top Skilled Trade and Technology Students Awarded at Skills Canada BC Provincial Competition

skills canada bcSkills Canada British Columbia has announced the results of the Skills Canada British Columbia Provincial Competition 2013 including the 49 qualifying first place winners (PDF List) who will be competing at the 19th Skills Canada National Competition. The provincial competition concluded today at the Trades – Trade & Exhibition Centre in Abbotsford. Medals were awarded to champions in six skilled trade and technology categories:  transportation, construction, manufacturing, information and technology (includes Animation, Film, TV, IT and Robotics), service and employment. Read the rest of this entry »

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19th April 2013

Air Canada enRoute Film Festival – Call for entries

enroute AirCanadaAir Canada has announced it is inviting Canadian film students and emerging filmmakers to enter its seventh annual enRoute Short Film Festival. Each year, a celebrity jury selects the best short films and broadcasts them to a large international audience on Air Canada’s enRoute in-flight entertainment system. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th April 2013

Blue Water Film Festival Announces Ontario Call For Entries

movie orbyThe Blue Water Film Festival (BWFF) has announced the 2013 “Call for Entries” for their fifth annual festival. Leading industry professionals from the 2013 Judges’ Panel will select the winning films. Monetary awards and prizes totaling up to $2,500 will be given at the BWFF Awards Ceremony on September 28. Film submissions of short films, feature length, animation and documentaries must meet one of the following two qualifications: Read the rest of this entry »

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9th April 2013

Virgin Gaming Ushers In New Era Of Competitive Gaming For Xbox 360

virgin gamingGamers already competing against players worldwide with Virgin Gaming now have a new way to challenge competitors as Virgin Gaming and Microsoft Corp. team up to launch Xbox Tournaments on Xbox LIVE.  This exclusive entertainment application, powered by Virgin Gaming, launches today and allows Xbox LIVE Gold members to seamlessly browse, enter, play in and track tournaments for their favorite games directly from the Xbox LIVE online entertainment network.  Gamers can register an account online and download the app from the Xbox LIVE Marketplace. Read the rest of this entry »

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4th April 2013

Knowledge Network’s BC History Shorts Competition – Nelson Edition

knowledge networkThe Knowledge Network is looking for short films about Nelson and the Kootenays, so they’re awarding $30,000 to filmmakers who pitch the best stories. The network is looking for a series of short (2-3 minutes in length) historical documentaries to be created from still photographs – archival, historical and even personal photos – centred around the Kootenays region. Apply online with your name, resume, story concept, and links to your existing work – by April 26, 2013. A short-list of applicants will be invited to a two-day workshop and pitching session on June 1st and 2nd, 2013 in Nelson BC. Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd April 2013

Ernst & Young Launches Entrepreneurial Winning Women in Canada

Ernst & YoungWorldwide, women operate more than a quarter of all private businesses and start companies at nearly twice the rate of men. But despite early robust growth, they aren’t reaching their potential, says Ernst & Young. The firm is looking to change that. Ernst & Young has announced the 2013 program’s expansion to include Canadian entrepreneurs, making it the North American Entrepreneurial Winning Women program. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd April 2013

SES Toronto 2013 Agenda Announced

SES Toronto 2013Organizers of SES Toronto 2013 announced today that the agenda for the SES Conference & Expo has been released – and you can save up to $600 on a conference pass until Thursday, April 11th. This year, SES has over 30 content-fueled sessions for you to choose from and this time around they’re doing things a little differently. If you’ve been to an SES Conference before, you’ll know that the first day was dedicated a track solely to the “Kick Start” sessions, programmed for newcomers or those seeking a refresher course. What you’ll notice this year is that the “Kick Start” sessions will be held right before the conference keynote (which will be revealed soon). Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd April 2013

AOL Canada Launches MapQuest Discover in Canada

mapquestAOL Canada has announced the launch of MapQuest Discover, a social platform for travel related content, brought to you by AOL’s popular mapping site MapQuest. Discover encourages users to create personal pages with curated locations, events, and destinations and will also allow users to follow one another, browse popular feeds, favourite and share their collections on social networks. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th March 2013

Canadian Filmmakers Awarded for Taking ‘The Reel Challenge’

CFCThe Canadian Film Centre (CFC) proudly announces the winners of The Reel Challenge Contest – Take 4. The 4th edition of The Reel Challenge, Celebrating the Movie and Television Industry at Work: Behind the Scenes, showcased the importance of promoting and protecting the dynamic production industry in Canada, which in 2012 supported the livelihoods of over 130,000 artists, creators and workers. Aspiring filmmakers were given the opportunity to share this very important message and showcase their talents by creating a 60 second comedic or animated short. This year’s contest awarded prizes of $7,500 for Best Comedic Short and $7,500 for Best Animated Short. Read the rest of this entry »

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