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16th October 2014

Public Tickets Now On Sale For 5th Annual Canadian Videogame Awards

Canadian Video Game AwardsJoin Reboot Communications and Greedy Productions for an amazing evening as the Canadian videogame industry gathers in Toronto to celebrate the innovation and talent from across the country.  Public tickets go on sale today and are just $29.00. The CVAs will be held Friday, November 21st at The Carlu in the heart of downtown Toronto and will feature celebrated videogame actor Mark Meer, from the Mass Effect and Dragon Age franchises as host.  Read the rest of this entry »

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16th October 2014

Support DigiBC’s Humble Bundle

DigiBCThis week’s Weekly Bundle is a Vancouver Edition brought to you by DigiBC, and the Association is excited to bring this bundle of seven incredible BC-developed games! Humble Bundle allows you to pay what you want for a bundle of games including Shank, Penny Arcade Adventures (Episodes 1 & 2), The Baconing and Boximals Bounce (Early Access). Read the rest of this entry »

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16th October 2014

2015 Rockie Awards Open For Entry

Banff World Media FestivalThe largest competition in entertainment programming is back and we’re excited to see what great content will come our way for this year’s edition of the prestigious Rockie Awards, to be given out at the 2015 Banff World Media Festiva.  No other program competition in the world celebrates quality television and digital content in such a vast scope as BANFF does. With 26 categories across drama, non-fiction, entertainment, digital, and kids & youth, the program attracts over a thousand entries from more than 40 countries annually. Read the rest of this entry »

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16th October 2014

BCIC Marks A Decade Of service

bcicThis month marks the BC Innovation Council’s 10 year anniversary as a Crown agency. The BC Innovation Council (BCIC) is dedicated to strengthening B.C.’s technology ecosystem and creating jobs through the growth of start-ups. The organization provides support for programs, competitions and industry events and has delivered hands-on skills training and mentorship to hundreds of tech-minded entrepreneurs since opening its doors 10 years ago. Read the rest of this entry »

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15th October 2014

Banff World Media Festival Proudly Announces A+E Networks As 2015 Company Of Distinction

Banff World Media FestivalThe Company of Distinction Program is an opportunity for the Banff World Media Festival to pay homage to a prestigious company demonstrating significant leadership in the world of screen-based entertainment. As 2015’s Company of Distinction, A+E Networks’ executives, producers and talent will be featured throughout the four-day Festival, taking place from June 7-10, 2015 at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th October 2014

Super Smash Bros. Super Smash Club Rules And Events Revealed

Nintendo CanadaAccording to Super Smash Bros. fans, the first rule of Super Smash Club is that you must talk about Super Smash Club.  This rule and nine others were created by die-hard Canadian Super Smash Bros. fans after Reggie Fils-Aime, president and chief operating officer of Nintendo of America, issued a challenge to create the rules for the Canadian-exclusive Super Smash Club in advance of the launch of the Super Smash Bros. for 3DS game. Reggie’s video challenge was a Canadian-inspired production, featuring maple syrup and hockey players. In it, Reggie also asked Canadian Super Smash Bros. fans and players, noted among the best in the world, to share their excitement for the franchise on social media using the hashtag #SuperSmashClub, and show their support by attending upcoming Super Smash Club events across the country. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th October 2014

Canada At MIPCOM 2014

movie orbyCanadian produced and coproduced historical dramas, most notably Vikings, The Borgias and Pillars of the Earth, are sold in markets around the world and perform well in Canada as well as internationally. Figures from Eurodata TV Worldwide, which analyses and distributes programming and audience information, indicate that international audiences turn their attention to historical dramas produced by Canadians during prime time hours. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th October 2014

Immersed Conference Makes Toronto Shine as Virtual Reality and Emerging Technologies Grab Hold

immersedOrganized by The Immersive Technology Alliance (The ITA), Immersed will foster new businesses and talent in the realms of virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), stereoscopic 3D, gesture technology and more. Hosted in Toronto, Ontario on Sunday November 23rd and Monday November 24th, Immersed will feature two full days of sessions, plus training and networking opportunities with potential investors and immersive technology experts from around the world. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th October 2014

Where Content Means Business – Merging Media 5 Market And Talks

merging media conferenceComing back for its fifth edition, Merging Media is proud to announce the launch of Merging Media 5 Market & Talks, a two day event comprising a marketplace for digital content and a series of speaker talks focused on the business of digital online programming. Co-produced by Merging Media Productions and the Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA), this event is Canada’s only marketplace devoted entirely to digital content and will provide direct access to decision makers, commissioners and buyers in a one-on-one or group setting.  Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd October 2014

Seven Canadian Films To Be Screened At Busan International Film Festival

Telefilm CanadaTelefilm Canada is proud to recognize Canada’s presence at the 19th Busan International Film Festival and the Asian Film Market in South Korea, which will be held October 2 to 11 and October 5 to 8, respectively. Seven Canadian films have been selected by the Festival, one of the most important in Asia, including two world premieres. A delegation of a dozen directors, producers and actors will be there to represent the Canadian industry. Read the rest of this entry »

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