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5th December 2014

Family Channel And Temple Street Productions Add Fifteen Shows To The Next Step Live On Stage National Tour

Family ChannelFans of Family Channel’s hit series The Next Step will jeté for joy as the network announced today it’s expanding its sold out national tour, The Next Step Live on Stage, with 15 additional performances. After an overwhelming response from Canadian families, the highly-anticipated stage show starring eight members of the Temple Street Productions tween drama will now feature more than 40 shows in 28 cities nationwide during its eight week run. For purchasing information and an updated list of tour dates and locations, viewers can tune into Family tonight at 7:25 p.m. ET/PT for the official tour announcement and a new episode of The Next Step. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd December 2014

Rockie Awards Early Bird Submission Deadline Coming Up

Banff World Media FestivalIt’s now December, which means the early bird deadline for the Rockie Awards is around the corner! The Rockie Awards is the world’s biggest program competition that honours the highest quality in television and digital programming. Celebrated at the Banff World Media Festival in June, the Rockie Awards is now accepting submissions across 26 categories. In addition to some of the world’s most critically acclaimed dramas and comedies, each year the Rockie Award nominee roster includes the most thought-provoking documentaries in current affairs and science, inspiring kids and animated material, engaging factual programs such as the best in lifestyle and reality TV, and some of the most innovative web content. Read the rest of this entry »

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1st December 2014

Telefilm Canada Annual Public Meeting Speeches Available Online

Telefilm CanadaFor those of you who were unable to be at the meeting in Ottawa this morning, Telefilm Canada has made available the speeches from Michel Roy, Chair of the Board, and Carolle Brabant, Executive Director. Find them on on the Telefilm Canada website. The event was attended by representatives of government departments and organizations as well as members of Canada’s audiovisual industry.

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21st November 2014

Second Edition Of The Shortest Day Is A Treat For Families, Kids And Movie-Lovers Of All Ages

Telefilm CanadaThe Shortest Day returns for a second year across the country on December 19, 20 and 21, 2014, with an outstanding program of new, classic and award-winning shorts by some of Canada’s most talented filmmakers. This year’s free event—a fun way for families and movie-lovers to celebrate the lead-up to the winter solstice on December 21, the shortest day of the year, and usher in the holiday season—features 27 shorts organized into three thematic programs Kids Under 8 (56 minutes), Family (88 minutes) and Comedy (13 , 99 minutes). Read the rest of this entry »

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21st November 2014

SIGGRAPH 2015 Call For Submissions Now Open

siggraph 2014SIGGRAPH 2015 invites you to showcase your expertise and unique technical and creative skills during the 42nd International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, 9-13 August 2015 in Los Angeles. Read the rest of this entry »

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17th November 2014

World’s Leading Immersive Products, Experts, And Industry Join Forces At Immersed

immersedOrganized by the Immersive Technology Alliance, the Immersed conference features two days of sessions by worldwide virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and 3D experts. It takes place at 99 Sudbury in Toronto on Sunday, November 23rd and Monday, November 24th. Full registration includes sessions, meals and priority exhibit access. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th November 2014

Canadian Delegation Of Filmmakers To Visit India

Telefilm CanadaTelefilm Canada, the Ontario Media Development Corporation (OMDC), the High Commission of Canada, New Delhi, the Consulate General of Canada, Mumbai and the Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA) are proud to activate the Audiovisual Coproduction Treaty with India, which came into effect in July 2014, with a delegation of 14 Canadian producers taking part in the 4th Forum of the Canada-India Business Council, November 17 to November 19 in Mumbai, and at the 8th Film Bazaar, November 20 to November 24 in Goa. At the same time as this mission is in progress, the 45th International Film Festival of India (IFFI), running November 20 to November 30, will present five Canadian films. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th November 2014

Nintendo Of Canada Designates November 21 As ‘Nintendo Day’

Nintendo CanadaNintendo of Canada fans young and old are counting down to Friday, November 21, when after months of anticipation, they will finally be able to get their hands on several of the most highly anticipated games this season: Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, and Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire on Nintendo 3DS.  Also available that day for the first time ever will be the all-new amiibo, interactive figures that will deliver a supercharged gaming experience and will be compatible with several Wii U titles. The initial amiibo lineup will feature 12 of the most iconic characters in the gaming world, including Mario, Princess Peach, Link, Samus, Yoshi, Donkey Kong, Pikachu, Kirby, Fox, Marth, Villager, and Wii Fit Trainer. Read the rest of this entry »

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6th November 2014

Assassin’s Creed Unity Live Broadcast Premiere On TwitchTV

ubisoft canadaYou are invited to join Ubisoft and Twitch for the biggest livestream launch event in Ubisoft history! Hosted by Jon Carnage, Assassin’s Creed fans and newcomers from all over the world are invited to tune in for the Live Broadcast Premiere of new gameplay and more at 3PM ET on Friday, November 7th. Read the rest of this entry »

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6th November 2014

Whistler Film Festival Announces 2014 Full Lineup

whistler film festivalThe Whistler Film Festival is proud to announce its 2014 film lineup featuring original films from around the world and more feature premieres than ever before. Under WFF’s Director of Programming, Paul Gratton, the festival’s programming team has curated a stimulating lineup that honours establishing program areas, while revealing emerging trends that broaden the Festival’s reach and appeal to a wide variety of tastes. Read the rest of this entry »

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