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16th June 2015

Six Producers Selected For Whistler Film Festival Feature Project Lab

whistler film festivalSix producers from across Canada have been selected to participate in the Whistler Film Festival‘s annual Feature Project Lab, an intense two-phase business and creative content development experience for Canadian producers presented by the Whistler Film Festival in association with Telefilm Canada.
We look forward to welcoming these six producers and projects to Whistler for Phase I from June 22 to 25: Read the rest of this entry »

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16th June 2015

Nintendo Transforms Iconic Franchises To Give Players Unique Gaming Experiences

Nintendo CanadaThis year Mario reaches an impressive milestone in video gaming: 30 years as a leading man in Nintendo’s timeless dedicated website series. At E3, Nintendo celebrates Mario’s longevity with a new installment in the franchise called Super Mario Maker, one of many games at the show that transforms familiar characters and their games with unique new looks, styles and game-play features. Players will see new installments of beloved franchises like Star Fox, Yoshi, Animal Crossing, Mario & Luigi, Xenoblade and Metroid, and enjoy the reimagining of Bowser and Donkey Kong as Skylanders figures that also have amiibo functionality with compatible Nintendo games. Read the rest of this entry »

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11th June 2015

ESAC Student Videogame Competition Winners Announced

ESACA team from the Vancouver Film School (VFS) has taken first place in the Entertainment Software Association of Canada’s (ESAC) first annual Student Video Game Competition. The VFS team, comprised of Melvin Kwan, Justin Ostensen, Charles Park and Brian Yich, has emerged as the victor in a strong pool of competitors representing schools from across Canada and all genres of video games. Their game, Zeta Busters, a strategy RPG, will be shown at the E3 Expo in Los Angeles from June 16-18, 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd June 2015

Nintendo Announces New Games In A Nintendo Direct Micro Video Presentation

Nintendo CanadaNintendo’s Digital Event video presentation for E3 2015 might be only a couple weeks away, but Nintendo is jumping at the chance to get started early on some of its new announcements. A special Nintendo Direct Micro video is now live, and is not short on new reveals and further details about previously announced Wii U and Nintendo 3DS games. If you don’t want to spoil any of the fun surprises for yourself, stop reading now and watch the full 17-minute video presentation in its entirety. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd June 2015

Family Channel Sets Dates For Big Ticket Summer Concert Series Presented By LEGO Friends

Family ChannelWith summer, the most exciting time of year for kids, just around the corner Family Channel is readying its plans to make this the best summer ever! Family’s annual Big Ticket Summer Concert, presented by LEGO Friends, will be touching down in seven locations across Canada this August. The highly-awaited concert tour will visit more than double the number of cities of last year’s show, traveling coast-to-coast from August 15-25 making stops in Abbotsford, Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Toronto and St. John’s. Showcasing the biggest and brightest young talent from across the globe, Brit pop-rock band The Vamps and rising superstar Becky G are among the performers taking the stage this year. For a complete list of tour dates, venues and ticketing information, please visit Big Ticket Summer Concert’s online destination, Family.ca. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th May 2015

Get Ready For BANFF’s 2015 Rockie Awards

Banff World Media FestivalThe Banff World Media Festival is proud to announce the two upcoming annual 2015 Rockie Awards Nominees ceremonies. The Rockies Program Competition, which features 26 categories in drama, documentary, kids and digital, will be hosted by celebrated Canadian-American actor Jason Priestley, on June 8th at 12:00pm. The Rockies Gala, which celebrates BANFF’s special achievement awards, will take place on Tuesday, June 9th at 7:00pm.  Read the rest of this entry »

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27th May 2015

Temple Street Productions And Family Channel Bring The Next Step Live – The Movie To Theatres Across Canada

Family ChannelLeading Toronto and LA-based production company, Temple Street Productions and Family Channel are pleased to announce, The Next Step Live – The Movie, will receive a theatrical release premiering in 80 Cineplex theatres across Canada. The documentary chronicles the on-stage and backstage experience of eight cast members from the popular tween drama The Next Step as they travel across the country performing on their first-ever stage tour. The limited-time Cineplex feature will take place Saturday, June 27th at 12:55pm with an encore screening on Sunday, June 28th at 12:55pm. Fans can visit the Cineplex Events page to see participating theatre locations and to purchase tickets now. Read the rest of this entry »

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27th May 2015

Nintendo Of Canada Celebrates Summer With Splatoon, Yogurty’s And Yogen Früz

Nintendo CanadaNintendo of Canada is celebrating the launch of its newest title for Wii U, Splatoon, with the help of Yogurty’s® and Yogen Früz®. Taking inspiration from Splatoon’s ink-spraying, turf claiming action where players cover territory in bright, colourful ink, Yogurty’s® and Yogen Früz® stores will offer special Splatoon flavours and toppings, contests and prizes, and the opportunity to play Splatoon at select stores! Read the rest of this entry »

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27th May 2015

Dana Brunetti Gets Inaugurated At BANFF

Banff World Media FestivalThe Banff World Media Festival has announced that Dana Brunetti, President of Trigger Street Productions, will sit down for a Feature Interview at BANFF 2015.  Attendees will hear directly from the Producer of some of today’s biggest and best known award-winning content including the acclaimed Netflix Original Series House of Cards, and the feature films 50 Shades of Grey, Captain Philips and The Social Network. This Feature Interview is a great opportunity to hear Brunetti discuss how audiences have evolved in the way they look to consume content and what the future holds for distribution. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th May 2015

BANFF 2015’s Schedule Has Launched

Banff World Media FestivalThe Banff World Media Festival is pleased to announce that BANFF’s schedule for 2015 has now launched. This year’s BANFF will offer delegates an in-depth look into the ever-changing world of screen-based content and will offer: Read the rest of this entry »

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