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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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6th November 2014

Canada In The Spotlight At Los Cabos International Film Festival In Mexico

Telefilm CanadaTelefilm Canada is proud to announce that Canadian film will be in the spotlight at the 3rd Los Cabos International Film Festival (CIFF) in Mexico from November 12 to 16. Mommy by Xavier Dolan will unspool as a gala screening; Canadian directors Atom Egoyan and Denys Arcand will be honoured with screenings of two of their classic films; Tu dors Nicole (Stéphane Lafleur), Trois histoires d’Indiens (Robert Morin)and Violent (Andrew Huculiak) will be in official competition; Piers Handling, Director and CEO of the Toronto International Film Festival, will be a juror; and a Canadian delegation will take part in the first Mexico-United States-Canada Coproduction Forum. Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd November 2014

Family Channel Takes A Stand With 12th Annual Bullying Awareness Week Programming Event

Family ChannelFamily Channel’s annual Bullying Awareness Week is back and the network is promoting the message of bullying prevention with an entire week of dedicated programming. This year’s lineup features brand new bullying-themed episodes, special messages from musicians and stars depicting their own experiences, and exclusive footage from the 2014 Rally Tour. Bullying Awareness Week runs from Monday, November 17 – Sunday, November 23.  Read the rest of this entry »

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29th October 2014

Ubisoft Montreal Chosen Golden Joystick Video Game Studio Of The Year

ubisoft canadaUbisoft Montreal was named Studio of the Year at the prestigious Golden Joystick Awards presented in London, UK. This prize, voted for by players around the world, was given to its President and CEO, Mr. Yannis Mallat, during the awards ceremony last Friday. This is the first time Ubisoft Montreal has won in this category. Read the rest of this entry »

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