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11th October 2011

indiePub Announces Second Annual Independent Propeller Awards Competition

indiePubAttention Canadian developers: US-based Zoo Entertainment, Inc. subsidiary indiePub has announced its 2012 Independent Propeller Awards video game development competition to be presented during the 2012 South by Southwest (SXSW) ScreenBurn Arcade in Austin, Texas.

indiePub will award $50,000 in total cash prizes including $25,000 to a Grand Prize winner and $5,000 to the winner of each individual category: Best Art, Best Audio, Best Design, Technical Excellence and Mobile Game. The winning games will also be demonstrated March 9 through 11, 2012, in indiePub’s SXSW Interactive ScreenBurn Arcade booth located in the Austin Convention Center. The ScreenBurn Arcade is free and open to the public. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th October 2011

Need For Speed The Run Begins USA Promotion With Adidas

EA Black BoxElectronic Arts Inc. and adidas Originals have announced a one-of-a-kind lifestyle and gaming partnership for Need for Speed™ The Run, which was developed by Black Box at EA Canada. Combining the cultural expertise of both brands, consumers will not only see the iconic adidas Superstar shoes in Need for Speed The Run, but they’ll also be treated with exclusive and limited edition Need for Speed The Run adidas branded apparel which will be available at all adidas Originals stores across the United States. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th October 2011

Vistek Adds Second Day To Acquisition To Archive Showcase Event

vistekVistek’s Production Video Solutions Group (PVSG) is adding a second date to its fully-booked day-long (and free) Acquisition to Archive event. Wednesday, October 19th has been added to the original October 18th showcase of the latest technologies and processes to simplify and streamline video file-based production workflow. The Acquisition to Archive events will take place at Vistek’s flagship store at 496 Queen Street East in Toronto. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th October 2011

Over 400 Students Code in Second 48-Hour Great Canadian Appathon

Great Canadian Appathon 2Mobile game developer XMG Studio and the National Post tested Canada’s students at the Great Canadian Appathon2 (GCA2)  mobile video game coding marathon, on their design creativity and development prowess. Over the weekend of September 30th, more than 125 competing teams gathered in 21 hubs for a sleep-deprived, energy drink-induced and pizza-fueled weekend of creating the next hit sports game app. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th October 2011

CBCI Telecom To Demo Snapstream Media Monitoring Demo at GTEC 2011

cbci telecomCanadian visual communications solutions provider CBCI Telecom will be offering live demonstrations of the US-made Snapstream Media Monitoring Appliance at the upcoming GTEC 2011 conference on October 18th and 19th at the New Ottawa Convention Center. GTEC 2011 expo floor tickets are free for public sector personnel or $50.00 for the private sector, so register soon. There are still some ticket options available for the full conference, as well. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th October 2011

Canadian Speedcubers Ready For World Championship

World Cube AssociationCanadian speedcubers are ready to show their speed at the biannual Rubik’s World Championship, which kicks off on October 14th in Bangkok, Thailand. The 3-day event will be held at Baiyoke Sky Hotel, Thailand’s tallest and most scenic hotel. At the prestigious event 350 competitors from 40 countries will face off, among them many world record holders and national champions.

The 6th Rubik World Championship is considered to be the largest meeting of the Grandmasters of the cube. During the 3 days the speedcubers are competing for more than 24,000 euros total in 19 official events. The most anticipated event is the 3x3x3 and many are anticipating a new world record. People are placing their bet on Feliks Zemdegs from Australia who shocked the world with a 5.66 second world record this year at the Melbourne Winter Open. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th October 2011

Cineplex Beams William Shatner’s The Captains into Theatres Across Canada

Star Trek fans, set your phasers to stun! William Shatner’s new documentary, The Captains, lands in participating movie theatres across Canada on Thursday, October 13 at 7 p.m. (local time) for a one-night only presentation. This special event, presented by Cineplex Entertainment’s Front Row Centre Events and Ballinran Entertainment, is the final frontier to see this highly anticipated documentary in theatres. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th October 2011

Lieutenant-General The Hon Roméo Dallaire To Speak At TEDxVancouver

tedxThe organizers of TEDxVancouver is Honoured to Announce International Champion of Human Rights, Award-Winning Author and Leader, Lieutenant-General The Hon Roméo A. Dallaire O.C., C.M.M., G.O.Q., M.S.C., C.D. (Ret) Senator, will be speaking at TEDxVancouver 2011. Born to a Canadian soldier family in 1946 in the Netherlands, Dallaire joined the Canadian army cadets at 14, and attended le Collège militaire royal de St Jean and Royal Military College in Kingston. Read the rest of this entry »

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6th October 2011

IABC Conference Showcases Best New Waves in Communications

iabcProfessional communicators across Canada are congregating in scenic Whistler this November 6th through- 8th for the 2011 International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Canada Western Region conference. Themed the Best of the Best, this year’s conference showcases expert sessions in three key areas: Personal Best, Best Practices and Best are Back – Conference All Stars. Read the rest of this entry »

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6th October 2011

Melancholy And Memories At 4th annual Toronto Israel Film Festival

israel film festEran Bester, Director and Founder of the Toronto Israel Film Festival, is pleased to announce the return of the festival for its 4th consecutive year, running from October 23 to 27. With a unique range of award-winning fiction films, exceptionally touching documentaries and presentations by recently acclaimed Israeli filmmakers, the 2011 edition promises to take audiences on a cinematic voyage of discovery into Israel’s incredibly contrasting and diverse society. Read the rest of this entry »

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