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3rd November 2011

Telefilm Canada Executive Director Carolle Brabant At Canadian Club Montreal

Telefilm CanadaTelefilm Canada’s Executive Director, Carolle Brabant, who has been working in the audiovisual industry for over 20 years, is highly knowledgeable about the challenges and opportunities this vibrant sector has to offer, and she will be presenting The Canadian audiovisual industry: Where talent means business at the Mount Stephen Club in Montreal on Monday, November 7th. Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd November 2011

A Film Fest Full of Enviro-Drama In West Vancouver

The Green Screen Film Festival is currently running in the Kay Meek Centre in West Vancouver, and the Green Screen International Film Festival Society is thrilled to have a powerful selection of enviro-dramas for your enjoyment at their inaugural film festival. Working behind the scenes and pulling many of the strings is Reverend Carrie Hunter, who was the face of the Banff School of Fine Arts Film festival for several years, and is incredibly experienced and gifted in the world of film festivals. Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd November 2011

Dynamic Digital Industry In Quebec Reflected In Festivals New and Old

MTL-DGTLThe first edition of MTL DGTL, held in Montreal from October 31 to November 2 has come and gone. The new festival, which was  organized by Alliance numérique  and sponsored by the Canada Media Fund, drew in nearly 2,100 digital industry professionals from Quebec as well as from other parts of Canada and from around the world. Quebec’s dynamic digital community seized the opportunity to discuss digital content and showcase their work while promoting their services and networking at this three-day festival which included four separate events on mobile technology, the Web, video games, and the development and research of partnerships for projects in media technologies. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd November 2011

Great Canadian Appathon Final Face-off Tonight

Great Canadian Appathon 2Fuelled by pizza and energy drinks more than 400 students across Canada worked non-stop over the weekend of September 30th to develop 88 mobile games during the Great Canadian Appathon2. Presented by XMG Studio and the National Post, the Great Canadian Appathon2 gave students the opportunity to win over $50,000 in cash and prizes, get their game published and even win a chance at a job in the games industry at XMG Studio. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd November 2011

Kids Help Phone Asks Canadians To Take A Stand Against Cyber-Bullying

kids help phoneWith Bullying Awareness Week (November 14-20) nearly upon us, Kids Help Phone is drawing attention to Bullying.orgcyberbullying, a form of bullying that is witnessed by most people who spend time online, and one element of a solution that may have been overlooked: the bystander. We all see them – the insults and name calling at the end of a news story, a blog post, or on online forums; cruel emails and texts; the posting of embarrassing photos on Facebook groups; and online gossiping are all examples of cyberbullying. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd November 2011

Social Media For PR and Communications Specialists Conference

Social Media For PR & Comms: Increasing ROIProduced by Canadian Business Conferences, Social Media For PR & Comms: Increasing ROI is a two-day event that will examine the most effective cutting-edge methods and technologies to increase and measure social media ROI ensuring that the investment in resources is worthwhile, that a strategy can be integrated with existing communications and that all stages can be effectively managed to deliver ROI. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd November 2011

Canadian Digital Media Network Embarks on Canada 3.0 National Tour

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Atlantic Canada is the site of the first stop in a Canadian Digital Media Network (CDMN) national tour that will elicit input from digital media influencers from coast-to-coast and seed ideas to spark innovation and future employment for Canadians. Findings from regional stops along the national tour route will be compiled and shared with decision-makers in industry, government and academia and will shape the agenda and best practices for the CDMN Canada 3.0 2012 digital media forum. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd November 2011

Writers Trust Award Winners

writers trustLast evening in Toronto’s Isabel Bader Theatre, the Writers’ Trust of Canada awarded $114,000 to Canadian writers at the 11thannual Writers’ Trust Awards. Comprising five awards for literary merit and a sixth for volunteerism, the Awards provide the occasion for one of the richest literary prize-giving events in Canada. Read the rest of this entry »

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1st November 2011

Martin Tremblay To Address Montreal Board of Trade

Board of Trade of Metropolitan MontrealThe Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal’s November 2nd luncheon will feature Martin Tremblay, President of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, who will talk about the challenges linked to innovation-driven industry as well as the ways to transform these challenges into business opportunities. He will also present the Warner Bros.’ unique model which stems from the convergence of its movie and video games lines of business, and is a direct result of the quality of its intellectual property. Read the rest of this entry »

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1st November 2011

Entrepreneur Week Innovation Festival In Waterloo

Reminder – North America’s largest innovation festival – Entrepreneur Week – will be staged November 7-11 in Waterloo Region, home to 800 tech companies employing 30,000 people and a hub for the entrepreneurial spirit. The tech sector in Waterloo Region has topped $25 billion in annual revenues and start-up seed capital totalling $300 million, so it’s fitting that Entrepreneur Week kicks off with an entrepreneur’s story that reads like a Wall Street movie script. Read the rest of this entry »

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