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12th February 2015

Total War: Rome II And Company Of Heroes 2 Go Head To Head In An Anti-Valentine’s Day Extravaganza

SEGASEGA® of America, Inc. and SEGA® Europe, Ltd present the rematch of the heavyweight strategy gaming contest they said could never happen, with Total War™: ROME II and Company of Heroes 2™ communities going head to head in the second annual ‘Make War Not Love’ competition. This Valentine’s Day weekend, the two communities will compete in consecutive three hour rounds. Every in-game victory will count towards that side’s tally for the round and the community that wins the most rounds will earn some free DLC for players of the respective game. Read the rest of this entry »

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4th February 2015

ESAC Announces Student Video Game Competition

ESACThe Entertainment Software Association of Canada is pleased to announce the 1st annual ESAC Student Video Game Competition. This competition will grant one winner currently enrolled in a Canadian post-secondary institution the opportunity showcase their game at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles this coming June as part of an all-expense paid trip. The competition is designed to encourage game development skills that are crucial to the future of the domestic video game industry.   Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd February 2015

ACM SIGGRAPH Selects Vancouver 2018 Conference Chair

siggraph 2014ACM SIGGRAPH has announced the selection of Roy C. Anthony, Research & Innovation with Christie, as the SIGGRAPH 2018 Conference Chair. Anthony, who chaired the Production Sessions at SIGGRAPH 2014 in Vancouver this past August, has been an active member and contributor to ACM SIGGRAPH for several years. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th January 2015

Telefilm Canada Names Ten Canadians To Watch At 2015 Berlin International Film Festival

Telefilm CanadaTelefilm Canada has announced its list of the Ten Canadians to Watch who will be taking part in the upcoming Berlin International Film Festival and the European Film Market (from February 5 to 15). This list, presented for a second year running, comprises Canadians working in the film industry—emerging talents as well as seasoned professionals—who, through their creative talent or business acumen, are making their mark on the national and international scene. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd January 2015

The Development Executive Program is Coming To CIC

Banff World Media FestivalAre you a content creator, innovator, writer or producer? CIC’s Face-to-Face Meetings are your exclusive opportunity to meet with top executives and media leaders from the most forward-thinking digital networks, distribution platforms, production companies and advertisement and media buying agencies. Early Bird pricing for the February 26th, 2015 event at The Fairmont Royal York in Toronto ends tomorrow, January 23rd. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd January 2015

Banff World Media Fest Looking For Rockie Award Jurists

Banff World Media FestivalThe Banff World Media Festival 2015 is looking for producers, directors, writers, broadcasters, distributors and critics to determine the BEST content in the world’s biggest program competition across 26 genres. The Rockie Awards Program Competition is the Festival’s signature event, recognizing quality television and web content from around the world and is a prestige coveted by producers of the world’s most prolific shows. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th January 2015

Record-Breaking Year For Canada At 2015 Sundance Film Festival

Telefilm CanadaTen Canadian feature films will be screened at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, a record for Canada at Sundance. This outstanding selection will also include five shorts and three video installations.  With 10 feature films out of a programmed 123 features, Canada will present the third-largest line-up at Sundance—accounting for 8% of the overall selection—after the United States and the United Kingdom. The Sundance Film Festival runs from January 22 to February 1, 2015, in Park City, Utah. Read the rest of this entry »

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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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