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27th May 2014

BC Government Asks Students And Institutions For Input On Private Career Training Legislation

Province of BCBC’s Government is inviting written submissions from students, the private career training sector and the public to guide the development of legislation and supporting regulations needed to regulate the sector in British Columbia. As a result of a core review, government announced its intention on April 17, 2014, to directly regulate the private career training sector. Before that can happen, legislation is required to dissolve the Private Career Training Institution Agency and transfer its functions to the Ministry of Advanced Education. Read the rest of this entry »

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27th May 2014

CBC Recreates Events Of D-Day In Special D-Day Live Multiplatform Project

CBCImagine going back in time 70 years to June 6, 1944, and reliving the events of D-Day in real time. Using modern technology, CBC News will help you do exactly that. CBC News will be re-creating the events of this pivotal World War II event in an interactive breaking news timeline, online and on CBC News Network, CBC Radio, and during CBC Television live special programming. If World War II had happened in a multi-media era, this is how CBC News would have covered it. On June 5th and 6th, World War II veterans and world leaders will come together in France to mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day. To mark this historic event, CBC News launches the special multiplatform project D-DAY LIVE.
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15th May 2014

BC Issues RFP To Develop New Open Online Textbooks For Traditional Trades Skills

Province of BCBritish Columbia is now developing 20 open, online textbooks specifically for post-secondary skills training and technical programs. The online textbooks will be developed based on an open call for proposals, and will be available online starting September 2015. The 20 online textbooks for skills training and technical programs are in addition to the 19 made available in 2013 and the 21 others expected to be ready by September 2014 for 40 highly enrolled first-year and second-year post-secondary subjects. Read the rest of this entry »

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13th May 2014

More Venues Confirmed For Canada Media Fund Outreach Tour

Canada Media Fund The Canada Media Fund (CMF) continues its Outreach meetings throughout Canada and now confirms venues for Québec City, Montréal, and Ottawa. The CMF will meet with stakeholders in 18 cities during the cross-country Outreach tour to present changes to the 2014-2015 Guidelines, the 2013-2014 funding results, the application process and to answer questions. The meetings will be moderated by Nathalie Clermont, CMF Director of Program Management. She will be joined by representatives of the CMF Program Administrator|Telefilm Canada, Melissa Amer for the English market, and Dominique Lapierre for the French market. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th May 2014

Grants Available For BC’s Media Artists

Province of BCIndependent media artists can now apply for project grants from the BC Arts Council. Project assistance up to $25,000 are available to independent media artists to support the creation of new works in the areas of film, video, audio/sound art and new media, including new information and communications technologies used for artistic expression. Applications may be made by individuals or a collaboration of two more artists. The deadline for applications is June 2, 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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5th May 2014

Perspective Canada Showcases Compelling Slate Of Canadian Features Along With Not Short On Talent Short Film Initiative

Telefilm CanadaTelefilm Canada is pleased to announce its Perspective Canada line-up, a series of Canadian features to be screened during the Marché du Film, which runs parallel to the Cannes Film Festival (May 14 to 25, 2014). Also at the Market is Telefilm’s Not Short On Talent spotlight, featuring 45 homegrown short films. For more information on these titles visit the Canada At Cannes microsite. Telefilm’s ninth annual Perspective Canada is designed to increase the international visibility of Canadian features and to promote Canadian companies, films and talent to some 11,700 accredited buyers, sellers and producers. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd May 2014

Upcoming Canada Media Fund Program Deadlines

Canada Media FundThe Canada Media Fund (CMF) would like to remind all applicants about upcoming key program deadlines including the Experimental Stream’s Development and Marketing support, the Aboriginal Program (Production), and the English Point of View (POV) Program. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th April 2014

Canada Media Fund Embarks On Cross-Country Outreach Tour To Meet With Stakeholders

Canada Media Fund The Canada Media Fund (CMF) will conduct a cross-country Outreach in spring 2014 to present changes to the 2014-2015 Guidelines, 2013-2014 funding results, the application process and to answer questions. The meetings will be moderated by Nathalie Clermont, CMF Director of Program Management. She will be joined by representatives of the CMF Program Administrator|Telefilm Canada, Melissa Amer for the English market, and Dominique Lapierre for the French market. All stakeholders are invited to register to take part in the outreach tour. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th April 2014

Telefilm Canada Delays Development Program Opening Date To May

Telefilm CanadaTelefilm Canada advises all members of the industry that, due to technical difficulties, the opening date of its Development Program has been pushed from April 30th 2014, to May 8th, 2014. The organization appreciates your patience and assures you that this delay will ensure smooth processing of your application. Closing date will remain six (6) months following the opening date, now pushing it to Monday, November 10th, 2014. No further changes to the program have been made since the advisory communicated on April 17th. Visit the Telefilm Canada Development Program page for more information and full details on the program.

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24th April 2014

Fifteen Finalists Named For Telefilm Canada Micro-Budget Production Program 2014-2015

Telefilm CanadaTelefilm Canada is pleased to announce the finalists of its 2014-2015 Micro-Budget Production Program. The 15 emerging talents, including three Aboriginal filmmakers, come from all regions of the country. This is the second edition of filmmakers selected as finalists of this initiative created in June 2012. Telefilm will contribute up to $1.5 million to this year’s program. The Micro-Budget Production Program supports new filmmakers seeking to produce their first feature-length films, with an emphasis on the use of digital platforms for distribution and marketing. Candidates for this year’s program were recommended to Telefilm through a network of 32 institutional partners from the film education and training community across Canada. Read the rest of this entry »

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