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13th September 2014

Canda Media Fund And São Paulo Cine Announce New Codevelopment Incentive

Canada Media FundThe Canada Media Fund (CMF) and SP Cine (São Paulo, BR) have entered into an agreement to provide financing for the development of coproductions. The announcement was made at Strategic Partners, a preeminent coproduction and cofinancing market held each year in Halifax, Nova Scotia. This agreement is part of the CMF’s Coproduction and Codevelopment Incentive announced earlier this year. The agreement is designed to foster the development of projects for television, games and other digital media content for multiple platforms. Read the rest of this entry »

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11th September 2014

Hot Docs Releases Learning From Documentary Audiences Findings Of National Market Research Study

hot docsHot Docs has released Learning from Documentary Audiences: A Market Research Study. A major survey of documentary viewing habits in Canada, the study was commissioned by Hot Docs and supported by the Ontario Media Development Corporation (OMDC), Telefilm Canada, the National Film Board (NFB) and the Canada Media Fund (CMF). Drawn from thousands of completed questionnaires and a five-city focus group tour, results of the study were presented yesterday at the 2014 TIFF Doc Conference by Hot Docs industry programs director Elizabeth Radshaw. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th September 2014

Assassin’s Creed Unity Co-op Heist Mission Commented Demo

ubisoft canadaJoin Ubisoft Creative Director Alex Amancio as he walks gamers through this exciting first look at a co-op heist mission from Assassin’s Creed Unity. In heist missions you’ll have to coordinate your skills and attacks to infiltrate, steal the artifacts, and escape without being detected. The less you’re seen, the higher your reward for finishing the mission will be. Heists are just one type of co-op mission and with constantly changing goal placement as well as a variable number and location of guards you can replay heists again and again for a fresh experience every time. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th September 2014

Canada Media Fund Trends Website Goes Live

Canada Media FundThe Canada Media Fund (CMF) is pleased to provide stakeholders with a new and convenient location for all industry research published by the CMF. The new CMF Trends website is now the flagship destination for all blog posts, research studies, video interviews and white papers previously located on cmf-fmc.ca. The site is designed to merge CMF’s blog Trendscape, the Industry research section, and the Crowdfunding online resource all of which were previously hosted on the CMF website. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th September 2014

Nintendo Announces Three Colourful New Looks For Nintendo 3DS XL

Nintendo CanadaNintendo’s 3D portable video game system will be getting three cool new looks for the holiday season. Nintendo announced the three special-edition Nintendo 3DS XL systems that will be available in limited quantities. The new systems are sure to be scooped up by collectors and anyone who was waiting for an excuse to buy a hand-held Nintendo system. Systems announced today include: Read the rest of this entry »

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10th September 2014

Ubisoft Finally Announces Release Date For Watch Dogs Wii U Version

ubisoft canadaUbisoft has announced that record-breaking open-world action game Watch Dogs will finally be available for the Wii U™ system from Nintendo on November 18 in North America.  Watch Dogs will take advantage of the Wii U specific hardware with a detailed and interactive map of Chicago to be displayed on the Wii U™ GamePad. The game also features Off-TV Play, letting gamers continue playing Watch Dogs solely on the Wii U GamePad. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th September 2014

Apcurium Group And MoveOn Software Finalize Merger Announcement

apcurimApcurium Group Inc., developer of popular mobile apps such as Taxi Diamond,TaxiHail, and VinGo, along with MoveOn Software, provider of the TimeOn mobile industry solution, announce a definitive agreement to merge their skills, assets and expertise to strengthen the Apcurium offerings in today’s competitive mobile marketplace. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th September 2014

SkyWave Unveils Most Comprehensive Cellular Gateway Platform

skywaveSkyWave Mobile Communications, a global provider of wireless data communications for the Machine-to-Machine (M2M) market, today introduced the SG-7100 at Super Mobility Week powered by CTIA. The cellular gateway platform takes the next step in M2M communications for fleet management, in-cab messaging, workflow automation, and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) applications. Whether driving better data for fleet management operations or moving beyond redundant SCADA status checking and alerts, the SG-7100 enables intelligent M2M data distribution between remote workers and assets with enterprise applications in a way never before possible. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th September 2014

EA SPORTS NHL 15 In Stores Today

EA SportsThis is the start of a new generation of hockey videogames, according to Electronic Arts Inc., who announced today that EA SPORTSNHL® 15 is now available in retail stores throughout North America and for direct download on Xbox Live® and PlayStation® Store. From the players, to the fans and arenas, to the revolutionary broadcast package, NHL 15 brings to life the sights, sounds and feel of the fastest team sport on the planet like no other game before. Fans can expect more free content from the game post-launch with the NHL 15 Content Update program for the Xbox One and PlayStation®4. This will include gameplay updates based on fan feedback, the upcoming release of Online Team Play and a new Playoff mode that allows for customizable bracket sizes. Fans can follow the NHL 15 website for more information on new content updates. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th September 2014

New Collaboration Between CMF And BDC Capital To Assist Creative Ventures

bdcCanada Media FundThe Canada Media Fund (CMF) and BDC Capital, a subsidiary of the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), announced today a collaboration to provide companies that have received CMF funding with greater access to capital in order to accelerate the commercialization of their projects and attract potential additional private sector investments.  BDC Capital will support eligible companies with a convertible note worth $150,000 to complement investments already committed by the CMF. Read the rest of this entry »

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