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28th April 2015

CMF Funded Web Series Indie Games Level Up Goes To Air

Canada Media FundA new series of webisodes is now available for video game fans and followers interested in discovering fresh and innovative titles. Indie Games Level Up! is a series of interviews designed to provide a behind-the-scenes look at innovative Canadian indie video games and game studios. The series will feature passionate entrepreneurs willing to risk everything to push the boundaries of digital culture and video game entertainment. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th April 2015

May 2015 Highlights For Family Channel, Disney Junior and Disney XD

dhx mediaListed below you will find all of the Family Channel, Disney Junior and Disney XD program highlights coming your way for May, with a few sneak peeks at what’s coming up in June. All programming is subject to change, time zones as noted. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th April 2015

Whistler Film Festival Adventure Film Series Lineup Announced

whistler film festivalPresented as part of Whistler’s Great Outdoors Festival (GO Fest), WFF’s Adventure Film Series features six films from six countries comprised of a selection of the world’s best outdoor adventure films from extreme sport to activism through adventure. All films will be presented at Millennium Place on May 16 and 17 with eight screenings to choose from. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th April 2015

BANFF World Media Festival Announces 2015’s Kids And Animation Program

Banff World Media FestivalThe Banff World Media Festival (BANFF) is proud to feature international leaders in Kids & Animation!  Examining the thriving and evolving kids, animation and family entertainment media landscape, this year’s BANFF program will explore cutting edge topics including: Read the rest of this entry »

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28th April 2015

BC Government Announces Funding To Support Home-grown Tech Talent

Province of BCTargeted funding of $250,000 was announced today by Premier Christy Clark to help students at five public post-secondary institutions in Kelowna, Victoria and Vancouver develop coding-related skills for occupations that are in demand by the tech sector. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th April 2015

Warhammer 40 000 Space Marine Updated With Steam Trading Cards And A Big Sale

Relic EntertainmentRelic Entertainment has announced that Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine has been newly updated to include Steam Trading Cards, and to celebrate players can purchase Space Marine and the Space Marine Collection for 75% off on Steam from April 27-May 4 at 10AM PST. From now on as players progress through the campaign and multiplayer modes they’ll unlock cards, badges, Steam profile backgrounds, and more! Players can also head to the updated Space Marine website to sign up for updates regarding future promotions and announcements. Read the rest of this entry »

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20th April 2015

Family Channel Greenlights Fourth Season Of Fan-Favourite Original Series The Next Step

Family ChannelFollowing last week’s DHX Television rebranding announcement, which emphasizes a mandate to build on the success of the company’s strong original production slate, Family Channel has revealed its plans for a fourth season of the popular tween drama The Next Step. The commissioning decision for the series, which currently ranks as the #1 kids television series airing across all Canadian kids networks1, follows the mid-season finale of the third season and the conclusion of the sold-out two-month, cross-country The Next Step Live on Stage tour. Production on the season four order, from Temple Street Productions, is set to begin this summer in Toronto. Read the rest of this entry »

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17th April 2015

Banff Media Festival Announces The 2015 Rockie Award Nominees

Banff World Media FestivalThe Rockie Awards, held each year at the Banff World Media Festival is the largest program competition of its kind, with industry members from over 40 countries participating in this prestigious awards program. The Rockie Awards celebrates narrative content across 26 categories in drama, documentary, kids, and digital. Nominees come from many nations around the world, and they are chosen by over 350 international entertainment and media industry professionals. Visit the Rockie Awards page to view clips and learn more about the nominees: Read the rest of this entry »

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15th April 2015

TIFF Announces Primetime: Television Is Coming To The Festival

The 2015 Toronto International Film Festival® shines a spotlight on episodic storytelling with Primetime, a new programme presenting the best in international television on the big screen. The lineup will showcase up to six high-quality programs that demonstrate the strength of contemporary television coming from broadcasters, streaming services or independent filmmakers. Read the rest of this entry »

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15th April 2015

Discovery Canada Has Ordered Its First Original Scripted Series

Discovery Canada announced today from MIPTV that it has ordered its first original scripted series, Frontier, from Canadian independent producer Take the Shot Productions (Republic of Doyle). Created by Rob Blackie and Peter Blackie, Frontier is an action-packed adventure drama following the chaotic and violent struggle to control wealth and power in the North American fur trade in the late 18th century. Told from multiple perspectives, Frontier takes place in a world where business negotiations might be resolved with close-quarter hatchet fights, and where delicate relations between Native tribes and Europeans can spark bloody conflicts. Read the rest of this entry »

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