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16th June 2015

Six Producers Selected For Whistler Film Festival Feature Project Lab

whistler film festivalSix producers from across Canada have been selected to participate in the Whistler Film Festival‘s annual Feature Project Lab, an intense two-phase business and creative content development experience for Canadian producers presented by the Whistler Film Festival in association with Telefilm Canada.
We look forward to welcoming these six producers and projects to Whistler for Phase I from June 22 to 25: Read the rest of this entry »

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11th June 2015

ESAC Student Videogame Competition Winners Announced

ESACA team from the Vancouver Film School (VFS) has taken first place in the Entertainment Software Association of Canada’s (ESAC) first annual Student Video Game Competition. The VFS team, comprised of Melvin Kwan, Justin Ostensen, Charles Park and Brian Yich, has emerged as the victor in a strong pool of competitors representing schools from across Canada and all genres of video games. Their game, Zeta Busters, a strategy RPG, will be shown at the E3 Expo in Los Angeles from June 16-18, 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th May 2015

Open Textbooks Fill Digital Shelves

Province of BCPost-secondary students and instructors in B.C. will be able to access more than 120 open textbooks as dozens of new skills training titles hit digital shelves this fall. Advanced Education Minister Andrew Wilkinson made the announcement at the third-annual BCcampus  OpenTextbook Summit in Vancouver. The summit brought together members of the open textbook community, including students and instructors from Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. Participants offered talks and presentations to demonstrate the growth and potential of the open textbook movement. Read the rest of this entry »

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27th May 2015

Dana Brunetti Gets Inaugurated At BANFF

Banff World Media FestivalThe Banff World Media Festival has announced that Dana Brunetti, President of Trigger Street Productions, will sit down for a Feature Interview at BANFF 2015.  Attendees will hear directly from the Producer of some of today’s biggest and best known award-winning content including the acclaimed Netflix Original Series House of Cards, and the feature films 50 Shades of Grey, Captain Philips and The Social Network. This Feature Interview is a great opportunity to hear Brunetti discuss how audiences have evolved in the way they look to consume content and what the future holds for distribution. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th May 2015

BANFF 2015’s Schedule Has Launched

Banff World Media FestivalThe Banff World Media Festival is pleased to announce that BANFF’s schedule for 2015 has now launched. This year’s BANFF will offer delegates an in-depth look into the ever-changing world of screen-based content and will offer: Read the rest of this entry »

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30th April 2015

DOXA Film Festival Raises Curtain On Work Experience

doxaIt’s lights, camera, action for the DOXA Documentary Film Festival, thanks to nearly $31,000 in provincial Job Creation Partnership funding, which is helping four people get behind-the-scenes work experience at the festival office. Last year, the Documentary Media Society non-profit, which runs the DOXA festival, received more than $25,000 in Job Creation Partnership funding to train four other workers, for a two-year total of $56,000. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th April 2015

BC Rolls Out The Red Carpet For Creative Industry Week

bc createsThis week British Columbia is celebrating the multiple sectors that make up B.C.’s vibrant and flourishing creative industry, which develops international markets, produces highly skilled and valued jobs, and attracts some of the country’s most talented workforce. 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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13th April 2015

Top Digital Influencers Coming To BANFF 2015

Banff World Media FestivalBanff World Media Festival 2015 has announced some key highlights for this year’s digital stream. Take advantage of the Early Bird rate by registering now to save $150.00 and enjoy keynote talks from several industry leaders, including: Read the rest of this entry »

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