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14th August 2013

Games In Progress Showcase At The Ontario Science Centre With triOS College

trios collegeOn August 15, 2013 come check-out demonstrations of some of the latest games and chat with indie developers and game designers about their work researching, planning, designing and developing all aspects of games.  You will also get to explore Game On 2.0 in its final weeks in Toronto. The exhibit runs tomorrow from 10am until 8pm at the Ontario Science Centre in Toronto and is presented in association with triOS College. Read the rest of this entry »

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13th August 2013

Merging Media 2013 Goes Global

merging mediaMerging Media Productions Inc. and The Canadian Media Production Association – BC Producers’ Branch (CMPA-BC) are pleased to announce an impressive international lineup for the Global Edition of the 4th Annual Merging Media Conference, on November 6th and 7th, 2013 at The Arts Club on Granville Island in Vancouver. If you want to attend Merging Media 2013, and if you’re a #MM2013 ‘Early Adopter’, here’s your chance to win a free pass! Two lucky individuals will be picked from the first 50 people who register online to win 2-Day Full conference passes. Don’t wait – register now.  Early Bird pricing ends September 20th. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th August 2013

Unity Awards Finalists Announced Plus Unite 2013 Sessions And Sponsor Information Revealed

UnityUnity Technologies has announced the long list of amazing projects included in the 2013 Unity Awards taking place during the company’s signature Unite 2013 conference taking place in Vancouver this August 28 – 30. Additionally, more information about the conference session schedule and sponsors has been released. The Unity Awards celebrate the talent and creativity from the Unity community, comprised of more than two million developers. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th August 2013

Telefilm Canada Puts Canadian Talent Under The Spotlight At 38th Toronto International Film Festival

Telefilm CanadaThis year, Telefilm Canada is stepping up its presence at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) with two new initiatives to promote our audiovisual talent. The new Telefilm Canada T Lounge, at the heart of the Festival Industry Centre, and the launch of the Birks Diamond Tribute to the Year’s Women in Film, will complement Telefilm’s other major events, including the 3rd annual editions of the Talent to Watch series and the Eye on TIFF in New York City. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th August 2013

California Schools Demonstrate Improvement In PreK And K With VINCI Blended Learning

vinciOttawa-based Rullingnet Corporation, home of VINCI learning solutions for early childhood, recently completed two case studies highlighting the transformation at EnCompass Academy in Oakland and the Cheryl Andersen Child Center in San Francisco brought about by the VINCI blended learning curriculum. The studies demonstrate how the children were excited about, and focused on learning traditionally difficult subjects such as math and science. With VINCI curriculum mapped to teacher’s course plans, they were able to save significant time in preparing their lessons. While children were focused, teachers utilized precious time to observe and give children individual attention. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd August 2013

Vancouver Animation School Is Now Fully Accredited

vancouver animation schoolVancouver Animation School, a Canadian educational institution offering entry level and advanced programs for the animation, visual effects and video game industries, announced yesterday that the school has received its official accreditation from the accrediting body of British Columbia. Read the rest of this entry »

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30th July 2013

VTech Announces InnoTab 3S

vtech canadaVTech has announced the introduction of InnoTab® 3S, the next generation of one of the first children’s learning tablets with Wi-Fi. The tablet features VTech Kid Connect – an exclusive communication app that allows kids to be connected with their parents and friends through both tablet-to-mobile and tablet-to-tablet communication, a rechargeable battery pack with AC adapter and a kid-safe web browser. In addition, access to VTech’s Learning Lodge™ app store – home to a plethora of downloadable content and curriculum for purchase – plus 20 free apps4, provides kids with a bright start on their learning journey. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th July 2013

Content Innovators Summit In Toronto September 10

mini-orbyBanff World Media Festival, MaRS Discovery District and nextMEDIA have announced the inaugural Content Innovators Summit: an exploration of the content creation and distribution business in film, television and digital media. The Summit will be held at MaRS Discovery District in Toronto this September 10th. Read the rest of this entry »

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23rd July 2013

BC Steals The Show At SIGGRAPH 2013

Province of BCBritish Columbia representatives are in the spotlight as tens of thousands of participants converge on Anaheim for SIGGRAPH 2013, the place to be if you work with computer graphics and interactive technologies. B.C. is preparing to host SIGGRAPH 2014, the 40th anniversary edition of the influential event next year in Vancouver, which became the first location to host SIGGRAPH North America outside of the United States in 2011. That event welcomed 15,872 artists, research scientists, game developers, filmmakers and researchers from 74 countries. SIGGRAPH 2011 broke the city’s previous conference attendance records and, according to the Vancouver Convention Centre, generated an estimated $38.5 million in direct spending for the local economy. Read the rest of this entry »

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19th July 2013

University Of Calgary Prof Challenges Hackers On Open Data

University of CalgaryA University of Calgary faculty member will speak at the world’s largest face-to-face gathering of elite hackers. DEF CON, the biggest conference of its kind, brings together over 15,000 professional and amateur computer security experts every year to discuss the latest tech vulnerabilities. It’s the first time a University of Calgary professor will present at the conference and it takes place August 1 to 4th in Las Vegas. Read the rest of this entry »

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