17th September 2013

Register Now For Crossmedia Banff

crossmedia BanffTime is running out to register for the Crossmedia Banff: Digital MashUp, a showcase of 30 of the most innovative companies and creators in motion, mobile, marketing, publishing, and games will take place at The Banff Centre this September 23rd & 24th.  The pace is fast and the knowledge share overflowing. Gaming people will meet the TV people, the publishing people will meet the web video people, and everyone will get to meet the advertising people. Crossmedia Banff introduces a unique format featuring “quick fire” 7 minute demos from leading creators focused on building the technologies and experiences that will connect and engage with the audiences of the future across the digital “ecosystem”. Read the rest of this entry »

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13th September 2013

CodeProject Gives Away $10K In Prizes To Celebrate Ten Millionth Member

codeprojectFor CodeProject, one of the world’s largest online communities of software developers, it has been a summer full of celebrations.  Members from around the world organized parties in countries such as Switzerland, Israel, India, Brazil and the United States.  Members met, shared memories and celebrated the community that they have helped build.  CodeProject also engaged its members by creating a “why do you love CodeProject?” contest that gave members the chance to create a video or submit a photo meme for a chance to win a $10,000 prize pack. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th September 2013

BC Government Announces Free, Open Textbooks Available For Students And Instructors

Province of BCFifteen open, online textbooks in subject areas ranging from math and chemistry to marketing, psychology, and business have been reviewed by post-secondary faculty and are now freely available for download from BCcampus. More than 38 instructors and professors from post-secondary institutions around the province reviewed existing open textbooks for quality and relevance in British Columbia. These 15 textbooks have been found to be of high quality and appropriate for use in B.C. institutions (complete list below). Read the rest of this entry »

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6th September 2013

OrcaJam 4 Announces Panel Lineup And A Special Guest

levelup victoriaSeptember 6th, 7th and 8th, in between creating a theme-specific game, chowing down on catered snacks and finding time to catch a couple winks, eighty OrcaJam 4 participants will be treated to panels, design judging and advice from top industry professionals – for 48 hours straight. OrcaJam 4, a signature event brought to Thinklandia Festival by LevelUP, an organization determined to keep the local game design community in touch with each other, is helping to bridge the gap between emerging programmers, artists, writers, developers and those who are already leaving their mark on the city. This event is open to anyone and everyone, you don’t have to be an expert, the only prerequisite is a willingness to collaborate and have a little fun. Read the rest of this entry »

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26th August 2013

SIGGRAPH 2014 Early Bird Rate For Exhibit Space Ends September 3rd

Vancouver SIGGRAPH ChapterSIGGRAPH 2014 will take place next 12-14 August in Vancouver, and if you book your space now, you’ll pay only $37.00 USD per square foot with a 10% deposit due on booking. The price goes up on September 4th to $38.00 per square foot, and a 50% deposit will be required to secure your space if you apply after September 12th. Exhibit applications submitted after February 15, 2014 will require payment in full. SIGGRAPH 2014 in Vancouver is an incredible marketing opportunity for Canadian companies – this is your chance to show off Canadian talent and innovation to a global audience – on our own turf. Personally I hope to see a much higher percentage of Canadian companies exhibiting at SIGGRAPH 2014 than in 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd August 2013

Talent Inc Canada Announces Overall Scholarship Winners

mini-orbyTalent INC Canada has quickly become a hot bed for the entertainment industry by providing quality training and the unique opportunity to network with top industry professionals. The Canadian National Conference hosted by Talent INC is celebrating it’s second season of success by announcing the overall winners of full scholarships to the next showcase. Read the rest of this entry »

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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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