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22nd May 2014

Vancouver Film School Announces 2014 Women In Games Scholarship Winners

VFSVancouver Film School (VFS) is pleased to announce the winners of the sixth annual Women in Games Scholarships: Elizabeth Wright of Alberta, Canada, Andreia Gonçalves of Portugal, Meabh McCarthy of Ireland, and Macarena Poo Garcia of Mexico. This year, as an exciting twist in addition to a full-tuition scholarship to the Game Design program, VFS is also offering full-tuition scholarship opportunities to its brand-new Programming for Games, Web & Mobile program. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd February 2014

Bell Media 2014 National Fellowship Program Now Accepting Applications For Banff World Media Festival

bell mediaBell Media has announced that applications are now being accepted for this year’s Bell Media National Fellowship Program. Selected recipients will receive full registration for the 2014 Banff World Media Festival (BANFF) and round-trip air transportation to attend the event, which runs June 8 – 11, 2014 in Banff, Alta. Applications will be accepted until Friday, March 21 at 5 p.m. ET. Read the rest of this entry »

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12th December 2013

Introducing The Mobile Pavilion At SIGGRAPH 2014 Vancouver

Vancouver SIGGRAPH ChapterThe SIGGRAPH 2014 Mobile Pavilion in Vancouver is the place where the mobile, embedded, and low-power industries come together: the leading IP companies, top app developers, device manufacturers, and mobile operating-system developers. With the unparalleled capabilities of modern mobile devices, this market is enjoying unprecedented growth and generating access to untapped revenues for organizations that are committed to this technology. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th November 2013

Announcing The Alan Sawyer Memorial Graduate Award

Alan Sawyer Memorial Graduate AwardOn June 8, 2013, the Canadian media industry lost a champion, a creator and a good friend. Alan Sawyer was a policy wonk who had an extraordinary grasp of the interconnected worlds of technology and creativity. During a varied career that embraced many platforms, he helped many of us in the Canadian media environment make sense of the changing landscape. You are invited to help celebrate the launch of the Alan Sawyer Memorial Award at the Brazen Head Irish Pub in Toronto on the evening of December 5th – swap a story, share a drink and see how you can help honour Alan’s memory by supporting the future of the work he was so passionate about. 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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21st May 2013

Government of Canada Supports Scientific Discovery for Thousands of Researchers and Students

Government of CanadaScientists, engineers and students at universities across the country will receive significant support from the Government of Canada through the Discovery Grants, scholarships and fellowships. The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology) announced 3,808 research awards that will advance research in a full range of fields in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Read the rest of this entry »

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26th April 2013

triOS College Spearheads New Women In Technology Scholarships

trios collegetriOS College is pleased to announce the creation of two new scholarships “Women in Gaming” and “Women in Information Technology” aimed at encouraging females to enter the growing technology sector.  As part of the college’s ongoing commitment to promoting careers in technology, triOS has created these $5,000 scholarships to enable women to get the skills they need to pursue successful careers in the technology and video game sectors.  Candidates can apply for the scholarships starting this May.  Read the rest of this entry »

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19th April 2013

Call for Applications: Daryl Duke & William Vince Scholarship Program

BC Film And MediaThe British Columbia Film Foundation‘s Daryl Duke & William Vince Scholarships are intended to honour the significant contributions of Mr. Duke and Mr. Vince to the film and television industry by assisting in the advanced training of outstanding BC filmmakers.  Two Daryl Duke Scholarships and one William Vince Scholarship – in the amount of $10,000 each – will be awarded to exceptional British Columbians who have completed post secondary studies or equivalent training at an accredited institute in their field, and are entering advanced education in film or interactive media. Read the rest of this entry »

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26th March 2013

AMI Launches 2013 Scholarship Program

Accessible Media IncAccessible Media Inc. (AMI) has announced that it will launch its 2013 Scholarship Program on Tuesday, April 2nd. Entering its second season, the AMI Scholarship Program reaffirms the organization’s continuing mission to improve, increase and promote media accessibility for all Canadians. The program awards two $5,000 scholarships per year to qualifying individuals, one of which is reserved for a student with a permanent disability. The application deadline for this year’s program is Tuesday, May 28th at 3 pm ET. Read the rest of this entry »

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18th March 2013

Universal Music Canada And Nimbus School Of Recording Arts Present The Nimbus Mix Contest

nimbusComing up on April 1st 2013, Nimbus School of Recording Arts is launching the first annual Nimbus Mix Contest in partnership with Universal Music Canada, hosted by Indaba Music. High school students, aged 13-19 have the chance to create their own mix (or remix) of tracks from Hedley, Sam Roberts, and Karl Wolf for a chance to win a $25,000 scholarship to attend Nimbus. Starting April 1, 2013, students will be able to download the raw tracks and create their own unique mixes (or remixes). Contestants will need to upload their mixes by April 30, 2013 for public voting. Read the rest of this entry »

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