22nd January 2015

Canada Media Fund Supports 31 Canadian Digital Media Productions

Canada Media FundThe Canada Media Fund (CMF) announced today a contribution of more than $8.0M in development and marketing support to innovative digital media projects as part of the second round of its 2014-2015 Experimental Stream funding. In December 2014, the CMF announced a contribution of more than $11.0M to 24 projects that received production support. Since 2010, the CMF has contributed $52.5M in development and marketing support to 235 interactive digital media projects as part of the Experimental Stream. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd January 2015

The Development Executive Program is Coming To CIC

Banff World Media FestivalAre you a content creator, innovator, writer or producer? CIC’s Face-to-Face Meetings are your exclusive opportunity to meet with top executives and media leaders from the most forward-thinking digital networks, distribution platforms, production companies and advertisement and media buying agencies. Early Bird pricing for the February 26th, 2015 event at The Fairmont Royal York in Toronto ends tomorrow, January 23rd. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd January 2015

Banff World Media Fest Looking For Rockie Award Jurists

Banff World Media FestivalThe Banff World Media Festival 2015 is looking for producers, directors, writers, broadcasters, distributors and critics to determine the BEST content in the world’s biggest program competition across 26 genres. The Rockie Awards Program Competition is the Festival’s signature event, recognizing quality television and web content from around the world and is a prestige coveted by producers of the world’s most prolific shows. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd January 2015

BroadbandTV Partners With Hip Hop Heavyweights For Launch Of Opposition

BBTV_Blue_LogoVancouver media and technology company BroadbandTV (BBTV) has announced the launch of its new music network Opposition. The Hip Hop focused Opposition rolls-out with a diverse roster of industry heavyweight partners including rappers Crooked I – now known as KXNG Crooked – of Slaughterhouse, Twista and Yung Simmie; producers Jahlil Beats, 1500 or Nothin’ and Statik Selektah; directors Mr. Zae and Hi-Def; and brands WorldStarHipHop and All Hip Hop All The Time. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd January 2015

Disney XD Canada Remains Canada’s Leading Digital Channel With Record Growth In Fall 2014

disneyxdRanking #1 with key kids demographics, DHX Media’s digital specialty network Disney XD Canada continues to be the country’s leading digital channel.1 The network is reporting its best fall on record since its launch in June 2011, positioning the channel for continued growth throughout the completion of the broadcast year.2 Read the rest of this entry »

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21st January 2015

Earthcore: Shattered Elements Brings Card Crafting Magic To Canadian App Store

tequila-gamesPoland’s Tequila Games invites you to engage in Earthcore: Shattered Elements a digital Trading Card Game for the iPad that the developers say is not just another Hearthstone rip off. Canada is the first country to which Tequila released the game, and the developers are very interested in any kind of feedback from Canadian gamers as they hope to bring come color into the TCG scene. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th January 2015

New Nintendo 3DS XL Launches In Canada February 13th

Nintendo CanadaDuring a Nintendo Direct presentation earlier today, Nintendo announced that the new Nintendo 3DS XL system will launch in Canada on February 13 at a suggested retail price of $229.99. New Nintendo 3DS XL offers a number of new enhancements designed to offer the smoothest and most engrossing portable gaming possible. New Nintendo 3DS XL features a wider range of controls with the addition of a C Stick and ZL/ZR buttons, super-stable 3D via face-tracking technology and built-in NFC functionality that allows for communication with amiibo figures. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th January 2015

Record-Breaking Year For Canada At 2015 Sundance Film Festival

Telefilm CanadaTen Canadian feature films will be screened at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, a record for Canada at Sundance. This outstanding selection will also include five shorts and three video installations.  With 10 feature films out of a programmed 123 features, Canada will present the third-largest line-up at Sundance—accounting for 8% of the overall selection—after the United States and the United Kingdom. The Sundance Film Festival runs from January 22 to February 1, 2015, in Park City, Utah. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th January 2015

2015 Keytrends Report Released By Canada Media Fund

Canada Media FundThe Keytrends Report 2015 – The Big Blur Challenge, which provides an in-depth look at the audiovisual industry in Canada and around the world, was published today following a presentation by the Canada Media Fund at Forum Blanc in Grand Bornand, France. Forum Blanc is an annual international event where industry experts meet to explore the development of multiplatform projects through case studies, workshops and debates. Read the rest of this entry »

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13th January 2015

EPX Games Reveals Timelines

timelinesOntario’s EPX Games has revealed their latest game, Timelines, a strategy card-game built upon the foundations of those that have come before, while offering a fresh take on the genre. Experience a collectable card game unlike any other. Select your Heroes from four unique factions of different timelines and play as the most ancient beings in the universe. Spanning the past and distant future, Timelines provides a new take on the card-game genre with a focus on customization and strategy. A Kickstarter campaign has also been launched to assist with the development costs of the game. Read the rest of this entry »

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