28th July 2014

Family Channel, Disney XD And Disney Junior Summer Programming Highlights For July 28 Through August 3

mini-orbyHere is a chronological listing of detailed program highlights for June 30 to July 6 from Family Channel, Disney Junior and Disney XD. All programming is subject to change – all times listed are ET/PT unless otherwise specified. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th July 2014

Fifteen Projects Receive Support From The CMF Aboriginal Program

Canada Media Fund The Canada Media Fund (CMF) announced today a contribution of $6.3M to 15 projects that applied to the Aboriginal Program. Canadian and international audiences will enjoy five new Children’s & Youth productions, nine Documentaries, and one Drama. Since 2010, the CMF has provided more than $30.3M to 82 Aboriginal productions.  Read the rest of this entry »

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24th July 2014

Five Sports In One Package: Wii Sports Club Launches In Stores On July 25

Nintendo CanadaIt’s a full count. One more out will win you the game. Standing on the pitcher’s mound, you study the batter and aim for the outside corner. You take a deep breath and unleash the baseball toward home plate. The ball curves just as you planned. Suddenly and unexpectedly, the bat cracks and the ball soars into the air. You thrust your arms in the air, poised to catch the fly ball. Catch it and the game is over. You win. The ball falls closer and closer to your outstretched hands … Read the rest of this entry »

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23rd July 2014

How To Build A Better Boy Premieres August 15 On Family

Family ChannelFamily Channel proves that geek is chic this summer with the premiere of the newest Disney Channel Original Movie How to Build a Better Boy. Debuting Friday, August 15 at 8 p.m. ET/PT, day and date with Disney in the US, the futuristic flick features recording artist China Anne McClain (A.N.T. Farm) and Disney XD’s Kelli Berglund (Lab Rats) as tech-savvy high school sophomores who design the perfect boy with a computer program and, in the process, trigger a national incident. The adventure comedy is part of an exciting Night of Premieres, beginning at 7 p.m. ET/PT, featuring brand new episodes ofGirl Meets World and Jessie. Read the rest of this entry »

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23rd July 2014

Documentary Film Fest Partnership Produces Four Supporting Roles

DOXAThe Documentary Media Society is providing four people with behind-the-scenes work experience, thanks to more than $25,000 in Job Creation Partnership funding. The DOXA Engagement Project will provide up to 29 weeks of on-the-job training at the non-profit media society that runs the DOXA Documentary Film Festival. In addition to the support provided at the DOXA festival, workers are evaluating how the event can be run more efficiently, while expanding its audience. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd July 2014

The Force Is Strong On Family Channel With The Premiere Of Phineas And Ferb: Star Wars

Family ChannelFamily Channel travels to a galaxy far, far away this summer with the premiere of the new crossover special Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars. Debuting Friday, August 8 at 5:30 p.m. ET/PT, the perilous parody takes place in a parallel universe during Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope and follows the spontaneous stepbrothers as they embark on an epic adventure across the galaxy. English actor, writer and comedian, Simon Pegg, guest stars as the voice of C-3PO and Candace’s Commanding Officer, along with MythBusters hosts, Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, who voice members of the Empire. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd July 2014

SIGGRAPH 2014 Art Gallery: ‘Acting in Translation’

siggraph 2014The SIGGRAPH 2014 Art Gallery will gather and present 14 outstanding, critical, and innovative unique works and projects, incorporating its theme, Acting in Translation. While the essential aim of the Art Gallery is to provide a deeper insight into the relationships within art, science, technology, research, and societal developments, Acting in Translation concentrates on strong content and criticality in these works and projects, conveyed through the use of advanced technologies. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd July 2014

BC Talent Featured At Casual Connect USA

Province of BCBritish Columbia’s innovative and creative casual games industry will showcase their talents at the professionals-only Casual Connect conference in San Francisco today and tomorrow. The B.C. government will be there to support them by providing meeting space and business-to-business matchmaking. Vancouver-based Imaginary Games will be featured in the IDEA Showcase at the conference and their social mobile game Afterland is highlighted in the latest issue of Casual Connect magazine. Read the rest of this entry »

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17th July 2014

SIGGRAPH 2014 Brings Indie Game Showcase To Vancouver

siggraph 2014SIGGRAPH 2014 has teamed up with Media Indie Exchange (The MIX) to bring the first-ever SIGGRAPH indie game showcase to its Exhibition, 12-14 August at the Vancouver Convention Centre. As part of this special collaboration with The MIX, attendees will have access to exclusive presentations ?with the game developers themselves on indie projects featuring a wide variety of cutting-edge graphics and gameplay that in some instances is still in the experimental stages. Read the rest of this entry »

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16th July 2014

GameTree TV Now On Vizio Smart Televisions

transgamingTransGaming Inc. has announced the launch of its GameTree™ TV cloud gaming service on VIZIO smart TVs. The app is now available through VIZIO Internet Apps Plus®, the latest generation smart TV platform from America’s #1 Smart TV company (according to The NPD Group / Retail Tracking Service, 2013 LCDTV units with Apps included). As smart TV gaming pioneers, TransGaming’s dedication to building a thriving, cloud-based on-demand gaming service continues. The rollout of GameTree TV on VIZIO Internet Apps Plus, further reinforces TransGaming’s stance in the marketplace.  Already the leading choice for high-quality, accessible living room gaming, the service will now also be available to millions of VIZIO consumers. Read the rest of this entry »

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