22nd April 2014

Telefilm Canada Announces Minor Changes And Opening Date For Its Development Program

Telefilm Canada Telefilm Canada wishes to inform all interested applicants to the Development Program that the updated guidelines and FAQs are now available on its website. Modifications to this year’s program were kept to a minimum, but with ongoing budget restrictions, demands will certainly exceed available dollars. Closing will be set for October 30th, 2014 – six months after April’s opening date – or until funds run out. Telefilm will update its website when funds are exhausted. Please visit the program page regularly and subscribe to their RSS feeds. Interested applicants will have the opportunity to submit their projects as of April 30th, 2014 for both French and English markets.

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18th April 2014

Ubisoft Announces Watch_Dogs eBook

ubisoft canadaUbisoft has announced the ebook Watch_Dogs  //n/Dark Clouds, inspired by the highly anticipated video game Watch_Dogs. Authored by John Shirley, the ebook storyline picks up where the Watch Dogs video game leaves off allowing fans to further explore the world of Watch Dogs. The ebook is a first for Ubisoft, as it was conceived in-house and will be released exclusively via digital channels. Read the rest of this entry »

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17th April 2014

Three Canadian Films In Competition At 67th Festival de Cannes

Telefilm Canada Telefilm Canada proudly announces three Canadian films in competition at the 67th Festival de Cannes (May 14 to 25, 2014). The films are David Cronenberg’s ‘Maps To The Stars‘, Xavier Dolan’s ‘Mommy‘ and Atom Egoyan’s ‘The Captive‘. This marks the most Canadian films that have screened in competition in the same year. Read the rest of this entry »

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17th April 2014

Coming This May To The TeleToon Family

teletoonGet out your Scooby snacks! Every Saturday morning in May, Scooby-Doo makes a bumbling well-intentioned takeover of TELETOON with new Scooby feature movie presentations each week. Teletoon celebrates Victoria Day with one more hit of Scooby followed by a marathon of some of the networks’s top Canadian shows. New episodes this May includes Adventure Time, Annoying Orange, Steven Universe, Lego: Legends of Chima, Ben10: Omniverse, Avengers Assemble, The Tom and Jerry Show.

Special TELETOON Presentations

Victoria Day Marathon – Monday, May 19 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET/PT  – An encore movie presentation of Scooby-Doo! Mask of the Blue Falcon followed by a marathon of some of Teletoon’s top Canadian shows including:

  • Johnny Test
  • Grojband, Packages From Planet X
  • Camp Lakebottom

Saturday Mornings with Scooby!

  • Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island – Saturday, May 3 at 10 a.m. ET/PT
  • Scooby-Doo & The Ghoul School – Saturday, May 10 at 10 a.m. ET/PT
  • Scooby-Doo & The Goblin King – Saturday, May 17 at 10 a.m. ET/PT
  • Scooby-Doo & the Loch Ness Monster – Saturday, May 24 at 10 a.m. ET/PT
  • Scooby-Doo @ the Samurai Sword – Saturday, May 31 at 10 a.m. ET/PT

New TELETOON Episodes 

  • Adventure Time – Thursdays at 6 p.m. ET/PT
  • Annoying Orange – Thursdays at 6:15 p.m. ET/PT
  • Steven Universe – Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. ET/PT
  • Lego: Legends of Chima – Fridays at 6 p.m. ET/PT
  • Ben 10:Omniverse – Fridays at 7 p.m. ET/PT
  • Avengers Assemble – Fridays at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT
  • The Tom & Jerry Show – Saturdays at 8 a.m. ET/PT

TELETOON Big Ticket Movies

  • Dr. Seuss’s Cat in the Hat (2003) – Saturday, May 3 at 7 p.m. ET/PT
  • Gulliver’s Travels (2010) – Saturday, May 10 at 7 p.m. ET/PT
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009) – Saturday, May 17 at 7 p.m. ET/PT
  • Monsters vs. Aliens (2009) – Saturday, May 24 at 7 p.m. ET/PT
  • Shorts (2009) – Saturday, May 31 at 7 p.m. ET/PT

teletoon at nightTELETOON at Night embraces Star Wars Day on May 4th when it presents hysterical “May the fourth” themed episodes of Family Guy and Robot Chicken. Moms from all pen strokes from mafia to robot are included in the Mother’s Day marathon. TELETOON at Night sends a virtual birthday apology to Mike Meyers, since, after forgetting his 50th birthday, we celebrate his 51st with three of his excellent movies. Nobody’s perfect, eh?

New TELETOON at Night special presentations

Star Wars Day – Sunday, May 4 at 10 p.m.  ET/PT – May the 4th be with you! Celebrate Star Wars Day with a special encore presentation of the Family Guy two-part episodes of Blue Harvest starting at 10 p.m. followed by Robot Chicken Star Wars III at 11 p.m.

Mom Marathon – Sunday, May 11 at 9 p.m. ET/PTTipping our hats to the long-suffering clan of TELETOON at Night Moms, the mini-mom-athon includes thematic episodes of:

  • Futurama
  • Fugget About It
  • Family Guy
  • American Dad

Mike Meyers Make-up – We screwed up. Facebook didn’t remind us of Mike Meyer’s birthday last year, so in true TELETOON at Night style, we’re celebrating his 51st. Oops.

  • Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997) – Saturday, May 17 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
  • Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)  – Saturday, May 24 at 9 p.m. ET/PT

TELETOON at Night Superfan Movies

  • Batman Year One (2011) – Friday, May 2 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
  • Justice League: Doom (2012)  – Friday, May 10 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
  • X-Men (2000) – Friday, May 17 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
  • X2: X-Men United (2003) – Friday, May 24 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
  • Hellboy (2004) – Friday, May 31 at 9 p.m. ET/PT

teletoon retroTELETOON Retro gets the bangles and jelly shoes out for the month of May, celebrating all things 80′s! With classic cartoons honouring Moms on May 11th for Mother’s Day and a raft of excellent movie fare from Beetlejuice to Ghostbusters and Big, TELETOON Retro will have you yearning for hairspray and un-ironic eye make-up in no time.

Special TELETOON Retro Presentations 

  • Mother’s Day – Sunday, May 11 from noon until 5 p.m. ET/PT – Mother’s Day goes all out retro with a full marathon of mother’s day episodes including the classic 1979 Bugs Bunny’s Mother’s Day special.

TELETOON Retro Fun Flicks

  • Beetlejuice (1988) – Friday, May 2 at 7 p.m. ET/PT
  • Scooby-Doo Meets the Boo Brothers (1987) – Friday, May 9 at 7 p.m. ET/PT
  • The Secret of N.I.M.H. (1982) – Friday, May 16 at 7 p.m. ET/PT
  • Ghostbusters (1984) – Friday, May 23 at 7 p.m. ET/PT
  • Ghostbusters II (1988) – Friday, May 30 at 7 p.m. ET/PT

TELETOON Retro Friday Morning Matinee

  • Tom & Jerry: Shiver Me Whiskers  – Friday, May 2 at 7 a.m. ET/PT
  • Tom & Jerry: The Fast & the Furry – Friday, May 9 at 7 a.m. ET/PT
  • The Flintstones: I Yabba Dabba Do! – Friday, May 16 at 7 a.m. ET/PT
  • Ferngully: The Last Rainforest – Friday, May 23 at 7 a.m. ET/PT
  • Ferngully 2: The Magical Rescue – Friday, May 30 at 7 a.m. ET/PT

TELETOON Retro Rewind Marathon

  • The Smurfs – Sunday, May 4 from noon to 5 p.m. ET/PT
  • Mother’s Day Marathon – Sunday, May 11 from noon to 5 p.m. ET/PT
    A marathon of Mother’s Day themed episodes featuring the Bugs Bunny Mother’s Day special at 4:30 p.m. ET/PT
  • Jem & the Holograms – Sunday, May 16 from noon to 5 p.m. ET/PT
  • The Real Ghostbusters – Sunday, May 25 from noon to 5 p.m. ET/PT
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16th April 2014

Henry Winkler To Receive Award Of Excellence At Banff World Media Festival 2014

Banff World Media FestivalThe Banff World Media Festival (BANFF) has announced that legendary actor Henry Winkler will receive the prestigious Award of Excellence at the 35th annual BANFF, being held June 8-11th, 2014. Since 1982, the Award has been presented annually to an individual whose body of work in entertainment has profoundly touched the lives of audiences around the world. Past honorees of the Award include Walter Cronkite; Nigel Lythgoe; Eugene Levy; Victor Garber and William Shatner. Read the rest of this entry »

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16th April 2014

BDC And CYBF Announce 2014 BDC Mentorship Award Regional Finalists

Canadian Youth Business FoundationbdcThe Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) and the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) today announced the regional finalists of the 2014 BDC Mentorship Award. The annual award aims to raise awareness about the importance of mentorship and the role mentors play in the development of their mentees’ professional skills and abilities. Read the rest of this entry »

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16th April 2014

Absolute Software Presents International IT Security Series

Absolute SoftwareAbsolute® Software Corporation, the Vancouver-based provisioner for persistent endpoint security and management solutions for computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones presents an International IT Security Series, starting in Seattle, providing local IT leaders with an opportunity to discuss and address current IT security issues. Read the rest of this entry »

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16th April 2014

PayWith Assembles Powerhouse Board And Executive Team

paywithPayWith CEO David Strebinger has officially announced the expansion of the PayWith leadership team.  PayWith, a new mobile payments and marketing company, recently launched an innovative new smartphone app called the PayWith mCard that simply and securely enables in-store transactions with mobile devices. Read the rest of this entry »

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16th April 2014

Time To Recycle Those Old Cell Phones

cwtaRecycle My Cell, Canada’s free cell phone recycling program, is calling on Canadians from coast to coast to recycle their old cell phones and accessories in support of Earth Day on Tuesday, April 22. Almost 582,000 devices were recovered through the Recycle My Cell program in 2013. Results from the 2013 National Cell Phone Recycling Study released today show that while Canadians replace their wireless device approximately every 30 months, only 10% of survey respondents recycled their old device when they purchased a new one, with 42% putting the old device in storage. Read the rest of this entry »

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15th April 2014

Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director’s Cut Now On Mac

Eidos MontrealUK developer Feral Interactive has announced that Deus Ex: Human Revolution® – Director’s Cut, the enhanced version of the critically-acclaimed action role-playing game Deus Ex: Human Revolution, is out now for the Mac, available exclusively through Steam. Deus Ex: Human Revolution was developed by Eidos®-Montréal™ and published by Square Enix® for games consoles and PC. Deus Ex: Human Revolution – Director’s Cut makes several improvements to the original version of Deus Ex: Human Revolution including overhauled boss fights, reinforced combat mechanics and improved enemy AI. Striking visual upgrades to the textures, lighting, fog and shadows make this the best-looking and most immersive Deus Ex experience available. Read the rest of this entry »

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