14th July 2014

Canada Media Fund Supports 25 Interactive Digital Media Projects

Canada Media Fund The Canada Media Fund (CMF) has announced that 25 interactive digital media projects received a total of $12.6M in funding as part of the first round of production support from the Experimental Stream.  The Experimental Stream encourages the creation of innovative, interactive digital media content and software applications. Consumers will be able to enjoy a variety of interactive digital media content including 16 games, 4 interactive projects, 2 social media platforms, 2 software applications, and 1 ebook. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th July 2014

2015 Privacy And Security Conference Call For Papers

mini-orbyThe Advisory Board for the 2015 Privacy and Security Conference is pleased to announce that the Call for Papers is now open. Subject matter experts working within the broad privacy and information security communities are invited to submit papers on their area of expertise. Of particular interest are briefs on cutting-edge subjects and themes suitable for presentation in either a panel session or keynote address. Presented by the Office of the CIO, Government of British Columbia, this two-day conference draws an international audience focused on policy, programs, law, research and technologies aimed at the protection of privacy and security.    Read the rest of this entry »

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14th July 2014

New Lens By Immervision Revolutionizes Selfies, Video Calls And Action Videos

ImmervisionIn a single move, North American panoramic imaging innovator ImmerVision has made distorted fish-eye views and camera accessories obsolete, enabling every mobile and wearable device in the world to deliver an unprecedented 360° user experience. ImmerVision’s new 3.8 mm panomorph (patented wide-angle panoramic) lens is the world’s smallest and is designed to be fully integrated into the most compact mobile phone or wearable device. Yet it is capable of doing what no other lens can: deliver a distortion-free 360° x 182° view without having to pan the camera. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th July 2014

Shapeit Offers 3D Print As A Service For Game Characters

ShapeItShapeit, a small but growing company based in Surrey, has kicked off a one-of-a-kind crowdfunding campaign on KickStarter, in which gamers can bring their favorite game characters to life as 3D-printed figurines shipped directly to their door. Avid gamers out there undoubtedly have many favorite titles featuring a diverse and colorful range of cool gaming characters. Perhaps you have spent years customizing your game character to perfection through upgrades, in-app purchases, or by spending countless hours solving puzzles and quests. Or perhaps you just have favorite games that feature some cool looking character art that would look great as figurines on your desk, but none are available for purchase anywhere? Read the rest of this entry »

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9th July 2014

Telefilm Canada Funds Seven French-Language Lower-Budget Feature Films

Telefilm CanadaTelefilm Canada has announced its support for the production of seven French-language lower-budget (under $2.5 million) feature films through the Canada Feature Film Fund (CFFF), an investment totalling over $2 million. The films chosen for funding are listed below: Read the rest of this entry »

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8th July 2014

QuickMobile Brings Out-Of-The-Box Registration Integration With New Strategic Relationships

quickmobileVancouver’s QuickMobile has integrated more than 130 third-party systems into its mobile event app platform, supporting thousands of events and millions of users with diverse solutions. These systems include enterprise social collaboration tools from Salesforce and Jive Software, real-time polling systems from Lumi and registration systems from EventBrite and RegOnline. QuickMobile today announced strategic relationships with several registration software providers in an effort to simplify registration integration into the mobile event app experience. While QuickMobile will continue to support most registration systems, the company will now provide deeper productized offerings and out-of-the-box integration with a select number of solutions, including those provided by AllianceTech, Certain Inc., Cvent, etouches, EventsForce, Opus Solutions and SignUp4. Read the rest of this entry »

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8th July 2014

Canadian Videogame Awards Nominations Now Open For Games Developed In 2014

Canadian Video Game AwardsNominations opened today for games developed in 2014 for the 5th Annual Canadian Videogame Awards (CVAs), taking place November 21st at The Carlu in the heart of downtown Toronto. With the move to an autumn format, this year’s show will present awards from 2013 and a portion of 2014. As one of the largest producers of videogames in the world, the show will celebrate Canada’s spot on the world stage as a leader in interactive entertainment. This industry contributes $2.3 billion to Canada’s GDP and employs over 16,500 men and women in studios right across Canada.  Read the rest of this entry »

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4th July 2014

Family Channel, Disney Junior And Disney XD Summer Highlights For July 7 – July 13

Family ChannelLiv’s music goes viral on Family Channel’s Liv and Maddie on July 11, while Kelly Osbourne stars as Hildy Gloom in the series premiere of The 7D on Disney XD, July 6. Meanwhile, Disney Junior makes a splash with the movie premiere of Lucky Duck, July 12. Here’s what else is headed your way next week: Read the rest of this entry »

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4th July 2014

TELETOON Programming Highlights For July And August

teletoonThere is lots of summer goodness coming your as Camp TELETOON returns this July and August from Monday to Friday morning all summer long. Viewers can catch an all-star lineup of their favourite shows and movies from 9 a.m. to noon ET/PT. Teletoon At Night‘s own Fred Kennedy, enthusiast of all things super hero and comic book related, takes viewers on a journey with the Guardians of the Galaxy. Starting with their first appearance in a Marvel comic book in 1969, the Guardians of the Galaxy have a rich history – making the release of the feature film in July a much anticipated event for fans of the super hero genre. TELETOON Retro celebrates the summer with new program additions in July with Dexter’s Laboratory, Inspector Gadget, The Mighty Hercules and Adventures of Tintin. The summer fun continues in August with 90s Fun Flicks every Friday night and our 24 Hour Summer Weekend marathons. Lastly, don’t forget to wish Gromit’s best pal Wallace a happy birthday with specials of Wallace and Gromit every night at 7 p.m. ET/PT beginning on August 4. Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd July 2014

The Secret World Celebrates Second Anniversary With Love And Loathing

funcomFuncom‘s The Secret World celebrates its second anniversary with a bang! The Guardians of Gaia event starts today, where massive Golems invade every game zone, and this year the players can take on an all new world boss in the city of Tokyo. Many hours of new content is also introduced with a new mission pack for the Tokyo game zone called Sidestories: Love & Loathing. Here players get to fight off the demonic invasion of Tokyo or try their hand at complex Origami in a deep Investigation Mission, among many other challenges. Read the rest of this entry »

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