30th July 2014

SIGGRAPH 2014 Releases Emerging Technologies Preview

siggraph 2014SIGGRAPH 2014, 10-14 August, has released its list of 2014 Emerging Technologies highlights to be featured at this year?s conference at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Out of almost 90 submissions to the program, 24 were accepted, with more than 20 pieces from submitters outside of the United States. Each year, SIGGRAPH-selected emerging technologies allow conference attendees to play with the latest interactive and graphics developments. The program also presents demonstrations of research in several fields — like displays, input devices, collaborative environments, and robotics — through Talks and a close partnership with the SIGGRAPH Studio. Read the rest of this entry »

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30th July 2014

Fan Expo Canada Announces 2014 Programming Line-up

fan expo canadaFAN EXPO Canada™ will give every fan something to freak about when they walk through the doors of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre August 28 – 31, 2014.  The all-ages, pop culture extravaganza will welcome fans to geek out over comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming and to enjoy the many attractions it has to offer including everything from a Darth Vader Roast to a special event with the cast of Doctor Who. Read the rest of this entry »

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30th July 2014

MAXON Announces Exhibitor Presence At SIGGRAPH 2014

siggraph 2014Professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions MAXON Computer is excited to announce it will demonstrate its digital content creation technology at SIGGRAPH 2014 – the annual convention for computer graphics and interactive technology professionals, taking place August 12–14, at the Vancouver Convention Center. The MAXON exhibit booth #1422 at SIGGRAPH 2014 is located in the West Building, Exhibit Hall B&C. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th July 2014

Emily Hampshire Cast In Syfy Series 12 Monkeys

movie orbyMontreal-born actress Emily Hampshire (Cosmopolis, All The Wrong Reasons) has been cast in a major role in the Syfy series 12 Monkeys. Hampshire is set to play the role previously portrayed by Brad Pitt in the film version. Based on the Terry Gilliam film of the same name, 12 Monkeys follows the journey of a time traveler from the post-apocalyptic future who appears in present day on a mission to locate and eradicate the source of a deadly plague that will eventually decimate the human race. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th July 2014

Rocket 5 Announces The Phantom PI Mission Apparition iOS Launch Sale

rocket 5 studiosRocket 5 Studios invite you to join Cecil Sparks, a Paranormal Investigator who specializes in helping ghosts who are being bullied in the afterlife, in this spooky, puzzly, rock’n’roll fueled adventure game for your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch! Explore a huge haunted mansion, solve fiendishly fun puzzles and avoid diabolical traps on your way to helping deceased rock’n’roll legend Marshal Staxx escape the torment of a larcenous poltergeist named Baublebelly. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th July 2014

Temple Street Productions And Family Channel Announce Start of Principal Photography For The Next Step Season Three

Family ChannelTemple Street Productions Inc. (Temple Street) and Family Channel announced today that principal photography has begun on the third season of hit tween dance series, The Next Step. The serialized drama filmed in reality-style was created by Frank van Keeken (Wingin’ It) and follows the lives of an elite group of dancers. With the season three order, Temple Street will have produced over 90 episodes. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th July 2014

Local Tech And Art Showcased As BC Hosts SIGGRAPH 2014

siggraph 2014Minister of Technology, Innovation and Citizens’ Services Andrew Wilkinson has released a video that highlights SIGGRAPH 2014, the world’s foremost computer graphics and art conference coming to the Vancouver Convention Centre August 10-14, 2014. Over 15,000 artists, programmers, filmmakers, computer scientists, animators, game designers and others involved in computer graphics, film making, video games and hardware will be in Vancouver over the four days of the conference. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th July 2014

Canadian Talent Heading To Locarno

Telefilm CanadaTelefilm Canada is pleased to announce the Canadian presence at the 67th edition of the Locarno Internationl Film Festival held in Switzerland from August 6 to August 16, 2014. Established in 1946, the festival occupies a unique position in the landscape of the major film festivals by focusing on auteur cinema and becoming a meeting place where emerging talent rubs shoulders with prestigious guests and seasoned filmmakers. Each year, some 300 films attract 160000 spectators and over 4000 professionals to the event. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th July 2014

SIGGRAPH 2014 To Demo Latest Real-Time Advancements

siggraph 2014The SIGGRAPH 2014 Real-Time Live! program will present a 90-minute show of the most cutting-edge real-time work from the past year. Real-Time Live! is part of the Computer Animation Festival and is the premier showcase for the latest trends and techniques for pushing the boundaries of interactive visuals. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th July 2014

Imagineer Systems to Showcase mocha Pro 4.0 at SIGGRAPH 2014

siggraph 2014Imagineer Systems, creators of the Academy Award-winning mocha® Planar Tracking technology, will be exhibiting at SIGGRAPH 2014 from August 12th through 14th at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Attendees can stop by the Imagineer Systems booth (817) in the exhibit hall to learn more about the launch of the mocha Pro v4, which features a brand new Stereoscopic 3D workflow, Python scripting support, customizable keyboard shortcuts, new exports and format handling, and more improvements for visual effects facilities. Members of the Imagineer Systems team will be presenting demos daily at the booth. Read the rest of this entry »

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