6th November 2014

Canada In The Spotlight At Los Cabos International Film Festival In Mexico

Telefilm CanadaTelefilm Canada is proud to announce that Canadian film will be in the spotlight at the 3rd Los Cabos International Film Festival (CIFF) in Mexico from November 12 to 16. Mommy by Xavier Dolan will unspool as a gala screening; Canadian directors Atom Egoyan and Denys Arcand will be honoured with screenings of two of their classic films; Tu dors Nicole (Stéphane Lafleur), Trois histoires d’Indiens (Robert Morin)and Violent (Andrew Huculiak) will be in official competition; Piers Handling, Director and CEO of the Toronto International Film Festival, will be a juror; and a Canadian delegation will take part in the first Mexico-United States-Canada Coproduction Forum. Read the rest of this entry »

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6th November 2014

Renown Entertainment Brings Top Rated All-Star Basketball To Android OS

renown entertainmentWith an average 4.8 star rating, as well as being the most downloaded basketball game in it’s debut weekend on the Apple App Store*, All-Star Basketball is now available for Android devices on Google Play.  The team at Renown Entertainment utilized additional polish time for the Android version of All-Star Basketball to ensure its new legacy as the top rated, best playing arcade hoops shooter in the sports game category. The Android version is more than a straight port, offering an improved experience compared to previous platform releases. Read the rest of this entry »

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6th November 2014

EA Sports FIFA World Launches A New Gameplay Engine

EA SportsElectronic Arts Inc. has announced that EA SPORTSFIFA World, a free-to-play* football game for PC, launched a new gameplay engine, the game’s biggest update yet. The new engine raises the bar for free-to-play football games and introduces a number of fan-favorite gameplay features from previous FIFA franchise titles, including Attacking Intelligence, which gives teammates the ability to analyze the play and better position themselves to create a variety of attacking opportunities, and Complete Dribbling adds creativity in attack by allowing fans to utilize precise dribble touches while facing defenders. Read the rest of this entry »

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6th November 2014

The Legend Of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D Descends On Nintendo 3DS In 2015

Nintendo CanadaDuring a Nintendo Direct presentation, Nintendo dropped a moon-sized announcement: The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D, a remake of the beloved Nintendo 64 game, is coming exclusively to Nintendo 3DS in spring 2015. The Nintendo Direct video also revealed new details about amiibo functionality and upcoming games like Splatoon, Xenoblade Chronicles X, Kirby and the Rainbow Curse, Code Name S.T.E.A.M. and Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker. Read the rest of this entry »

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6th November 2014

Six Francophone Minority Productions Receive $2.5M In Funding

Canada Media FundThe Canada Media Fund announced today that 6 convergent productions have been awarded $2.5M from the second round of funding of the Francophone Minority Program which supports productions that reflect the realities and interests of French communities outside of Quebec. Since 2010, the CMF has contributed $49.2M to 134 Francophone Minority projects. Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd November 2014

Family Channel Takes A Stand With 12th Annual Bullying Awareness Week Programming Event

Family ChannelFamily Channel’s annual Bullying Awareness Week is back and the network is promoting the message of bullying prevention with an entire week of dedicated programming. This year’s lineup features brand new bullying-themed episodes, special messages from musicians and stars depicting their own experiences, and exclusive footage from the 2014 Rally Tour. Bullying Awareness Week runs from Monday, November 17 – Sunday, November 23.  Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd November 2014

Emily Carr University Names Preferred Proponent And Prospective Designer

Emily Carr UniversityA preferred proponent has been selected for the Emily Carr University of Art + Design campus redevelopment project, marking an important step toward a new home for the university at Great Northern Way. Applied Arts Team and its design partners have been selected as the preferred proponent that will enter into final negotiations with Emily Carr University of Art + Design to deliver the project. This follows an extensive evaluation of proponent teams that were shortlisted and invited to submit proposals to design, build, finance and maintain the new campus. Read the rest of this entry »

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31st October 2014

Construction Begins On Okanagan Innovation Centre

Province of BCPremier Christy Clark was joined by local technology entrepreneurs today to mark the beginning of construction on the much-anticipated Okanagan Centre for Innovation, a leading edge technology centre for the region. With the site fenced and excavated, shovels have officially hit the ground. The foundation for the six-storey, 9,850 square-metre (106,000 square-foot) centre is scheduled to be laid in mid-November and construction completed by early 2016, creating about 500 construction jobs in the process. Read the rest of this entry »

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31st October 2014

Introducing The Ritual On Weylyn Island

zemagamezNewly greenlit on Steam is Vancouver project The Ritual On Weylyn Island, a first person survival horror from indie developer zemaGamez inc., currently raising additional development funds via Kickstarter. Driven by a bold script, amazing visuals, spine-tingling sound design and edge-of-your-seat gameplay, this game takes place on the remote Weylyn Island, where 22 year old Moira Weylyn has travelled to her Grandfather’s home to meet her remaining family members and witness the reading of his last will and testament. Read the rest of this entry »

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31st October 2014

November 2014 Highlights For Family Channel, Disney Junior And Disney XD

halloweenorby150Happy Halloween! Listed below you will find all of the Family Channel, Disney Junior and Disney XD program highlights coming your way for November, with a few teasers for December. All programming is subject to change, time zones as noted. Check out the special 12th Annual Bully Awareness Week programming that will be on the air November 17th through 23rd. Read the rest of this entry »

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