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Meet our keynotes for GameON: Ventures 2015

We have three fantastic keynote speakers joining us for this year’s GameON: Ventures. They have created best-selling games and struck deals with huge entertainment brands, allowing them to bring attendees a wealth of information.

Matt Candler – Executive Producer, Digital at Skybound Entertainment
Session: Of Imprints and Interactivity: A Fireside Chat

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Canadian Screen Awards digital media deadline extended

The deadline for the Canadian Screen Awards digital media categories has been extended until September 4th. If you have a great project (or projects!) that should be highlighted, make sure you get your submission in before the deadline.

Submit your projects for consideration at submissions.academy.ca.

August 25th, 2015|
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10 reasons not to miss GameON: Ventures

On September 29 & 30 in Toronto, we’ll be hosting GameON: Ventures – North America’s top business forum for the entertainment industry, connecting developers, innovators, investors and industry leaders. You don’t want to miss it – and here are 10 reasons why:

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August 18th, 2015|Tags: , , |

After a successful first season, Next Gen Den is back and casting is now open

Are you a young entrepreneur in need of money to fuel your start-up, idea or small business? Then apply online for a chance to pitch on the next installment of NEXT GEN DEN.

Next Gen Den is Dragons’ Den for an online world, featuring the next generation of Dragons. Shorter and […]

August 11th, 2015|Tags: , , , |

Techsdale youth program launches

Techsdale, a new digital media project aimed at supporting young residents in Toronto’s Rexdale neighbourhood, has just announced a pilot game design program​ to be​ hosted at Humber College’s North Campus. The program’s goal is to teach young people to create websites, games, and apps, and ultimately to help diversify […]

August 11th, 2015|Tags: , , , |
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GameON: Ventures conference schedule released

GameON: Ventures 2015
September 29 & 30, 2015
St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, Toronto

The schedule is now available for GameON: Ventures, Interactive Ontario’s conference dedicated to the business of games!

The conference will welcome speakers from Canada, the US and beyond, including:

Katerina Cizek – MIT Open Documentary Lab
Tom Emrich – We Are […]

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